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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 »
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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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African Americans Urged to Enroll in Health Plans
February 18, 2021
Due to COVID-19, Covered California’s special enrollment on now through May 15 for anyone without health coverage ... read more »
New Plan Moves People with Disabilities to Front of COVID Vaccine Line
February 18, 2021
Health officials announced that people suffering from COVID-19 co-morbidities or who are at higher risk of dying from the disease because of other medical conditions will be eligible for vaccination in March. ... read more »
Healthy, Wealthy & Wise Conference Goes Virtual – Real Talk Helps Girls Navigate the Pandemic
February 11, 2021
This year, with the fallout of the pandemic, there was also a focus on navigating COVID-19 in 2021 and pursuing healthy relationships. ... read more »
HBCU Buzz Continues to Amplify Black Voices across Campuses
February 11, 2021
Since 2011, HBCU Buzz has been a news hub for prospective students, current students, and alumni who attended historically Black colleges and universities. In honor of Black History Month and the publication’s tenth anniversary, we caught up with the creator of HBCU Buzz, Luke Lawal, to discuss their plan to amplify Black voices in the New Year.   ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente Commits $1 Million to Promote Racial Equity in Southern California
February 4, 2021
Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated, nonprofit health system, today announced it has awarded $8.15 million to support 40 nonprofit and community-based organizations across the nation. This includes $1 million for 10 organizations in Southern California and is part of a $25 million commitment Kaiser Permanente announced in June to promote health equity and break the cycle of racism-driven stresses that lead to poor health outcomes for its communities. Kaiser Permanente serves 4.7 million members in Southern California. ... read more »
Medical Legal Community Partnership- Los Angeles Improves Well-Being of Vulnerable Patients During the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond
February 4, 2021
The program is especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic, as many people are dealing with job losses, inability to pay rent or cut-off benefits. ... read more »
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