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CASA DE ROSAS in SOUTH LOS ANGELES – COMING SOON
November 26, 2020
Strategically placed in the Ninth Council District in the City of Los Angeles is an historic campus of buildings, known since 1895 as Casa De Rosas.  At a time when Councilman Curren Price, the proud public servant of the New Ninth is working tirelessly to increase the availability of affordable housing we can all be very excited that Casa De Rosas’ transformation to a home for 36 single parent Veteran families with a child.  ... read more »
Kamala Harris—A Vice President, An American Symbol
November 26, 2020
Harris has set a record of firsts in her career with integrity, grace and passion. ... read more »
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trials Open for Enrollment in Los Angeles: Understanding the Importance of Diversity
November 19, 2020
We may end up with more than one COVID-19 vaccine, just like we have many medications for diabetes or cancer. ... read more »
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Black-owned Greeting Card Brand, Culture Greetings, Now Offers In-Store Pickup at Walgreens
November 19, 2020
“The launching of this new partnership and integration reflects a significant first for the Walgreens API team,” said Andrew Schweinfurth, Manager, Walgreens Developer Relations. “As we welcome Culture Greetings and founder Dr. Dionne Mahaffey, we acknowledge that she is the first African American female founder to join the platform.” ... read more »
Dulan’s Soul Food Recognized as Best Small Business by U.S. Chamber of Commerce
November 19, 2020
Dulan’s Soul Food kitchen runs like a well-oiled machine. From sunrise to sunset, there is an ongoing preparation assembly line generated for the daily demand for the award-winning comfort food this legendary, Black-owned family restaurant has built its reputation on for decades.  ... read more »
$1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program 2021 Application Period Begins
November 12, 2020
High school seniors whose dreams are to power the future and make a difference through the study of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. ... read more »
LADWP Provides 100,000 Grants of $500 to Support Families Severely Impacted By COVID-19
November 12, 2020
The COVID-19 outbreak has changed the reality of life. However, the true pandemic is seeing the widening gap in the quality of life, throughout underserved communities. Many Angeleno households and communities across the globe have been left vulnerable during the largest health crisis the world has seen in present day. ... read more »
Historical Barriers and Structural Inequalities Still Account for Black-White Homeownership Gap
November 12, 2020
NAREB 2020 State of Housing in Black America (SHIBA) report shows how uneven mortgage lending practices, cumulative disadvantages and COVID-19 continue to obstruct growth of Black homeownership ... read more »
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Mayor Aja Brown Launches “Compton Pledge” Guaranteed Income Initiative Residents to Receive Recurring, Direct Cash Payments
November 5, 2020
Compton Mayor Aja Brown announced The Compton Pledge, a landmark guaranteed income initiative that will distribute recurring, direct cash relief to approximately 800 low-income residents for two years, starting in late 2020. Among city-led guaranteed income initiatives in the United States, the Compton Pledge will be the largest pilot, and is intentionally designed to challenge the racial and economic injustice plaguing both welfare programs and economic systems. It plans to reach irregularly or informally employed residents, immigrants of varied legal status, and the formerly incarcerated. ... read more »
RISE With the Rams Brings Together Youth, Pro Athletes, and Police
November 5, 2020
Through the RISE with the Rams program, the Los Angeles Rams has been building bonds between high school students and law enforcement. Last month, the Rams partnered with the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE) to host their second session of the season. ... read more »
A Blueprint California’s Black Students Need: Educators Conference to Focus on Equity
November 5, 2020
The California Association of Black School Educators (CABSE) will hold its fourth annual conference in a virtual setting this year.  ... read more »
Edison International Donation Brings Laptops, Internet Access to Inglewood Schools Navigating COVID-19 Impacts
November 5, 2020
The California BDD Fund seeks to address the digital divide ... read more »
Breast Cancer Awareness Still Up Front in Compton Despite COVID
October 29, 2020
The VIRTUAL walk began with a swag parade, in which almost 500 people lined up in cars ... read more »
Jasmine Wilson Wins Gold at the AAU Junior Olympics
October 29, 2020
Jasmine Wilson, an eight-year-old sprinter and former Student Athlete of the Week, is pacing the 8U circuit in the AAU. Over the summer, she won three gold medals in the AAU West Coast Junior Olympics and two gold medals in the AAU Junior Olympics in Florida. ... read more »
The Future of Education is at stake in the 2020 Election
October 29, 2020
Karen Gross, a former college president who once served as a senior policy advisor to the U.S. Department of Education, told BlackPressUSA that the election's impact on education would be profound across the early childhood – adult education pipeline. ... read more »
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