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Leaders debate solutions to homelessness, police brutality

CARSON — It was a day of enlightenment, inspiration and stimulating conversation at the third annual KJLH Men’s Empowerment Summit held Sept. 7 at Cal State Dominguez Hills where the topics ranged from relationships to police reform. Sponsored by radio station KJLH and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the daylong event offered a wealth of information Read More…

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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…