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Eula McClaney
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 August 2012
    Eula McClaney, in front of her Holmby Hills estate La-Doris McClaney McClaney's book       EULA MCCLANEY   She went from a sharecropper's shack to a Holmby ... read more >>
Tribute to Independence – Part Four
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 July 2012
Boukman’s voodoo ceremony at Bois Caiman   Alexandre Petion Dutty Boukman TRIBUTE TO INDEPENDENCE – Part four Dutty BOUKMAN and Alexandre PETION “Unsung Heroes of the Haitian Revolution” ... read more >>
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 June 2012
Dr. Kwame NkrumahNkrumah with the Father of the American Civil Rights MovementThe Big Six--Fathers of Africa's independence movements (Osageyfo) Dr. Kwame NkrumahFATHER of Ghana's independence & indeed ... read more >>
Media Pioneers
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 June 2012
William M. Trotter Media Pioneers"They chronicled the Black experience in different ways; print & film"William Monroe Trotter Civil Rights Activist and JournalistSunrise: April 7, 1872--Sunset: April ... read more >>
Inventors and Pioneers
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 May 2012
 Inventors and Pioneers Their works have lived on and have shaped our quality of lifeGeorge Washington Carver“The Wizard of Tuskegee”Sunrise: 1864 – Sunset: 1943      George Washington Carver ... read more >>
WILMA (Rudolph) and ALTHEA (Gibson)
Written by Super User 25 May 2012
WILMA (Rudolph) and ALTHEA (Gibson)They paved the way in Track-and-Field and Tennis for Flo-Jo, Jackie Joyner Kersee, and others; and Serena and Venus Williams, and many, many more. WILMA G. RUDOLPH (Sunrise: ... read more >>
Those Who Made a Difference and Are Not Well-Known
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 May 2012
“Women and Men who made a difference and are not well-known or remembered”MAGGIE LENA WALKER   Maggie Walker was the first woman to found a bank in the United States. She also established the ... read more >>
Mothers
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 May 2012
Mothers  “They were Mothers to us all”CORETTA SCOTT KING:  When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was felled just before he was to lead a protest march, in Memphis in 1968, his wife Coretta Scott King, ... read more >>
3 Women who have changed society
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 May 2012
aption:Dr. Niara SudarkasaZora Neale HurstonMarian Anderson*** Legends ***By Yussuf J. Simmonds“3 Women who have changed society”Dr. Niara SudarkasaAnthropologist, Scholar, University PresidentShe ... read more >>
Two Men who understood money
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 May 2012
Don H. BardenDr. Andrew F. Brimmer Brimmer being sworn in as President Lyndon Johnson looks on*** Legends *** Two Men who understood money“They blazed a trail in finance for others to follow and learn ... read more >>
“The Sentinel turns 79”
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 April 2012
Colonel Leon Washington, founder and first publisher COLONEL LEON H. WASHINGTON JR. Colonel Leon H. Washington Jr. founded the Sentinel newspaper in 1933 and served as its publisher until 1974.  The ... read more >>
TWO BLACK WOMEN WHO PAVED THE WAY
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 April 2012
Maggie Lena Walker EDITH SPURLOCK SAMPSON*** Legends ***by Yussuf J. SimmondsTWO BLACK WOMEN WHO PAVED THE WAY“They set the tone and blazed the trail for all professional women”MAGGIE LENA WALKER ... read more >>
Legendary Black Business Men
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 April 2012
Comer Cottrell Cottrell’s Proline products COMER COTTRELL“A businessman who made a difference” The name “Pro Line” is synonymous with black hair care products.  When it’s mentioned immediately ... read more >>
African American Women Appeal Court Justices
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 March 2012
CULMINATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH “LEGENDS” AGAIN PRESENT“African American Women Appeal Court Justices”JUSTICE ARLEIGH M. WOODS was the first Black woman to be appointed to the California Second ... read more >>
Two Black Judges - pioneers who paved the way for women
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 March 2012
Sr. Judge Constance Baker Motley Judge Motley Judge Jane Bolin Atty. Jane BolinLegends By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor Two Black Judges - pioneers who paved the way for women Judge Constance Baker ... read more >>
SHIRLEY CHISHOLM and CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 March 2012
SHIRLEY CHISHOLM and CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN"The first Black women in the US Congress: in the House and the Senate" Rep. Shirley Chisholm "Unbought and Unbossed," that described and defined the Honorable ... read more >>
Bobby Rush
Written by Super User 05 January 2012
Congressman Bobby RushRush at a press conferenceRush at a hearing¥¥¥ Legends ¥¥¥ By Yussuf J. SimmondsBobby Rush "The only man to beat Barack Obama in an election" It is sometimes said that had ... read more >>
Athletes in the Struggle
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 December 2011
Tommie Smith  John Carlos Recognition years later Tommie and John, today *** Legends  *** by Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor Athletes in the StruggleTommie Smith & John Carlos(Dr. Harry Edwards)          ... read more >>
MEDICAL DOCTORS
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 November 2011
Dr. Benjamin CarsonCuba Gooding as Dr. Carson and the real Dr. Ben Carson Dr. Keith L. Black Sidney Poitier, Dr. Black and Quincy Jones*** Legends *** By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor MEDICAL DOCTORSSociety ... read more >>
Diane E. Watson
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 November 2011
 Congresswoman Diane Watson making a point Watson passing the torch to Bass  The Honorable Diane E. Watson *** Legends ***Diane E. WatsonLA School Board Member, State Senator, Ambassador, Congresswoman ... read more >>
Dr. Benjamin F. Payton
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) and Tasia Smith (Intern) 02 September 2011
Dr. Benjamin F. Payton Dr. Payton's final speech as presidentDr. Payton presenting an award to a former studentThe Benjamin F. Payton HallLEGENDSBy Yussuf J. Simmonds and Tasia SmithDr. Benjamin F. Payton"Visionary ... read more >>
Independence
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2011
Toussaint L'OuvertureJean Jacques Dessalines*** LEGENDS***By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorIndependenceBlack men and women of independence movements Part One -- HaitiINTRODUCTIONIn the United ... read more >>
Lionel Hampton and Quincy Jones
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 08 July 2011
Lionel Hampton Quincy JonesLegends by Yussuf J. Simmonds Some Big Band LeadersLIONEL HAMPTON and QUINCY JONES (the Lion and 'Q')Part Two LIONEL HAMPTON "Hamp, the Lion of Jazz"When the history of jazz ... read more >>
Historic Big Band Leaders
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 July 2011
Edward K. "Duke" EllingtonWilliam "Count" Basie*** Legends ***by Yussuf J. SimmondsSome Big Band LeadersDuke Ellington and Count Basie..."(A Duke and a Count)Part OneDUKE ELLINGTON"A Musical Genius of ... read more >>
Same Men of Song and Music
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 June 2011
Nat "King " Cole James Brown and Michael JacksonStevie WonderLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSome men of song and music"Nat King Cole, James Brown, Michael Jackson & Stevie Wonder"NAT KING COLE"His voice ... read more >>

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Sat Feb 28 12:00AM
Under The Freeway
Sun Mar 1 12:00PM - 3:00PM
What Is…A Producer? Networking Event
Sat Mar 7 8:00AM -
Love You Madly: A Portrait of Duke Ellington
Sat Mar 14 12:00AM
8th Annual TST Ten Minute Play Festival
Sat Mar 21 8:00AM -
Bananas!
Sun Mar 22 8:00AM -
Bananas!