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Communities do not trust institutions. This is how we’re regaining it. 
April 7, 2022
Americans have lost trust in the ability of large institutions like the federal government, national media, and large companies – even big banks – to understand or care about their needs.  This view is justified, particularly among communities of color and low-income households.  ... read more »
The Guap Foundation Launches Fundraising Campaign to Invest in Minority Communities
July 29, 2021
Guap Foundation today announced the launch of a campaign to raise funds to invest in underserved minority communities around the country. ... read more »
COVID – Delta Variant On Rise Throughout Black Community
July 15, 2021
Los Angeles County, has issued a recent warning that COVID-19 cases, and in particular the Delta variant, throughout the county are on the rise.   African Americans in particular are suffering the effects of the virus more than other communities at an alarming rate and are encouraged to get vaccinated. Dr. Elaine Batchlor, president and CEO of MLKCH said, “If you’ve been waiting to get your COVID vaccine, now is the time to stop waiting and do it." ... read more »
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Black America Needs a ‘New Normal’: Equitable Credit Access to Build Wealth
June 17, 2021
Although many officials have called for a ‘return to normal’, millions of small businesses and communities need something new instead. In Black America especially, the ‘old normal’ never delivered equitable access to wealth-building opportunities as those that well-served served much of White America. Instead, a lengthy history of public policies designed to create and sustain a burgeoning middle class systemically excluded Blacks and other people of color. ... read more »
NAACP President Discusses Biden Administration Appointees and the Impact of COVID Black Americans
June 3, 2021
The NAACP's mission is that everyone receives the facts they need to make the best decisions for their families and communities while the fight against the pandemic goes forward, said NAACP president Derrick Johnson. Johnson appeared for a live interview with the National Newspaper Publishers Association's morning news program, "Let It Be Known." ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Focuses on Economic Recovery of African Americans in COVID-19 Crisis
April 2, 2020
The first draft of the COVID-19 Senate stimulus bill focused money to bailout large corporations and the top one percent. But after days of negotiation that included President Trump big footing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the legislation was changed to focus more on the needs of main street Americans. ... read more »
Disabled Veteran Creates Veterans Health Solutions, The Premiere Cannabis Education Resource For The Veteran And Underserved Communities
February 15, 2018
VHS, a non-profit public benefit organization has setup a full comprehensive strategy to educate the veteran populace and underserved communities regarding the use of medicinal cannabis and or hemp related products. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Council Passes Final Cannabis Laws with Unanimous Vote
December 6, 2017
Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. led the Los Angeles City Council on December 6, in adopting reasonable regulations governing the cannabis industry while protecting neighborhoods and schools. ... read more »
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Clinton: Nation needs to bring together police, communities
August 24, 2016
Hillary Clinton said last Thursday the nation needs to work together to repair rifts between police officers and the communities they serve and guard against more discord — a veiled reference to rival Donald Trump. ... read more »
Abusive Lending Practices Target People of Color
July 1, 2015
Each year the many forms and products of predatory lending drain at minimum hundreds of billions of dollars from the nation’s economy and communities across the country. ... read more »

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