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Curating Connections and Communities through ‘Kolor Society’, A Social Club for the African Diaspora 
March 14, 2019
After organizing TEDxCrenshaw in 2015, local residents began asking Zaneta J. Smith where they could find events similar to this in the South Los Angeles area. ... read more »
Through LAAAWPAC, Palmer Helps Women Win Elected Offices 
March 14, 2019
The track record of the Los Angeles African American Women Political Action Committee (LAAAWPAC) is pretty good, especially in light of the many Black women who attained elected office through the group’s fundraising efforts.  ... read more »
Women’s History Month: Black Women in Tech
March 14, 2019
During Women’s History Month, we look at a few Black women who are influencing and using technology for the betterment of the Black community. ... read more »
COR Launches Murray Institute for Empowering Excellence Program
March 13, 2019
The Murray Institute for Empowering Excellence Program (MIEE) is underway at Christ Our Redeemer Community Development Corporation (CORCDC), 45 Tesla in Irvine. According to the Rev. ... read more »
Karen Bass Responds To Trump FY2020 Budget Proposal
March 13, 2019
WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement after the White House released its FY2020 budget. ... read more »
McDonald’s Launches Push for Gender Balance and Diversity
March 8, 2019
McDonald’s “Better Together: Gender Balance & Diversity” strategy aims to improve women’s representation & gender equality in career advancement: Company signs the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles to mark its commitment. ... read more »
WATCH: Hyundai Motor America Black History Month Employee Event With Doug E. Fresh
March 7, 2019
Hyundai Motor America Black History Month Employee Event With Doug E. Fresh,Wendy Raquel Robinson,Danny Bakewell Sr. an many more celebrate African Americans and their contributions. ... read more / watch video »
Local Organization ‘Change the Tune’ Reimagines South L.A.  
March 7, 2019
Charli Kemp has always been infatuated with music and cooking and how these activities bring people together. During the summer of 2017, Kemp’s two passions would intertwine creating her ideal non-profit Change the Tune.  ... read more »
GLAAACC Names Patricia Williams Franchise Owner Of The Year
March 7, 2019
Williams and her daughters own and operate over a dozen McDonald restaurants. ... read more »
In Historic Moment NAACP Rings Closing Bell on Wall Street to Highlight Launch of New Minority Impact ETF
March 7, 2019
February 26, 2019 – Today the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) joined Impact Shares in ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), to highlight the launch of the NAACP Minority Empowerment ETF (NYSE Arca: NACP). ... read more »
HBCU L.A. Increases Diversity in Hollywood
March 7, 2019
The programs helps increase attendance at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and prepares youth for the entertainment industry. ... read more »
Newsrooms Still Lack Women and Individuals of Color
March 7, 2019
“The media is in a state of great disruption, but despite all of the change, one thing remains the same: the role of women is significantly smaller than that of men in every part of news, entertainment and digital media,” Julie Burton, president of the Women’s Media Center (WMC), said in a news release. ... read more »
One Interview May Jumpstart a New Beginning!   
March 7, 2019
On Saturday, March 2nd 2019, The Southeast YouthSource Center- Los Angeles Youth Opportunity Movement Watts (LAYOM- Watts) in partnership with Focused on Youth a Southern California based non-profit began construction on a functional clothes closet to provide business professional clothes for the LAYOM Watts participants. ... read more »
BBA Hosts Annual Black History Awards Dinner 
March 7, 2019
On Thursday, February 22, at the California African American Museum (CAAM), the Black Business Association (BBA) honored five community champions of human rights, social justice, and economic empowerment. ... read more »
SheroCon Is Coming!
The pop-up con will highlight amazing women in the world of comics and entertainment. ... read more / view event »
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