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Executive Producers Codie and Tommy Oliver Talk ‘Black Love’
August 23, 2019
The creators of "Black Love" on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Codie and Tommy Oliver are back to share more love as their family grows and their show returns for a third season. ... read more »
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88
August 8, 2019
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” ″Sula” and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age 88. ... read more »
Attendees Reflect on Biden’s Breakfast Meeting at Dulan’s
July 25, 2019
At a breakfast gathering held at Dulan’s On Crenshaw soul food restaurant, Biden greeted, chatted and donned an apron and hat to serve meals to more than 60 people who attended the event on iconic Crenshaw Blvd., in South Los Angeles.  He outlined his reasons for running, saying that he wants “to restore the soul of the country,” and he also took time to take a shot at President Donald Trump, referring to Trump’s recent Twitter comments, which disparaged four Democratic congresswomen and stated that they should  “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came.”  ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 17, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 17, 2019
On this day, July 17, 2009, Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden became the 12th Administrator of NASA after being nominated by President Barack Obama. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Resisting the Ethical Imperative of Reparations: Seeking Artificial Refuge in Dishonest Denial
June 27, 2019
The recent hearing in the House of Representatives on reparations marks an important step on the long struggle for justice for Black people and accountability from the larger society for the horrendous and harrowing history of enslavement, Jim Crowism and racist oppression of varied kinds. However, in the spirit and speech of Amilcar Cabral, we know we must “mask no difficulties, tell no lies and claim no easy victories.” ... read more »
Labor Leader, Rusty Hicks Elected as CDP Chair
June 6, 2019
  Labor union leader Rusty Hicks said he is “humbled” by the outcome of the June 1 election that propelled him to the front of a group of seven candidates, ... read more »
DNC and Barack Obama Announce the “Democratic Unity Fund” ahead of a Heated Democratic Primary
May 28, 2019
As the crowded group of Democratic candidates bid for the  presidential nomination, the party is preparing for unity. With the support of President Barack Obama who has not endorsed a candidate at this time, ... read more »
WATCH: President Barack Obama Surprises Students for Football and Baseball Game
May 25, 2019
Former President Barack Obama met with the Washington Nationals foundation and Youth Baseball Academy, a nonprofit aiming to “foster character development, academic achievement, and improved health among underserved youth in D.C.” ... read more / watch video »
South L.A. Celebrates Barack Obama Boulevard
May 9, 2019
Thousands of people converged on South Los Angeles to witness the renaming of Rodeo Road to President Barack Obama Boulevard. The daylong street festival, highlighted with music, ... read more »
Uplifting Black Youth through the Retelling of Past and Present Pan African History
May 2, 2019
Local non-profit the Talented Tenth Publications uses Black History books to inspire children. ... read more »
Obamas Unveil Slate of Series, Documentaries for Netflix
April 30, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Barack and Michelle Obama on Tuesday unveiled a slate of projects they are preparing for Netflix, a year after the former president and first lady signed a deal with the streaming platform. ... read more »
Official Date Announced for Renaming One of Los Angeles’ Most Iconic Streets After America’s 44th President
April 23, 2019
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson has announced that on Saturday,May 4, the City of Los Angeles will officially unveil Obama Boulevard in honor of America’s 44th President of the United States of America. ... read more »
Former President Barack Obama Sends Heartfelt Message Regarding the Burning of Notre Dame
April 15, 2019
The world is reacting with shock, horror and prayers to the massive fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. As the flames tore through the 12th-century cathedral, ... read more »
Donna Brazile Trying “A New Lane” by Joining Fox News
March 29, 2019
In an op-ed article on FoxNews.com, Brazile wrote that she hoped to improve the tenor of political debate. “Will I agree with my fellow commentators at Fox News? Probably not. But I will listen,” Brazile wrote. ... read more »
Barack Obama’s March Madness Picks
March 21, 2019
It’s time for the Big Dance—and President Obama is ready. Check out his brackets for the Men’s and Women’s NCAA Basketball Championship below. ... read more »
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