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Businesses React to Ruling Against Biden Vaccine Mandate
January 14, 2022
For companies that were waiting to hear from the U.S. Supreme Court before deciding whether to require vaccinations or regular coronavirus testing for workers, the next move is up to them. ... read more »
Da Vinci RISE High for At-Risk Learners Finds Itself At-Risk
January 14, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has left a lasting impact on all students, but especially for those experiencing extreme obstacles to their academic success. Da Vinci RISE High, with campuses in Hawthorne, South Los Angeles, and Culver City, provides a comprehensive and holistic education for students who all too often fall through the cracks: students experiencing homelessness, extreme poverty, probation, or foster care. ... read more »
“Skip” Cooper, Longtime BBA President, Announces Retirement
January 5, 2022
Earl “Skip” Cooper II officially retired as president and chief executive officer of the Black Business Association (BBA) on December 31, but not before sharing parting words that encapsulate his unwavering dedication to the organization. ... read more »
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Tesla, ODP rise; Applied Therapeutics, Newmont fall
January 4, 2022
Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday ... read more »
Education leaders ask for raises for teachers, bus drivers
December 28, 2021
The state Education Department is asking South Carolina lawmakers to increase pay for all teachers by 2% next school year. ... read more »
McDonald’s to pay Black store owner $33.5M to end bias suit
December 20, 2021
McDonald's will pay $33.5 million to a former baseball player who owns multiple franchises to end a lawsuit he brought against the company accusing it of racial discrimination. ... read more »
Stocks Sink on New COVID Variant; Dow Loses 905 Points
November 29, 2021
Stocks are closing sharply lower on Wall Street Friday, after a coronavirus variant from South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe and the European Union proposed suspending air travel from southern Africa. ... read more »
T-Mobile to Pay $20M After Outage Led to Failed 911 Calls
November 29, 2021
Wireless carrier T-Mobile agreed to pay $19.5 million in a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission over a 12-hour nationwide outage in June 2020 that resulted in thousands of failed 911 calls. ... read more »
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Analysts: California Is Moving Into Next Budget Year With a $31 Billion Surplus
November 25, 2021
California is expected to move into the next fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2022, with a whopping $31 billion surplus, according to estimates from the independent Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO). ... read more »
Register Now for L.A. County Parks ‘I Matter: Girls Empowerment Conference’
October 7, 2021
All-day event will inspire girls to turn dreams into reality, with fun-filled workshops and a Girl Power Lunch Party! ... read more »
Newsom Mobilizes Black Vote Ahead of Election
September 9, 2021
Governor Gavin Newsom organized labor, community, and elected leaders across South Los Angeles to recognize Black worker contributions to the American Labor Movement on Labor Day at the headquarters of the African American Voter Registration, Education, and Participation Project (AAVREP). ... read more »
L.A. Sparks and Divas In Defense Collaborate On Self-Defense Class for Young Girls
August 11, 2021
The Divas in Defense and the Los Angeles Sparks teamed up to teach young girls how to defend themselves from predators. This past weekend, Cole Parker, ... read more »
THE NEW FACES OF PUBLIC EDUCATION & THE DEMAND FOR RACIAL EQUALITY WITHIN THE EDUCATION SYSTEM
August 5, 2021
In an exclusive interview with national and local academic leadership, L.A. Sentinel learned of their devotion to guide the country to a more balanced racial lens, starting within community schools. ... read more »
Charles Drew University Receives Historic $50 Million Allocation
July 22, 2021
A historic moment occurred in the life of Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science with the institution’s receipt of $50 million to fund its own four-year medical degree program. ... read more »
Removing Educational Barriers, Especially High Textbook Costs
July 22, 2021
Unapologetically Fighting for Black Student Success // No. 4 ... read more »
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