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Colorado Votes to Abolish Slavery, Finally
November 15, 2018
The Secretary of State’s Office said the amendment to Colorado’s Constitution received 65 percent of the votes already counted. “The margin is such that there is no doubt,” Lynn Bartels, a spokeswoman for the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office, told reporters. ... read more »
One United Launches ‘Take a Knee’ Campaign to Take ‘Bank Black’ Movement to Next Level 
November 15, 2018
One United Bank officials launched their “Take a Knee” campaign with the unveiling of “Last Man Standing”, work by internationally acclaimed artist Addonis Parker. ... read more »
Statement from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan Regarding His Trip to Iran and Message to Iran and America 
November 15, 2018
I am not and have never been an enemy to America, nor the people of America. However, I love America enough to speak unpleasant truths that are in the best interests of an erring nation that perhaps she may change her conduct and course. ... read more »
Thirty Youth From NSBE Jr. of Southern California Attend the NSBE Fall Regional Conference in Las Vegas
November 15, 2018
On Friday, November 9, 2018, the Southern California chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers left South Los Angeles to attend the Fall Regional Conference (FRC) in Las Vegas. The theme of the FRC is Explore. Engineer. Elevate. With sponsorships from Best Best & Kreiger LLP and the West Basin Metropolitan Water District, NSBE Jr. of So Cal was able to sponsor twenty-eight young people, ages 9 to 17, to the FRC where they will compete in a math and science competitions as well as the following STEM workshops:  ... read more »
County’s Hate Crimes Report Cites 15% Rise in Anti-Black Attacks
November 15, 2018
African Americans were victims of 50 percent of hate crimes in Los Angeles County in 2017 with anti-Black assaults rising by 15 percent over 2016, from 112 to 129. ... read more »
Rolanda Watts to Host Youth Benefit in Los Angeles 
November 15, 2018
T.V. and radio personality Rolonda Watts will join other celebs and community activists Sunday November 18, at the 11th annual Coalition for At Risk Restoring Youth (CARRY)  “Wind Beneath my Wings” benefit. ... read more »
26-Year-Old Takes Lead Role At St. Louis County NAACP
November 15, 2018
The new president of the St. Louis County NAACP is the youngest person ever to lead the branch.  ... read more »
Judge Orders Georgia to Protect Provisional Ballots in Abrams-Kemp Race 
November 15, 2018
A federal judge has ordered Georgia take steps to ensure provisional ballots aren’t improperly rejected and to wait until Friday to certify the results of the midterm elections that include an unsettled race for governor.  ... read more »
Florida Election Recount Continues Amid Tensions, Litigation 
November 15, 2018
Florida election recount continues amid tensions, litigation  ... read more »
Trailblazing African-American RB Wally Triplett dies at 92
November 14, 2018
DETROIT (AP) — Wally Triplett, the trailblazing running back who was one of the first African-Americans drafted by an NFL team, has died. He was 92. ... read more »
Black Security Guard Saves Lives, then Murdered By Police
November 14, 2018
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago alderman called Tuesday for prosecutors to investigate the fatal shooting of a black security guard by a white police officer outside the bar where the guard worked. ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Responds to Trump’s Disrespect Towards Black Women Journalist
November 14, 2018
  Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, released the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s repeated verbal abuse of black women. ... read more »
HHS Secretary Azar declares Public Health Emergency in California due to Wildfires
November 14, 2018
“We are working closely with state health authorities and monitoring the needs of healthcare facilities to provide whatever they may need to save lives and protect health,” Secretary Azar said. “This declaration will help ensure that Americans who are threatened by these dangerous wildfires and who rely on Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program have continuous access to the care they need.” ... read more »
Black Panther, Incredible Hulk, Spider Man Creator Stan Lee Dies at 95
November 12, 2018
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, ... read more »
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