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Civil Rights Groups Support Measure to Fully Restore Protections Needed Under Voting Rights Act
July 2, 2015
The Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 amends the Voting Rights Act. ... read more »
Diane Watson Speaks Out against Domestic Violence
July 2, 2015
The luncheon kicked off the fundraiser to develop a device that has the potential to save lives of those in abusive situations ... read more »
Doug E. Fresh and Bell Biv Devo Bring back the Old School at the BET Experience
July 2, 2015
Downtown Los Angeles was lit with excitement with an evening full of music and entertainment as classic rap icon Doug E. Fresh and 90s Rhythm and Blues group Bell Biv Devo performed all of their combined hits for the first night of the 2015 BET Experience located in LA Live’s Club Nokia. ... read more »
UCLA held White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans
July 2, 2015
Recently, President Obama created the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans originally inspired by the Brown v Board of Education decision, helps Black students to improve reading and math proficiency, high school rates, and college completion. ... read more »
Signature Gathering Approved for Bottled Water Tax Initiative
July 2, 2015
Backers of an initiative that would tax bottled water containing any water collected in California have until Dec. 21 to gather enough signatures to qualify the measure for the ballot. ... read more »
Former NFL Player makes Documentary About His Brother
July 2, 2015
Fox Sports video editor and documentarian Byron Jackson had a passion for film recording. He used his filming skills to create a documentary series about his brother, ... read more »
Newly Elected Candidates Sworn in to Office
July 2, 2015
July 1 is the beginning of the new year for most local cities and municipalities. Being sworn in to office is an array of African American leaders ready and willing to their constituents. ... read more »
City Dedicates Brad Pye Jr. Athletic Center
July 2, 2015
Legendary sports journalist and broadcaster Brad Pye, Jr., added another honor to his long list of achievements when the City of Los Angeles named the gymnasium at Saint Andrews Recreation Center the Brad Pye, Jr., Athletic Center. ... read more »
Celebrating the 4th of July After Charleston: Dealing with Frederick Douglass’ Concerns
July 2, 2015
  Surely, the celebration or rather observation of the 4th of July after Charleston must have a new meaning and a new message about where we really are in this country, ... read more »
July 2, 2015
  President Barack Obama’s eulogy for Referend Clementa Pinckney was a moving tribute to the murdered pastor of Emanuel AME Church, who was also a South Carolina state senator. ... read more »
Mourners recall SC shooting victim in funeral at church
July 2, 2015
The day she was killed along with eight others during Bible study at a South Carolina church, Myra Thompson achieved her goal of becoming a minister. ... read more »
Little League Star Mo’ne Davis meets Hank Aaron During a Civil Rights Movement Tour
July 2, 2015
After making history at the Little League World Series, pitching phenom Mo’ne Davis traveled to learn about her history. ... read more »
L.A. City Council ​Recognizes Tuskegee Airmen at L.A. City Hall
July 2, 2015
L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson recognized the Tuskegee Airmen of Los Angeles during a full presentation at a recent City Council meeting ... read more »
NFL Searches for Temporary Stadium in Los Angeles
July 2, 2015
The National Football League is conducting a search for a temporary stadium in the Los Angeles Area, it was reported. The league on June 25 began issuing proposal requests to multiple venues in Southern California, ... read more »
Relay For Life Baldwin Hills Stages Great Community Event
July 2, 2015
Relay For Life Baldwin Hills once again shows that the community cares and will continues to wage war against cancer ... read more »

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