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Leadership, Family, and Lessons Learned: Four Generations of Women Navigate the Pandemic Together
March 18, 2021
Navigating a pandemic with a four-generation family bubble has its ups and downs. Kimberley Goode, senior vice president of External Affairs at Blue Shield of California, has experienced it first-hand while sheltering at home with her mother, her grandmother and her college-age daughter, along with her husband. ... read more »
Two African Americans on Team Advising Gov. Newsom on “Inclusive” Reopening
March 18, 2021
Last week, Gov. Newsom appointed former Stockton Mayor Michael D. Tubbs, who is African American, as his Special Advisor for Mobility and Opportunity. In this role, Tubbs becomes one of two African Americans on the governor’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) -- a group Newsom has charged to help California recover from the economic downturn the coronavirus pandemic has caused. ... read more »
Jamie Foxx Lends Voice To PSA To Increase Awareness Of Colorectal Cancer
March 18, 2021
Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx has joined Stand Up To Cancer for a public service campaign launched today to raise awareness about colorectal cancer screenings, early detection and prevention, with a focus on reaching underrepresented communities. ... read more »
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The State Slowly Opens Venues as COVID-19 Infection Rates Drop, Vaccinated Individuals Can Gather with Families
March 11, 2021
The State is giving the green light for venues to open again and vaccinated residents can go mask-less around family. ... read more »
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Decrease as Vaccinations Increase
March 11, 2021
California Black Media (CBM) expeditiously hosted a virtual panel with state officials and medical professionals to inform the Los Angeles community of California’s latest protocols in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. ... read more »
Gov. Newsom Calls Out “Naysayers and Doomsdayers” in State of the State Address
March 11, 2021
California is determined to stay on a path to a brighter future and, “won’t change course just because of a few naysayers and doomsdayers,” said Gov. Gavin Newsom in his third State of the State Address as he reflected on California’s year-long battle against the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic instability it has caused. ... read more »
Upcoming Daylight-Saving Time Change Poses Challenges
March 11, 2021
Sleep expert offers simple advice on how to cope with initial loss of sleep ... read more »
As California Reopens, Black Doctors Answer Nagging COVID Questions
March 11, 2021
Can COVID vaccines affect fertility? Were Black people used in the COVID vaccine research studies? Do you still need to get vaccinated if you’ve already had COVID-19? What is emergency use authorization? ... read more »
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Racial Discrimination in Alzheimer’s Care
March 11, 2021
A recent report by the Alzheimer’s Association found that two-thirds of Black Americans surveyed believe it is difficult to get excellent care for Alzheimer’s or other dementias. ... read more »
Softest Every Body Oil — A Promise You Body Deserves — Shaun Leon Bath & Beauty
March 11, 2021
This level of care is done to ensure effectiveness which embodies Shaun Leon Bath & Beauty’s belief that ingredients derived from nature are agents of wellness and self-care. ... read more »
Letting Our Voices Be Heard: COVID-19 Vaccine hesitancy in the Black community
March 11, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many multiethnic communities in Los Angeles County. This includes adverse physical, social, and mental health outcomes and a large economic burden. ... read more »
L.A. Music Performer Reflects on California’s Plan to Re-open; Local Theme Parks and Stadiums Looking to Open April 1st 
March 10, 2021
California has been making consistent strides towards lowering COVID-19 related deaths and reducing person-to-person transmission. This is creating an opportunity for less restrictive guidelines to be applied to the golden state.  Leilia is an L.A. native, born to perform and share her musical talents. She reflected on the opportunity of performing again as Los Angeles prepares to reopen. ... 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 »
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 »
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