Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

School administrator Earl R. Perkins received a Youth Council Men of Valor Award from the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People June 20. The assistant superintendent for school operations in Los Angeles Unified School District was recognized because of his contributions to black youth while being a positive Read More…

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

The Wave received two awards in the recent National Newspapers Publishers Association Merit Awards Competition. Contributing writer Jaivon Grant received the best news story award by an aspiring journalist for his article on Black Press Week last March. The Wave also received a second place award in the W.A. Scott Best Use of Photos contest Read More…

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

The Rev. Edwin L. Williams Jr. was surprised June 21 for his 60th birthday at his home church, New Prospect Baptist with the congregation joining him in celebration. In 1983, Williams became an ordained Baptist pastor. Prior to his current location, he served at Southwest Institutional Baptist Church for 16 years. African American Board Leadership Read More…