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California Budget & Policy Center Report Highlights Racial Inequity in Housing
January 28, 2021
The California Budget & Policy Center’s latest report shows economic racial inequity in housing among renters before and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the 17 million, which includes children, families and individuals, housing instability and homelessness are immediate threats. The reports show the necessity that Governor Newsom’s proposed 2021-22 budget should include extending the state eviction moratorium beyond the expiration date of January 31. ... read more »
BLACK SUNDANCE 2021 —SEMI VIRTUAL FESTIVAL
January 21, 2021
New works by Shaka King, Octavia Butler, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, and more. ... read more »
Biden-Harris Administration Commits to Ensure Government Spending with Black and Minority-Owned Media Businesses
December 3, 2020
President-Elect Joe Biden’s administration plans to support legislation offered by District of Columbia Democratic Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton that would ensure federal agencies advertise with minority-owned businesses, including the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA). ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: Sunday September 28, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
September 28, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday September 28, 2020 - Brought to you by Black 365 Venus and Serena Williams won the Women's doubles tennis Olympic Gold Medal in Sidney, Australia, 2000 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Our Battle to Protect Democracy’s Greatest Tool: It’s on us to honor the legacy of Representative John Lewis
August 20, 2020
Even in the darkest of times, we can hear our friend and mentor John Lewis: "Ours is not the struggle of one day, one week, or one year. Ours is not the struggle of one judicial appointment or presidential term. Ours is the struggle of a lifetime, or maybe even many lifetimes, and each one of us in every generation must do our part." ... read more »
Dear Black People: Coronavirus Will Kill You
March 26, 2020
Melanin is not Vibranium and America isn’t Wakanda even in the Marvel Universe ... read more »
Report: Companies Owned by Women of Color Account for 89 Percent of All New Women-Owned Businesses
March 12, 2020
The annual report, based on U.S. Census Bureau data adjusted by Gross Domestic Product data, found that women-owned businesses continue to trend above all others. Over the past five years, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 21 percent, while all enterprises increased by only 9 percent. ... read more »
Outgoing Mississippi Governor Says state faces ‘1,000 years of Darkness’ if Black Man Elected
February 27, 2020
"I intend to work for @cindyhydesmith as if the fate of America depended on her single election," Gov. Phil Bryant tweeted on January 2. "If Mike Espy and the liberal Democrats gain the Senate, we will take that first step into a thousand years of darkness." ... read more »
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FILM REVIEW: ‘Boys for Life’
January 17, 2020
They first teamed up for Bad Boys in 1995, to great box office success. There was an encore in 2003, Bad Boys II, which was distinguished by incredible stunts. Now, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence go back to the same well one more time. Is there any water left? ... read more »
Black Inspirations of 2019
December 26, 2019
These Black men and women, through their passions, gave the community inspiration ... read more / view gallery »
SPECIAL REPORT: Mass Incarceration of Women and Minorities a New Crisis
May 9, 2019
Courtesy The Marshall Project/PBS Although the number of people in prisons and jails in America has slightly declined, numbers released on Thursday, April 25, by the ... ... read more »
Frederick Douglass’ July 4 Speeches Trace American History
July 5, 2018
More than a century after his death, Frederick Douglass and July 4 remain profoundly intertwined. ... read more »
New ANC President Endorses Transfer of Lands from Whites to Blacks
March 11, 2018
New ANC President Endorses Transfer of Lands from Whites to Blacks ... read more »
(BPRW) Jacksonville University Announces Master in Public Policy Minority Fellowship Program in Collaboration with City of Jacksonville
March 2, 2018
(BPRW) Jacksonville University Announces Master in Public Policy Minority Fellowship Program in Collaboration with City of Jacksonville ... read more »
Mathew Knowles Latest Book Shines Light On Racism
March 1, 2018
Media mogul Mathew Knowles discussed his new book, Racism from the Eyes of a Child, with the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper.  Knowles, father of music superstars Beyoncé and Solange, ... read more »
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