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Destination Crenshaw Broke Ground in Leimert Park Celebrating the Future of Black History and Community in the South L.A.
March 5, 2020
At the intersection of Crenshaw and Leimert, hundreds gathered to honor the history of Crenshaw Boulevard and Leimert Park and to celebrate the groundbreaking of Destination Park and its centerpiece; Sankofa Park.  ... read more »
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Commits $1 Million To Thurgood Marshall College Fund
February 27, 2020
The agreement establishes a partnership that gives Southern Glazer’s access to TMCF’s diverse talent pipeline, connects Southern Glazer’s employees with HBCU students for mentoring and professional development, and provides student leaders with opportunities to pursue future careers with the Company. ... read more »
Black Lives Matter leader and Professor Dr. Melina Abdullah Announces Lawsuit Against City of Los Angeles and Former Police Chief
February 27, 2020
Black Lives Matter’s Dr. Melina Abdullah and her law team held a press conference in front of the Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters to announce the filing of a lawsuit regarding an arrest at the Police Commission meeting in 2018. ... read more »
Ford Fund Teams Up with the California African American Museum to Kick off Men of Courage Greater Los Angeles Barbershop Challenge
February 27, 2020
Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, is joining forces with the California African American Museum (CAAM) to offer community focused barbershops in the Greater Los Angeles area the opportunity to compete for a $10,000 grant. ... read more »
Dr. Harry J. Elam, Jr., of Stanford named Occidental College’s 16th President
February 27, 2020
As Stanford’s vice provost for the past decade, Elam has been responsible for nearly all policies and programs relating to the university’s 7,200 undergraduate students. The Occidental board unanimously selected Elam at the conclusion of a national search, advised by a search committee drawn from all segments of the college community. ... read more »
Destination Crenshaw’s Pipeline to Public Sector Jobs
February 21, 2020
(Courtesy Photo) While Black History Month marks a time for reflection and celebration of the past, it also provides an opportunity to envision the future. The month of February is filled with events and exhibits that uplift Black culture- from Lauren Halsey’s exhibit at David Kordansky Gallery which explores her reckonings with gentrification and the economic displacement of Black-owned businesses, ... read more »
GM Prodigy Charles Muse Recounts his Rise to the Top of Auto Industry
February 20, 2020
“I had many engineering assignments as an intern including Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics in my last rotation and lo and behold, I got a full time offer as an aerodynamicist. As an Aerospace Engineering graduate, you typically end up in the aerospace industry like Lockheed Martin or Boeing, but I was able to land a dream job in both of my passions at General Motors starting out as the lead aerodynamicist for crossovers." ... read more »
Tiffany Haddish and Legendary Black Comedians Receive Awards at City Hall
February 13, 2020
African American comedians have been pushing the culture forward for many years. Last week, at Los Angeles City Hall, a select group of Black comedians was celebrated and received awards for their success and contributions in the entertainment industry. The city leaders who celebrated the comedians were Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson and Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson. The celebration concluded with a tour of the Bridge Exhibit in the building. ... read more »
BLACK HISTORY: Emmett Till Lives
February 13, 2020
Emmett Till Lives Classism, racism, war, and corporate greed are malicious outliers, which in their ways, plague the current 2020 United States and global civilization abroad. ... read more »
Black News Channel Network Delayed Until February 10
January 2, 2020
The historic launch of the BNC will fulfill the business dream and vision of J.C. Watts, Jr., a nationally known entrepreneur and former U.S. Congressman, representing Oklahoma’s Fourth District. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sept. 28, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 28, 2019
Venus and Serena Williams won the Women's doubles tennis Olympic Gold Medal in Sidney, Australia, 2000 ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sept. 25, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 25, 2019
On this day in 1974, Barbara Hancock became the first African American woman to be selected as a White House Fellow. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sept. 24, 2019- Brought to you by Black 365
September 24, 2019
On this day in 1965, Executive Order 11246, which later became known as "affirmative action", was instituted. ... read more »
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