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Los Angeles Rams Quarterback Jared Goff Commits to Help Address Education Inequities For Inglewood Unified Students
September 10, 2020
In an effort to help level the educational playing field for Inglewood youth, Los Angeles Rams Quarterback Jared Goff has made a commitment to support Inglewood Unified School District to address education inequities. ... read more »
Suit Alleges Teacher Abused Boy Because He Was Black, Disabled
September 8, 2020
 A lawsuit filed against Los Angeles Unified on behalf of a Black boy with a speech and language impairment alleges he was verbally and physically abused by his white preschool teacher in 2019 and that the principal did nothing about it.  ... read more »
Dodgers, MLB Front Office Employees Tells HBCU Students About Sports Industry
September 3, 2020
To celebrate the legacy of Jackie Robinson, the Los Angeles Dodgers partnered with the L.A. Dodgers Foundation (LADF) to host a career panel for Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students. The career panel was to show students the various occupations in Major League Baseball. ... read more »
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UCLA: Vickie Mays Named Special Advisor to the Chancellor on Black Life
September 3, 2020
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block announced  that Vickie Mays, a professor of psychology and health policy and management, has been named special adviser to the UCLA chancellor on Black life. ... read more »
LAUSD Reports Decrease in Attendance, Kindergarten Enrollment
September 3, 2020
With virtual instruction well under way in the Los Angeles Unified School District, the superintendent said today average daily student attendance is at 88.4%, compared to 91.8% last year, with kindergarten classes seeing a major decline. ... read more »
LA County Library Offers Computer, Hotspot Loans
September 3, 2020
Los Angeles County residents in need of a computer or internet service can now borrow them, the LA County Library announced today. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Susie Fowler
September 3, 2020
Although it was difficult, learning how to be a hurdler was something that Susie Fowler was committed to doing. She had been running track since she was nine but began to learn how to hurdle during her high school years. ... read more »
L.A. Community Colleges Extend Enrollment for Free Tuition ‘Promise’ Program
September 1, 2020
The Los Angeles Community College District has reopened enrollment for its College Promise program -- which offers free tuition and guaranteed admission to first-time, full-time students – through Sept. 15 for the fall semester. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday August 30, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
August 30, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday August 30, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365 Wilberforce University, was established by the AME Church and became the first HBCU founded by African Americans, 1856 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
LA City Council Approves $30M For Free Childcare, Programs At Parks
August 27, 2020
The City Council voted today to use $30 million to provide childcare relief to low-incoming working families in Los Angeles during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ... read more »
L.A. School Board Expands Ethnic Studies
August 27, 2020
The Los Angeles Board of Education has voted to expand Ethnic Studies courses to all students in the Los Angeles Unified School District and establish the completion of one Ethnic Studies course as a high school graduation requirement. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Justyn Martin
August 27, 2020
Junior Justyn Martin will be the new quarterback for the Inglewood Sentinels football team for the 2020-2021 season. He has a mind to lead on and off the field. ... read more »
Record Number of Tech Devises for LACCD Students Ordered For Fall 2020 Semester; Open Enrollment Continues For All
August 21, 2020
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is moving forward with one of the single-largest bulk orders of laptop-style devices in the history of California’s community college education system to help meet the burgeoning technology needs of its students to complete lessons in remote learning platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
Black Girls Sue Governor and Legislature Over Public School Funding
August 21, 2020
At the tender age of 5, Samaiya Atkins and her father Marcus Atkins have high hopes and dreams for a high-quality, public education. When Mr. Atkins realized his daughter could get that level of rigor at a new school with an established reputation for developing high-performing scholars just a few blocks away from their home in the Meadowview community of Sacramento, he was ecstatic and quickly signed Samaiya up for Tecoy Porter College Prep. ... read more »
Learning to be fearless: How mentorship can propel you into a top-tier college
August 21, 2020
My phone buzzed. Like every other text message, I grabbed my phone immediately to read it. But this was no ordinary text. I looked down and read three words that suddenly meant someone’s life was about to change forever: “I chose Berkeley” ... read more »
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