Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The Big Three and the Fourth Wheel!
Written by Larry Buford 11 December 2008
I once proudly worked for Chrysler Corporation as did many of my family and friends back in Detroit. I remember all the pitfalls--the UAW demands; safety issues; predominant everyday grievances, etc. ... read more >>
The Statue of Liberty Wears Shackles
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 04 December 2008
For over a hundred and twenty years the Statue of Liberty has greeted immigrants to these shores with open arms and the promise of the kind of freedom that they had never known. As a result, that towering, ... read more >>
Dictator - Leader, Do You Know the Difference?
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 04 December 2008
Hello world, I trust that your holidays are being enjoyed to the fullest. Last week I was involved in a verbal altercation with my supervisor. This was the first time in my life that I matched tone ... read more >>
Choosing Life in an Era of HIV/AIDS
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 04 December 2008
Clearly, HIV/AIDS is one of the defining issues of our era, a raging and relentless epidemic which places us at a precarious crossroads and crisis, and which challenges us to choose life and to reject ... read more >>
The Opening of Doors
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 04 December 2008
2008 was a year of firsts. Among the many "firsts" was the election of a Black President. President-elect Barack Obama has blazed a path that has never been walked by a person of color. ... read more >>
The Least of These
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 04 December 2008
We got trouble. Unemployment is rising. Factories are closing. Construction is shutting down. Stores are laying off folks at the height of the holiday season. Food kitchens are overwhelmed. No one ... read more >>
God Pays Gays With AIDS?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 04 December 2008
Let me start by saying that if you don't want to hear Godly truth in all its "gory" detail, you might want to read some other material. I won't think any less of you, I promise. Now, ... read more >>
If You Can't Beat Em 'Join Em'
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 04 December 2008
After the passage of Proposition 8, which amended California's state constitution to ban same-sex marriage, it's clear that Californian's support the idea of protecting marriage and restoring ... read more >>
Black on Black Violence: Part Pained Indifference
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 04 December 2008
Blacks universally denounce Black-on-Black violence but in many neighborhoods kill each other with near epidemic frequency. Relatively few are involved, directly or indirectly, in efforts to eliminate ... read more >>
Taking Struggle Seriously
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 27 November 2008
The conference was called for focused reflection, essential and engaging discussion and an uplifting look into the strengths and possibilities inherent in us as a people. And it included addressing ... read more >>
Is Same Sex Marriage Really Against the Will of God?
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 27 November 2008
I just read an editorial entitled Don't Shake Your Fist at God, by Larry Bufford. In the editorial he comes out against same sex marriage based on the Bible, and his view that it is not a civil ... read more >>
Does Age Matter?
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 27 November 2008
Hello world, hope all is well with you and yours. I would like to ask all of you a seemingly simple question; yet, complex in relation to ones personal needs and wants. When it comes to the age difference ... read more >>
Thanks for Being Black
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 27 November 2008
Another Thanksgiving. I love the food and the fabricated reason for a gathering of loved ones. I love the time away from work and away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life even though I don't ... read more >>
Ending AIDS in Black America: 'Yes We Can'
Written by C. Virginia Fields 27 November 2008
Barack Obama's victory was a defining moment in our nation's history, one in which we all can rejoice, particularly African Americans. But the election was just the beginning. Now, it's ... read more >>
Why Blacks Don't Like Gays
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 27 November 2008
The reasons why the vast majority of Blacks don't like gays are not only multifaceted, but transcend contemporary issues and arguments surrounding the recently passed Proposition 8 that bans gay ... read more >>
Schools Fail Black Students, So Why Are We Silent?
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 27 November 2008
Public schools fail to educate Black students. However, a prolonged silence of parents, educators and others helps to perpetuate such failure. Abject negligence by urban school districts like the Los ... read more >>
Crunch Time
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 27 November 2008
In tight basketball games, there comes a point towards the end of the game when all is decided. A decisive play, confidence soars on one team and wanes on the other, momentum swings. In crunch time, ... read more >>
The Making of a President
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 20 November 2008
Certain things in life are just meant to be, and the election of Barack Obama as president of the United States was one of those things. What were the chances that at the lowest point in this nation's ... read more >>
The Truth
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 20 November 2008
Hello world, I hope this week's article finds you in better heath, both mentally and physically. I've titled our conversation, "The Truth", because it seems as if, many of us have ... read more >>
Bush Loses Property! Black Family Takes Over!
Written by Malik Spellman 20 November 2008
Well we have finally painted the White House Black and the presidential plane Air Force one is officially Soul Plane.... And it is a family affair for us to attend as clean and sober people representing ... read more >>
The Immorality of Proposition 8
Written by Eric Lee 20 November 2008
The passage of Proposition 8 denies one group of people the same rights that another group of people has, and it is therefore discriminatory. Proposition 8 amends the California Constitution to take ... read more >>
Blaming Blacks For White Behavior
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 20 November 2008
To themselves, the country and the world, many Whites are in the midst of some serious self-congratulatory posturing and projection, claiming a change not yet achieved, a move from racism in no ways ... read more >>
Ten Groups for Obama to Ignore
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 20 November 2008
Since the election of the first Black president, many people have begun to amass great expectations. Some of those expectations are realistic and practical and will probably be met by the new Commander-in-Chief. ... read more >>
Obama to Make No Small Plans
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 20 November 2008
The beltway poison began almost before the dancing stopped early Wednesday morning. Obama has to be "cautious." This is still a "center-right nation," wrote Bill Kristol. "The ... read more >>
Is it "Barack the 'Beast'" or "Obama the 'Antichrist'"?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 20 November 2008
Dare I broach the subject? While the mere thought of such notions is sacrilege in the minds of countless Obamaites, some are calling him the antichrist before he can even put his right hand on the ... read more >>

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Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
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Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
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Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
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L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash