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LAUSD To Resume High School Sports Competition
March 5, 2021
In accordance with state and local guidelines that cleared the way for a resumption of youth sports, Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner this week authorized students aged 13 and older to participate in outdoor competitions. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Approves Motions To Expand Project Roomkey
March 5, 2021
The Los Angeles City Council today approved a motion that would expand Project Roomkey and explore commandeering non- cooperating hotels and motels to house homeless people through the program. ... read more »
30 Years Later, Rodney King Beating Remains Seminal Part Of LA, US History
March 5, 2021
It was March 3, 1991, and through the lens of his camera, Holliday recorded four white Los Angeles police officers using batons, Tasers and feet to subdue a Black man later identified as Rodney King, whose name quickly became globally synonymous with police brutality. ... read more »
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KJLH Radio Presents #LEVELUP: Black Women entrepreneurs establishing their own mark, making moves, Boss moves.
March 3, 2021
#LEVELUP is is a joint production; this exciting 3-city contest, celebrating Women’s History Month, will call on young Black women entrepreneurs to share their empowering stories and compete for a Marketing campaign valued at $10,000.00 ... read more »
Wells Fargo Invests in Six Black-Owned Banks
February 18, 2021
Wells Fargo today announced equity investments in six African American Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) as part of its March 10, 2020, pledge to invest up to $50 million in Black-owned banks. ... read more »
L.A. County Supervisors Hear Options For Removing Sheriff
February 4, 2021
Los Angeles County supervisors were briefed today on four legal options for removing Sheriff Alex Villaneuva from his elected post, but it was not clear if the board is ready to take action. Supervisor Hilda Solis, the board's current chair, noted that to date, the board has sued the sheriff, held back funding and granted subpoena power to watchdog dog agencies to strengthen oversight. ... read more »
California Surgeon Gen. Embraces Idea of NBA Partnership for Vaccination Outreach
February 4, 2021
When Dr. Nadine Burke Harris heard that the National Basketball Association (NBA) was discussing educating the African American community about receiving COVID-19 vaccines, she said partnering with the league could be a game-changer in the state of California. ... read more »
NFL’s 2021 Opportunity to Diversify Team Ownership
February 4, 2021
As we approach the 55th NFL Superbowl next Sunday in Tampa, Florida amidst the continued national spread of COVID-19, I believe that the time has come for the close-knit group of team owners in the National Football League (NFL) to take the necessary steps to open the door to African American business leaders who hope to join that exclusive club of owners.  ... read more »
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Metro Opens Android Phones to ‘TAP’ Payments
February 4, 2021
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority today launched the regional TAP transit smartcard on Android phones.    The TAP -- short for Transit Access Pass -- is an app that also provides a safe and contactless way to pay transit fare on Metro and 25 additional TAP transit agencies in L.A. County. ... read more »
U.S. President Trump Faces the Process of Impeachment for the Second Time
January 13, 2021
Donald Trump is the first president in American history to be impeached twice. Under the charge of “incitement of insurrection,” Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, set the tone for the moves affecting the current of Head of State. Among other discrepancies, the call-to-action is being fueled by the escalated uprising that took place on Capitol Hill. ... read more »
Senator Steve Bradford and Assembly Member Reggie Jones-Sawyer Make Calif. History as first Two African Americans to Chair the Public Safety Committees
December 17, 2020
This historic first is crucial at this time as they both take on the challenges of police reform, prison guard standards and their modes of operation. ... read more »
MSNBC Executive Producer Rashida Jones Propels Forward as the First Black Woman Network President
December 9, 2020
Mass media conglomerate MSNBC has moved forward with presenting their highest-ranking senior role to executive producer Rashida Jones. She will become President of the network on February 1.   ... read more »
General Lloyd Austin Looking to Be the First Black Person to be Secretary of Defense
December 8, 2020
General Lloyd J. Austin III would be the first Black person to have control over the Pentagon. President-Elect Joe Biden is moving forward with the agenda of inclusion by selecting Gen. Austin as the formidable candidate to lead operations stemming from the U.S. Department of Defense. ... read more »
Los Angeles Facing Economic Shift Due to Limited Stay At Home Order; Mayor Eric Garcetti Launches ‘LA Optimized’ To Keep Businesses Afloat.
November 27, 2020
Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti elaborated on upcoming plans for the city, as the community prepares for a second wave of increased transmission. Most recent numbers are projecting over thousands of new COVID-19 cases. The mayor went into detail about this unfortunate turn of events, and what this means for the city of Los Angeles. ... read more »
LA County Revisits the Importance of Mental Health After COVID-19 Surge; The Work of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health is ‘Amplified’ Due to Current State of Pandemic
November 13, 2020
As news of an increase in the spread of the COVID-19 virus arises, it has also heightened the senses of worry about what more can be endured, the outbreak has been a rollercoaster filled with twists and turns. There has been extreme strain put on everyone to have stability and a light shined on the overall quality of life. The County of Los Angeles continue the stride to move into the unknown but with more resources to get the mental help needed on the journey to a new frontier. ... read more »
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