Cathrine James: The Sensational Woman

Cathrine James is a dynamic Coach, Trainer, and Speaker. Often described as no non-sense, Cathrine is a quiet storm who has turned many tragedies into triumphs. She has an ability to identify and simplify complex issues in both the workplace and in one’s...

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....


A Taste of Soul Giving Away $500 Scholarships

Don't miss out on this opportunity to get a little extra money for college. Make sure your child or grandchild your friend's child or grandchild knows. Has your child done any community service? It is one of the pluses in getting into college and getting scholarship money.

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John Muir Retires Baseball Jerseys of Wiggins, Lynn & Hollier

Around 100 people came out to Jackie Robinson Field at John Muir High School to honor three great baseball players from the 1970's during their jersey retirement ceremony. Alan Wiggins (‘76), Johnnie Lynn (‘75) and Warren Hollier (‘76) all were Mustangs...

Dr. Clifton R. Clarke: An Exceptional Man on a Mission

Dr. Clifton Clarke, Associate Dean for the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies was brought to our attention by someone I serve on a committee with who attends Fuller Seminary. I went home and typed his name on...

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2018 African American Seniors Honored  by PAAASE

Seniors from Blair, Muir, Marshall, Pasadena, Rose City, and the CIS Academy were all ushered into adulthood by a few hundred people, who really care about not only the future of these teens but the future of our community.

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GirlTrek Hats of to Moms Walk for Mother's Day

GirlTrek has changed my life and the way I value my health, sisterhood and Black History. I look forward to putting on my superhero blue shirt and walking. When people see me I want them to know I am walking for everything I stand for and believe in.