Category: Religion

Montgomery Bus Boycott at 68: L.A. Event Revisits Black-Jewish Collaboration

Scholar, minister and activist the Rev. Dr. Bernard LaFayette Jr. was the guest speaker at L.A.’s Skirball Cultural Center’s “Perspectives on Black-Jewish Relations in The Fight for Civil Rights” discussion held Dec. 6, on the 68th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. He talked about historic collaboration between African Americans and Jews, and he participated in a conversation that focused on the ongoing struggle for civil liberties and the civil rights era of the 1960s.

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Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church 137th Anniversary

Devotees of Christ from all corners of Bakersfield came together in fellowship to celebrate the 137th anniversary of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. This joyous occasion brought together a diverse congregation, including city officials and members of various church communities, all eager to reflect on the blessings and legacy of Mt. Zion.On the evening of October 15, 2023, a sense of anticipation filled the air as people gathered at the historic Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church located at 825 California Ave. 

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