Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Wave Staff Report Michelle Oppong, 9; Obi Owusu-Bonsu, 12; and Cierra Yoakum, 10, were among this year’s youth essay and art contest winners for OneUnited Bank. The eighth annual “I Got Bank” contest –– presented by the nation’s largest black-owned bank, OneUnited Bank — awarded each winner a $1,000 savings account for their submissions on […]

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Wave Staff Report Debbie Allen –– an American actress, singer, choreographer, television producer and more — was honored for being a positive public role model. Presented by L.A. Focus, a newspaper that covers African-American issues, Allen received the Icon Award during the annual First Ladies High Tea Sept. 8 recognizing the artist’s decades of work […]

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Wave Staff Report Virgil Roberts, a managing partner for an entertainment law firm, was recently honored by City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson. Roberts, who recently had a school named after him, is chairman of the board of the California Community Foundation, treasurer of the Los Angeles Private Industry Council and more. He has a degree from […]