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California to Break Down Black Employee Data by Ethnic Origin
May 19, 2022
Last week, when Gov. Gavin Newsom presented the annual May revision of his budget proposal for the next fiscal year, he announced that California will establish new demographic categories when collecting data pertaining to the ethnic origin of Black state employees. ... read more »
US Black population: The biggest growth is in smaller cities
March 17, 2022
Brandon Manning and his wife were both born in the U.S. South and had been itching to return, but Manning didn't want to go back to his native Atlanta because of the traffic, housing costs and sprawl. ... read more »
The New Multiracial America
September 16, 2021
People who once hid their mixed-race identity or felt pressured to choose one identity or the other, now feel free to embrace the totality of their identity. ... read more »
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Black Lives, And Black Livelihoods Were At Stake In This Election. Black Votes Determined Its Outcome.
November 12, 2020
As grief and despair over the racially-disproportionate impact of the COVID pandemic and police brutality erupted in unrest across America’s cities this summer, the National Urban League mobilized to channel the protests in the streets into power at the polls. ... read more »
Black Los Angeles Makes Demands in Light of COVID-19 and Rates of Black Death
April 16, 2020
In response to community pressure, last week, Los Angeles County released initial racial data on who is contracting and dying from COVID-19. The rate of Black death is twice the Black population share. Black people constitute 9% of the population, but 17% of the County’s COVID-19 deaths. While trillions of dollars are being spent on the crisis and there is no shortage of local, state, and federal initiatives, resources are not being directed to meet the particular needs of the Black community. The disproportionate and deadly impact of COVID-19 on the Black community magnifies what we have known, that “underlying conditions” result from an enduring system of racial apartheid and oppression. ... read more »
Despite Shutdowns Community Leaders Rallied to Kick off the 2020 Census and Emphasize the Importance of Being Counted
March 19, 2020
Although the interactive experience has been placed on hold, the census is still extremely important which was the main emphasis of the kick-off. ... read more »
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