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Lewes Beach Renamed to Honor Former Black Business Owner
October 19, 2021
An eastern Delaware town has voted to change the name of one of its Delaware Bay beaches in honor of a former Black business owner. ... read more »
Cal Woman Quits Powerful Biz Org; Alleges Anti-Black Comments, Actions
July 10, 2021
A California-based member of the Washington, DC-based National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) resigned last month, accusing the group’s leadership of racist actions and statements. ... read more »
June 26: Arthur Louis Burnett, Sr. became the 1st African American to serve as a Magistrate Judge in the U.S., 1969
June 26, 2021
June 26: Arthur Louis Burnett, Sr. became the 1st African American to serve as a Magistrate Judge in the U.S., 1969 ... read more »
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WATCH: Nate Robinson Shares Amazing Stories About His Early League Days! Buckets & Breakdowns Ep 1
June 22, 2021
Nate Robinson shares some amazing stories of his high school days in Seattle, his early days in the league and also gives away some of his on court secrets in the first episode of Buckets & Breakdowns! ... read more / watch video »
June 22: William Barry received the patent for the postmarking and cancelling machine, which is used by Post Offices around the globe, 1897
June 22, 2021
June 22: William Barry received the patent for the postmarking and cancelling machine, which is used by Post Offices around the globe, 1897 ... read more »
June 20: George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic were Grammy, Salute To Music Legends, award recipients, 2019
June 20, 2021
June 20: George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic were Grammy, Salute To Music Legends, award recipients, 2019 ... read more »
June 10: The Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey, leader of the largest Black organization in history, passed away, 1940
June 10, 2021
June 10: The Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey, leader of the largest Black organization in history, passed away, 1940 ... read more »
Let’s Build on What We’ve Learned from Covid
June 10, 2021
On June 15, the State of California will officially reopen. It’s a time when we can all exhale and give thanks for what we hope will mark the end of a terrible pandemic.  ... read more »
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LA County Publishes First-Ever Online Jail Decarceration Dashboard
June 4, 2021
The County of Los Angeles, in partnership with the Vera Institute of Justice, has published an online decarceration dashboard which provides a visual breakdown and analysis of the County’s jail population on a daily basis. The goal of this dashboard is to help policymakers, advocates, and academics better understand the makeup and changes in the population of people in LA County jails in order to craft public policy to safely reduce the jail population. ... read more »
1500 Sound Academy Partners with Yellowbrick to Offer Its Acclaimed Music Curriculum as an On-Demand Online Program
April 29, 2021
As the landscape of higher learning continues to evolve, 1500 Sound Academy strives to provide impassioned creatives worldwide with greater flexibility, accessibility and personalization; reinforcing its commitment to high achievement and excellence through example and message. ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Leads Powerful Women’s Coalition in Support of Heather Hutt for Assembly
April 29, 2021
Heather Hutt, former California State Director for then-U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, earned a high-profile and powerful endorsement from United States Congresswoman Maxine Waters in the special election race for California's 54th State Assembly District seat. ... read more »
Chair of Assembly Tax Committee Authors Bill Providing Billions in Tax Relief to Calif. Businesses
April 29, 2021
AB 80 authored by Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Inglewood) was passed out of the Assembly and is now headed to the Governor for signature. ... read more »
Congresswoman Karen Bass Hosts Telephone Town Hall to Discuss Tax Benefits Given to Residents from the American Rescue Plan
April 15, 2021
It’s been nearly a month since President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan, which included economic stimulus checks for most American’s and tax benefits for the community. As we continue to forge through the pandemic and economic woes, Congressmember Karen Bass held a call geared towards helping navigate this tax season. ... read more »
Compton Leaders Add to Reward for Capture of Gunman Who Shot Deputies
September 24, 2020
Compton's City Council is adding $10,000 to a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man who ambushed and shot two sheriff's deputies at a rail station in the city, officials announced today. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Wednesday September 23, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
September 23, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Wednesday September 22, 2020 - Brought to you by Black 365 Dr. Mary Church Terrell, one of the first African American women to receive a degree, was born in Memphis, TN, 1863 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
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