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Suspect in Oscar Chavez Hit and Run Arraigned in Pasadena

21-year-old Donte Fox of Pasadena was identified as the driver of the vehicle that hit Oscar as he rode his motorcycle home. Donte abandoned the vehicle and fled the scene


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2nd Annual "Let Me Live" Peace Rally to be held at La Pintoresca Park

The "Let Me Live" rally is a way to connect the community with law enforcement and last year community members were able to communicate with officers and city officials in a way they hadn't been able to...

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GirlTrek Ladies Growing and Adding  Cardio to Walk this Week

Black Women are on the move nationwide. We are fighting for what we truly want in life. We recognize that we are POWERFUL and we have all the tools in our toolbox to repair, build and tear down everything that needs to be worked on...

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...

Rude Employees and Ticket Gouging at Pasadena Transportation Department

Tarik had received 3 parking tickets and paid them all on time, but the City of Pasadena charged him late fees on all of the tickets. When he went to the DOT he was told that he had been charged correctly and it was his responsibility to pay the fees on time. 

New 18-Inch African Americans Dolls Build Confidence, Self-Awareness

Brains and Beauty Dolls is a new Black-owned company creating dolls to empower little girls all over the world. The company prides itself on designing unique dolls that will make a difference in children’s lives.


BlacKKKlansman, Most Powerful Film of 2018

When I decided to attend the DenaRedz opening of Spike Lee's new film Blackkklansman at the Arclight Theater in Pasadena, my expectations weren't high because I have been disappointed in most films I've seen lately.  Well, I'm happy to say that this film...