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3,000 attend black male empowerment summit

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer CARSON — There was everything from haircuts to health screenings Sept. 8 when an estimated 3,000 men gathered on the Cal State Dominguez Hills campus for the second annual 2018 KJLH Men’s Empowerment Summit. The summit featured numerous community resources, a slate of guest speakers and panel discussions covering such Read More…

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Men told to defy gloomy statistics at Empowerment Summit

CARSON — African American men were told to ignore the stereotypes and defy the statistics during the 2017 Empowerment Summit at Cal State Dominguez Hills Sept. 23. In the keynote address, Hollywood producer and motivational speaker DeVon Franklin told the men in attendance: “Don’t buy into the media’s hype about black men. So many times Read More…

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Butts has Inglewood residents looking toward future

INGLEWOOD — There was an abundance of good things for Mayor James T. Butts to talk about at his fifth State of the City Address April 23 at the Forum. Butts announced that the pre-construction phase of the proposed National Football League stadium and surrounding residential and retail development is the next big frontier in Read More…