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McDonald’s USA Teams Up with Marcus Graham Project to Provide Opportunities for Aspiring Marketing Professionals of Color
June 30, 2022
During the beginning of June, McDonald’s USA teamed up with the fifteen-year-old non-profit organization Marcus Garvey Project (MGP) to host their summer 2020 iCR8TM Bootcamp. ... read more »
Moms and Babies in South LA Need MLK Community Hospital  
June 2, 2022
On May 23rd, 2022, Dr. Elaine Batchlor, CEO of Martin Luther King Community Healthcare (MLKCH) , held a private roundtable discussion to share their concerns regarding care for mothers and babies in the South Los Angeles Community  ... read more »
Heal. Develop. Thrive.
April 20, 2022
The Child Welfare system is failing, causing greater harm for, both, the youth and families they’re supposed to be serving. ... read more »
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How Blakk Smoke Is Destroying the Tobacco Industry One Hookah Pen At A Time
April 20, 2022
With tobacco use being a major contributor to the three leading causes of death among African Americans, young entrepreneur, Blakk Tatted, made it his mission change the debilitating relationship between the community and tobacco products. ... read more »
Walk of Fame Star Honoring Grammy-Winning Singer Ashanti Unveiled
April 8, 2022
A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled today honoring Ashanti for a career that has included a string of hits and eight Grammy nominations.  ... read more »
Calculating the Costs: Reparations Task Force Approves Expert Team to Determine Compensation
April 6, 2022
A day after the Task Force to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans decided who would be eligible for compensation, the nine-member panel approved a framework for calculating how much should be paid -- and for which offenses -- to individuals who are Black descendants of enslaved people in the United States.  ... read more »
Two Suspects, Brothers, Arrested in Sacramento Mass Shooting
April 5, 2022
The Sacramento Police Department (Sac PD) has made two arrests in the mass shooting that happened in the early hours of April 3 in downtown Sacramento. ... read more »
WHO Africa’s First Woman Leader Helps Continent Fight COVID 
March 31, 2022
People stand when Dr. Matshidiso Moeti enters a room at the World Health Organization's Africa headquarters in the Republic of Congo and they listen intently to what she says.  ... read more »
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Gipson Bill to Protect Undocumented Victims of Human Trafficking Passes First Committee
March 31, 2022
AB 2169, authored by Assembly Member Mike A. Gipson, passed Assembly Public Safety Committee with unanimous bipartisan support. This bill seeks to help undo the harm that undocumented victims of exploitation experience when they are criminalized due to their abuse while being trafficked. ... read more »
Debt Relief Mindfully
March 24, 2022
With COVID-19 in affect for over two years, health professionals have been put to extraordinary tests. ... read more »
Explainer: What’s Behind the Federal Anti-Lynching Legislation?
March 24, 2022
President Joe Biden is expected to sign into law the first bill that specifies lynching as a federal hate crime. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Secures Millions to Combat Homelessness, Support Community Safety Efforts, and Strengthen Public Health in Los Angeles
March 24, 2022
Last week, President Joe Biden signed legislation into law that include millions of dollars secured by Rep. Karen Bass to combat homelessness, support community safety efforts, and strengthen public health in Los Angeles. ... read more »
First But Not Last: Black Girls See Themselves in Court Pick
March 24, 2022
In 2013, as she watched President Barack Obama's second inauguration, 7-year-old Veronica Bofah decided she wanted to be just like him. ... read more »
South Central Is Not For Sale
March 20, 2022
Social media influencer and self-proclaimed educator, Dulce Vasquez, who is running for Los Angeles City Council District 9, is facing fierce backlash on her social media platforms for refusing to answer tough questions and blocking residents from exercising their first amendment rights.  ... read more »
Grants Aim to Save History at Black Colleges, Universities
March 10, 2022
A national nonprofit organization is giving more than $650,000 in grants to help five historically Black colleges and universities to help preserve their campuses. ... read more »

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