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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 »
FILM REVIEW: Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
July 11, 2019
When she helped school her white editors on the power of her works and viewpoints on African American culture and experiences, she faced the same challenge that many African Americans encounter when dealing with their white counterparts in business, education, politics, etc. Resistance. As she recounts her experiences, Morrison is poised, resolved and reflective. Somewhat akin to an intelligent philosopher or an academic who patiently teaches a class of inquisitive but slow-learning freshmen. ... read more »
After Memo Becomes Public, Focus of Trump Citizenship Question is Revealed
June 27, 2019
The information was revealed during a court filing released on May 30. ... read more »
Chargers coach Lynn has busy break ahead before camp starts
June 20, 2019
While many in the NFL try to relax in the five weeks between minicamp and training camp, Lynn plans on getting his family foundation off the ground as well as open a new school in Africa. ... read more »
Study Finds Most of the World Failing at Gender Equality
June 13, 2019
“This report should serve as a wakeup call to the world. We won’t meet the [Sustainable Development Goals] SDGs with 40% of girls and women living in countries that are failing on gender equality,” said Melinda Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. ... read more »
Los Angeles Families, Civil Rights Leaders, and Labor Unite in Support Measure EE
May 30, 2019
A press conference was held at Belmont High School to urge voters to vote Yes for youth. ... read more »
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