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Gipson and Compton Community Celebrate Newest Green Space
November 19, 2020
$3 million State Investment pivotal to Compton Creek ‘Alondra Gateway Community Park’ environmental project ... read more »
Lancaster School District Chief Named Los Angeles County Superintendent of the Year
November 19, 2020
School district leadership has been put to the test during one of the most challenging years for educators. Lancaster School District chief, Michele Bowers, stands out as one local education leader rising to the COVID-19 challenge and has been named the 2020 Los Angeles County Superintendent of the Year. ... read more »
COMMUNITY BUILD, INC. ANNOUNCES TARA TAYLOR AS INTERIM CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
November 19, 2020
Taylor will be in charge of Community Build’s daily operations, including managing a staff of 68 in two separate locations, the administrative offices in Leimert Park and the Youth and Community Center.  She will be responsible for ensuring each department and individual employee has the resources and support needed to operate CBI’s services and programs as well as CBI’s hundreds of client.  In addition, Taylor will also work to define the role and responsibilities for the permanent chief operations officer position. ... read more »
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Pressure on Gov. Increases to Appoint Rep. Bass or Rep. Lee to Replace Sen. Harris
November 19, 2020
A loudening chorus of voices from across California and around the country are putting pressure on California Gov. Gavin Newsom to appoint Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA-37) or Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA-13) to fill the state’s soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.  ... read more »
Minority Employees v. Amazon: Rev. Jackson, CK Hoffler, Announce Support of Class Action Lawsuit
November 19, 2020
Former Amazon employee Chris Smalls and his attorneys, National Bar Association President C.K. Hoffler and famed Civil Rights Lawyer Michael Sussman, detailed the lawsuit which seeks unspecified punitive damages against the tech giant, during a call with members of the press and media, including the Washington Post, which is owned by Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos. ... read more »
Black-owned Greeting Card Brand, Culture Greetings, Now Offers In-Store Pickup at Walgreens
November 19, 2020
“The launching of this new partnership and integration reflects a significant first for the Walgreens API team,” said Andrew Schweinfurth, Manager, Walgreens Developer Relations. “As we welcome Culture Greetings and founder Dr. Dionne Mahaffey, we acknowledge that she is the first African American female founder to join the platform.” ... read more / view gallery »
L.A. Police Commission Commits to Holding Discussions on Traffic Stop Policies
November 19, 2020
Searches of Black and Hispanic people were less likely to be associated with the recovery of illegal items than searches of White people. ... read more »
GLAAACC PRESENTS WOMEN IN THE C-SUITE
November 19, 2020
“What does it mean to have a seat at the table?” was the theme for The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce’s virtual Women in the C – Suite conference on November 4.  Décor Interior Design Chief Executive Officer Ronda Jackson moderated the hour-long discussion that centered on the topics of what it takes to maintain a successful career, open doors for other women and propel the next generation of women leaders. Panelists included Sydney Kamlager, Assemblywoman, 54th District; Kim Carter, partner, Kelley Drye, LLP; Christine Keith, resident, Elite Auto Network; Tameka Raymond, founder, Cult De Jour; and Halleemah Nash, founder, Rosecrans Ventures. ... read more / view gallery »
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Gov. Newsom Appoints Drake Dillard to Calif. Commission on Disability Access
November 19, 2020
This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. ... read more »
New Coronavirus Vaccine Requires ‘Trust’ of African American Community
November 19, 2020
Researchers are urging more people of color to participate in clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine, but participation numbers so far are low. ... read more »
Dulan’s Soul Food Recognized as Best Small Business by U.S. Chamber of Commerce
November 19, 2020
Dulan’s Soul Food kitchen runs like a well-oiled machine. From sunrise to sunset, there is an ongoing preparation assembly line generated for the daily demand for the award-winning comfort food this legendary, Black-owned family restaurant has built its reputation on for decades.  ... read more »
American Heart Association Hosts Empowered to Serve Roundtables to Discuss COVID-19, Mental Health and Health Justice
November 19, 2020
As COVID-19 cases are on the rise again, the numbers still reflect a higher risk for those of Black and Brown communities. With efforts to help educate, inspire and curb the effects, the American Heart Association launched Empowered to Serve Roundtables to prompt leadership, communication and transformation amongst the communities. ... read more »
California Clarifies COVID Mask Mandate: Wear One Anytime You’re Near Others
November 19, 2020
The rules apply to anyone aged two or older, but exempt people with specific medical conditions and those who are hearing impaired or communicating with a hearing-impaired person. ... read more »
Bobby Brown Jr., Son of Bobby Brown, Dies In Encino
November 18, 2020
Bobby Brown Jr., the 28-year-old son of singer Bobby Brown, died today in Encino, police said. ... read more »
Former Boxer/Welterweight Contender, Andy “The Hawk” Price is seeking help from the public with information in solving the shooting death of his son
November 18, 2020
Former Boxer/Welterweight Contender, Andy "The Hawk" Price is seeking help from the public with information in solving the shooting death of his son, and namesake, Andrew L. Price II, on Nov 30,2019, in Gardena, CA. Please contact Gardena P.D., Det. R. Rosales at 310 217-9670. Calls can remain anonymous. ... read more »
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