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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 »
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 »
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