My American Dream by Sia-Sia

I was homeless once… now, I am a CEO, producer, TV and radio show host, journalist, and writer. Join me and read about my journey. Read my autobiography, My American Dream, and learn about my 30 year career as a journalist, producer, and host. It was not always easy, but I made it through and I am living My American Dream.

This book will inspire those who have gone through some life’s challenges or they have given up in life. It’s full of stories of overcoming adversity. I strongly believe that no matter what the circumstance you too can overcome and bounce back. After you read my book, please take a moment and comment, send me an email. Happy reading!

Book: $21.99 // E-Book: $5.99

My American Dream by Sia-Sia

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 Welcome to the growing frontier of African Communication to the West both on Television and Radio. Welcome to the home of Yaba TV and Yaba Radio Shows!

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Catch up with me and my special guests on The Yaba TV Show every Sunday at 4:00 PM PST on KCAL 9.

Listen to me on The Yaba Radio Show every Sunday at 6:30 am PST on 94.7 The Wave.

Elizabeth Yaba, is founder of Yaba Media which produces The Yaba TV and Yaba Radio Shows. As host of both shows and a native of Sierra Leone, Elizabeth uses her native name Sia-Sia.  Ms. Yaba attended Long Beach City College and Berkeley College. Ms. Yaba trained with Continental Cablevision for two years as producer and host. She has had the privilege in her expansive 30 year career to interview many respected leaders and people, including: Councilman Bernard Parks and the former late President of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings. President Rawlings visited Los Angeles in November of 1995 and Yaba TV filmed his tour. The list also includes the late superstar Michael Jackson, the late Isaac Hayes, legendary Stevie Wonder, and a host of other celebrities who came to honor the President. A clip of these influential people can be found on the Yaba TV YouTube at: Yaba Media YouTube Channel. Read Ms. Yaba’s autobiography to learn more about the amazing people she has interviewed.

Yaba TV was established in December of 1992. The concept of Yaba TV Show is to bridge the cultural divide between Africans and African-Americans based on first-hand knowledge and to connect with other cultures in our shared community.

Yaba TV is a multi-cultural show that fits the fabric of Southern California and has acquired millions of viewers on television because of the cultural content including the vibrant entertainment from various parts of Africa. There is no show like it in Southern California.

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Yaba Media


Mailing Address:
3553 Atlantic Avenue Suite B199

Long Beach, CA 90807

Community Sponsors

African Gift Shop

Village Treasures African Gallery, Gift Shop & Boutique
Owner: H. Maxie Viltz

Cell: 562-435-3110

Shop: 562-787-0899 

247 E. Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11am-7pm

Closed on: Sundays & Mondays

Website: Village Treasures Art
We sell clothing, artifacts, drums, home furnishings, jewelry, art work, herbal products

African Drummers & Dancers

Dembrebrah West African Drum and Dance Ensemble
Contact: Ndella Davis-Diassy

Phone: 310-808-5256 

Website: Dembrebrah
Facebook: Dembrebrah West African Drum and Dance
Message: Dembrebrah Drum and Dance Ensemble is an African-American cultural association consisting of teachers, cultural artists, students and youth dedicated to the research, study, practice, preservation and presentation of African music, dance, history and cultural folklore. We give cultural drum and dance presentations through the folklore of Guinea, Senegal, and Mali. We are available for weddings, birthday parties and cultural celebrations!

Architectural Design

Sophrinia Design
Contact: Sophrinia Cassell 

Phone: 310-482-1234


Website: Sophrinia Design
Sophrinia Design and Consulting is a California based design firm focused in specializing and prides itself on creating practical design solutions with complete dedication to its clients and getting their project on time and within budget. We use the latest technology including AUTOCADD and Revit.
At Sophrinia Design and Consultant we offer a full range of architectural services for commercial, industrial, residential, and all other construction related needs. Our mission is to provide our clients across the United States with sound designs and drafting services for all types of structures from beginning to completion and within budget. We offer a very competitive price, try us. Our highly skilled professional, with over 30 years of experience will provide our clients with practical and common-sense solution to meet their needs


Denise’s Healing Journey
Website: Denise’s Healing Journey
Denise's Healing Journey is "encouragement for the healing heart."
At Denise's Healing Journey you can request prayer, and have access to articles, songs, interviews, and a podcast that will comfort and uplift you. You can also inquire about Denise's speaking engagements and receive information about her forthcoming books, "Scarred Like Him" and "Thank You Daddy!

Chamber of Commerce

The Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce

Website: The Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce
Call: 1-888-466-7408

The Chamber has served businesses throughout the Southern California region since 1993, enabling them to prosper through mutual cooperation and support. We have a tradition of focusing on the needs and success of minority and women-owned businesses through a wide variety of services and programs and have dedicated over 25 years to maintaining that tradition.
From the Desert to the Sea…

Hollywood Cities: Long Beach: San Gabriel Valley: Pomona Valley: Inland Cities West: Inland Cities East: Inland Valley: Riverside Cities: Palm Springs Cities: Moreno Valley: High Desert

CPR Training & Certification

Keeping Lives Grand (KLG)

Contact: Katricia L. Gaines

CPR Instructor
Phone: (310) 617-6769

Learn Lifesaving CPR and First Aid

You never when you'll need it! American Heart Association 

Private Training *Group Classes *Renewals.

Credit Restoration

Excell Credit Corp

Contact: Ty Warren

Phone: 1888-703-9235

Address: 879 W. 190th st. Suite 400

Gardena, CA 90248

Website: Excell Credit Corp
We specialize in raising your credit score guaranteed. We teach you credit utilization and show you how to manage your credit properly to raise your score.

Dance Classes

Lead & Follow Dance School

Contact: Angela Porter

Phone: 626-384-1795

3660 Nogales St, Unit J, West Covina, Ca 91792
West Covina Posh Steppers, LLC
*Chicago Steppin Class Every Thursday

Beginners/ Intermediate 7p-8p $10 // Advance/Progressive 8p-9p $10

*OPEN DANCE // Every 4th Thursday // Food Available // Free parking - Byob // 8p-12a $15

Gift Baskets

K La-Marr Designs
Contact: Katricia Gaines Designer
Phone: (310) 464-7133


Website: K La-Marr Designs
Specializing in Customized Gift Baskets & Accessories // Gifts for all occasions

Legal Services

Legal Services

Contact: Georgia Cannon Alleyne
Website: Legal Services
My name is Georgia Cannon-Alleyne an Independent Associate with Legal Shield. No one ever plans on legal trouble, but the unpredictability of life often throws you a curveball. Instead of trying to navigate the legal system alone, LegalShield can help you. Whether it’s as simple as writing a demand letter or having an attorney make a phone call on your behalf. You can breathe easier with LegalShield by your side. For more than 40 years going on 50 years in 2022, LegalShield goal has been to take a straightforward, practical approach to Legal coverage. When you need help you don’t have to talk to a rookie, paralegal, or a law Clark, but rather you will deal directly with highly experienced Lawyers that specializes in every area of law.

Prudeaux Paralegal Service

Contact: Lisa Prudeaux
765 Francesca Drive Suite 201

Walnut, California 91789

Specializing in all areas of Real Estate Litigation including Reverse Mortgages. 20 years experience as a Loan Officer. Attended Turner Construction Training. Class at the Los Angeles Rams Stadium, in Inglewood, California.


Ask Sharifah
If you’re selling online, you need a team of experts that can use paid advertising, social media channels, website optimization, and technical know-how to grow your business and market your website! Ask Sharifah has the experience and the track record to guide you to success. Do not face the unknown alone. Ask Sharifah!
Website: Ask Sharifah
(562) 822-0965
Sharifah Hardie
Facebook: ILikeSharifah
Instagram: @SharifahHardie

Mediterranean Restaurant

The Green Olive Mediterranean Cuisine
Contact: Emad Wahba
855 W. Victoria Street, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

Open 7 days a week
Hours: M-F 9am to 9pm // Sat. 10am-9pm & Sun. 11am to 6pm
Phone: 310-466-1090 // Fax: 310-603-2202
Website: The Green Olive Mediterranean Cuisine //
Green Olive Food Truck – perfect for corporate picnics, parties, and other special events. Home of the “famous kabobs”. We do catering for all events. We have party trays to go! We have Vegetarian feast as well. We also have Banquet Room for rent for your special event. Plates: serve with homemade hummus rice, house salad, pita bread and our famous green sauce Wraps: All wraps served with pickled turnips and a choice of spicy potatoes or a house salad.

Photo Restoration Art

Designs by Ardena LLC
I create memorable and legacy art for businesses and individuals, who want to capture and preserve their special memories, by bringing life to photos through creative art, so that stories can continue to be told and passed on for generations to come.
Special photos are full of history, heritage, culture, legacy...and valuable stories. So embrace them and preserve them, don't let them fade away.
Contact: Ardena Brooks // (323) 455-1251
Website: Designs by Ardena


Jordans Rooter & Plumbing


Website: Jordans Rooter & Plumbing
For all your plumbing needs call Jordans Rooter & Plumbing. We are open 7 days a week, no job is too small or too big for us. Call us today for all your plumbing needs. We do it right the first time with affordable pricing. We give FREE estimates. Call today and get your plumbing problem fixed. We have handled residential and commercial plumbing emergencies in California since 1985. Our plumbers are available 24/7/365 and provide quick response times for any plumbing problem from faucets and food disposers; to toilets and water heaters.

Soul Food Restaurants


For the best soul food in town go to Ms. B’s M & M Soul Food, located at 801 E. Manchester Blvd., in Inglewood. Dine in, drive through, call today 310-412-2800

Georgia’s Restaurant

Contact: Georgia Shoemaker - Machado 

Phone: 949-510-0288


Website: Georgia’s Restaurant
Georgia’s Restaurant “Soul Delicious Food” served with Southern hospitality. When you taste our food, you taste the love and devotion that makes Georgia’s Soul Delicious!!” We cater for all events.

Tax Credit & Business Services

Necie Group
We help you start or maintain a successful business while avoiding some of the costly pitfalls. Get your free refund at and or call direct 424-217-9649
Website: Necie Group
Facebook: necie business solutions