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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 »
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 »
Bass introduces bipartisan legislation to curb recidivism, increase opportunities for ex-offenders
November 25, 2015
In light of President Obama’s work to stem over-incarceration, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calf.), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, recently introduced bipartisan legislation that would bolster the Administration’s efforts to eliminate barriers to education for ex-offenders. ... read more »
Wafford, Givens Host Community Meetings on Prop 209
November 25, 2015
Tony Wafford of I Choose Life Health and Wellness Center and Attorney Dermot Givens hosted the first of a series of community meetings to discuss the repeal of anti-affirmative action law, ... read more »
Councilmember Harris-Dawson Leads City Coalition in Response to Surge in Homicides
November 25, 2015
Councilmember Harris-Dawson recently initiated a cooperative effort between the LAPD, LAFD, Parks and Recreation, City Attorney, and the Mayor’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) to analyze and reevaluate the City’s current public safety approach, ... read more »
This Week in Black History (November 26)
November 25, 2015
Black History in a daily nutshell. ... read more »
Hampton University to Collaborate with Nigerian Scientists on Water Quality Research
November 25, 2015
The Hampton University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry hosted professors from Nigerian universities on November 20, who collaborated with HU professors on water quality research. Last week, ... read more »
A Tribute to New Orleans Musical Legend: Allen Toussaint
November 25, 2015
Allen Toussaint was an American musician, pianist, songwriter, arranger, and producer. He was the quintessence of New Orleans music and on Friday, November 20, the city that loved him paid tribute to him. ... read more »
CSUN Celebrates Africana Studies Program Anniversary
November 25, 2015
In October the community at California State University Northridge celebrated the 46th anniversary of its African American Studies Department, giving students and staff the opportunity to meet the new chair, ... read more »
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