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WATCH: Congresswoman Karen Bass and Van Jones Speak at the People Power Convention
June 26, 2019
On June 8th, many South L.A. residents came together at Los Angeles Trade Technical College for the 4th annual People Power Convention hosted by Community Coalition. The convention is a mass organizing event where residents learn about educational equity, justice reinvestment, art activism, and unified voting power. ... read more / watch video »
National Trust Raises Over $10 Million to Preserve Historic Black Sites
November 22, 2018
The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that one year after the launch of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund the organization has hit a funding milestone, raising more than $10M dollars for this $25M initiative. ... read more »
At the Intersection of Faith and Wellness
May 10, 2018
The combined mission statements of CDU, the MMD School of Nursing and New Vision Church of Jesus Christ converges to form a much needed safety net for this community. ... read more »
Athlete Activists: Sports Figures Who Spoke Up for the Masses
February 22, 2018
These athletes rallied for the masses in order to enforce equality ... read more »
Activism at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) is not a new phenomenon
November 30, 2017
Their activities bring awareness to their fellow students and their surrounding communities. ... read more »
Women’s History Month Recognizes: Linda Jay
March 15, 2017
Activism is an ongoing job—and she’s committed! ... read more »
Top People of the Year
December 29, 2016
People who made an impact in 2016 ... read more / view gallery »
LeBron James donates $2.5 million to Muhammad Ali exhibit
November 26, 2016
The Cavaliers star is donating $2.5 million to support an exhibit honoring Muhammad Ali exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. ... read more »
Garcetti Announces Artist in Residence Program
October 29, 2015
Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced a new artist-in-residence program that taps into L.A.'s unmatched creative energy and will stimulate outside-the-box thinking in the City's approach to pressing issues. ... read more »
“Taste of Soul” Family Festival in Los Angeles Is a Model for the Nation
October 28, 2015
Black America needs more good news and positive news. Too often headlines in American media have the proclivity to focus only on the negative when it comes to the life-experience of Black Americans and other people of color communities. ... read more »
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