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Consumer Protection Payday Rule at Risk, Just Like Student Loan Protections
January 19, 2018
An important consumer protection rule that was to take effect January 16 is now being “reconsidered” by the same agency that was to enforce it – ... read more »
GERALD FREENY ELECTED FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT IN HISTORY OF TOURNAMENT OF ROSES
January 19, 2018
The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Board of Directors has confirmed Gerald Freeny as President for the 2018-2019 Tournament of Roses year. Freeny is the first African-American to serve in the position as President. He will provide leadership for the 130th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. ... read more »
Bianca Vobecky Honored at the Rose Day Parade for her Multi-Million-Dollar Construction Company 
January 11, 2018
Vobecky has been recognized by the Small Business Administration and the Minority Business Development Agency, and was honored by Wells Fargo in the 2018 Rose Day Parade.  ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Hails Opening of New Inglewood Senior Center
January 11, 2018
Congresswoman Maxine Waters issues statement on grand opening of the Inglewood Senior Center ... read more »
Black Students Hit Hard by For-Profit College Debt New Center for Responsible Lending Report Says For-Profit Education “a Risky Proposition”
January 11, 2018
Similarly, Elena, a 35-year-old Latina enrolled in a for-profit institution after seeing television commercials for the local branch of Everest College targeted at those without a GED, like herself. ... read more »
Superintendent King to Retire in June, Being Treated for Cancer 
January 11, 2018
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Michelle King, who has been on medical leave since September, revealed last week she is being treated for cancer, and said she will retire by June 30 without returning to her job.  ... read more »
Tony Cornelius Among Four New Members Appointed to Suicide Prevention Board 
January 11, 2018
Tony Cornelius, son of legendary television personality and creator of the hit dance show Soul Train, Don Cornelius, was recently appointed to the National Board of Directors of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, beginning a three-year-term in the position this month. Cornelius said he is excited about his new appointment. And, that excitement he said, is tempered by a focus filled with passion for the subject.   ... read more »
Kay Coles James Becomes First Black Woman to Lead the Conservative Heritage Foundation
January 11, 2018
Kay Coles James, the newest president of the conservative Heritage Foundation and the first African American woman to lead the organization, said that she plans to set an example for engaging with people of different political stripes to have a positive impact in the Black community and America. ... read more »
Richelieu Dennis Purchases Essence Communications
January 10, 2018
Essence Magazine, Once Again, Black-Owned after Purchase by Sundial Brands Founder Richelieu Dennis ... read more »
Gresham Hired as Only African American Chief of Staff in Democratic Senate 
January 4, 2018
Alabama Sen.-elect Doug Jones recently handed the top spot in his congressional office to an African-American man.  ... read more »
Finding the Equity and Justice in the California Marijuana Business 
January 4, 2018
Marijuana, a drug that has incarcerated hundreds of thousands of men of color is now legal for profit.    ... read more »
Will, Trust … What’s the Difference?
January 3, 2018
If you have minor children, you can nominate a person to serve as their legal guardian.  ... read more »
Building Upon the Dream:  A Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Forum   
December 28, 2017
The South Coast Air Quality Management District will host its “Building Upon the Dream: Day of Service Forum” in the Tuskegee Room of The Proud Bird Event Center near Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday, Jan. 13.  ... read more »
Community Says Farewell to LAPD Lieutenant II Natalie Doster Gipson
December 28, 2017
She had helped hundreds of employees promote, sworn and non-sworn, inside LAPD and employees with outside agencies. ... read more »
Black Men in Business 2017
December 28, 2017
This year saw Black men making moves across the board from technology to the vodka industry. ... read more »
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