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Renae Williams Niles Named Chief Content and Engagement Officer Of Los Angeles Philharmonic Association
May 6, 2021
She will provide strategic guidance and articulation of the LA Phil’s organizational goals and policy ... read more »
CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) Launches it’s Time Los Angeles, a Vaccine Awareness Campaign to Aid its Vaccine Distribution Efforts
May 6, 2021
Disproportionate distribution and barriers to access among marginalized communities propelled CORE to rally community experts to form alliance and execute the equity-focused campaign ... read more »
Nationwide “Rise Above COVID” Movement Seeks to Represent the Country’s Diversity in COVID-19 Clinical Trial
May 6, 2021
Inclusion of Black volunteers is crucial to research COVID-19 treatments ... read more »
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Celebrating 45 Years of Black Excellence
April 29, 2021
Due to COVID-19, this year’s event will be held virtually with the promise of still being excitingly exquisite. ... read more »
BHERC and Paramount Pictures Team Up to Present Top Executives in Launch of “Careers in Hollywood Series”
April 29, 2021
In an effort to create diversity and inclusion at all levels of varied positions within the entertainment industry, BHERC launches a new series of seminars aimed to reveal the scope of opportunities and requirements to have a successful career in entertainment. ... read more »
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC Director — Interview with the Black Press of America
April 29, 2021
Dr. Walensky highlighted several new efforts the CDC is leading to accelerating the work in addressing racism as a fundamental driver of racial and ethnic health inequities in the United States. ... read more »
Wellness Group Celebrates 20 Years of Empowering Women
April 22, 2021
The Wellness Group presents their 20th Annual Healthy Lifestyle Forum, “Embrace the Woman You Are,” on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., via Zoom. The event will offer dynamic and powerful presentations, educational materials, product samples, gifts and prizes. ... read more »
Post & Beam – A Taste of Black Excellence 
April 15, 2021
The robust flavors found in their soul food match the warmth given by their staff, Post & Beam has created an ambiance that is authentic to the collective community. ... read more »
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Vaccines Are Available to 16 and Up, Men of Color with COVID-19 Have Higher Mortality Rate
April 15, 2021
Vaccines are now available to ages 16 and up and Public Health reveals Black and Latino men have higher death rates due to COVID-19 ... read more »
Helping Children Triumph Over Trauma
April 15, 2021
The organization’s mission is to help children by reducing the stigmas, shame and trauma that frequently results from having an incarcerated parent. They offer a range of programs to assist inmates and their families.  ... read more »
Councilmember Curren Price Cuts Ribbon on Angels Walk Central Avenue
April 15, 2021
New walking path highlights South LA community as the cultural, social and commercial center of Black life in Los Angeles ... read more »
Jill Biden Announces Next Steps for Military Family Program
April 8, 2021
The first lady on Wednesday announced the next chapter for a decade-old military family support program she and then-first lady Michelle Obama led during the Obama administration. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Appoints Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. as California State Commissioner
April 8, 2021
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., executive publisher and chairman of the Los Angeles Sentinel, has been appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to the California Parks and Recreation Commission. Along with being the executive publisher and chairman of Bakewell Media, which owns the Los Angeles Sentinel and the Los Angeles Watts Times, Bakewell is the founder/creator of the Taste of Soul Family Festival, held annually on historic Crenshaw Boulevard in the heart of the Los Angeles African American community. ... read more »
Orange Tier Guidelines Open L.A. County Even More, State on Track to Fully Open in June
April 8, 2021
L.A. County is enjoying more freedom but health officials are steadfast in warning the public to observe health measures. ... read more »
Children’s Defense Fund: State of America’s Children Reveals that 71 Percent of Children of Color Live in Poverty
April 8, 2021
“While we reported on the 73 million children in the U.S. in 2019, which is 22 percent of the nation’s population, we also note that 2020 was the first year in American history that a majority of children are projected to be children of color,” said the Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson, the president and CEO of the Children’s Defense Fund. ... read more »
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