The Evolution of Prophet Walker: From Teen Felon to Politician
Jul03

The Evolution of Prophet Walker: From Teen Felon to Politician

Prophet Walker knows what failure looks like. Prophet Walker also knows what the criminal justice system looks like. But most of all, Walker—who spent six long years at Ironwood State Prison for a crime he committed at the age of 16—knows how to make good on both: to take the power of his story and inspire hope. With his run for the 64th State Assembly District this November—the 26-year-old, former convicted felon is doing just that —making good on his story.

How Much Does Sugar Really Cost?
Jul03

How Much Does Sugar Really Cost?

A new research study published under the title “The Future of Affirmative Action: New Paths to Higher Education Diversity after Fisher v. University of Texas,” has suggested new guidelines might increase the number of minority students in top-rated American universities.

The research focused particularly on African American and Hispanic enrolment in top elite schools, and found their numbers would more than double if the top ten percent of every high school class were guaranteed admission and students who had particularly low socioeconomic standing were given an advantage. If the top ten percent of high school teens were admitted on SAT scores alone, African American enrollment would increase from 4% to 6%. The mean SAT score would also increase from the current 1230 to 1254.

Saving Grace: Crystal Fox
Jul03

Saving Grace: Crystal Fox

All actresses’ hope for most of the time is work—work that can be seen and appreciated by people. So this has blown us away,” says Crystal Fox, who stars as Hanna Young in Tyler Perry’s one-hour breakout hit drama, “The Haves and the Haves Not.”

Jul03

"Top Two" Primary Contenders Prepare to Face Off In Upcoming elections

In 2010, California voters opted in the “top two” system, which states that primary elections held for state offices will dictate the two opponents in the actual elections by means of taking the top two incumbents with the most votes. This nonpartisan system allows two people, be they of opposing political parties or same, to run in the secondary election. Several of these “top two” elections finalized in early June, setting the scene for who will face off in elections later this year.

Samuel L. Jackson Highest Paid Actor
Jul03

Samuel L. Jackson Highest Paid Actor

Capital One’s “What’s in Your Wallet” slogan is one of the ad industry’s catchiest jingles, but it’s really what’s in the wallet of spokesman/actor Samuel L. Jackson that has been making the news lately.

Last month, the 65-year old actor topped the People With Money annual list of highest paid actors, racking in an estimated $58 million in earnings from May 2013 through May 2014, thanks mostly to his endorsement deals with companies like Capital One and Cover Girls Cosmetics.

Jul03

Calendar July 2014

Ongoing

Summer Adventure Club
(Through Aug. 15) For ages 3-12. Ft. photography, cheer, African drumming, cooking, field trips & more$60 a week/$45 registration
Zoe Christian Fellowship
5315 W Adams Blvd
Call: (323) 931-1477 x25

First Ladies High Tea
November will mark the 20th Anniversary of our Annual First Ladies High Tea, honoring the contributions of female leaders and women of faith to the Los Angeles community. For more information, visit www.firstladieshightea.com
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