Michelle Obama Scores a Home Run!

There wasn’t a dry eye in the house by the end of her 14-minute speech at the Democratic National Convention last month. The awe-inspiring speech about love, strength and change left President Obama scrambling to put together his final DNC address

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Changing the Face of County Social Services

In the midst of the State of California’s observance of the 50th Anniversary of the implementation of the California Medical Assistance Program (Medi-Cal), which today serves as a safety net for millions of Los Angeles County residents, the Department of Public Social Services, continues to build on its reputation as a national leader in providing social services.


Saving Grace: Lisa Ray McCoy

Lisa Raye McCoy – or Lisa Raye, to her many fans – doesn’t hesitate to admit that she is a renaissance woman of many talents. ’


Through the Storm: The First Cut is the Deepest

Sixteen years ago, on a balmy June morning, Duania Hall- Henderson was at home getting ready to attend her cousin's graduation ceremony. Never in her wildest dreams did she think she would end up in the hospital later that day, clinging to life by her fingernails.


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Black Churches Rally Against SB 1146

Hundreds of African-American pastors gathered for a lunch meeting with faith-based institution representatives at the University Club of Pasadena last month. The gathering was supposed to address mounting community anxiety over a bill (SB 1146) that strips legal protections for religious colleges and universities.

Finding Your Pretty with Dawn

When a woman changes her appearance, an amazing thing happens. People begin to take notice of her, her opinion starts to matter and she becomes more confident in who she is. Here are six ways to improve how you look and feel


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