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Los Angeles Board of Supervisors confirm Allocation of 1.2 Billion Dollars Received from Federal Government Through the CARES Act
August 10, 2020
Chairwoman Kathryn Barger confirmed the allocation of 1.2 billion dollars that Los Angeles County received from federal government through the CARES Act. She ensured these funds will provide the county with significant resources for residents and business owners. It will equip and encourage small businesses and organizations with knowledge and tools to remain open. ... read more »
NAACP Sues U.S. Education Secretary Over COVID-19 School Money
August 10, 2020
The NAACP formally filed a lawsuit in federal court in Washington, D.C., accusing DeVos of illegally changing the rules for allocating $13.2 billion in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) money to benefit wealthy private k-12 schools. ... read more »
Coronavirus Antibody Testing Event Begins at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
August 10, 2020
Dozens of people flocked to ...  Plaza today to take advantage of free coronavirus antibody tests that will be offered for six days over the next two weeks. ... read more »
IN MEMORIAM: NNPA Salutes the Memory and Legacy of Publisher Imogene McDaniel Harris
August 10, 2020
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) expresses sincere condolences to the family of Mrs. Imogene McDaniel Harris (R.I.P.), the distinguished publisher of the Gary INFO Newspaper (founded in 1963) who passed on July 22, 2020. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Announces CARES Act Grants for Metro, Torrance Transit and Gardena GTrans
August 10, 2020
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee (FSC), announced that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) provided grants to each of the three transit agencies that serve her congressional district.  The grants were funded by the CARES Act, a $2 trillion economic security package that included several provisions drafted by Congresswoman Waters in her capacity as the Chair of FSC. ... read more »
Biden risks alienating young Black voters after race remarks
August 10, 2020
Joe Biden’s controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump but are not inspired by his Democratic rival. ... read more »
California eyes 11 police reforms after George Floyd’s death
August 10, 2020
California lawmakers are pushing to enact nearly a dozen policing reform laws driven by nationwide outrage and protests after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis in May. Lawmakers have until Aug. 31 to approve and send legislation to Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. ... read more »
Census Bureau drop-outs complicate door-knocking efforts
August 10, 2020
With widespread home visits for the 2020 census set to begin next week, the Census Bureau is losing workers like Garick to pandemic fears. The attrition could complicate the bureau’s plans to ramp up efforts to reach the hardest to count communities, including minorities and immigrants, on a shortened schedule. ... read more »
Betts, Pollock power Dodgers to 6-2 win over Giants
August 10, 2020
Hot-hitting Mookie Betts and AJ Pollock made the most of the 82 degrees and sunny LA skies on Sunday afternoon both sending three-run homers over the outfield wall into the pavilion bleachers to topple the Giants 6-2.  ... read more »
L.A. Sparks Bring the Thunder Against Minnesota Lynx
August 10, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks earned their fourth win in the Wubble after defeating their long-time rivals the Minnesota Lynx 97-81. This is the first time the two teams met since forward Seimone Augustus was traded to the Sparks after her 14-season stint with the Lynx. She continued to be a reliable contributor coming off the bench with 13 points. ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Believe They Are Not In Full Stride Despite Strong Start
August 10, 2020
When asked by reporters, what are areas does he see the Dodgers need to make strides, Turner said, "Everywhere. I mean, I think we have a deep lineup where three or four guys can produce in a game. I don't think you've seen all nine hitters locked in clicking on all cylinders yet. You got to remember we had a three-month shutdown to a three-month ramp-up. Guys are still working through stuff, myself included. Just trying to grind away put together good A-B's. (At Bats)" ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Monday 10, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
August 10, 2020
August 10: Singer, songwriter, producer and actor, Isaac Hayes passed away in Memphis, TN, 2008 ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Mookie Betts Keeps Himself Motivated by Being a Student of The Game
August 9, 2020
The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Friday. As a team the Dodgers hit four home runs. ... read more »
Clippers Flaunt Their Depth in 122-117 Victory Over Trailblazers
August 9, 2020
With seconds left in the game, guard Rodney McGruder takes a pass from guard Terrance Mann and rapidly launched the ball from behind the arc. This basket sealed the fate of the Portland Trailblazers as they fell 117-122 to the Los Angeles Clippers. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday August 9, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
August 9, 2020
August 9: Jesse Owens won his 4th gold medal at the Berlin Olympics, making him the first man to do so, 1936 ... read more »
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