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Californians Need Mental Health Care Now More Than Ever. Now is Not the Time to Abandon Them.
November 8, 2019
As California deals with raging wildfires and unprecedented power shut-offs, residents are grappling with the roller coaster of emotions that often come with personal loss and an uncertain future. The reality is many residents who have been displaced will need mental health and other support services as they try to piece their lives back together.  ... read more »
First Of A Kind – Innovative, Amenity Rich Housing For Moderate Renters Coming To Crenshaw
November 7, 2019
4252 Crenshaw, which included the demolition of an existing one-story automobile repair center, is a four-story building featuring 111 residential units and 13 live/work units. The successful completion of 4252 Crenshaw can be, in large part, attributed to the several year long community engagement effort focused on incorporating feedback and ideas from local stakeholders. ... read more »
Black Teen Suicide Reaches Historic Highs
November 7, 2019
Researchers in the NYU study noted that suicide is the second-leading cause of death for teens from all demographics. ... read more »
‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson Turns 101
November 7, 2019
The renowned mathematician was instrumental in Alan Shepherd's 1961 journey to space. She also played a pivotal role in John Glenn becoming the first American to successfully orbit Earth one year after Shepherd’s flight. ... read more »
Flavor Bans Multiply, But Menthol Continues to Divide
November 7, 2019
As states and communities ban the sale of flavored tobacco products linked to vaping, anti-smoking activists are piggybacking on the momentum to target menthol cigarettes. But some African Americans say menthol cigarette bans will lead to discrimination. ... read more »
West Basin Kicks Off Annual Winter Rain Barrel Giveaways to District Residents
November 7, 2019
West Basin Municipal Water District is hosting a series of distribution events to give away free rain barrels to qualified District residents. The 55-gallon eco-friendly rain barrels help residents collect rainwater to use for landscaping and prevent runoff to storm drains. ... read more »
Private, Online Therapy Could Be Best Choice When Help is Needed
November 7, 2019
Shameka Mitchell Williams, who is the owner of The Chrysalis Center, LLC, is one of 300 licensed therapists in Louisiana who offers online video counseling according to the ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Announces Chris Schauble and Pat Prescott to Emcee the 51st Annual Pioneer of African American Achievement Award Dinner
November 7, 2019
Brotherhood Crusade is honored to recognize the distinguished 2019 Pioneer of African American Achievement Award Honoree, Congresswoman Karen Bass and welcome featured entertainment, the incomparable, multi-platinum recording group, En Vogue. ... read more »
Positive Results Corp. Annual Purple Purse Tea Party Honors Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas With Champion of Peace Award
November 7, 2019
The Positive Results Corporation Honored Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas with the Champion of Peace Award at its fourth annual awards dinner and fundraiser. The dinner was held at the Carson Community Center on Sunday, October 27. Raising money for the foundation, over three hundred guests enjoyed music, dancing, and a silent auction. The afternoon ended with a panel discussing surviving domestic violence. ... read more »
Gwen Ifill Immortalized with Postal Service Forever Stamp
November 7, 2019
Among the first African Americans to hold prominent positions in both broadcast and print journalism, Ifill was a trailblazer in the profession. ... read more »
Information About Fire Preparedness
November 1, 2019
It’s important that you wear a breathing mask if you smell smoke. Don’t wait until you see ash floating in the air. Check the air quality at https://airnow.gov/.  ... read more »
Council President Asks Cannabis Head to Suspend Special Retail Applications
November 1, 2019
Amid questions about the fairness of the process and potential problems with the online application system, City Council President Herb Wesson announced today he has asked the Department of Cannabis Regulation to suspend processing of requests for specialized marijuana retail licenses. ... read more »
Falling Back in Time: Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend
November 1, 2019
Many people are looking forward to an extra hour of sleep this weekend when Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends. This is especially important when considering several studies show up to one-third of Americans are sleep-deprived. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month
November 1, 2019
“I’m proud to join my colleagues, health professionals, and millions of concerned Americans in recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is a disease that knows no boundaries and does not discriminate. It can strike anyone, regardless of age, ethnicity, or economic background. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 245,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, and more than 40,000 women die from the disease. I am proud to express my strong support for those engaged in the ongoing fight against breast cancer, which remains the most common cancer among women in our country. ... read more »
Deadly and Dangerous — Healthcare in America
October 31, 2019
But, not when it’s the only medicine, responds the America that far too many have known and continue to know. Not when the United States alone is one of the world’s top 33 most developed countries that does not have a form of universal health care that covers all of its population. ... read more »
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