Sharpton Eclipses Jackson To Be Nation’s Most Prominent Voice On Race Relations
Sep10

Sharpton Eclipses Jackson To Be Nation’s Most Prominent Voice On Race Relations

Al Sharpton, who took his cues from the Jesse Jackson playbook—Saturday rallies, get your own TV show (MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation With Al Sharpton”), have a national organization (the National Action Network); make friends with a president and run for the presidency—has eclipsed his civil rights mentor to become the number one man on race in the nation and perhaps more importantly, with the White House.

Saving Grace: Cicely Tyson
Sep10

Saving Grace: Cicely Tyson

In the Tony Award-winning play— The Trip To Bountiful— set to make its debut at the Music Center on September 18, Cicely Tyson plays an elderly woman who dreams of returning to her small hometown of Bountiful, Texas one last time. But in real life, Tyson is most at home on stage or in front of the camera and it is her career that has been bountiful.

Could What Happened in Ferguson Be A Tipping Point In Police Relations?
Sep10

Could What Happened in Ferguson Be A Tipping Point In Police Relations?

It has been a month since unarmed teen Michael Brown was killed by a police officer, and while the media saturation and national hype has died down dramatically, ground zero - Ferguson, the quiet suburb of St. Louis, Missouri - remains in limbo.

Church News
Aug07

Church News

Preachers of L.A. is Back With Season Two

Season 2 of the “Preachers of LA,” docu-series, which broke streaming records as Oxygen’s most-streamed show, premieres August 20th, inviting it’s one million viewers back into the world of six LA pastors: Bishop Noel Jones, Minister Deitrick Haddon, Bishop Clarence McClendon, Pastor Jay Haizlip, Pastor Wayne Chaney and Bishop Ron Gibson.

Pastor Profile Carl Baccus
Aug07

Pastor Profile Carl Baccus

Name: Dr. Carl C. Baccus
Church: Southside Church of Christ
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Education: Pepperdine University; California Graduate School of Theology
Children: three
Website: www.southsidechurchofchristla.org

First Lady Files: Earleen D. Ross
Aug07

First Lady Files: Earleen D. Ross

The youngest of eight children, First Lady Earleen D. Ross experienced loss at a young age with the passing of her father and says she found solace in her faith.

“We grew up in the church so it gave me an appreciation and foundation for the things of God. I looked forward to serving. It was something that I gravitated to at a young age,” recalls the Baltimore, Maryland native and first lady of Greater New Light Baptist Church.

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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