USC Wins Pac-12 South, Beating UCLA, 40–21
November 30, 2015
Despite a season filled with turmoil and confusion, the USC Trojans have accomplished what many thought impossible; they defeated the nationally ranked UCLA Bruins, 40-21, on rivalry Saturday and Senior Day at the Coliseum. ... read more »
Occidental College Students protest to end racial inequality on campus
November 26, 2015
  Student protesters at Occidental College occupied a sit-in at the campus’ Arthur G. Coons Administrative Center from November 16 to the 20th, in response to the racial bias at the small college campus. ... read more »
CSUDH African American Political and Economic Institute Named in Honor of the Late Mervyn Dymally
November 26, 2015
At a special reception on November 12, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) officially named the Mervyn M. Dymally African American Political and Economic Institute that is housed on campus and unveiled a sculpture of the legendary politician that will be permanently on display in the University Library to honor his impact on the region and the state. ... read more »
Chase Bank officially opens in the City of Compton
November 26, 2015
Showing that the city of Compton is still on the move, Mayor Aja Brown and city officials celebrated the grand opening of a 2,060-square-foot full-service Chase Bank in the Hub City. ... read more »
Thanksgiving—To Be Grateful
November 26, 2015
Despite the commercialism, drama and history of the holiday, people still take time to give thanks ... read more »
Organizations Gear up For 60th Anniversary of Montgomery Bus Boycott
November 26, 2015
National Bar Association members are inviting the public to join them in their national celebration starting November 30, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. ... read more »
“Boycott Christmas, Not Jesus”
November 26, 2015
Mobilization increased for the national campaign to “Boycott Christmas, Not Jesus.” The economic boycott spans from November 27 from Black Friday spending on the day after Thanksgiving through January 1. ... read more »
Students, Parents and Teachers Protest Conditions at LAUSD Schools
November 26, 2015
Students, parents and teachers from throughout Los Angeles County rallied on the steps of Susan Miller Dorsey High School on Thursday, Nov. 19 to demand that the Los Angeles Unified School District improve conditions impacting Los Angeles schools. ... read more »
Nicki Minaj takes the Cake Winning Two American Music Awards
November 26, 2015
The 2015 American Music Awards (AMAs) brought quite few star-studded celebrities and fan favorites in music and fashion to the red-carpet this past Saturday. This year, the AMAs was hosted by “Jenny from the Block” aka J-Lo, who brought a hefty introductory performance to the stage herself while paying tribute to some of the nights honorees in a spicy multicolored ensemble. Top artists in attendance included Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, Justine Bieber, One Direction and more. ... read more »
Architects of Change: Shonda Rhimes & Maria Shriver In Conversation
November 26, 2015
On Thursday, November 19 at a sold-out breakfast at Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles, Maria Shriver set down with award-winning producer and writer Shonda Rhimes (creator of Gray’s Anatomy, Private Practice, and Scandal) and the author of New York Times bestselling book, “The Year of Yes,” to share her journey of change, making the decision to have a year of saying ‘yes’. ... read more »
OWN Series “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” and “Raising Whitley” Return for New Season
November 26, 2015
The OWN Network welcomed returning series “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” and “Raising Whitley” on Saturday, November 21. On an all-new season of Sweetie Pie’s, the owner, Miss Robbie Montgomery, and her son Tim Norman are bringing their soul food empire, their fifth restaurant to the City of Angels. That’s right – there’s a Sweetie Pie’s in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Services Scheduled for Henry ‘Hank’ Clark, Jr.,
November 26, 2015
He was an entrepreneur and among the first African-American McDonald’s franchise owners in Los Angeles Observances are scheduled this week for Henry Clark, Jr., who in 1969 became one of the first African-Americans to own and operate a McDonald’s franchise in the Los Angeles Crenshaw District. ... read more »
It’s a Rap 11.26.15
November 26, 2015
The latest news in Black entertainment ... read more »
Reel Talk 11.26.15
November 26, 2015
Let's talk TV and Big Screen in African American Entertainment ... read more »
Essence, Prudential Present Empower U Financial E-Learning Courses
November 25, 2015
Officials at ESSENCE Magazine partnered with Prudential Financial, Inc. to help its audience tackle college debt with the most recent installment of its EmpowerU e-learning series, College Debt: Money Lessons Everyone Should Know. ... read more »
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