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“A Family Affair” – Taste of Soul Brings Community Together for 11th Year
October 20, 2016
Taste of Soul continues to be the #1 family festival around ... read more »
Supplier Success Vice President Glenda Gill Presented with ‘Keep Hope Alive Award’ at Rainbow PUSH/CEF Global Automotive Summit
October 5, 2016
The award recognizes Ms. Gill for her career-long work of advocating for social and economic change, ... read more »
Black Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.1 percent in August
September 7, 2016
Even though the Black jobless rate has decreased more than a percentage point since last year (9.4 percent in August 2015), it is still nearly double the White unemployment rate (4.4 percent) ... read more »
L.A. Football Club breaks ground on Banc of California Stadium
August 24, 2016
Banc of California Stadium will host a variety of community and cultural events, but has been designed with the soccer fan in mind ... read more »
Hall Legislation to Create Nation’s Strongest Wage Equality Law Approved by State Assembly
August 24, 2016
Data released by the National Women’s Law Center found African American women make only 83 cents for every dollar of Caucasian women ... read more »
Black Street Vendors Sell Pro-Trump Apparel
July 28, 2016
“I’m not exactly a Trump supporter, but Trump supports free enterprise.” ... read more »
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Installs 2016-2018 Far Western Regional Director
July 27, 2016
Carol R. Dixon will spearhead the Far Western Region’s efforts to drive forward the sorority’s international platform, launching New Dimensions of ServiceSM – improving the lives of those within the communities they serve. ... read more »
AABLI Welcomes Corporate Directors Exec Larry Taylor To Its Board Of Directors
July 27, 2016
Larry Taylor, Ph.D., has been elected to the board of directors of The African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI), a nonprofit organization that connects forward-looking organizations with excellent board candidates. ... read more »
City of Compton Announces New Business Friendly Online Portal
July 14, 2016
The City of Compton announced the launch of its citizenserve online portal that allows residents and business owners to submit a variety of applications online. ... read more »
Chartering a new path to Cuba
June 30, 2016
With all of its richness - art, culture, education, and healthcare - Cuba needs help with its infrastructure ... read more »
Unemployment Rates Down in L.A. County
June 23, 2016
The 4.9 percent rate was well below the 7 percent rate from May 2015 ... read more »
Black Men Returned to the Job Market in April  
May 19, 2016
The Black unemployment rate ticked down from 8.9 percent in March to 8.8 percent in April and Black men showed gains in the labor market, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. ... read more »
Hamilton stays on $10 bill; Tubman goes on $20
April 28, 2016
The leader of the Underground Railroad will replace the portrait of Andrew Jackson, the nation's seventh president and a slave owner, who will be pushed to the back of the bill ... read more »
State’s Minimum Wage Increased to $15
April 6, 2016
Hike Will Benefit Only Five Percent of Black Workers ... read more »
City Needs PSAs for Minimum Wage Enforcement
February 5, 2016
With the Minimum Wage in the City of Los Angeles increasing to $10.50 effective July 1, for companies that have 26 or more employees, the Bureau of Contract Administration is seeking proposals from experienced community and business organizations to provide public awareness and education about the new law. ... read more »

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