Tag: West Edition

West / California - 13 hours ago

Mary J. Blige gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — On her 47th birthday, nine-time Grammy-winning singer Mary J. Blige received a star Jan. 11 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “When I was a little girl growing up in the projects, I just loved to sing, and I wanted to sing because it set me...

West / California - 14 hours ago

Inglewood officials welcome new senior center

INGLEWOOD — Somewhere around the turn of the 21st century, senior citizens here were told they would be getting a new senior citizen center. On Jan. 12, the day finally arrived. With much fanfare and several hundred people in attendance, along with l...

West / California - 18 hours ago

Black Hollywood turns out for Image Awards

PASADENA — The top African American entertainers were on hand Jan. 15 for the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards. The big splashdowns came on the red carpet with Halle Berry, Kerry Washington, Jordan Peele, Daniel Kaluuya, Tracee Ellis Ross and Jurnee Sm...

West / California - 19 hours ago

This Week in Black History

January 19, 1969 Jefferson High School and UCLA graduate Ralph Bunche, the first African American to win the Nobel Prize for his efforts to establish peace in the Middle East, is honored by his college alma mater, which placed his name on the Social...

West / California - 6 days ago

CHEERS!

Four students from Catch Prep Charter High School have been named Posse Scholars and have received four-year, full-tuition scholarships to some of the nation’s top universities in the fall. Alanna Williams-Moore, Cameron Miguel, John Caceres and Zy’E...