Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Rev. Alexander Hamilton was recently acknowledged by county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas for his lifetime musical achievements. Hamilton arranged Aretha Franklin’s Grammy-Award winning gospel album “Amazing Grace” and can be seen currently in “Amazing Grace,” being shown as part of the 27th annual Pan African Film Festival. Hamilton, who is the current pastor of Philadelphia Church Fellowship Read More…

Lead Story West Edition

Blacks in California – 1900-1940: Brave activists accelerate fight for social justice

LOS ANGELES – It was the dawn of the 20th century and blacks in Los Angeles and across the nation were stepping up their fight — sometimes putting their lives on the line — to become first-class citizens in the land of freedom and opportunity. Few Californians personify this crusade better than Sadie Chandler Cole. Read More…