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Serena Williams Builds Schools in Jamaica, Africa
December 5, 2019
Williams, who has won a total of 39 Tennis Grand Slams – including Doubles titles, has also built grade schools in Uganda, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. ... read more »
Tennessee Student is Centennial Scholar Recipient of Ossie Davis Scholarship
November 28, 2019
Earlier this month, after a rigorous selection process, the family of the late actors and activists, together with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), announced that Lane College senior, Jade Allen, is the recipient of the Ossie Davis Legacy Scholarship. "We are always motivated by mom and dad's love of education and what a struggle it was for each of them to get higher education and the sacrifices that their parents made," Davis Day told NNPA Newswire. ... read more »
Private, Online Therapy Could Be Best Choice When Help is Needed
November 7, 2019
Shameka Mitchell Williams, who is the owner of The Chrysalis Center, LLC, is one of 300 licensed therapists in Louisiana who offers online video counseling according to the ... read more »
The real-life ‘Miss Virginia’ is Virginia Walden Ford
October 31, 2019
Ford did all for the children ... read more »
Chase Bank and Advancing Black Pathways Hosts “Chase Chat”
October 24, 2019
The evening was full of engaging conversation, insightful perspectives, with new friendships made and unforgettable advice given to the mostly young audience of color. ... read more »
USC Unveils Iovine and Young Hall
October 10, 2019
The Academy incorporates four disciplines: computer science, communication, arts, and business. ... read more »
Gov. Signs Bills Benefitting Black-Owned Charter Schools and Newspapers
October 10, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a number of bills last week among them AB 1505 and AB 170. ... read more »
Continuing a Legacy: Communities for Wellness Equity (C4WE)
October 3, 2019
With over 175 South Los Angeles individuals from different backgrounds, the conference served as a catalyst to invite community to be their own advocates for change. ... read more »
IMW Wins $887K Against Pasadena Unified School District
September 26, 2019
Another victory for prominent Los Angeles law firm Ivie, McNeil, Wyatt, Purcell & Diggs (IMW) came recently in a case against Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD).  The firm obtained a jury verdict of more than $887,000 against PUSD on September 11, 2019, after a one-week trial in Van Nuys. The jurors voted 11-1 in favor of the plaintiff, who had been a 14-year old Pasadena High School student when she was pressured into consensual sex with another student by the school’s security guard. ... read more »
Loyola Marymount University’s TLC Program Strives for Black Excellence
August 29, 2019
Program participants articulated a great deal of confidence, excitement, and overall gratitude regarding their experience. ... read more »
WACO Theater Center hosts ‘Back 2 School Bash’
August 29, 2019
Volunteers served a variety of healthy snacks, sandwiches and drinks to a joyful crowd of promising young teenagers and preteens. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 2, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 2, 2019
On this day, August 2, 1966, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science was founded in Los Angeles. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Education Trust – West’s Dr. Elisha Smith Arrillaga Appointed as Co-Chair of California “Closing the Achievement Gap” Initiative
August 1, 2019
Dr. Smith Arrillaga has more than 20 years of experience advocating for educational justice and supporting the high achievement of all students... ... read more »
Transformative 5G Technology Arrives
July 19, 2019
Cities, which include Washington, D.C.; Charlotte; Boston; Atlanta; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Des Moines, Iowa; Denver; Detroit; Houston; Indianapolis; Kansas City; Little Rock, Arkansas; Memphis; Phoenix; Providence, Rhode Island; San Diego; and Salt Lake City; are the world’s first to get Verizon’s 5G Ultra-Wideband mobility service. ... read more »
Why Dem. Senators Richard Pan and Steven Glazer Are Holding Out Their Votes on Ethnic Studies Bill
July 11, 2019
In April 1992, violent riots broke out in Los Angeles after an almost all-White jury (one juror later “came out” as biracial 10 years later) handed down a not guilty verdict in the case of Rodney King, ... read more »
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