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‘On Strike For Our Students’: LAUSD Teachers Send Message To Beutner With Historic March  
January 17, 2019
More than 50,000 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) teachers, parents, and United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) members marched in front of the district’s headquarters on Monday, January 14 on day one of the strike, with their picket signs and bullhorns in hand in the rain, as they chanted, “Show me what democracy looks like, this is what democracy looks like!”   ... read more »
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. : A Life of Service Cut Short 
January 17, 2019
He will live forever in history as the icon of America’s Civil Rights Movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and “drum major for justice”. ... read more »
Forgeries of African American Art on the Rise 
January 17, 2019
Today, the recent boom in museums has revealed a devotion to African-American artists and the increasing amount of attention paid to these artists has led to a significant rise in forgeries, according to a new report.   ... read more »
The African American Appointments For 2018
December 27, 2018
Here is a list of the African American appointments for the year of 2018 ... read more »
Annual Founder’s Kwanzaa Message “Reimagining and Remaking the World: A Kwanzaa Commitment to An Inclusive Good” 
December 20, 2018
Kwanzaa is a festival of harvest and celebration of the Good, the shared good, the shared good of field and forest, of fruit tree and flower, the shared good of wind and waters, rainfall and riverflow, of life and all living things, in a word, the shared good of the world in all its wonderful abundance. ... read more »
Legendary singer, Nancy Wilson Passes Away
December 20, 2018
As we bid farewell to an iconic voice for many generations, we remember what made Nancy Wilson nothing short of a Legend.  ... read more »
Applying Racial Bias During Jury Selection is an American Tradition
December 19, 2018
“The assertion that there is no substantial differential racial impact in jury selection, however well intended, has been largely discredited by research and diminished by detached observation,” said Dr. Lorenzo Morris, a professor of Political Science at Howard University. ... read more »
Anthony Browder Makes History as the First African American to Lead and Fund an Archeological Excavation Project in Egypt
November 30, 2018
Washington DC’s own, Anthony “Tony” Browder makes history as the first African American to lead and fund an archeological excavation project in Egypt. In May 2018, Mr. Browder, his daughter Atlantis Tye Browder, and the ASA Restoration Project excavation team discovered 2700-year-old Kushite artifacts that were recently installed in the Egyptian Museum in Luxor. Mr. Browder and his team are continuing the difficult work of bringing to light ancient knowledge that will dramatically change our understanding of Nile Val­ley history and culture forever. ... read more »
Ethiopia Elects 1st Female President; ‘Sets The Standard’ 
November 1, 2018
Ethiopian lawmakers unanimously elected the country’s first female president on Thursday, days after approving one of the world’s few “gender-balanced” Cabinets as the country’s dramatic reforms continue.  ... read more »
Have you Heard of the Opelousas Massacre of 1868 where Black Folks Died for the Right to Vote?
October 8, 2018
Postcard of the savage murders of Issac McGhie, Elmer Jackson and Nate Green in Duluth, Minnesota on June 15, 1920. OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — St. Landry Parish now has its first symbols of the Opelousas Massacre, ... read more »
New Orleans Publicly Unveiling Slave Market Tour App
October 1, 2018
Photo Source: http://www.cah.utexas.edu/db/dmr/   NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The city of New Orleans has unveiled a smartphone app tour of sites involved in the slave trade during the 18th and 19th centuries, ... read more »
 City Council Approves the Name Change of ‘Rodeo Road’ to ‘Obama Boulevard’ 
September 13, 2018
The City Council closed out their August meeting with a vote of a lifetime. Last month, members of the council were asked to vote on changing the street name “Rodeo Road” to “Obama Boulevard” after Los Angeles City Council president Herb Wesson motioned for the rename back in 2017.  ... read more »
The Wilfandel Club Receives Grant To Continue A Legacy 
September 6, 2018
The clubhouse is the only historic site to receive a grant in Los Angeles this year.  ... read more »
Marker to be dedicated for 1st ordained Black US minister
August 31, 2018
A historical marker commemorating the life and work of the first ordained black minister in the United States will be dedicated next month in Vermont. ... read more »
Atlanta renames street after civil rights icon John Lewis
August 30, 2018
Noting U.S. Rep. John Lewis' life of ``raw courage,'' Atlanta officials renamed a street for the civil rights icon Wednesday. ... read more »
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