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Student Athlete of the Week: Robert Ballard
June 27, 2019
California State University junior outfielder Robert Ballard fell in love with baseball at an early age. That love led him to compete at the collegiate level. He mentions how his father played a major role in helping him become a baseball player. ... read more »
Reject Charter School Bill: Black Parents, Civil Rights Groups Ask Gov. Newsom
June 27, 2019
In May, the state Assembly voted 44-19 in favor of the legislation. If passed and signed into law, AB 1505 would strip away the existing right charter schools have to an appeal process if a local school board denies its petition for authorization or renewal. Laster joined leaders of the California chapters of two prominent civil rights organizations, the National Action Network (NAN) and the National Urban League (NUL), for the meeting held at the Governor’s office at the Capitol. Both groups have been outspoken opponents of the legislation. ... read more »
George Mason Names Building for ‘Hidden Figures’ Scientist
June 26, 2019
MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — George Mason University is naming a science and technology building in honor of the one of the NASA mathematicians whose story was told in the motion picture “Hidden Figures.” The school announced Tuesday that the building on its Manassas campus will now be known as Katherine G. ... read more »
Hidden Parking Revenues: CSU Concealed Millions and Violated State Laws
June 21, 2019
The California state auditor reported that the CSU has been funneling hundreds of millions to accounts outside of the State Treasury, disregarded state laws, and used millions of dollars in revenue from campus parking permit fees to fund projects unrelated to the CSU parking program. Through the audit, it was discovered that the surplus from these fees were hidden in separate accounts from public and state overview.  ... read more »
State Audit Shows CSU Concealed $1.5 Billion in Surplus
June 21, 2019
In a highly critical report, the state auditor found the California State University funneled hundreds of millions of dollars to accounts outside of the state Treasury, disregarded state laws covering transparency and used millions of dollars in revenue from campus parking permit fees to fund projects unrelated to the CSU parking program. The audit also showed that CSU campuses are keeping surplus funds in locally held accounts that are hidden from public view and state oversight. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Tara Moore
June 20, 2019
Tara Moore is a passionate soccer player and is a leader at LACES Middle School. With a 4.0 GPA, she was valedictorian of her class and spoke at her eighth-grade graduation this month. ... read more »
Dads Saluted at Honoring Unsung Fathers Awards
June 20, 2019
Loving, caring and dedicated dads were saluted at the 17th Annual H.U.F. Awards and Scholarship Brunch sponsored by Judge Mablean and the Mablean Ephriam Foundation. ... read more »
My First Father’s Day: Redeeming a Legacy of Loss
June 14, 2019
Growing up, my family didn’t celebrate Father’s Day. My parents divorced, after nine years of marriage, when I was six-years old. My father was distant during the marriage, ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 13, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 13, 2019
    On June 13, 1967, Thurgood Marshall was appointed as the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.   Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at  ... ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Udochukwu Ebiriekwe
June 13, 2019
Senior Udochukwu Ebiriekwe has become a prominent figure at Crenshaw High School. Along with being a multi-sport athlete, he is the ASB Vice President and a member of the sports injury prevention program Team Heal. ... read more »
What’s Next for California’s Charter Schools? Much Awaited Task Force Report Is Heavy on Advice – But Falls Short on Data
June 13, 2019
In February, Gov. Newsom asked Tony Thurmond, Superintendent of Public Instruction, to set up a task force charged with looking at the impact public charter school funding has on district-run public school finances.  ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 12, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 12, 2019
On this day June 12, 1963, Civil Rights worker Medgar Evers was shot to death in his driveway in Jackson, Mississippi. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 11, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 11, 2019
    On this day June 11, 1964, Nelson Mandela and seven others were sentenced to life in prison on the charge of sabotage.   Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 10, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 10, 2019
On this day June 10, 1940, The Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey, leader of the largest Black organization in history passed away. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 9, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 9, 2019
On this day June 9, 1954, the first African American Rhodes Scholar, passed away in New York. ... read more »
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