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  • Black Man in Public Office Using the System for Personal Reasons

    On my return from out of town, this week, I saw two articles in local newspapers that disturbed me about an elected official. Tyron Hampton, the elected Black male who represents the Black community of Pasadena on the school board is on a campaign to conv...
  • The Emotional Toll of Growing Up Black

    Terrell Strayhorn, a brilliant Black Ohio State University professor, recently opened the Educational Testing Service and Children's Defense Fund co-sponsored symposium on Advancing Success for Black Men in College by sharing a question his 14-year-old so...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    College Football is Finally Here! I do not know how to classify myself as a sports fan. I enjoy watching almost any sporting event. I was an athlete, when I was in the Army, and I know how much work and dedication athletes have to have. They are happy wh...
  • Jackie Robinson Teammate James P. Wright Sr. Passes

    Bank, The Pasadena Journal, Edwin's Pharmacy , ChapCare, Starbucks , Real Water, Whole Foods Market (Hastings Ranch), City of Pasadena, USC School of Pharmacy & D'Veal Family and Youth Services. Partners for Health Summit 2014 are Office of Senator Ca...
  • Get a FREE Mammogram at Health Summit 2014

    On Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, the Seventh Annual Health Summit will be held at the Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Blvd, Pasadena, CA. The event is focused on providing FREE tests and screenings for a varie...
  • Local Middle School Students Learn How to Write Computer Applications

    On Saturday, August 23, 2014, twenty extremely bright and eager local middle school students participated in a very interactive computer code writing session at Polytechnic School in Pasadena. The students participated in the second of a series of "STEA...
  • MPYD Announces New Leadership

    Mentoring & Partnership for Youth Development (MPYD), the long running character development and academic support program for male students at John Muir High School, moves into the 2014-2015 scholastic year under new leadership. MPYD co-founder Gene C...
  • A Severe Case of Yuckitis

    My schedule recently called for me to do some traveling involving airplanes. I am not a fan of airplanes, but airports are something else altogether. They seem to be like a mall. Whatever you want, you can find it in an airport. The bigger the airport, th...
  • Double Trouble

    When it comes to decision making, some decisions may come out better if made by more than one person on the premise that "two heads are better than one". On the other hand, if two or more people have equal authority over a matter and they don't get along ...
  • Adopting a Child? The Benefits of Going Private

    Celebrities Gary and Cassie Chapman Discuss Their Journey For many married couples, there comes a time when having children becomes the first priority. Often, the urge to create life and see it into the world becomes overwhelming. But that urge can put ...
  • Five Brain-Health Tips from Bodybuilding Neurosurgeon

    During World Alzheimer's Month, Take Steps to Care for Your Most Vital Organ As a fitness expert and neurosurgeon, Dr. Brett Osborn says he appreciates the growing public interest in general health and fitness. Now, he says, that attention needs to exten...
  • So You Want to Launch an Ice Bucket Challenge of Your Own . . .

    Last week we focused on the excitement – and revenue! – generated by the ALS Foundation's "ice bucket challenge." We're talking millions and millions of dollars. And we imagine your nonprofit organization or college is thinking "why didn't we think of...
  • Cops Lied about ‘Suicides’ of Two Handcuffed Black Men

    Caught cheating by his wife, comedian Groucho Marx asked, "Who you gonna believe, me or your lying eyes?" In case after case, when police are caught killing an unarmed African American – and trying to cover it up – they expect us to suspend our sight...
  • Brown, Mendez and the Education Obligation

    As young people return to school across the nation, it's worthwhile to remember that, for children of color, education is not only the best opportunity for personal growth and career readiness – education is also an obligation we have to those who came ...
  • Peace March or Pep Rally?

    Two young women took it upon themselves to share with the community of Pasadena and community neighbors their concerns about the recent wave of police brutality, death and criminalization of Black Men. The sparsely crowd of 75-100 people of all colors an...
  • Grocery Workers, Food4Less Agree on Tentative Contract

    Tense Standoff Results in Deal that Protects Wages, Health Care, and Full-Time Jobs Following a tense standoff and public boycott campaign that brought workers to the brink of a strike, the union representing grocery workers and the corporate owners of F...
  • Not a Moment, But a Movement

    College students, Ifetayo (Ife) Sangode-Olaitan, along with Clarke McRae, organized the "Every Life Matters Peace and Solidarity Rally" at Central Park and City Hall on Thursday, August 28, 2014. I was privileged, honored and moved by this event which was...
  • Credit Is More Important Than Having Cash!

    When it comes to: Getting a job, leasing/buying/renting a car, buying a house, renting an apartment, credit is more important than having cash. We are living in a FICO system and credit really matters. You can have money in the bank, credits cards in your...
  • Health Expo Offers Free Screenings and Workshops to Dismiss Myths about Health Aging

    Monrovia, CA – SET for LIFE, in partnership with City of Hope, City of Duarte, City of Monrovia and Second Baptist Church, is hosting its Tenth Annual Healthy Living for LIFE Expo 50+, Saturday, September 13 at the Fannie Ms. Goodwin Education Center on...
  • Celerity Exa Charter School Closed By Pasadena Fire Marshal For Dangerous And Unsafe Conditions

    Pasadena, CA - The Celerity Exa Charter School was served with a notice Tuesday, August 26, 2014 to immediately vacate the premises at 1530 Elizabeth Street (William Carey International University Campus) due to substandard building conditions and life sa...

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