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Dreadlock Ruling Sparks Social Media Debate
September 28, 2016
Federal Appeals court ruling dictated that employers who ban dreadlocks from the workplace are not practicing discrimination ... read more »
Former First Lady of Two African Nations, Graça Machel Launches New Women’s Network
September 28, 2016
Graça Machel, the former first lady of two African nations, recently established a first of its kind Pan African Women in Media Network (WIMN). ... read more »
Thousands Attend Grand Opening Ceremonies for the New Black History Museum
September 28, 2016
thousands stood outside on what some described as a “perfect day” to pay homage to the Smithsonian’s first museum dedicated to Black History. ... read more »
Memorial to confront South’s troubled history of lynchings
September 28, 2016
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Southern states have long welcomed tourists retracing the footsteps of the late Martin Luther King Jr. and others who opposed segregation. Now the Alabama city that was the first capital of the Confederacy is set to become home to a privately funded museum and monument that could make some visitors wince: a memorial to black lynching victims. ... read more »
Amber Finch Installed as new President of Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
September 28, 2016
Finch talks advice, career moves and professional success ... read more »
National Black MBA Association and National Society of Black Engineers
September 28, 2016
Establish Monumental Partnership to Promote Leadership in S.T.E.M. Careers ... read more »
California Bill of Rights
September 22, 2016
Secretary of State Padilla Releases Voter Bill of Rights Video SACRAMENTO –  Secretary of State Alex Padilla released a new video to remind Californians of their voting rights. ... read more / watch video »
This Week In Black History (September 22, – September 28,)
September 22, 2016
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Harris Reaches Out to Faith Leaders as Election Nears
September 22, 2016
Harris invited L.A. faith leaders to an intimate breakfast Sept. 15 to discuss a range of issues affecting the state and nation, ... read more »
Trial Lawyer Justin Sanders Talks Winning $1.1 Million Police Brutality Case Against Santa Monica Police Department
September 22, 2016
Trial lawyer Justin H. Sanders won a police brutality case in federal court on behalf of Justin Palmer, 36, a resident of Santa Monica, arrested by the Santa Monica police on April 21, 2015. ... read more »
United Hood Nation holds town hall to end gun violence
September 22, 2016
United Hood Nation held a town hall meeting on solutions to gun violence in their community. ... read more »
USC Comes To Taste of Soul
September 22, 2016
The Trojans will be one of this year’s sponsors and USC is planning to show off a number of the programs that it offers and has been offering to the community for years. ... read more »
Historic Columbia’s annual jubilee honors black history
September 21, 2016
An annual event this weekend in Columbia is honoring black history and culture in a very special place. ... read more »
Celebrated black ragtime pianist’s home to be opened
September 21, 2016
A restored 1904 piano will be the focus at the dedication of a celebrated ragtime pianist's home in Columbia. ... read more »
Sister of black man killed by police says he was unarmed
September 21, 2016
The sister of a black man shot and killed by a Tulsa police officer when he reached into an SUV stalled in the street said on Saturday that she does not believe her brother was armed. ... read more »
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