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Black Press of America Awards Courageous Leaders
September 19, 2019
The 2019 honorees are the Honorable Karen Bass, U.S. Representative (D-CA); the Honorable Elijah E. Cummings, U.S. Representative (D-MD); the Honorable Bobby Scott, U.S. Representative (D-VA); the Honorable Bennie Thompson, U.S. Representative (D-MS); Ray Curry, Secretary-Treasurer of the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agriculture (UAW); Shani W. Hosten, Vice President Multicultural Leadership, AARP; Dr. Kim Smith-Whitley, Clinical Director of Hematology and Director of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP); and Crystal Windham, Director, Cadillac Interior Design, General Motors. ... read more »
Karen Boykin-Towns Takes Her Talents to Sard Verbinnen
September 19, 2019
“I want people who are going to be able to tell it straight. People who will assess a situation and then be able to give you the realities of what it is,” Boykin-Towns said of her expectations in her new role. ... read more »
Dynamex Law Will Gut Black Newspapers in California
September 8, 2019
  This is a direct appeal to Governor Gavin Newsom, Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez and our entire state legislature. I’m writing this on behalf of the more than 20 African American-owned newspapers that operate in cities and towns across California. ... read more »
WATCH: Hear from the People of the Bahamas, What You Won’t See on TV
September 8, 2019
Hear from the Bahamian people via ... . The latest in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.     ... read more / watch video »
Silence, Devastation Mark Bahamas Town; but some are Staying
September 8, 2019
MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (AP) — The streets are filled with smashed cars, snapped power cables, shattered trees and deep silence. At the airport and dock, hundreds of people clamor for seats on airplanes and berths on ships arriving with aid and departing with people who lost their homes when deadly Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas. ... read more »
CAAM Hosts Los Angeles: State of the Black Press Panel
September 5, 2019
The art museum acted as a venue for the Los Angeles: State of the Black Press Panel where the panelists discussed everything from mainstream media’s coverage of Black Americans to President Donald Trump’s impact on news coverage and politics. ... read more »
‘We Need Help’: Rescuers in Bahamas Face a Ruined Landscape
September 4, 2019
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Rescue crews in the Bahamas fanned out across a blasted landscape of smashed and flooded homes Wednesday, trying to reach drenched and stunned victims of Hurricane Dorian and take the full measure of the disaster. ... read more »
April Trial Date Set in R. Kelly’s Federal Case in Chicago
September 4, 2019
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has set an April 27 trial date in R. Kelly’s federal case in Chicago that accuses the R&B star of child pornography and obstruction of justice. ... read more »
California Lawmakers Eye Bills on Vaccines, Guns, Housing
September 3, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California state lawmakers have just two weeks remaining in their session to sort through hundreds of bills, some addressing volatile topics such as vaccinating children and shootings by police. ... read more »
Comedian Kevin Hart Injured in Southern California Car Crash, Wife Says He’s “Going to be Just Fine”
September 3, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Comic actor Kevin Hart’s wife says he’s “going to be just fine” following a ... that left him with a major back injury. ... read more »
Simone Biles Responds to Brothers Arrest for a Shooting that Left Three Dead
September 3, 2019
CLEVELAND (AP) — Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says she’s struggling with the arrest of her brother who was charged in a shooting that left three dead. ... read more »
WATCH: Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis and Others Give Update on Catastrophic Hurricane Dorian
September 3, 2019
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Practically parking over the Bahamas for a day and a half, Hurricane Dorian pounded away at the islands Tuesday in a watery onslaught that devastated thousands of homes, ... read more / watch video »
Black Fact of the Day: August 29, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 29, 2019
On this day, August 29, 1962, Mal Goode became the first African American news correspondent on television. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
City Audit Faults Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority
August 28, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city audit concludes the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority has significantly failed to meet goals for placing people into permanent housing and for referrals to substance abuse and mental health treatment. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Council Opposes State Bill to Allow 4am Bar Time
August 27, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council has voted to pass a resolution opposing the so-called “Last Call Bill” that would allow bars to stay open until 4 a.m. ... read more »
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