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Baseball honors Negro Leagues’ 100th anniversary
July 2, 2020
The celebration was moved online after a major league-wide tribute to baseball’s Black pioneers scheduled for June 27 was shelved because of the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Looks to Find 250-Million Dollars of Cuts in the City Budget, for Police Reform and New Opportunities in Underserved Communities.
June 4, 2020
Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti announced he has responded to Obama’s call for action and signed the Mayor’s Pledge. The mayor updated the community with the current status of safety measures that will take affect immediately. The mayor was joined by Eileen Decker, President of the Los Angeles Police Commission. She spoke of the review and revision in the police department. ... read more »
Re-imagine Serving and Protecting with Barack Obama; Discussing New Opportunities in Public Safety.
June 3, 2020
Obama continues to use his platform to seek a solution to the imbalance in the police force structure on a national scale, but also within local government.  President Barack along with his administration is orchestrating a commit to action for all mayors, city councils, and police oversight bodies to address police use of force. ... read more »
Obama endorses Biden as the best leader for ‘darkest times’
April 15, 2020
Former President Barack Obama endorsed Joe Biden on Tuesday, giving the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee a boost from the party’s biggest fundraiser and one of its most popular figures. ... read more »
Civil Rights Leader and Icon, Joseph Lowery, Passes at 98
April 2, 2020
Lowery made great strides for equality and civil rights, which was fortified by his Christian beliefs. ... read more »
Deval Patrick, last black candidate in 2020 race, drops out
February 20, 2020
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, the last remaining African American candidate in a Democratic presidential field once defined by its diversity, ended his 2020 campaign Wednesday after his late bid failed to catch fire or resonate with voters.  ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 21, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 21, 2020
Barack Obama was inaugurated for his second term as President of the United States, 2013. ... read more »
David G. Brown Wins 2019 NNPA Merit Award for ‘Best Editorial Cartoon’
December 26, 2019
David G. Brown, Los Angeles artist, educator and Editorial Cartoonist for the Los Angeles Sentinel newspaper received the “2019 Wilbert L. Holloway Merit Award,” for “Best Editorial Cartoon,” by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA).  ... read more »
David G.Brown Obama Book
December 26, 2019
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Harris Exit Points to Hurdles Facing Minority Candidates
December 6, 2019
The California senator abruptly withdrew from the race on Tuesday after her once-promising campaign failed to coalesce around a message that would resonate with voters. And without clear support from voters, Harris couldn’t raise the money needed to keep going. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Oct. 18, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
October 18, 2019
Barack and Michelle Obama were married in Chicago on this date in 1992.  ... read more »
Black Press Exclusive: Dr. Lonnie Bunch’s African American Museum Dream Fulfilled
September 26, 2019
During the intimate video-taped interview inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the two visionaries also tackled topics that ranged from the Transatlantic Slave Trade, their shared North Carolina families’ histories, the writing legacy of author James Baldwin, and the contemporary vitality of the Black Press of America. ... read more »
Black365 releases Black History Cards
September 6, 2019
A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center indicates that high school dropout rates for African Americans are declining; however, the African American dropout rate is still extremely high in comparison to other racial groups. One theory on why the African American dropout rate remains high is the problem of implicit bias. A recent Los Angeles Times article revealed that some educators, despite race, view African American students through a biased lens. This results in lowered expectations and lower academic performance. These lowered expectations occur as a result of educators and student not being informed about the significant accomplishments that African Americans have made around the globe. Some educators have a diminished view of students' potential. ... read more »
Beyonce, Lil Nas X, the Spinners among those on Obama Summer Song Playlist
August 26, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — The Obama summer playlist has everyone from Drake and Beyonce to Steely Dan and Frank Sinatra. The former president calls it “some new, ... read more »
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 »
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