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Congratulations To Lighthouse Christian Academy 2022 Graduates!

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief SANTA MONICA—Lighthouse Christian Academy (LCA) is small but mighty when it comes to academic   education and instilling Christian Character. They are paramount and powerful which leads its students to EXCEL. During the graduating ceremony recently each student spoke about how their Christian faith played a vital role in helping them to…

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LGBTQ Latin Advocacy Organization, Latino Equality Alliance, Announces Honorees Of Its 7th Annual Purple Lily Awards

ABC7 News, GLAAD’s Monica Trasandes, Michaé de la Cuadra, LA LGBT Center’s Alan Acosta, and community trailblazer Nancy Valverde to be recognized at an in-person event on June 23, 2022 Special musical performance by international Latin recording artist and actress Raquenel (Mary Boquitas) Los Angeles, CA.— The Latino Equality Alliance (LEA), a leading Latinx LGBTQ+…

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What’s Going On? Enough is Enough!

The Southern Truth     By Gloria Zuurveen, Editor-in-Chief   What’s going on? Marvin Gaye said it best, that is, in a song. But I say it to ask in our present world system, “What’s going on?” Looking at all the division and derision among the beings of this world which  is owned lock, stock,…

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Bill To Increase Education Funding for  Black Students Moves Forward in Assembly 

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ With a 7-0 vote, the Assembly Education Committee approved legislation that would require California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction to identify — and provide targeted funding for — the lowest-performing pupil subgroup in the state. That sub-group is Black students. Assemblymembers Akilah Weber (D-San Diego) and Chris Holden…

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A Driver for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ray Fauntroy, A Man of Wisdom With a Vision for Black America, the Drum Call

“The deaths triggered the riots, but the unrest has been fueled for years by a lack of development in black neighborhoods and insensitivity toward those communities by local government,” said Ray Fauntroy, head of the local Southern Christian Leadership Conference chapter after deaths of black men during the Miami race riot in 1989. By Gloria…

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Black Lives Should Also Matter in the Russia-Ukraine War

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia Black Americans have enjoyed an enduring bond with Africa and their brothers and sisters living on the Continent, with many U.S.-based civil rights agencies, clergy members, and African American organizations taking a keen interest in the welfare of citizens in the 55-nation motherland. While the world…

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