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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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Author reveals little-known facts about Cherokee Indians in novel

BOOK CORNER  In the tribal town of Feather Falls, a clash between Cherokee Indians and their former African slaves comes to a head.  When Sput Louie is evicted by town tycoon Goliah Lynch, her husband mysteriously disappears. She wonders who or what is responsible. As she frantically searches for her husband, Sput Louie stumbles upon Read More…

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UCLA art exhibition offers three different views of Africa

WESTWOOD — An exhibit in its final weeks at the Fowler Museum at UCLA shows three different views of Africa by three artists. Opened in February, the “Inheritance: Recent Video Art from Africa”exhibit is scheduled to close July 28. “The three temporary exhibitions we opened in the spring demonstrate what the Fowler Museum at UCLA Read More…