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Black Business Registrations Increase During COVID Pandemic
June 17, 2021
Andre Perry, a Brookings Institution fellow, told the Times that some of the surge in Black business registrations could be a signal of personal economic trouble. “This is more about survival than it is about wealth creation. There’s lots of people who have lost their jobs and lost their businesses. People are starting to realize that side hustles are businesses,” Perry said. ... read more »
It’s Time to Give Local Governments Back their Ability to Protect Public Health and Generate Revenue to Close Budget Gaps Caused by COVID-19
April 22, 2021
AB 1163 isn’t a tax; it instead provides local governments and their voters the freedom to enact a tax on sugary drinks if that is what they believe is best for their community. Prior to the moratorium, several cities had successfully passed taxes on sugary drinks and those communities are now benefiting. ... read more »
The Dreamers Youth Foundation’s, Samantha Smith and Osh Speak on Giving Back to the Community
September 24, 2020
Co-Founders Osh and Samantha Smith started The Dreamers Foundation in 2015 as a small workshop. Throughout the years, they transitioned their workshop over to Vector 90, a collaborative workspace created by David Gross and the late Nipsey Hussle. Co-Founder Smith said it is essential to know the power Black people have. She stated, "We need to know that we have power as Black people, and this is the year we take our power back. We have to use our voices." Smith states it is ok to go out and march, but wants people to vote and make real changes in the community to see results. ... read more »
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AARP and NNPA Join Forces for Riveting Webinar on Saving Black Lives During COVID-19 Pandemic
April 23, 2020
“People are stressed and worried, not only about caring for themselves but protecting and caring for someone in the home or someone long distance,” Choula stated.  “It’s very important that there is increased conversation with nursing facilities through virtual visitation and phone calls, which is what AARP is advocating.”  ... read more »
Digital Boom and Tech Access Fuel Black Entrepreneurship
November 22, 2018
Nielsen report underscores growing competitive marketplace with new content creators, product developers and business owners ... read more »
Los Angeles Urban League and OmniWorks™ Promote Entrepreneurship as a Path to Success for Minorities and Women
November 1, 2018
The first workshop will start November 2nd from 1:00PM-6:00PM at Los Angeles Trade Tech College ... read more »
102.3 Radio-Free KJLH plans a lineup of powerful speakers and valuable resources for the Men’s Empowerment Summit
September 6, 2018
102.3 Radio-Free KJLH presents the 2nd Annual Men’s Empowerment Summit with the goal of inspiring and empowering men of color from the diverse communities of Southern California. ... read more »
Local Event Suggests Bright Future for Cannabis Industry
July 5, 2018
Last Wednesday, June 27, Dr. Christopher Metzler kicked off his "Politics of Cannabis" Q&A series at WeWork Pacific Design Center. ... read more »
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UNO gets $1.8M grant to study black entrepreneurship
June 28, 2018
Chris Surprenant says entrepreneurship matters because ``it's one of the best ways for people to escape poverty.'' ... read more »
One-E-Way’s Earl Woolfork Launches Fundraiser for E-Clip Headphones
May 10, 2018
Woolfork created the E-Clip, wireless external headphones that can connect through AirPlay, Bluetooth and Wifi. ... read more »
Nicki Micheaux Talks New Film, “LOWLIFE,” Hollywood & Business
March 28, 2018
"Lincoln Heights" Actress Nicki Micheaux Discusses New Film "LOWLIFE", New Roles in Hollywood & Her Desire to Pursue Entrepreneurship ... read more / watch video/ view gallery »
Dorsey Academy Teaches Business
January 25, 2018
Along with teaching, Dorsey works with the School Tour, which brings music entertainment to high schools, middle schools, and parks in Southern California. ... read more »
Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Book ‘SOAR’ Teaches How to Build Your Vision
November 15, 2017
World-renown pastor, author, and filmmaker, Bishop T.D. Jakes recently stopped through Eso Won Books in Leimert Park to share with his Los Angeles supporters the release of his latest book, ... read more »
Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley Thomas Explains What a “Sanctuary City” is
July 5, 2017
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas gives the definition of a "Sanctuary City," and talks about the impact international citizens have on the economy in Los Angeles. ... read more / watch video »
Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley Thomas speaks on family history
July 5, 2017
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas explains his lineage and how they arrived in Los Angeles. ... read more / watch video »
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