In this issue, Suite Life SoCal spotlights a Northern California civil rights warrior, an education advocate, and an agent of social change: Ms. Cynthia Adams, a lifelong educator and newly sworn-in president of the NAACP Oakland branch.
Beloved 102.9 KBLX radio personality and educator, Dr. Delores Thomspon, sits down and gives us the raw spiel on her life’s journey, giving us the ups, the downs, and the real.
Talking When Your Mouth is Full: What Sangha Social, Sweet Potato Soul, and Whetstone Radio Are Adding to Their Plates
Proudly for women only, Sangha Social Club is a curated exploration into the alchemy of both culinary experiences and community building. Founded in Los Angeles in late 2021 by a diverse collective of friends with a passion for food and culture, they carefully curated a guest list for their inaugural dinner in the hopes that magnetic energy and tantalizing small plates could help inspire impactful conversation and community among the group. Pronounced sung-ha, Sangha is a Sanskrit word that translates to "community.” With this guiding tenet, Sangha Social Club was born.
A series of community Listening Sessions are being held statewide to help the nine members of the California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans better understand how laws and policies that contribute to perpetuating the effects of slavery have negatively impacted Black Californians.
Malik Books x PAFF Join Forces for Black History Month for Rhony's Eboni K. Williams New Book Release, Bet On Black
LOS ANGELES – For Black History Month, Malik Books is excited to bring the love of reading to the 31st annual Pan African Festival. During the film festival's run, the black-owned, independent bookstore will host a booksigning and Q & A, featuring attorney and television personality Eboni K. Williams, author of BET ON BLACK: THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT BEING BLACK IN AMERICA TODAY.
“Preparing food is a great way to get people together. It’s a great convener. The food that you cook is a demonstration of your love. Food is love.”
Due to the ever-growing popularity of podcasts, such forms of media have enabled listeners to participate in the fruitful discussions they foster.
Downtown Los Angeles has a bustling, award-winning, restaurant scene that has managed to capitalize on the flavors and customs from nearly every corner of the globe.
Breast Cancer survivor Kara Adams, speaker, author, and coach, is showing women how to step into their true identity as glorious, empowered, magnificent beings. It's all told in her book Hidden Treasure: 5 Steps to Transformational Self-Love and is available just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness month.
In August, a friend and community partner, Michelle Avan, was killed! I knew her to be kind, thoughtful, and brilliant. A mother, grandmother, mentor, and well-respected, prominent, Black Female Bank Executive!