Pasadena African American History Walk Offers Glimpses Into Past of City’s Black Community

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Local Power Washer/Adrienne Large Receives NAACP Stimulus Grant – Yourlocalpowerwash

Pasadena Now: NAACP Pasadena Branch Headquarters Transform Into Gallery for Exhibition of Two Local Black Artists

Amanda Flowers (left) and Christen Austin (right) are displaying a range of their personal works in an exhibition entitled “A Warm Colored Collection”through Feb. 24 at NAACP Pasadena Branch headquarter

Pasadena Now: Trees and Toys Given to 50 Local Families at Holiday Event

NAACP Pasadena Branch Toy Drive 2021NAACP Pasadena Branch President Allen Edson, kneeling at front, is joined by Pasadena firefighters and Deputy Fire Chief Tim Sell and Sell’s son at NAACP Headquarters to hand out 50 Christmas trees on Sunday, December 19, 2021. [Photo by Eddie Rivera/Pasadena Now]

Everything Co-Op: In Honor of Black History Month, Allen Edson, President of the Pasadena Branch of the NAACP Discusses the Black Family

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KCAL: Pasadena NAACP Open Targeted COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Pasadena Now: NAACP to Begin Distributing COVID-19 Vaccine in Pasadena This Weekend

Pasadena Now: NAACP President Allen Edson Speaks About the Lasting Influence of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Allen Edson

Pasadena Now: Leaders Reflect on Lessons of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr speaking at CalTech

Pasadena Journal: Covered California Joins Pasadena NAACP Branch to Open ‘Get Covered’ Enrollment Center

Covered California NAACP Volunteers

Pasadena Now: Pasadena Activists Continue Push for ‘Community Bill of Rights’

George Floyd Mural, courtesy of Pasadena Now

POP Talk: #Black Lives Matter

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Radio Jornalera: Life is a Song: Interview with Allen Edson, President of NAACP Pasadena

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Pasadena Now: Mayoral Candidates Tornek and Gordo Address Millennials in Thursday Debate


Medium: Supporting Black Entrepreneurs Now and Into the Future

Allen Edson, Black man with glasses in light brown suit and orange/blue patterned tie standing and smiling in the crowd.

Pasadena Now: NAACP Town Hall Meeting to Feature Young Leaders in Pasadena Community

Town Hall on Millennial Leadership flyer

Pasadena Now: NAACP Providing Relief for Local Black Owned Businesses

Perry's Joint, Red Hen, LeBerry Bakery

Pasadena Now: Pasadena Caravan Demonstration Honors Juneteenth

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Arroyo Live on Pasadena Media

Host Joe Carbonetta talks with Allen Edson, James Farr, and Martin Gordon about the African American community, the George Floyd protests and how COVID-19 is affecting black lives.

Pasadena Now: Peaceful “Park-In” Vigil Draws Thousands to City Hall

PN Vigil for George Floyd

Pasadena Now: City Manager Requests Meeting with NAACP President

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Pasadena Now: NAACP to Discuss Local elections at Meeting

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KTLA: Lizzo, ‘Just Mercy’ Win Top Honors at NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena

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Questions swirl around Pasadena fire chief’s reassignment

Pasadena Now: NAACP, Councilmen Call for Answers in Fire Chief Reassignment

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collage of Edson, Mermell and Washington

Pasadena Now: Reporter’s Notebook: NAACP and Council Comments on the Reassignment of Fire Chief Washington

Due to several requests for comments made at Monday’s City Council meeting, Pasadena Now is publishing a rough transcript of the public comment and the ensuing council discussion about the reassignment of Pasadena Fire Chief Bertral Washington to special assignment at City Hall.

LA County Supervisor Kathryn Barger Congratulates NAACP Pasadena on its 100th Anniversary

NAACP Video from Kathryn Barger on Vimeo.

Pasadena Now: Former Branch President to Accept Leadership Award at October Gala

Former NAACP President Joe Brown

Former NAACP President Joe Brown

Recognition of our 100th Anniversary from LA County Supervisor Kathryn Barger

Thanks to Supervisor Barger and Live On Green for recognizing us on social media.

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100th Anniversary Recognition

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Live on Green 100 Anniversary Post

Pasadena Now re: Ruby McKnight Williams Award Honorees

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Jericho Road Newsletter re: Staying Relevant

Pasadena NAACP: A Century Old, But Staying Relevant