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53 Years After MLK’s Assassination, Children of Civil Rights Icon Fight Voter Suppression
April 15, 2021
Bernice A. King joined the children of late civil rights champions the Rev. C.T. Vivian, and U.S. Rep. John Lewis, in blasting voter suppression laws that have cropped up since the 2020 election. ... read more »
Microsoft Launches Nonprofit Tech Acceleration Program for Black Communities
December 31, 2020
Microsoft is not new to the conversation when it comes to discussing solutions to systemic racism and serving under-represented communities. In the past, the company has partnered with organizations across the United States to work on criminal justice improvements and build technology solutions to help judges improve fairness in legal, financial obligations. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti announces Collaboration with Microsoft and Starry, Six Months of Free Internet Looking to Connect the Los Angeles Community
October 10, 2020
This is a coalition between the Los Angeles City Mayor Administration, HACLA, Starry, and Microsoft. The objective is to grow from the tragedies presented from COVID-19. Mayor Garcetti recognized the reach to success can be amplified when there is unity between private sectors and public leadership. There is a lot of work to be done, but this benchmark in digital unity is looking to create a ripple affect across the community and beyond. ... read more »
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E-Learning startup brings the first Microsoft business applications developer career training app to Google Play
September 24, 2020
Instructor Brandon became the first software company to create an automated, mobile-friendly, software interface for Microsoft Dynamics 365 six-figure income developer training. ... read more »
FTC announces record $191M settlement against University of Phoenix
December 19, 2019
The University of Phoenix (UOP), one of the nation’s largest for-profit colleges will pay a record $191 million settlement to resolve charges stemming from a five-year investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). On December 10, Andrew Smith, Director of FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection noted it was the largest settlement the Commission has obtained in a case against a for-profit school. ... read more »
Walmart Heirs’ Money Influences Black Charter Schools Debate
January 3, 2019
The Walton family, as one of the leading supporters of America's charter school movement, is spreading its financial support to prominent and like-minded Black leaders, from grassroots groups focused on education to mainstream national organizations such as the United Negro College Fund and Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, according to an Associated Press analysis of tax filings and nonprofit grants data. ... read more »
Lakers Open Regular Season on a New Level Against the Portland Trail Blazers
October 16, 2018
The newly revamped Los Angeles Lakers will debut with LeBron James as the headliner in a quest for the team’s first road win of the season as they open the much-anticipated regular season, with a visit to Portland as the team squares off against the Trail Blazers on Thursday, Oct. 18. ... read more »
Making Sense of Sensors Conference Kicks Off at SCAQMD
September 30, 2017
The combined efforts will help provide a clearer picture of localized air quality for air quality policymakers and stakeholders. ... read more »
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Local STEAM Students Begin Tour, Teach Technology To Other Students
August 10, 2017
Dorsey students go on tour of major technology companies in spite of setbacks and challenges. ... read more »
Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Commends Microsoft for Including Record Number of Minority, Women and Veteran Owned Firms in its $19 Billion debt offering
August 14, 2016
Microsoft said they brought in unique clients to the order book and received fees of 3.5% of the total deal economic ... read more »
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