Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Nike Unveils Black History Month 2019 Collection
January 23, 2019
...  is celebrating African American culture to start of 2019. The sportswear giant will be releasing a drop that will help consumers embrace their heritage. As part of a yearly initiative  ...   ... read more »
Cricket Wireless Celebrates African American History Month with Launch of Small Business Capital Grant Contest in 15 Cities
January 23, 2019
In celebration of African American History Month, Cricket Wireless announces the launch of its Cricket Cares Capital Grant contest to give entrepreneurs the opportunity to win one of three cash prizes to invest and grow their small business. ... read more »
House Oversight Committee Chair Elijah Cummings Launches Investigation of Security Clearance Problems at White House and Responds to Michael Cohen Request to Postpone Upcoming Testimony
January 23, 2019
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, announced a wide-ranging investigation into grave breaches with the security clearance process at the White House and the Transition Team.  ... read more »
Kamala Harris Raises $1.5 Million within 24 Hours of her Announcement to Run for President
January 23, 2019
In the 24 hours after Harris made the announcement on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Monday morning, 38,000 donors gave $1.5 million to her  ... . ... read more »
California Governor Seeks to Transform Youth Prisons
January 23, 2019
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed Tuesday to change the way California’s juvenile prisons are overseen, eventually closing facilities to cut what he called the “ludicrous” cost. ... read more »
California Governor Appoints First-Ever Surgeon General
January 22, 2019
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the appointment of a pediatrician as California’s first-ever surgeon general. Newsom said in a news release that Dr. ... read more »
CLBC Members Kick Off MLK Celebration in The Capitol City
January 22, 2019
The event was held at the Sacramento Masonic Temple. The Rev. Al Sharpton gave the keynote address. The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) serves as a body to ensure that pressing issues facing Black Americans in California are brought to the forefront of policy and budgetary decisions. Newsom praised the group for its continual work. Newsom said, “What you guys have accomplished in the last four or five years is extraordinary. What you guys did should be a point of pride. It’s not about the legislature versus the executive. ... read more / watch video »
House Democrats Release Legislation to Reopen Department of Homeland Security Through February 28
January 22, 2019
House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman-designate Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (NY-17) today released legislation to end the Trump Shutdown and reopen the Department of Homeland Security through February 28.  The legislation is expected to be considered in the House this week. ... read more »
Could the LAUSD Teacher Strike Be Coming to An End?
January 22, 2019
The second largest school district in the nation, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), wrapped up week one of the teacher strike with over 900 school sites in participation fighting for their rights as educators and the rights of their students. ... read more »
SAVE the DATE : March 22 – The Power, Leadership and Influence of the Black Woman
January 22, 2019
Ticket information will be available on February 1. For sponsorship information call 323-299-3800. Ticket information will be available on February 1. For sponsorship information call 323-299-3800. ... read more »
GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN UPDATE: Senate Set to Vote on 2 Competing Plans to End Shutdown
January 22, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders on Tuesday agreed to vote this week on two competing proposals to end the government shutdown, including President Donald Trump’s plan to have Congress pay for the long-stalled wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. ... read more »
WATCH: Mayor Garcettii Announces Possible Agreement Made Between UTLA and LAUSD
January 22, 2019
  Teachers will vote today on negotiated agreement. Developing story… ... read more »
The 2019 NFC Championship Game Summarized in Haikus
January 22, 2019
Rams down thirteen points Two field goals and one touchdown Saints fans are real loud   Saints fans yell and yell Offense struggle to hear Goff Goff can’t hear McVay   ... read more »

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