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Stacey Abrams Wants to be America’s First Black Female Governor
October 19, 2017
Will Stacey Abrams Be America’s First Black Female Governor in U.S. History? ... read more »
Banning Menthol Cigarettes Will Have ‘Unintended Consequences’, Coalition Says 
October 19, 2017
A ban on menthol flavored cigarettes beginning to sweep the nation will have unintended negative consequences, especially for African Americans according to a coalition that advocates for equity in the implementation of policies. ... read more »
‘Separation or Death,’ warned Minister Louis Farrakhan during 22nd Anniversary of the Million Man March keynote address 
October 19, 2017
On Sunday, October 15, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered the keynote address for the 22nd Anniversary of the Million Man March/Holy Day Atonement.  The title was "Separation Or Death".   ... read more »
Google Event Combines Tech & Fashion For High School Students
October 19, 2017
The event had various interactive exhibits designed by high school students. Exhibits included electronic emoji backpacks, phone app controlled neckties, and 3D printed ice pops ... read more »
Family Attorneys Continue to Seek Justice after Kenneka Jenkins’ death in hotel freezer ruled accident   
October 12, 2017
After the death of 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins, who was found dead inside a walk-in hotel freezer at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Chicago, conspiracy theories began to develop claiming Jenkins had been attacked, raped, murdered, or locked inside the hotel freezer by a friend or hotel staff. ... read more »
 The Aftermath of the Las Vegas Shooting 
October 12, 2017
After last week’s mass shooting massacre in Las Vegas, authorities have investigated whether or not the shooter, Stephen Paddock, could have committed this act alone.  ... read more »
Rep. Maxine Waters Seeks to Protect Consumers with “Megabank” Bill
October 12, 2017
In an effort to rein in financial institutions that have track records for harming consumers, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) recently unveiled The Megabank Accountability and Consequences Act (H.R. 3937). ... read more »
President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California
October 11, 2017
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.  ... read more »
Bill Russell Supports Pro Athlete’s Fight Against Injustice
October 5, 2017
Bill Russell saluted current players for taking the reins in fighting for equality in the United States. ... read more »
Forum Highlights Increased Engagement with Africa
October 5, 2017
Recently, Rep. Karen Bass hosted the Africa Braintrust at the 47th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. ... read more »
ICE: Southland Immigration Sweep Nets 100 `Criminal Aliens’ 
October 5, 2017
About 100 people were arrested in the Los Angeles area during a four-day nationwide immigration sweep targeting so-called sanctuary jurisdictions, federal authorities announced last Thursday.  ... read more »
 Senseless Violence in Las Vegas results in Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History 
October 5, 2017
A plethora of bullets rained down on 22,000 country music festivalgoers during the “Route 91 Harvest Festival” in Las Vegas, Nevada, leaving at least 59 people dead and 527 injured. The Sunday night attack will be remember as the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.   ... read more »
O.J. Simpson’s Newfound Freedom as a Parolee  
October 5, 2017
Former NFL star O.J. Simpson has been released after serving nine years of a 33-year sentence for a Las Vegas kidnapping and armed robbery, on Sunday, October 1, and will begin his new life as a parolee.  ... read more »
Sniper in high-rise hotel kills at least 58 in Las Vegas
October 2, 2017
A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 58 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ran for their lives, officials said Monday. ... read more »
Google’s Made With Code program has joined with Snap Inc to host  a contest for teens to code a geofilter
September 29, 2017
I have a pressing question:  Do you love the young people in your life?  If you do, would you make effort to share information that could positively impact their future?   Suspecting that the answers to both of the questions are a resounding—yes—then please make note that until October October 8, teens can go to MadewithCode.com to code a geofilter and submit a 100-word statement about the future they envision.  ... read more »
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