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Cuban, Mavs Organization donate $1.25 million for Winter Storm Relief
March 4, 2021
Seeing the needs all around him, Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban donated $1 million to Winter Storm Recovery efforts locally. His efforts were quickly followed by donations from CEO Cynt Marshall, Head Coach Rick Carlisle, players Luka Doncic, Maxi Kleber, Dwight Powell and Tim Hardaway Jr., and members of The Mavs Foundation and the Mavs’ official jersey partner Chime. ... read more »
“What really drove COVID in South LA”
March 4, 2021
Even before COVID, our community had an epidemic of chronic disease. ... read more »
Councilmember Curren Price Encourages Community To Get Vaccinated
March 4, 2021
I'm writing to inform you of the steps my Office is taking to ensure equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. As you might know, Council District 9 is among the hardest hit communities with the most COVID-19 cases and coronavirus-related deaths. ... read more »
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New State Vaccine Push Focuses On K-12 Education Workers
March 4, 2021
Sprawling parking lots at California State University Los Angeles and Oakland-Alameda Coliseum in “Oaktown” are two locations in California where the state is set to conduct focused vaccine pushes for education workers. The effort is part of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s health equity plan as he prioritizes the reopening of schools.   ... read more »
Tips, tools and resources for Black business owners looking to make a strong recovery in 2021
March 4, 2021
While it may be challenging to predict what exactly our path to economic recovery will look like, Black small businesses will play a significant role. ... read more »
BROTHERHOOD CRUSADE PROVIDING HELP TO THOSE IN NEED IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH
March 4, 2021
The Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade has been providing much needed resources and assistance to the African American community and all people of need and support for over 50 years.   Their mission of self-help and determination has never been more apparent and needed than through their work over the past year in helping the community navigate through this COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
A MOTHER CREATES 26-LETTER FLASHCARD SERIES TO HELP HER SON FEEL PRIDE
March 4, 2021
The 26-letter flashcard series is a stand out with uplifting phrases and illustrations to go along with each letter of the alphabet. ... read more »
Black Doctors Launch New Healthcare App
March 4, 2021
According to Dr. Bill Releford, the app was developed by a coalition of Black medical professionals in response to the COVID-19 crisis, which has devastated African Americans and Latino communities.  With Black Doctor 247, any person in the United States can access a Black doctor. ... read more »
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Groundbreaking guide offers roadmap to transforming educational outcomes for African American students
February 25, 2021
Los Angeles County’s 80 K-12 districts serve one-third of California’s more than 324,000 Black students. ... read more »
How Mindfulness Saved My Life During COVID-19
February 25, 2021
Of all the symptoms he experienced, he says the worst one was the virus' effect on his mental health. ... read more »
Black History: Ruby Kimbrew
February 25, 2021
After 47 years, she has been recognized as the First African American woman bus driver for Gardena's Municipal Bus Lines ... read more »
California African American Museum Appoints Cameron Shaw as Executive Director
February 25, 2021
The California African American Museum (CAAM) announced that Cameron Shaw has been appointed executive director. She has served the Museum as deputy director and chief curator since September 2019.  ... read more »
Florence Davis Celebrates 100th Birthday
February 24, 2021
Mrs. Florence H. Davis marked 10 decades of living when she celebrated her 100th birthday on Feb. 11. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Mrs. Davis credits the Lord for blessing her throughout her life where she worked as a nurse and seamstress before retiring. ... read more »
California State Governor Gavin Newsom Visits Kendren Hospital
February 18, 2021
California State Governor Gavin Newsom visited the vaccine distribution center found at the Kendren Hospital in Los Angeles, CA. Observing their protocols, the governor highlighted its success and stated that there should be hundreds more replicated, but in the current vulnerability of the state, every county is facing a different saturation of challenges that Newsom is looking to face head on. ... read more »
SoCal: COVID-19 Testing Is Coming to a Black Church Near You
February 18, 2021
The Tabernacle Community Development Corporation (TCDC) in partnership with the Los Angeles County Health Services has launched a new program to expand access to free community-based COVID-19 testing in the Black community.  ... read more »
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