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South Africa Seeks Legal Change to Allow Taking of White-Owned Land
March 23, 2017
Not unexpectedly, Zuma’s comments caused outrage among groups representing Afrikaans-speaking farmers. ... read more »
Horton’s Student Business Development Symposium Attracts over 500
March 22, 2017
Los Angeles - 3rd District Board of Equalization Member Jerome E. Horton hosted the first of its kind Student Business Development Symposium, on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), where over 500 local high school students from Los Angeles, Compton, Centinela Valley and Green Dot school districts received presentations from industry leaders and employment representatives.  The symposium, co-hosted by CSUDH and California Educational Solutions, encouraged the students to successfully complete their academic studies and consider becoming a future entrepreneur. ... read more »
USDA Director: Agriculture Census Important for Black Farmers
March 22, 2017
African-American and other minority farmers are of interest to Whetstone, an African-American who oversees a diverse department of about 45 individuals ... read more »
Brickson Diamond Talks Blazing A Trail For Black Creatives At Film Festivals
March 22, 2017
The Co-Founder of The Blackhouse Foundation shares how his background in finance & philanthropy helped to create preeminent programming for African American filmmakers to gain access into some of the most coveted industry festivals from Sundance to Toronto, Tribeca, LAFF, AFI and more. ... read more »
Mass Deportation Would Cost U.S. Economy Billions, Experts Say
March 22, 2017
The U.S. economy would lose billions in the construction, manufacturing, and leisure and hospitality industries, if unauthorized immigrants were forced to leave the country ... read more »
Jacqueline Waggoner Confirmed for LAHSA Commission
March 15, 2017
Jacqueline Waggoner has been confirmed unanimously by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to serve on the 10-member Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) Commission, the agency’s governing board. She fills the term of Mike Neely, who resigned earlier this month. ... read more »
Raphael Bostic tapped to head Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank
March 15, 2017
During the Obama administration, Bostic served from 2009 to 2012 as an assistant secretary for policy at the Department of Housing and Urban Development ... read more »
Homeless Activist Pete White goes 1-on-1 with the Sentinel
March 15, 2017
Homeless Activist Pete White goes 1-on-1 with the Sentinel ... read more »
South Sudan Hikes Visa Fees to $10,000, Sparking Outrage
March 14, 2017
South Sudan Hikes Visa Fees to $10,000, Sparking Outrage ... read more »
Voting Is Underway for the Home Depot 2017 Retool Your School Program
March 10, 2017
Black Hollywood’s brightest stars rally together to show their support of the popular grant program supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities. ... read more »
Wells Fargo Commits $60 Billion to Increase Black Homeownership
March 9, 2017
Wells Fargo Commits $60 Billion to Increase Black Homeownership ... read more »
Tavis Smiley celebrates the grand opening of Everytable’s newest location, bringing healthy, grab-and-go meals to the Baldwin Hills community 
March 8, 2017
Smiley supports Everytable Co-founders Sam Polk and David Foster, creating an alliance to combat local food insecurity and improve nutrition education ... read more »
In The Face of Adversity, African Migrants Can be Job Creators
March 7, 2017
The ability of such key players in local terror groups to meet freely is notable. ... read more »
Nation’s largest student loan servicer charged borrowers too much, says CFPB
March 2, 2017
A CFPB investigation of Navient, the nation’s largest student loan servicer of both private and federal student loans, found that borrowers were not accessing a federal student loan repayment option ... read more »
Wells Fargo Commits to Increase African American Homeownership
March 2, 2017
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by the year 2024, 75 percent of the expected 14 million new households (renters and owners) in the U.S. will be diverse ... read more »

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