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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 »
Will America ever create an opportunity economy for all?
February 3, 2016
As communities of color continue to suffer from financial stress, a new research report provides insights as to how the racial wealth divide is in large part created by policy trends that favor the well-to-do at the expense of the majority of the nation. ... read more »
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Wal-Mart Permanently Closed
January 21, 2016
Wal-Mart in Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza had its last service day on Sunday, Jan. 17. The super chain store announced to its workers the morning of Jan. ... read more »
‘Black on Black Economics’: Black Male Entrepreneurs Make Strategic Deposit in Black-owned Bank
December 23, 2015
In a strategic effort to continue the movement of “Black-on-Black economics” – circulating dollars in the Black community to every extent possible – a group of Black male entrepreneurs led by the U.S. ... read more »
Walmart Neighborhood Market, Just What the Doctor Ordered
December 2, 2015
Walmart is the most successful brick-and-mortar retailer in America; with, arguably, the worst reputation. When news breaks that Walmart’s coming, local businesses immediately organize the underground resistance; ... read more »
DWP Officials: Continue to Conserve Water, Even in Winter Months
November 5, 2015
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers cut their water use by 21.8 percent in September, compared to the same month two years ago, exceeding the conservation mandate set for the agency by the state, ... read more »


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