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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 »
Ninety-Three Stars Shine Brightly During LMU’s 28th Annual Kente Graduation Celebration
May 16, 2019
Kente Graduation is a Rite of Passage within LMU’s Black Community that celebrates the personal and academic achievements of students ... read more »
Shaw University Officially Names Dillard as 18th President
May 10, 2019
“We want to adapt the university so that it’s clear what its relevance continues to be,” Dillard said. That means that, given the challenges of higher education — and HBCUs in particular — we have to make sure that the education we’re providing transforms the lives of the students that we have,” she said. ... read more »
Black Women’s Health Imperative Announces Strategic Partnership
May 9, 2019
The multi-year partnership was established to raise awareness of health disparities and solutions, and to provide access to vital healthcare and wellness information ... read more »
Experts: Reparations Are Workable and Should Be Provided
May 3, 2019
“With the racial divide stoked by President Donald Trump’s racial bias, the need for some healing among the races is a progressive and necessary policy and redress and reparations promote this healing so that we can move toward a less factionalized, less racially divided country,” Minami said. ... read more »
Hate Crimes and Solutions Offered by Activists
May 3, 2019
Phyllis G. Williams, the co-host of the podcast “Living the Principles,” said one reason hate crimes are increasing is that criminals of those actions typically gain notoriety. “Hate crimes with mass media exposure are nothing shy of a recruiting tool. This is why we have seen an increase over the last few years,” Williams said. ... read more »
Uplifting Black Youth through the Retelling of Past and Present Pan African History
May 2, 2019
Local non-profit the Talented Tenth Publications uses Black History books to inspire children. ... read more »
Thirty High School Seniors Awarded $1.2 Million in Scholarships From Edison International
April 4, 2019
Sixty-three percent of the 2019 seniors will be first-generation college students ... read more »
HBCU L.A. Increases Diversity in Hollywood
March 7, 2019
The programs helps increase attendance at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and prepares youth for the entertainment industry. ... read more »
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 »
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