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September 18: The classic novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston was originally published, 1937
September 18, 2021
September 18: The classic novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston was originally published, 1937 ... read more »
September 17: Dr.’s Robert Tanner and George F. Grant entered the inaugural class of Harvard’s School of Dentistry, 1867
September 17, 2021
September 17: Dr.'s Robert Tanner and George F. Grant entered the inaugural class of Harvard's School of Dentistry, 1867 ... read more »
September 16: Jan Matzeliger, inventor of the shoe lasting machine, was born in Dutch Guiana, 1852
September 16, 2021
September 16: Jan Matzeliger, inventor of the shoe lasting machine, was born in Dutch Guiana, 1852 ... read more »
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September 15: “Y’all Hiring?: The Black Teen’s Guide to Navigating Employment” was published by author Albert Phillips Jr., 2020
September 15, 2021
September 15: "Y'all Hiring?: The Black Teen's Guide to Navigating Employment" was published by author Albert Phillips Jr. (Twitter) , 2020 ... read more »
September 14: The sitcom 227, starring Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Jackée Harry, and Regina King, debuted, 1985
September 14, 2021
September 14: The sitcom 227, starring Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Jackée Harry, and Regina King, debuted, 1985 ... read more »
Racial Equity Finds a Permanent Home in Los Angeles
September 13, 2021
Monday, September 13, 2021, marks a monumental day in the history of Los Angeles. Attorney and Executive Director of the Civil and Human Rights Department, Capri Maddox has cut the ribbon to the newly established building looking to house the first racial equity branch of local government in the Los Angeles City Mall arena.  ... read more »
September 13: Inventor and electrical engineer, Lewis Latimer, received a patented for the “Electric lamp” (light bulb), 1881
September 13, 2021
September 13: Inventor and electrical engineer, Lewis Latimer, received a patented for the "Electric lamp" (light bulb), 1881 ... read more »
September 12: Mae C. Jemison became the first African American woman in space, 1992
September 12, 2021
September 12: Mae C. Jemison became the first African American woman in space, 1992 ... read more »
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September 11: Simon, a dentist, became the first African American reported on in a U.S. newspaper, 1740
September 11, 2021
September 11: Simon, a dentist, became the first African American reported on in a U.S. newspaper, 1740 ... read more »
The Lookout: New Cal Housing Bills Could Change the Look, Feel of Your Neighborhood
September 9, 2021
California, known for its sprawling residential neighborhoods of single-family homes spread out with driveways, front yards and garages, even in urban areas, may soon get an architectural makeover. That’s if two new bills approved by the legislature and awaiting the governor’s signature are signed into law. ... read more »
Get The Shot, Then Get Covered
September 9, 2021
At the beginning of the pandemic, we knew our communities would be the hardest hit -- and when we fought to ensure resources were made available to fight the virus, we had to make sure that assistance made it to our communities. ... read more »
BLACK VOTES MATTER – OUR VOTES COUNT
September 9, 2021
History should have taught us that we cannot afford to sit any election out ... read more / view gallery »
Karla Gordy Bristol Shares the Secret to Building a Legacy Through Helping Others
September 9, 2021
Newly Approved Commissioner of Arts and Culture for the City of Beverly Hills, Karla Gordy Bristol, provides blueprints to following one's passion by servicing others. ... read more »
Balance Your People and Profits: Cal Bill Pushes Amazon, Walmart, and Other Big E-Retailers
September 9, 2021
Last week, warehouse workers, labor leaders, elected officials, and community groups came together on the steps of the California State Capitol. Their goal was to generate public support for California’s pro-worker “Warehouse Workers Protection Act,” – also called Assembly Bill (AB) 701-- and to encourage the state Senate to pass it. ... read more »
In Historic Interview PGA Tour Commissioner Touts HBCU Initiatives, Importance of Black Press, and Future of Golf for Minorities
September 9, 2021
PGA Tour President Jay Monahan with NNPA President Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. at the BMW Championships in Owings Mill, Maryland ... read more »
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