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Let’s Talk About Depression in the Black Community
September 20, 2018
African Americans experience high levels of stress and may be especially likely to experience serious depression ... read more »
Nat’l Black Church Initiative Launches Wells Fargo Boycott
August 31, 2018
According to the Rev. Anthony Evans, NBCI president, the call to boycott stems from the institution’s targeting of the African American community and suppressing economic growth in Black neighborhoods. ... read more »
L.A. County Pushes Back Against Hate Crimes
July 19, 2018
Hate crimes statewide increased by more than 17 percent from 2016 to 2017, from 982 to 1,013, according to the California Department of Justice. ... read more »
LAHSA Commission Holds First Meeting of Ad Hoc Committee on Black People Experiencing Homelessness
April 19, 2018
According to the 2017 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, 40 percent of people experiencing homelessness across Los Angeles County are Black... ... read more »
DeVos coddles companies while abandoning student loan borrowers
March 2, 2018
DeVos coddles companies while abandoning student loan borrowers ... read more »
Expanding Voter and Civic Engagement
February 21, 2018
The Sentencing Project, a research and advocacy center based in Washington, D.C., estimates that nearly 6 million Americans are ineligible to vote because of laws targeting those with previous criminal convictions. ... read more »
Violence Among Blacks The Exception Not The Norm
January 11, 2018
The current norm, silence, reinforces violence in Black communities and must be reversed.  ... read more »
Remembering Rev. Dr. James H. Hargett
January 3, 2018
He was on the board of directors for the “One Church, One Child” program, which promoted African American adoptions with the help of local churches, as well as president of the Friends of Chicago Public Library (1982-1983). ... read more »
Panel Discusses How GOP Tax Plan Affects Communities of Col
December 7, 2017
Trump says he would be fine with Congress raising taxes on the rich in the final plan, but he isn't requiring that they do that. ... read more »
Blacks Must Define and Stand Their Common Ground
October 26, 2017
Blacks must work cooperatively among themselves and collaborate with allies to reduce the likelihood of current and future Trayvon Martins being killed again and again.” ... read more »
What will be our answer to the disappearance of Black Wealth?
October 19, 2017
These are times to be vigilant in our politics. Black America must continue the economic battles that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took on at the end of his life. ... read more »
Better Habits Can Greatly Lower Cancer Risk Among African Americans
August 10, 2017
Diet may be one of the biggest risk factors in developing cancer ... read more »
Electoral Politics Crucial for Blacks
July 13, 2017
In this surreal-like but painfully real era of Donald Trump, Black people must re-examine their values and demand more effective leadership. ... read more »
Report: Blacks Most Frequent Target of Hate Crimes in OC
June 8, 2017
Hate crimes and incidents spiked following the election of President Donald Trump in November, according to figures in a staff report of the Orange County Human Relations Commission released Thursday June 1. ... read more »
Much is Required
May 17, 2017
The way forward is to embrace an America where our tensions and intentions are not based in what we hope America to be... ... read more »
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