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- LAUSD, District Service Workers Reach Tentative Labor Deal After 3-Day Strike
- Pam Bakewell Headlines Chamber’s Women in Leadership Series
- Michelle Miller Releases ‘Belonging: A Daughter’s Search for Identity Through Love and Loss’
- Sandra Evers-Manly: Black Hollywood Advocate, Philanthropist, and Fundraiser
- Jacqueline Pruitt Ensures Her Company Provides High Quality Rebar Installation
- Mayor Bass Marks 100 Days in Office: Housing Homeless Angelenos ‘Coming to Fruition’
- FAMS Founder Tobago Benito Speaks on Black-owned businesses in the Music Industry
- Clippers Suffer Major Loss to Pelicans 131-110
- Angel City Loses to Gotham FC in Season Debut
- Shared Harvest Shines Light on Physician Trauma
No War on Poverty: The King Holiday and American Hypocrisy
SCLC is planning a new Poor People’s Campaign focused on empowerment, education and food for those in poverty.
The Storied History of the NAACP
The NAACP plans to highlight 110 years of civil rights history, and the current fight for voting rights, criminal justice reform, economic opportunity and education quality during its 110th national convention now happening in Detroit.
California Legislature Passes Joint Resolution in Support of a Bayard Rustin Commemorative Postage Stamp
On February 26, the California Legislature passed a joint resolution in support of the national Bayard Rustin Stamp campaign. Spearheaded by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (AD 51), the concurrent resolution ACR-27 “honors the legacy of Bayard Rustin, who stood at the confluence of the greatest struggles for civil, legal, and human rights by African Americans, as well as the LGBTQ community, and whose focus on civil and economic rights and belief in peace and the dignity of all people remains as relevant today as ever.”
Congresswoman’s Sister Remembered as ‘Joyful’ and ‘Radiating’
Watson Bradfield, a trailblazer in her own right, was born July 22, 1938 into a family of trailblazers. She was the youngest of four children. Her father, William Watson, was one of the first African American police officers in Los Angeles. Her grandfather, Spencer Watson, was a civil rights activist, involved in organizing the pullman porters along with Bayard Rustin. And, her grandmother Belle O’Neal was the surgical nurse who worked on the first open heart surgery with Dr. Clarence Williams in Chicago.
This Week In Black History (August 24 – August 30)
Rustin worked with Martin Luther King Jr. as an organizer in 1955 with the Montgomery bus boycott.