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Antonio Villaraigosa and Karen Bass Discuss Importance of Black and Brown Unity  
November 3, 2022
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa believes Karen Bass is the best candidate to serve as the next mayor of Los Angeles.  Villaraigosa says that this is not an arbitrary decision, but a decision based upon a 50-years friendship, working together in the trenches of the city, fighting for those communities and people who have desperately needed the support of government and elected officials time and time again.  ... read more »
Slavery on Ballot for Voters in 5 U.S. States
October 27, 2022
More than 150 years after slaves were freed in the U.S., voters in five states will soon decide whether to close loopholes that led to the proliferation of a different form of slavery — forced labor by people convicted of certain crimes. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Shane Lee
September 22, 2022
Senior linebacker Shane Lee transferred to USC with the hope to help change the culture of their football team and bring them back into the national spotlight. Now, the Trojans are ranked seventh in the AP Top 25 College Football Poll with a 3-0 overall record. ... read more »
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Eleven86: Black-Owned Real Artesian Water Brand
September 8, 2022
Marquis Forge, Founder and CEO, MRaine Industries, LLC is the man behind Eleven86, an artesian water company. The core of this firm is to be in a position to give hope to their community while providing a source of clean water.  ... read more »
Lyniece Cobb Blount Passes Away at 96
August 11, 2022
Lyniece Cobb Blount was born to Oscar Cobb and Willie Nell Ford Cobb in Parish Alabama on February 19, 1926. She was one of three girls and one boy. Sadly, her sister died at the age of two. Lyniece's father died at an early age and her mother died shortly thereafter. ... read more »
Paul George Foundation and Brotherhood Crusade Host L.A. Students at Space Camp 
June 23, 2022
The Paul George Foundation, in partnership with the Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade and Social Justice Learning Institute, sent eight students and two chaperones to Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama.    ... read more »
New York Fund Apologizes for Role in Tuskegee Syphilis Study
June 16, 2022
For almost 40 years starting in the 1930s, as government researchers purposely let hundreds of Black men die of syphilis in Alabama so they could study the disease, a foundation in New York covered funeral expenses for the deceased. The payments were vital to survivors of the victims in a time and place ravaged by poverty and racism. ... read more »
Alabama law awarding honorary degree to civil rights lawyer 
May 12, 2022
A civil rights lawyer who once fought to desegregate the University of Alabama is now receiving an honorary degree from the school.  ... read more »
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The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection Premieres First Local Showing since 2007
January 13, 2022
On January 15, The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection will present historical moments, pointing towards the advancement of the Black community. ... read more »
Pasadena’s Bryce Young Wins 87th Heisman Trophy Winner
December 16, 2021
First Quarterback in Alabama History to Win Award ... read more »
Cali’s Push to Let Student Athletes Get Paid Gets Big Assists From SCOTUS, NCAA
July 8, 2021
But last week, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) unanimously ruled that the NCAA policy must fall in line with the country’s antitrust laws and that the organization does not have the authority to deny student athletes the right to receive compensation for their athleticism or fame. ... read more »
President Biden Announces First Nominees for Board to Review Civil Rights Era Cold Cases
June 17, 2021
Fourteen years ago, the Southern Poverty Law Center sent the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice a list of 74 cold cases involving African Americans allegedly murdered in racially motivated circumstances by White people between 1952 and 1968. ... read more / view gallery »
Celebration of Life: Melba Fitzpatrick Binion
April 1, 2021
Melba Fitzpatrick Binion ... read more »
COVID-19 Worsens Debt Collector Harassment
November 12, 2020
As the final days of the 2020 election season drew to a close, major media across the nation focused on polls and prospects for the presidential candidates. At the same time, scant news coverage reported on a development affecting 68 million consumers: debt collection regulation.  ... read more »
Wealth gap costs over last two decades: $2.7 trillion in Black income, $16 trillion to U.S. economy
October 8, 2020
“Yet even today, with all those credentials and as one of the leading executives on Wall Street,” wrote Raymond J. McGuire, Citi’s Vice Chairman and Chair of its Global Banking and Capital Markets, “I am still seen first as a six-foot-four, two-hundred-pound Black man wherever I go — even in my own neighborhood. I could have been George Floyd. And my wife and I are constantly aware that our children could have their innocence snatched away from them at any given moment, simply for the perceived threat of their skin color.” ... read more »
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