FIRST LADIES OF LA

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The First Ladies of LA By Teryl Warren For many who grew up in the church, First Ladies have typically held a place of honor, glamour and mystique.  But, to the surprise of many, First Ladies are far more than elaborate hat-wearing showpieces. They, like the men of God they’ve married, are leaders, role models [...]

Socialite Spotlight Robin Billups

By: Ra’Kenna Joseph   Wiles caught up with dynamic and trendsetting businesswoman Robin M. Billups, National Director of Business Development for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Billups discusses the importance of perseverance, female purchasing power, strategies for approaching business deals, and building your individual brand with Wiles.   Wiles: With a BA in [...]

2013 AIDS WALK LA

29th Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles

On Sunday, October 6, the 29th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles (AWLA) drew an impressive crowd of more than 25,000 participants who filled the streets of West Hollywood and Los Angeles in support of people living with HIV/AIDS.  Celebrity supporters, elected officials, and notable AIDS activists addressed the crowd assembled in and around West Hollywood Park [...]

What He Wants: Healthy Relatonships

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What He Wants: A Healthy Woman By Marc Alexander Everybody wants a “healthy” relationship. “Healthy” sounds rich, satisfying and oh-so-fulfilling. It sounds Cliff and Claire Huxtable-ish. It sounds solid and everlasting. How do you get and keep a healthy relationship if you’re not sure you are healthy yourself? Healthy – what is it? More specifically [...]

Cover Story: Goapele

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“Aside from being über talented and hella-gorgeous, Goapele is a shining example of how to rock the indie artist lane in a shifty industry climate”. -  89.9 FM KCRW DJ and music industry key influencer Garth Trinidad   Goapele  By Teryl Warren   We traveled from every part of the city to see her.  We [...]