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Rep. Bennie Thompson Wins Efforts to Make Medgar Evers Home National Monument  
March 21, 2019
Because of the work of Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the Evers' house at 2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive in Jackson, will now become a national historic landmark. The house where Medgar Evers’ was fatally shot was built in the first planned middle-class subdivision for African-Americans in Mississippi after World War II. Thompson has been working on the honor for Evers for over ten years.   ... read more »
Director Steve James Talks New Starz Docu-Series ‘America to Me’
October 18, 2018
Emmy Award-winning Steve James is one of America’s most respected documentarians, working in the field today.  In his new Starz doc-series “America to Me”— a 10-part look at race through the eyes of students, teachers and administrators at Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRF) — an elite, racially diverse public high school in a suburb west of Chicago, he gives all of the subjects the opportunity to let it all “hang out” so to speak.   ... read more »
Diamond Diversity: MLB Officials Increase Diversity Efforts
August 23, 2018
Dating back to 1947, when Jackie Robinson became the first African American Major League Baseball (MLB) player for the Brooklyn Dodgers, increasing diversity and inclusion continue to be two of the league’s most important objectives. ... read more »
Shirley Anita Chisholm
March 29, 2018
American politician, educator and author... ... read more »
Women’s History Month:Tia Norfleet’s Quest to Top NASCAR as 1st Black Female Driver
March 22, 2018
The road to NASCAR has not been fast for Tia Norfleet. Her aspirations of dominating one of America’s fastest-growing sports as the first African-American female driver has been slowed. ... read more »
‘Write In America Gallery’ Los Angeles African American Photo Art on Exhibit, LA City Hall, ends 3/20
March 11, 2018
Write In America Gallery’ Los Angeles African American Photo Art on Exhibit, LA City Hall, ends 3/20 ... read more »
Home-grown reactionaries, not Russians, are greatest threat to our elections
March 10, 2018
This past weekend, we once again gathered in Selma, Ala., to commemorate “Bloody Sunday,” the March 7, 1965, march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge that was savagely put down by police. ... read more »
Memorial Set for Doris Davis, Compton’s First Black Female Mayor
March 1, 2018
Memorial Set for Doris Davis, Compton’s First Black Female Mayor ... read more »
18th Annual Manchild Conference
February 23, 2018
The workshops will provide strategies that cover the spectrum of Black male life from the personal to the public, at home and in the world abroad. ... read more »
Kimberly Freeman Joins USC As New Dornsife Associate Dean of Diversity
February 22, 2018
Kimberly Freeman Joins USC As New Dornsife Associate Dean of Diversity ... read more »
Paley Center LA celebrates African American TV Showrunners
February 16, 2018
Paley Center LA celebrates African American TV Showrunners ... read more »
President Trump’s Actions Should Inspire Us!
February 8, 2018
Black Americans should be inspired to convert the anger provoked by the comments and actions of President Trump into an action plan, starting with the truth, because presenting a false narrative lures people into complacency and lowers their expectations. ... read more »
A Covenant With Ourselves: Choosing Life, Rejecting Death
December 7, 2017
In the historical narrative of his return to Kemet to end isfet, political anarchy and injustice, and to re-establish Maat, a just and rightful order, the Nubian Pharaoh Piankhi speaks of this choice of life or death. ... read more »
The Hawkins Company Promotes Brett Byers to Executive Vice President
December 7, 2017
She will continue to provide executive search services to clients in the corporate, government, non-profits, and education sectors. ... read more »
Community-driven Movement Aims to Reduce Rate of STDs
September 28, 2017
However, in light of the still-rising numbers, WeCanStopSTDsLA released an updated Pocket Guide to Sexual Health Services and Clinics in South L.A. on Sept. 20. ... read more »
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