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February 2, 2023
We are only 31 days into 2023, but the level of violence and deadly occurrences between the police and Black men is already trending towards a record and tragic high.    ... read more »
Believing in Crateism with Black woman-owned Vinyl shop owner Fatima Chantel 
February 2, 2023
Crateism is a Black woman-owned eCommerce site that sells a wide range of vinyl records. Digital shop owner, Fatima Chantel curated this space for vinyl lovers and found a strong community-based in Los Angeles, California.    ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kinidi Curl
February 2, 2023
Hamilton sophomore Kinidi Curl considers basketball to be a fun sport that has allowed her to meet new people. Not only does she hoop for the Yankees girls’ basketball team, but she competes in travel ball. ... read more »
How Jahmea Bent Fought For Social Justice at UCLA
February 2, 2023
While being a member of one of the top womens’ water polo teams in the NCAA, Jahmea Bent was advocating for Black athletes at UCLA. ... read more »
Bakewell Media Honors Black Women Leaders and Sentinel’s 90th Anniversary 
February 2, 2023
A stellar tribute to Black women will highlight the 90th anniversary celebration of the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper on Saturday, April 15, at 11 a.m., at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.  ... read more »
Jazz Remixer Melanie Charles Says ‘Ya’ll Don’t (Really) Care About Black Women’
February 2, 2023
“My mother was an incredible, one-of-a-kind mom. She found all the best music programs for me to take part in,” said Charles. “I was part of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus; I was also doing after school programs at the Harlem School of the Arts.” ... read more »
Black Herstory Month: Learn About Extraordinary Black Women Making History
February 2, 2023
Black Americans make up 12% of the country’s population, but less than 6% are appointed as chief executive officers (CEO). In November of 2022, CNBC announced that only 5.9% of all CEO’s in the United States are African American. Within those small percentages, Rosalind Brewer and Thasunda Brown Duckett are the only two Black women who have lead Fortune 500 companies.   ... read more »
Kamlager-Dove Appointed House Committee on Foreign Affairs
February 2, 2023
Representative Sydney Kamlager-Dove (CA-37) has been named to serve on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs in the 118th Congress. ... read more »
Durrell Named Public Info Director II for LA Sanitation & Environment
February 2, 2023
Tonya Durrell utilizes her expertise and finesse to effectively connect with the public, which will serve her well as the public information director II for LA Sanitation and Environment. ... read more »
Hahn Draws Big Coalition of Support for Re-election Bid
February 2, 2023
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn officially launched her re-election campaign for L.A. County Supervisorial District 4 on January 30 and received endorsements of 24 in-district Mayors, state and federal leaders and prominent organizations representing working families. ... read more »
Newman to Direct NMAC Coalition for Justice and Equality
February 2, 2023
NMAC has hired Toni Newman to direct the Coalition for Justice & Equality, a new division recently created within the agency. ... read more »
Sparks Re-Sign Lexie Brown
February 1, 2023
The Los Angeles Sparks announced today the re-signing of guard Lexie Brown, who enters her sixth WNBA season and second with the Los Angeles Sparks. Brown has agreed to a multi-year deal with Los Angeles. ... read more »
Southland and Nation React to Tyre Nichols’ Video
January 28, 2023
Officials across the Southland and the U.S. issued statements expressing outrage and condemnation over the video depicting the beating and murder of Tyre Nichols by five Memphis, Tennessee police officers. ... read more »
Mayor Bass, Law Enforcement Decry Video of Fatal Memphis Police Beating
January 27, 2023
With officers on standby for possible protests in response to the release of graphic video depicting the fatal beating of a 29-year-old Black man by five Memphis, Tennessee, police officers, Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass and Southland law enforcement officials on Friday, Jan. 27 universally condemned the chilling images. ... read more »
Janiva Ellis Exhibit, ‘The Angels,’ Closes at Hammer Museum
January 26, 2023
The most recent evocative work of Oakland-born painter Janiva Ellis, The Angels (2022), a four-month exhibit at the Hammer Museum at UCLA, closed January 22. ... read more »

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