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California Black Media
Stormy Winter: California Takes Steps to Manage Impact of Weather and Water
January 19, 2023
Over the last few weeks storms have torn through many of California's communities, prompting evacuations in areas like Planada and Merced due to widespread flooding. ... read more »
California’s First African American Controller Malia M. Cohen Takes Office
January 11, 2023
Malia M. Cohen was sworn-in as the first Black woman – and first African American -- to serve as California’s State Controller. ... read more »
COVID-19 Update:  What California Seniors 50+ Need to Know About Latest Vaccine    
December 22, 2022
Physicians and public health officials are raising alarms about a “tripledemic” happening as the holiday travel season approaches.  ... read more »
Sacramento: Black Caucus Welcomes New Members, Installs Leaders 
December 15, 2022
On Dec. 5, Asssemblymember Dr. Corey Jackson (D-Riverside) was sworn in at the State Capitol on the first day of the 2022-23 Legislative session.  ... read more »
California Black Media Campaign Unveiled at Los Angeles Taste of Soul 
October 27, 2022
The “Stop the Hate. Spread the Love,” initiative spearheaded by California Black Media (CBM) and others, was introduced to the Los Angeles community at the 17th annual Taste of Soul Family Festival on Oct. 15.   ... read more »
Prop 30 Debate Splits CA Democratic Party
September 29, 2022
The debate surrounding Proposition (Prop) 30 is causing division between the California Democratic Party and Gov. Gavin Newsom. ... read more »
CA Reparations Task Force LA Meeting’s Public Comments Get Heated
September 29, 2022
The nine member California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans convened in Los Angeles at the California Science Center for its tenth meeting on Sept. 23 and Sept. 24.   ... read more »
Chancellor Reveals New and Expanded Financial Aid for Community College Students 
September 29, 2022
New and updated financial support for the state's community college attendees, including changes to the Cal Grant and expanded aid for new and returning students, has been announced by California Community Colleges Chancellor Dr. Daisy Gonzales. ... read more »
Cal Sec of State Weber Travels State Urging Youth to Get Early Start on Voter Registration 
September 29, 2022
As part of a broad civic education initiative, High School Voters Registration Week, California Secretary of State Shirley Nash Weber has been traveling across the state encouraging young people to register to vote.   ... read more »
Commentary – Black Youth Mental Health: Will Our Kids Be Alright? 
September 29, 2022
We are living in unusual and challenging times, when despair and despondency have replaced hope as a more common, and perhaps as the more acceptable lens, through which too many of us view the future.  ... read more »
AI-Generated Rapper Controversy Spotlights the Need for More Blacks in Tech
September 15, 2022
Almost as quickly as it began, the music industry may have seen the end of the infamous Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) rapper referred to as "FN Meka", a computer-generated character being widely condemned for appropriating Black culture and saying the N-word. ... read more »
California Black Women’s Collective Celebrate Statewide Trailblazers and Leaders
June 30, 2022
Trailblazers, leaders and supporters arrived at the California African American Museum in numbers on June 17 to simply honor each other and remind themselves that they are not alone in their crusades. ... read more »
Opinion: Inglewood Unified’s Response to School Closing Inquiry Is Another Bad Decision 
April 7, 2022
What happens when you’re a vocal critic of bad decisions made by administrators at your local school district?  ... read more »
Rev. Amos Brown Brings Wisdom, Guidance to Cal’s Reparations Task Force
December 23, 2021
The Rev. Amos C. Brown is vice-chair and the senior member serving on the nine-member California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. ... read more »
State Controller Candidate Malia Cohen is Building a Stronger Financial Bridge for the Needs of the People
November 25, 2021
Malia Cohen is the most experienced candidate running for State Controller. Looking to represent one of the largest economies in the world, Cohen wants to contribute to the growth in underrepresented communities all over the state of California. ... read more »

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