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Lagrant Communications Celebrates 25th Year Anniversary
September 3, 2015
Multicultural Communications Agency Celebrates Major Milestone With a Series of Cultural and Educational Events Throughout the Year ... read more »
The Memorial Foundation Launches Campaign To Honor The Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And His Inspiring, Landmark Speech; I Have A Dream
September 3, 2015
On the 52nd anniversary of the famous “I Have a Dream” speech and the March on Washington, The Memorial Foundation, the builders of the Martin Luther King, ... read more »
Carson Residents Rally Behind New Stadium
September 3, 2015
Stepping up their campaign to bring NFL football to Carson, city officials and other supporters rallied last week in front of the proposed site of a stadium that could house the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, ... read more »
Blacks ‘Left Behind’ in New Orleans Recovery
September 3, 2015
As Gulf Coast residents and policymakers celebrated the recovery of the Crescent City on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, advocacy groups challenged the narrative of a resilient and better New Orleans by launching KatrinaTruth.org, ... read more »
Kamala Harris Addresses Truancy in New Report
September 3, 2015
School truancy has reached a state of nationwide crisis and California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, along with members of The Center for American Progress (CAP) announced a “call to action” by announcing CAP’s recent report entitled “The High Cost of Truancy.” The CAP report, ... read more »
Book Club Booted from Wine Train for #LaughingWhileBlack
September 3, 2015
A group of mostly Black women who were thrown off the Napa Valley Wine Train last Saturday for laughing too loudly, have received the corporate apology they were seeking, ... read more »
Emily’s List Makes False and Improper Claims Against Senator Hall
September 3, 2015
Black female Congressional leaders slighted by organization ... read more »
Gang Member Sentenced to 29-Year Prison Term for Christmas Day Killing
September 3, 2015
A gang member who pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter for his role in the 2010 Christmas night killing of a woman in front of her 3-year-old daughter in South Los Angeles was sentenced last Thursday to 29 years in state prison. ... read more »
Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka ‘Chocolate Thunder’ has died
August 28, 2015
Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. ... read more »
Familiar Faces from Ferguson Fellowship at Vigil for Mansur Ball-Bey
August 28, 2015
“Hey, how have you been,” said Cathy Daniels, affectionately known to Ferguson protesters as “Mama Cat.” She walked around greeting people Thursday night at the intersection of Page and Walton – near where 18 year-old Mansur Ball-Bey was fatally wounded by St. ... read more »
NNPA Foundation Elects New Board of Directors
August 28, 2015
The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation (NNPAF), the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that manages charitable, educational and literary activities that promote high standards in ethnic media, recently elected four new officers to its board of directors Executive Committee. ... read more »
President Obama to Observe Katrina’s 10th Anniversary in New Orleans
August 28, 2015
Almost 10 years ago, the world watched as the waters of the Gulf of Mexico—urged on by the pummeling winds of Hurricane Katrina—swallowed the city of New Orleans, ... read more »
Public Offices Discriminate Against Black Americans
August 27, 2015
It’s an open secret that Black-sounding names can hinder employment, housing, and loan applications. Apparently, basic emails to public servants have snuck onto that list. ... read more »
ASPCA Positons Itself as a Resource in South L.A., Offers Free Services
August 27, 2015
While most of the news and information on the subject deals with the lack of healthy food options available in low-income environments, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Spay/Neuter Clinic has positioned itself as a community resource for local cat and dog owners. ... read more »
Israel releases African migrants from detention center
August 27, 2015
More than 45,000 African migrants and asylum seekers are in Israel, according to the Israeli Interior Ministry, most from the strife-ridden countries of Eritrea and Sudan. ... read more »
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