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Local Hero Receives Mollie Bell Social Activism Award
March 29, 2017
Community activist Eddie Harris Jr. recently received the Mollie Bell Social Activist Award for his continuous work in helping ex offenders reenter society. Harris is proud of his achievement, as he should be, but not because people recognize him. It’s what the award represents, the sheer weight of it encompassing everything Harris had to go through to get here. ... read more »
Trump should form bipartisan coalition to get true reforms
March 29, 2017
  The decision of House Republicans to torpedo the American Health Care Act, their own leadership’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, is a stunning defeat for President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan. ... read more »
Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Has Not Met the Civil Rights Standard To Earn Our Support
March 29, 2017
  “Overall, we conclude that there is an inadequate record to determine if Judge Gorsuch has a commitment to protecting and safeguarding civil rights and, therefore, ... read more »
Too Many of Us Can’t Use Math to Manage Our Money
March 29, 2017
As the City of Los Angeles’ chief accountant and auditor, I think a lot about financial literacy and what it means to live in a society in which too many people lack the skills to manage their personal and household budgets. ... read more »
Sen. Kamala Harris: Why I cannot support Judge Gorsuch
March 29, 2017
  The Senate’s responsibility to advise and consent on a lifetime Supreme Court appointment is one I take extremely seriously. I know from personal experience — as a prosecutor and as a beneficiary of the landmark Brown vs. ... read more »
BLACK IMMIGRANTS MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE IMMIGRATION REFORM CONVERSATION
March 29, 2017
A comprehensive immigration reform bill passed the U.S. Senate three years ago but included no reference to Black immigrants. However, the Senate bill itself was weak and not supported by many Latino or Black organizations. ... read more »
Considering King’s Martyrdom and Message: Losing Illusions and Gaining Truth
March 29, 2017
    Like all the great men and women who compose and construct this sacred narrative we know as our history, African history, both the life and death of Martin Luther King Jr. ... read more »
Staples Center, Lakers Honor Shaq With Statue
March 29, 2017
The Staples Center unveiled the statue of Lakers icon Shaquille O’Neal on Friday at a ceremony full of laughter, anecdotes, and appreciation. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science to Host 5th Annual Legacy Leaders Spring Gala on April 13th
March 29, 2017
Fundraiser for Students Will Recognize Heirs of Namesake Charles R. Drew, Honorable Mark Ridley-Thomas, Chairman, LA County Board of Supervisors, and Dr. Wilbert Jordan, Founder and Director of the Oasis Clinic ... read more »
USC Adoree’ Jackson’s Journey to the 2017 NFL Draft
March 29, 2017
Jackson is USC’s first, three-way player in nearly 20 years having scored a touchdown via reception, interception, punt return and kickoff return. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade is seeking 16-24 Year Old Youth for Upcoming Paid Work Experience/Internship and Job Placement Opportunities
March 29, 2017
Youth graduating from the program will be invited to interview with several employers for 150 hours of paid work experience and internships ... read more »
Advocacy groups will convene to educate community on Trump Administration’s proposed budget cuts
March 29, 2017
Daily pronouncements of new policies from the White House, these community-­‐based organizations feel the importance to come together to create a unique town hall ... read more »
Research Paper Reveals ‘Ignored Potential’ of Black Women in Engineering
March 29, 2017
NSBE, SWE and WEPAN Report Makes New Recommendations for STEM Diversity ... read more »
$5.5 Million to Go Toward LAX Traffic Reduction
March 29, 2017
Officials say the project will eliminate the need for rental car courtesy vehicles entering the central terminal area ... read more »
“For Peete’s Sake” is Back for Season Two on OWN: How Holly Robinson Peete Balances Family, Business and Philanthropy
March 29, 2017
Now in its 2nd season, Robinson Peete says she’s grateful to OWN for a platform that understands her family and what’s important to them ... read more »
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