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It Was All Business at the 4th Annual VSEDC Mobile Retail and Food Truck Expo
August 19, 2016
More than 500 current business owners, start-up businesses and Wantreprenuers visited the 4th Annual Mobile Retail and Food Truck Expo at Los Angeles Trade Technical College on Saturday, August 13th, where 40 local companies and speakers were showcasing their products and services to help stimulate and support local business and job creation. The event was organized by Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation (VSEDC) in partnership with the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, LA Economic Workforce Development department, American Mobile Retail Association and truck Manufacturer Kareem Carts. ... read more »
This Week In Black History August 18,- August 24,
August 19, 2016
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West Alumni Makes It To Olympics
August 18, 2016
Alex Amankwah represented Ghana in the first round of the 800 meters ... read more »
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell launches STEAM program at L.A. High’s Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA)
August 18, 2016
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, founder of the Women’s Institute for Young Girls (WIYG), welcomes participants to the new Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA) at L.A. High School State Senator Holly J. ... read more »
Dear Parents: The Conversation Just as Important as the Birds & Bees
August 17, 2016
As children begin to edge into adulthood another important topic that is almost as dreaded for both parents and kids: personal finance ... read more »
Dolphins of Hollywood Square
August 17, 2016
On July 28, Councilman Curren Price dedicated the intersection of Central and Vernon avenues in recognition of John Dolphin and “Dolphins of Hollywood”—one of the first African-American owned record stores in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Become the next StarQuest Singing Sensation!
August 17, 2016
Quick & Easy steps to entering the competition ... read more »
Black Athletes, Many Medals at Rio Olympics
August 17, 2016
The 2016 Olympics has been nothing short of historic for Black Americans. Not only are there Black athletes in sports that are predominantly white, they are excelling and taking home medals in those competitions. Their international, record-breaking success comes at a time when Black bodies have little value in America. These athletes broke Olympic boundaries. ... read more »
Shot first, vindicated later: L.A. Sheriffs admit too little too late deputies killed an innocent
August 17, 2016
The family of a mentally disabled Black man unjustly accused of carjacking and fatally shot by L.A. County Sheriff Deputies in Compton held his funeral services in Inglewood on Aug. 16. ... read more »
Victim tells ‘Grim Sleeper’: ‘You are truly a piece of evil’
August 17, 2016
On the day Enietra Washington was shot and left for dead three decades ago, she looked her assailant in the eye and told him she would haunt him if she died. ... read more »
Cal State Dominguez Hills, L.A. Harbor College Partner with Port of Los Angeles for Global Logistics Program
August 17, 2016
California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), Los Angeles Harbor College (LAHC), and the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Aug. 10 at the port that provides the framework for creating refined global logistics curricula at both campuses, and lecture and internship opportunities that will help prepare students for new and emerging trends in port logistics. ... read more »
CSUF African American Studies Assistant Professor Wins Poetry Prize
August 17, 2016
Natalie Graham, assistant professor of African American studies at Cal State Fullerton, is the winner of the 2016 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for her manuscript “Begin with a Failed Body.” ... read more »
Black Lives Matter Movement Release Agenda
August 17, 2016
Over 50 Black rights organizations across the globe join forces to call for justice ... read more »
Family of Minnesota man shot by officer seeks federal probe
August 17, 2016
The family of a black man fatally shot by a suburban Minneapolis police officer is seeking a federal investigation into his July death, according to a letter provided to The Associated Press on Thursday. ... read more »
Mother: Milwaukee shooting victim was 23-year-old black man
August 17, 2016
The man whose shooting by Milwaukee police triggered hours of violent protests on the city's predominantly black north side was a 23-year-old black man and father to a toddler, his mother said Sunday. ... read more »
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