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L.A. County Shows Off Stormwater Infrastructure for Safe Clean Water
July 12, 2018
Its plan is to use modern solutions to help address threats to water, such as pollutants, toxins, and extreme, severe weather ... read more »
Family Seeks Justice in Leimert Park Triple Homicide 
May 31, 2018
Nancy Amelia Jackson, a woman accused of killing a disabled acquaintance, his mother, and stepfather is facing the death penalty or life in state prison without parole if convicted.  ... read more »
Healthcare Workers in Watts Poised to Strike If Contract Negotiations Fail 
May 17, 2018
Workers at the Watts Health Center have authorized a strike if further negotiations with management fall through.  ... read more »
State of Black America 2018 
May 17, 2018
The National Urban League has released its 42nd annual report on the State of Black America themed, “Save our Cities:  Powering the Digital Revolution.”  ... read more »
The Truth About 15-year-old Gun Violence Victim Hannah Bell
May 10, 2018
Samantha Mays was thankful for the financial donation she received from gang prevention advocates, but she appeared more grateful and relieved that she could speak the truth about her 15-year-old daughter gunned down right before her eyes.  ... read more »
Two African Americans appointed to the California Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census 
April 26, 2018
Two African-Americans have been appointed to the California Complete Count Committee for the 2020 federal census. ... read more »
What’s at risk for America’s ethnic communities with the 2020 Census? 
April 12, 2018
The biggest threat to a complete count in the 2020 Census, civil rights advocates agree, is public distrust of the government, fueled by the Trump administration's anti-immigrant policies, and the just announced decision by Commerce Dept. Secretary Wilbur Ross to include a question on citizenship status -- a question that hasn't been included since 1950.  ... read more »
Black primary care and family care providers embrace online toolkit to help in early detection of dementia
November 2, 2017
Early detection for Black elders would mean curbing health care disparities in the community ... read more »
Online Search Engine Brings Black History to Light
November 2, 2017
An online search engine birthed by a small team of researchers at the University of Minnesota connects students, artists, scholars, educators, and the general public to the great history of Blacks in America. ... read more »
Juan King, brother of Rodney King, to walk for the homeless 
October 26, 2017
Juan King, the brother of the late Rodney King at the center of the 1992 L.A. Rebellion, is partnering with the United Way of Greater Los Angeles for its 11th Annual HomeWalk To End Homelessness in Los Angeles on November 18.  ... read more »
Covered California partners with Black media for open enrollment call 
October 26, 2017
 Executives with Covered California held an ethnic media roundtable to give an overview of its upcoming open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which opens on November 1 and closes on January 31.  ... read more »
‘Separation or Death,’ warned Minister Louis Farrakhan during 22nd Anniversary of the Million Man March keynote address 
October 19, 2017
On Sunday, October 15, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered the keynote address for the 22nd Anniversary of the Million Man March/Holy Day Atonement.  The title was "Separation Or Death".   ... read more »
Celebration of Fannie Lou Hamer’s 100th Birthday
October 12, 2017
Crumble expressed that he was the first in his family to attend college; he was ready to give up in his first semester due to an unfriendly atmosphere and a feeling of disconnect, until an African Studies class in womanism introduced him to Hamer. ... read more »
United Hood Nation Marks One-Year Anniversary 
August 24, 2017
During a historic gang summit held in South L.A. last year, the community called for jobs, training and education, and organizers of the United Hood Nation delivered with a “Pathway to Prosperity” job fair on its one-year anniversary. ... read more »
L.A. County Supervisors Advance Plans for Permanent Housing
August 24, 2017
Los Angeles County Board Supervisor Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas outlined the path for progress to ensure permanent housing for those who are experiencing homelessness, during a press conference on Tuesday, August 22. ... read more »
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