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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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Black women empowerment is theme for ‘Dear Beautiful’

BOOK CORNER “From childhood onward, black women are assaulted with negative messages about their appearance, personalities, behavior and self-worth,” said Gail Thompson, author of “Dear Beautiful! A Self-Empowerment Book for Black Women.” Thompson, who has devoted her life to empowering black women and teens as well as others from traumatic backgrounds, was inspired by her Read More…

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Black Business Assn. honors women

LOS ANGELES — The Black Business Association, the oldest ethnic business organization in Los Angeles, hosted the 2019 Salute to Black Women Business Awards Luncheon, Business Conference amd Expo in recognition of National Women History Month March 30. Earl “Skip” Cooper, president and CEO of the association, honored Jacqueline Nunn, president and CEO of the Read More…