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  • America's Wire Releases Exclusive Article Citing Impact of Black Prosecutors Across the Country

    -- In Several Communities, Black Prosecutors are Transforming How Crime is Addressed, People are Prosecuted and Punishment is Administered to People of Color -- Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) -- America's Wire today released a story about the significan...
  • Tourism Pioneer Launches the Dr. Martin Luther King Soul Food Cook-Off

    Muskogee, OK (BlackNews.com) -- Celebrated Oklahoma multi-cultural tourism executive, Cassandra Gaines, has launched The Dr. Martin Luther King Soul Food Cook-Off, headquartered in Muskogee Oklahoma, and quickly spreading across the country. The Soul Food...
  • Wells Fargo Sponsors Women’s Business Conference to Help Increase Workplace Diversity

    Company Supports the Advancement of Women as Leaders in Careers and Business [Washington, DC, Nov. 2, 2010] – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) joined Diversity Woman Magazine to uplift and empower women during the Diversity Women's Business Confere...
  • Two Black Educators Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

    Educator-Author Chike Akua Educator-Author L.K. Wilkerson Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- For Chike Akua and L. Kobie Wilkerson, the Black male graduation rate in America is absolutely unacceptable. Several months ago The Schott Founda...
  • Congresswoman Lee Opposes Extension of Counterproductive Afghan War

    Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) issued the following statement in response to reports that the Obama Administration will propose a 2014 timeline for transitioning U.S. and NATO security responsibilities in Afghanistan at the ...
  • Commerce, SBA Launch New Online Tool To Help Small Businesses Begin Exporting

    New Site: Six Steps to Exporting Success WASHINGTON – Small businesses interested in exporting now have a new online tool to help them tap into the global marketplace to grow their business. Developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Sm...
  • (BPRW) Legislators Meet to Shape Future of Georgia and America

    - Media Opportunities for Interviews and B-Roll - (BLACK PR WIRE)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Black Caucus of State Legislators WHAT: The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) will hold a Press Conference during the historic 34th Annual ...
  • The Making Of A Black-Owned Media Network - Hosanna Broadcasting Radio To Launch TV Network

    As the owner of Hosanna Broadcasting Network (HBN), Tersit Asrat operates the largest Black-owned Christian satellite radio network in the U.S. HBN's coverage includes Africa and the Middle East with an option to expand to Asia and Europe. HBN broadcast...
  • Pasadena Arts Bus Schedules on Google Transit

    Finding bus routes, stops and departure times just got easier and faster for Pasadena residents and visitors thanks to a partnership between the city of Pasadena and Google Transit. Google's Transit Trip Planner now includes detailed information on the s...
  • Blair School Eligible for California Distinguished School Honors

    The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) announced today that Blair High School has been identified as eligible for the 2011 California Distinguished School Award by the California Department of Education. The award honors schools that have demonstrat...
  • The Wells Fargo Theatrical Diversity Project Opening Night Celebration Honors Lena L. Kennedy

    . . . at Pasadena Playhouse's Production of Leslie Uggams in "Uptown Downtown" on November 19, 2010 PASADENA, CA (November 15, 2010) -- The Fouth Annual Wells Fargo Theatrical Diversity Project will be held on Friday, November 19, 2010 at Pasadena Playh...
  • Spectacular Christmas in Altadena Home Tour

    Jacob Maarse Florists and Saint Mark's School are teaming up to present Christmas in Altadena, a walking tour of five exceptional historic homes, all painstakingly restored to their original condition and specially decorated for the holidays. This two-da...
  • People Are Talking About . . .

    . . . Miramontes - "The Latin King of Pasadena" In a strange twist on the local political scene Ramon Miramontes, a PUSD school board member has taken on the role of a sort of Latin king maker for African American political aspirants. In a role that lo...
  • YWCA Honors Community Leader Tony Stewart

    On October 18, 2010 more than 500 community leaders, including elected officials from Altadena, Pasadena and our state Senate and Assembly, celebrated the YWCA's 8th annual Women for Racial Justice Breakfast honoring Anthony Stewart, commonly known as Ton...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    This was the game that many sports fans have been waiting for. The Philadelphia Eagles were traveling to Washington to meet the Redskins. This was to be their first meeting since the Eagles traded Quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Redskins. The plot was t...
  • How Time Flies When I Am In A Hurry

    Have you ever noticed that when you are on vacation time goes by rapidly? According to my calculations (and I'm the first to admit I didn't do well in calculus), the average minute during vacation time is less than 20 seconds. This is one reason time goes...
  • Seeds From The Sower

    A nursery rhyme says, "Pussycat, pussycat, where have you been? I've been to London to visit the queen. Pussycat, pussycat, what did you do there? I frightened a mouse under her chair." What a pity – sidetracked by the seductive, tempted by the trivial...
  • “Is a Gentle Nudge in Order?”

    The holiday season is here and with it comes special times with family and friends. It is a time for reflection on the year gone by and planning for the year ahead. Many people will make New Years resolutions, often involving getting their financial affai...
  • Do Trains Create Jobs?

    It was a typical morning for me; I was having my breakfast and reading the Los Angeles Times. Breakfast for me is two scrambled egg yolks with Lola's Secret Salsa, two pieces of extremely crisp turkey bacon, and a cup of decaf coffee. I eat early, and my ...
  • Fast Food Restaurants Dish Up Unhealthy Marketing to Youth

    Researchers Release Unprecedented Report on Fast Food Nutrition and Marketing Children as young as age 2 are seeing more fast food ads than ever before, and restaurants rarely offer parents the healthy kids' meal choices, according to a new study from Y...

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