Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Aligning for Black Excellence in Higher Education Summit
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 12 February 2015
USC’s Black Alumni Association held summit with White House representative David Johns    The University of Southern California (USC) Black Alumni Association in partnership with Ebony Magazine hosted ... read more >>
Update on Bobbi Kristina Brown
Written by By: Dr. Valerie Wardlaw Contributing Writer 12 February 2015
UPDATE:  As of Tuesday, February 10, 2015, Bobbi Kristina Brown remains hospitalized and on life support at Emory University Hospital, in Atlanta, GA. CNN is reporting that Bobby Brown and Cissy Houston, ... read more >>
“How Do You Mend a Broken Heart”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 12 February 2015
    We often hear people say it is important to protect your heart.  This statement is true both literally and figuratively.  When we think of the word heart many things come to mind.   This time ... read more >>
Whitney Houston’s Daughter - Bobbi Kristina Brown Fighting for Her Life
Written by Dr. Valerie Wardlaw Contributing Writer 06 February 2015
      Bobbi Kristina Brown, 21, the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown was found unresponsive on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at 10:25 am (EST) in the bathtub of the Roswell ... read more >>
“Black History is U.S. History!”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 06 February 2015
  Most of us are aware that February is Black History Month.  We have so many things going on around the Southland to commemorate the accomplishments and triumphs of the African American Community.  ... read more >>
“Does Your Life Speak of Love & Service”
Written by WEndyGladney Dean 30 January 2015
This past weekend I attended the home going service of a dear friend Dr. Carol Spellen.  I’ve had the honor and privilege of knowing Carol for close to a decade through another dear friend, sister ... read more >>
Emotional Eating
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 23 January 2015
  Do you feel anxious, depressed or saddened?  Do you have a lack of interest or often feel empty?   Do these feelings result in you turning to food for support? Unfortunately, emotional eating ... read more >>
“A Mentor Can Come in Many Ways”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 23 January 2015
    January is National Mentoring Month.  As the Founder and President of Forgiving For Living, Inc., it has always been my goal to have mentoring as a key component to the work we do.  Our mission ... read more >>
Jay Jones the Fitness Minister
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 22 January 2015
‘Fitness Inspiration Not Intimidation’    Jay Jones believes a mental transformation will lead to a conscious restoration of a better life. (Courtesy photo)    The New Year has started and many ... read more >>
A Tale of Two Umbrellas: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., - A Portrait of Sister-Friend Love
Written by By: Dr. Valerie Wardlaw Contributing Writer 17 January 2015
      My cousin whom I’ll call AKA Jan (Slidell, LA) sent this photograph to me in celebration of the founding of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., (AKA, January 15, 1908) and Delta Sigma Theta ... read more >>
Running from the Flu? CDU Alum Dr. John Uyanne Explains Infectious Diseases
Written by Isidra Person-Lynn, MA Communications Specialist 16 January 2015
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“Keeping Our Eye on the Prize Can Be Difficult When We Don’t Know What the Prize is?”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 15 January 2015
    The precipice of where we stand to today is critical.  We are currently at the intersection of how our society will be judged in years to come.  We are told that we live in a great nation, if ... read more >>
7 Natural Ways to Treat Gout & Arthritis
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 08 January 2015
      Gout is an arthritic condition that causes pain, swelling and sever joint inflammation. The pain is caused by high uric acid levels in the blood. Uric acid is a byproduct of digestion and metabolism ... read more >>
“Vision Boards: If You Can See It You Can Achieve It!”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 08 January 2015
  Last week I talked about the importance of having a plan going into 2015.  This week I will share how to take a plan and put it in a format that makes it easy for us to visualize what we hope and ... read more >>
“Do You Have A Plan?”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 01 January 2015
    “Happy New Year!”  This time of year makes most of us look at what we accomplished over the past twelve months and assess what our goals are going to be in the year to come. If you are active ... read more >>
“We All Want Joy, Healing & Peace On Earth!”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 24 December 2014
    Merry CHRISTmas!  This is the time of year our home celebrates the birth of Jesus.  Chanukah, Kwanzaa, and other special celebrations also take place during this season.  No matter what faith ... read more >>
Wendy's Window
Written by WendyGladney Dean 12 December 2014
I come from the generation that watched Dr. Cliff Huxtable, aka William “Bill” Henry Cosby, on television and thought he was the perfect father and family man.  The problem is that was just an image.  ... read more >>
L.A. County Office of Emergency Management Issues Flash Flood Safety Tips
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting heavy rainfall that may trigger debris and mud flows. A NWS Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the Los ... read more >>
Wendy's Window
Written by WendyGladney Dean 04 December 2014
The holidays are a time when our hearts are supposed to be filled with joy and glee.  However, it is also a time when many are feeling heavy hearted, sad and alone.  As a mother of two young black ... read more >>
Ten Steps to Cut Calories
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 04 December 2014
      Step 1. Switch to low-fat or non-fat dairy products: The best source of calcium is found in milk and milk products. Calcium is needed to keep bones strong.  However, these products can ... read more >>
HIV/AIDS Activists Push for More Funding to Address HIV/AIDS Stigma
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 28 November 2014
 Douglas Brooks, the director of the Office of National AIDS Policy at the White House, delivers his keynote address at the International Conference on Stigma in Washington, D.C. (Freddie Allen/NNPA) WASHINGTON ... read more >>
Dealing with Overactive Bladder
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 27 November 2014
Latrice Cowell tells her story about not being embarrassed of her OAB diagnosis 50 year-old Latrice Cowell has dealt with overactive bladder for two decades.(Courtesy of Latrice Cowel) Overactive Bladder ... read more >>
Oprah's The Life You Want Tour
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 21 November 2014
Iconic talk show host and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey concluded her eight-city The Life You Want tour in San Jose, CA. Over the course of two days, Winfrey and spiritual advisors that she refers to as ... read more >>
Wendy Gladney Dean
Written by WendyGladney Dean 21 November 2014
This past week Forgiving For Living unveiled our new Ambassador Handbook to our girls at Jordan Downs and the Center for Learning and Unlimited Educational Success, Inc. (CLUES).  It always brings me ... read more >>
“Honoring Our Past, Celebrates Our Future”
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 13 November 2014
  Mama Teaching   At Sable Images, Inc. mobile exhibits, there is a hidden treasure trove, which shows a reflection of the past.  Sable Images is described as an organization devoted to discovering ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Fri Jun 5 8:00PM -
Lonely Girl
Sat Jun 6 9:00AM -
Berean's Women's Ministries Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Sun Jun 7 9:00AM -
Berean's Women's Ministries Weekend
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash