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Zara Jamieson: Hide and Seek, an Out in the Open Book 

From her life lessons came Hide & Seek, Zara's first literary work, and memoir. The book is about breaking the negative cycle, no matter what that negative cycle may be. For her to get her point across she had to open up and make herself vulnerable to criticism, but it's all a healing process...

Sylvia May: 2018 Woman of the Year

Being selected as the Woman of the Year is not something to take lightly. We are talking about a community with many deserving people, but this year with it being our first time doing this it had to be someone of strength, courage, and....


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The First Steps in Bridging the Community's Trust in Police; Communication

The Pasadena Black Pages were contacted by other members of the community and were asked to be a part of a committee called Bridge 2018 to help mend the gap between the police and teenagers in the community.

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health & fitness

Spend your Summer Getting in Shape with GirlTrek 

During this time we can reflect on the Spring season and prepare ourselves for what we want to accomplish in this one. New beginnings are always good so let's celebrate our new journeys.


John Kennedy: The State of Black Pasadena 2018

What struck me as problematic was the minuscule number of African American young people walking across the stage. Sure, there was a much higher percentage of black students in the graduating classes at Pacific Oaks...

Uncle Drew Movie Ticket Giveaway​

Our friends over at Lions Gate have once again given us the opportunity to invite our subscribers out to join us at the viewing of the new film Uncle Drew. We have 50 tickets to giveaway. All you have to do is share this post and subscribe to the Pasadena Black Pages on our website.

New Play, Love, Locs, & Liberation Explores History of Black Hair

A solo play that investigates the edges and roots of a Black woman’s happy and nappy hair obsession. Blending poetry, song and humor, Ella Turenne unlocks the history of hair stories experienced by Black women revealing...