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A Matter of Life and Death: Group to Pull Plug on Life-Saving Aid It Gives to Nearly 4,000 California Dialysis Patients
November 21, 2019
People on dialysis usually qualify for Medicare, the federal health insurance program for people 65 and older, and those with kidney failure and certain disabilities. ... read more »
The Los Angeles NAACP Youth Council Honored Twenty-Three Veterans.
November 21, 2019
Each year, the Youth Council honors African American Men and Women who rendered service to help to same this country's freedom. ... read more »
Counting Children Matters Most: FAQ on Census 2020
November 21, 2019
Within the African American community, the conversation about the upcoming 2020 census ranges from “why bother” to “we’re all in.” ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies unexpectedly at 60
November 14, 2019
Tyson was the first African American to head Kaiser Permanente as CEO when he took that position in 2013 after filling a number of roles over three decades at the company. ... read more »
Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee on the Passing of Bernard Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente
November 14, 2019
"He truly ‘walked the talk’ in his concern for making health care not just a right, but something that is affordable and centered on the great diversity of patients." ... read more »
Waters: Veterans Deserve the Best, I’ll Never Stop Fighting on their Behalf
November 14, 2019
Waters is one of the strongest advocates for veterans and military families in the U.S. Congress. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade & MedMen Partner to Educate and Prepare Young Adults for Cannabis Industry
November 14, 2019
The day-long experience was designed to prepare individuals for employment through workforce development and a job fair program. ... read more »
Kappa Alpha Psi-Los Angeles Host 83rd Annual Black and White Ball
November 14, 2019
The 83rd annual Kappa Alpha Psi will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Renaissance Airport Hotel.  For many, the Kappa Black and White Ball is the kick-off to the Los Angeles African American Social Season. ... 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 »
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 »
L.A. Branches Out To Co-Living with the Treehouse
October 31, 2019
The co-living lifestyle at the Treehouse shares the belief in the power of connection ... read more »
Flight Path Museum at LAX Celebrates Global Aviation
October 31, 2019
All proceeds from the gala benefit the museum’s mission of preserving aviation, aerospace heritage and supporting educational programs to encourage youth to pursue careers in the industry. ... read more »
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