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Women Of Color helps women battling breast cancer

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: “Breast cancer is not a death sentence. You can survive.” Those are the words of Isis Pickens, who for five years was a volunteer at Women of Color Breast Cancer Survivor’s Project, but today holds the title of executive director of the 30-year-old Inglewood-based organization. Pickens became a volunteer because she understood Read More…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Organization seeks to empower African-American families

LOS ANGELES — Nineteen-year-old Kensha Bell was on his way to becoming another statistic.  Raised in Watts in a single-parent home, Bell had become involved in a gang and was drifting through life. However, at 16 he joined “See A Man, Be A Man,” a mentorship program for young black men, and found his purpose.  Read More…

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American Film Institute honors Denzel Washington

HOLLYWOOD — The American Film Institute presented the 47th Life Achievement Award to actor Denzel Washington June 6 at a gala tribute at the Dolby Theatre.  Mahershala Ali, Chadwick Boseman, Jodie Foster, Antoine Fuqua, Jamie Foxx, Morgan Freeman, Michael B. Jordan, Issa Rae, Julia Roberts and Cicely Tyson all paid tribute to Washington’s life and work Read More…