The Cooler Bandits – Feature Film in Pan African Film Festival

he Cooler Bandits is a coming of age story of sorts. The film follows the lives of four boys — Frankie, Donovan, Charlie and Poochie — who became men behind bars. In 1991, not understanding the full consequences of their actions, the teens made the poor decision to engage in a series of restaurant robberies in […]

March For Democracy

MMarch For Democracy Today

Join our spirited funeral march and rally to overturn the disastrous “Citizens United” decision – allowing corporate special interests to spend billions to buy our DEMOCRACY.

Violence in the Black Community

violence in the black community

Violence in the Black Community is a discussion that will be held on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. The panelists, Phillip Sanchez, Pasadena Chief of Police Sharon Kyle, Law Professor and Publisher of LA Progressive Martin Gordon, Chair, Pasadena Community Coalition Fernanco Rejon, Deputy Director of Urban Peace

No New Year Under This Old System!

If you think that torture, that violence against women and attacks on women’s rights, that attacks on immigrants and the pillaging of the environment of the planet, that U.S. wars for empire and attacks on people for who they love and how they love and more must be stopped; join us in the streets on New Year’s Eve.

Actor Bill Duke will discuss Dark Girls and Complexion Conflicts

Actor Bill Duke

oin us THIS Friday, Nov. 14th, 2014, at 7:30 a.m., as this forum features a discussion on cultural identity and complexion conflict in African American culture. Our Newsmaker will be: Actor, Director,  Producer,  Author Bill Duke This forum will focus on a more than 200-year-old debate on how Eurocentricity impacts American social constructions of race and beauty in African […]

Turning The Page: October 25th

New Model of Public Safety

Peter Laarman: Prominent area political leaders will headline a special event to be held at Holman United Methodist Church on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 25—just ten days before the Nov. 4 general election.