In the community: The 34th Annual MLK Parade

On Sunday, January 19, 2014, we will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and march in the 34th Annual MLK Parade. (1/13/14 UPDATE): Martin Luther King Jr. Parade – Sunday, January 19, 2014 • 2:00 – 4:00 pm The parade start time is 2:00p.m. Please arrive at 12:30p.m. at the Parade Assembly Area, which will be at […]

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Social Media Marketing Workshop for Lawyers

(Editor’s note: This event has been postponed until a future date) Would you like to learn how to use social media marketing to expand your law practice online? We  would like to invite you to join a small group of lawyers that are ready to use social media to take their practice to the next […]

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John M. Langston – Remembering a key American leader

December 14th marked the birth in 1829 of John Mercer Langston, an American abolitionist, attorney, educator, and political activist.  The John M. Langston Bar Association of Los Angeles, the Bar Association in Los Angeles dedicated to the legacy of empowerment of African Americans in the Los Angeles community, is named after this tremendous leader.  This post […]

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The 2013 Holiday Party is Here!

We love coming together to celebrate and want you to join in the fun! The Earl B Gilliam Bar Annual Holiday Party is coming up on December 15, 2013, from 2:00 pm. – 6:00 pm at the home of Judge Vallera Johnson. Our party is an opportunity to catch up with old friends, make a few new ones, and celebrate the […]

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Earl B Gilliam Bar members Tilisha Martin (far left) and Randy Reliford (third from left) join new friends at the 2013 Juneteenth Celebration

An effort to connect – Unity in the Community

For the past few years it has been increasingly clear that many organizations across San Diego within our African American communities want to be connected to one another.  This is true for professional and social reasons, but also because so many people realize that quality connections make it easier to magnify the impact of each […]

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Understanding “Lift every voice and sing”

Each year at our Annual Dinner – and at thousands of events across the country – we begin our program with the song Lift Every Voice & Sing.  The song, written by poet James Weldon Johnson, as become known as the Black national anthem.  This is a sense of pride and acknowledgment of where we […]

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