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COMMENTARY: Living in America While Being Black Under the Trump Regime 
January 3, 2019
“The buying power of the African American community is $1.1 trillion, but it only circulates 6 hours in our community, and the Asians keep a dollar in their community 120 times longer than African Americans. The Jewish keep the dollar in their community for 20 days, and the dollar in the White community circulates 17 days.”  ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Awards Over $1.6 Million In 2018 Grants To Local Organizations Impacting Over 600,000 Youth
December 27, 2018
The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) announced 2018 cumulative grant donations of over $1.6 million to 70 local nonprofit organizations, which impacted over 600,000 underserved youth in some of the most challenged neighborhoods of Los Angeles. ... read more »
Unexpected For-Profit College Closures Come Before Christmas
December 27, 2018
“…this year, just a week before Christmas, there are people who were dealing with the aftermath of something far colder than the weather: college closures with no advance notice and a promise of more information at a date yet to be determined.” ... read more »
U of R welcomes first Tuskegee University exchange student
December 13, 2018
Noelani Pierce, a sophomore food science and biology major from Chicago, Illinois, says she was initially attracted to the exchange program because of the new experiences it offered ... read more »
African American Voters Made Significant Impact on Mid Term Election Results
November 29, 2018
For those who may secretly think their vote doesn’t matter, results of a recent post election survey showed that African American voters made a huge impact on this year’s outcome. ... read more »
Thurmond Wins Historic Race for CA Superintendent of Public Instruction
November 17, 2018
Pledges to be a champion of public schools and a Superintendent for all California students Assemblymember Tony Thurmond is the projected winner of the California State Superintendent of Public Instruction election. ... read more »
WLAC Is 1st California Community College To Launch Climate Change Studies Degree
November 15, 2018
While other institutions offer programs that center on the environment, West’s new program aims to specifically study climate change ... read more »
KIPP Scholar Academy Hosts Annual Fall Festival
November 8, 2018
In partnership with Fly Kicks For Kids and Thank My Barber, KIPP Scholar Academy in South L.A. hosted a fall festival on Friday November 2, 2018 for middle school students ... read more »
Compton Centennial Football Returns With a Revamped Program
November 8, 2018
Centennial High School in Compton has rebuilt their football program with the hope to cultivate athletes and scholars. ... read more »
Perspective: Time to Give Charles R. Drew University Its Due
November 1, 2018
Homecoming Weekend featured two days of events designed to attract, educate and entertain CDU’s core audiences that are part of CDU’s diverse mission ... read more »
Escuela Plus Students Participate in International Walk to School Day
October 18, 2018
Parents put away their car keys and the children walked, and rode their bikes or scooters to participate in this exciting event. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kendall Ellis
September 6, 2018
Sprinter Kendall Ellis has run track on big stages and has made many accomplishments at USC with the most recent being a 2018 NCAA championship outdoor title. ... read more »
Black Wealth Still Plummeting, CRL Tells Lawmakers
August 31, 2018
For years, and particularly in recent months, major news outlets have heralded the nation’s robust economic recovery. From rising corporate profits, to lower unemployment, or rising stock prices on Wall Street, many consumers might conclude that financial stability not only returned after the Great Recession but continues to climb. ... read more »
Roland Martin Discusses New Digital Show #RolandMartinUnfiltered
August 30, 2018
Award-winning journalist, author, TV host and multimedia entrepreneur Roland S. Martin will launch #RolandMartinUnfiltered, a daily digital show, on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The show will report on news and current events that are important to people of color, covering a wide range of topics including politics, social justice, sports, education, business, finance, entertainment and pop culture. ... read more / watch video »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jalen Thompson
August 30, 2018
Going into his junior year at Washington State University, Jalen Thompson has a wealth of experience playing safety for the Cougars football team. ... read more »
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