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LA Animal Hospital Alerts Public of Overload in Emergency Vet Services
October 18, 2021
A surge in the number of pets adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic has led to major increase in business at veterinary hospitals, causing longer wait times, staff shortages and frustrated pet owners, officials from a Southland veterinary hospital company said today. ... read more »
Influenced by his dad and Tiger Woods, Wyatt Worthington II Hopes His Success Opens More Golfing Opportunities for People of Color
October 14, 2021
As a young teen, Worthington met woods during a First Tee and Woods Foundation event. Woods helped the young man with his swing and provided the kind of confidence that helped Worthington qualify to play for the PGA Championship in 2016. ... read more »
Black-Owned Businesses Look to the FDA to Protect Them
August 5, 2021
A year ago, in a quick fix reaction to the pandemic, the FDA released emergency guidance that lowered the standards for germ-fighting products like hand sanitizer in order to get more on the market. This led to an ongoing wave of hand sanitizers that both smell horrible and seem to do virtually nothing. Now, a year later, city streets are refilling, businesses are starting to operate at full capacity, and we have a more reliable supply of hand sanitizer. Yet, businesses are still providing questionable products, and we are even seeing reports of products with toxic carcinogens steadily pop up. ... read more »
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Biden-Harris Administration Steps up Efforts to Narrow Racial Wealth Gap
June 3, 2021
The Biden-Harris Administration is announcing additional steps to end discrimination and bias in the housing market. “More than 50 years since the Fair Housing Act’s passage, access to wealth through homeownership remains persistently unequal,” administration officials stated. “In his first week in office, President Biden issued a memorandum directing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address discrimination in our housing market.” ... read more »
New Homeless ‘Bridge’ Shelter Opens on San Pedro; L.A. County Provides $400,000 to Support COVID-19 Staffing
July 7, 2020
The unsheltered have been part of the most susceptible demographic to coronavirus, due to being exposed to the elements with no permanent protection to take refuge. July 6, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti held a conference “Confronting the Crisis,” announcing the opening of a bridge home shelter in San Pedro. Monetary resources are being funneled to areas that are imperative to fighting a global pandemic, L.A. County disclosed a commitment to testing site funding. ... read more »
Black Wealth 2020:  New Economic Justice Movement Aims to ‘Turbo Charge’ Black Wealth in America
July 27, 2017
According to the following statistics, the economic condition of America's Black community is in dire straits: ... read more »
Malcolm Ali speaks on having prime real estate
July 13, 2017
Malcolm Ali talks about being denied red carpet access from the NAACP Awards. ... read more / watch video »
Malcolm Ali speaks on Grammys not having space for black photographers
July 9, 2017
Photographer Malcolm Ali explains the relationship between the black press and the Grammys. ... read more / watch video »
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America must equalize access to homeownership and its wealth opportunities
August 10, 2016
Although many American families have modest financial means, there is nothing small about their hopes. Owning a home has long been an important part of the American Dream.Just as a college education can open doors to America’s middle class, a home is more than just where families come at the end of the day. It is also where children are raised, memories are created and – how historically most American families built wealth. ... read more »

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