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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.

Talking When Your Mouth is Full: What Sangha Social, Sweet Potato Soul, and Whetstone Radio Are Adding to Their Plates

Statewide “Listening Sessions” Allow Reparations Task Force to hear Black Californians Stories

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.

Statewide “Listening Sessions” Allow Reparations Task Force to hear Black Californians Stories

Dominique DiPrima: Making History, Making Noise

All hail the Queen. The Queen of LA’s talk radio airways, that is.

She hails from the Bay Area by way of New York. She is the daughter of the late Diana DiPrima and the late Amiri Baraka, both poet laureates who left an indelible mark on the world. She is the mother of one son. She has worked with radio giants Steve Harvey and Michael Baisden. She was chosen to introduce Nelson Mandela upon his release from prison. She hosted the morning talk show “The Front Page with Dominique DiPrima” on Stevie Wonder’s KJLH 102.3 FM. And now she is the host and producer of her own morning drive show, “First Things First with Dominique DiPrima” on KBLA Talk 1580, making this five-time Emmy Award winner the first African American woman in Los Angeles to host a talk radio show.

Dominique DiPrima: Making History, Making Noise
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