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Teachers wary of new laws limiting instruction on race
June 13, 2021
 As middle school teacher Brittany Paschall assembled a lesson plan on the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues, she wondered how she might have to go about it differently next year under a new Tennessee state law that prohibits teaching certain concepts of race and racism. ... read more »
Great Britain’s First Black Studies Professor Wants to Unite the Diaspora
June 10, 2021
Kehinde Andrews grew up as a child of the British Black Power movement. ... read more »
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds the Passage of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
June 4, 2021
Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) today voted to pass H.R.1843, the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which aims to combat the rise in Anti-Asian hate crimes since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
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Paul Gladney, a/k/a Mooney, was a comedic genius
June 3, 2021
COMMENTARY: Paul Mooney…Explained! "Quit Playin” ... read more »
Black Press of America Making Impact and Progress
June 3, 2021
While about 37,000 workers were laid off or furloughed at media companies like the Los Angeles Times, Condé Nast, The Dallas Morning News, Gannett, McClatchy, National Public Radio, and VOX, the NNPA added staff and expanded services to NNPA member publishers across the nation. ... read more »
“Racism vs Respect vs Love”
June 3, 2021
Racism is obviously a controlling subject today. What is it and why is it and when is it and what do we do about it? This is difficult. Racism starts in the heart. We cannot lie and say God created it, because the Almighty did not. It’s like the more it is spoken of the more famous it becomes and has become a popular word that radiates everywhere and anywhere. ... read more »
Telling and Taking Back Tulsa: Resisting Erasure and Americana Appropriation
June 3, 2021
Likewise, to resist erasure of the memories and ultimate meaning of the massacre of our people, we must not only speak the truth of our own lives and history, but we must also resist the incomplete, inaccurate and dishonest telling and interpretation of it by others ... read more »
Chicago Mayor Says She Will Give One-On-One Interviews Only to Journalists of Color
May 27, 2021
Mayor Lightfoot has made gun violence a priority, and she noted the importance of speaking to journalists of color. Her decision has sparked outrage in White media circles, but others applauded Mayor Lightfoot. “With this outrage, y’all are implying that Black and Brown journalists aren’t capable of asking the hard questions,” the Chicago-based Black-owned media platform, The TRiiBE, tweeted. ... read more »
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Environmental Racism is Real, Destructive and Deadly
May 20, 2021
While the study takes a somewhat different approach in examining disparities in air pollution exposure by examining consumption of goods and services, “its findings once again reveal blacks and Hispanics bear a disproportionate ‘pollution burden’ or costs, while Whites experience ‘pollution advantage’ or benefits,” Dr. Bullard said.  ... read more »
The Cry of a Mother
May 6, 2021
Wendy's Window ... read more »
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC Director — Interview with the Black Press of America
April 29, 2021
Dr. Walensky highlighted several new efforts the CDC is leading to accelerating the work in addressing racism as a fundamental driver of racial and ethnic health inequities in the United States. ... read more »
Open Wounds: A Story of Racism, Trauma and Redemption
March 10, 2021
  Special to the Sentinel Throughout his childhood, the only awareness Phil Allen, Jr. had of his paternal grandfather, Nathaniel Allen, was his absence. Allen sensed that the man existed, ... read more »
Asm. Holden Takes on Unfair Lowballing When Black Californians Appraise Their Homes
March 4, 2021
Assemblymember Chris Holden has (D-Pasadena) introduced legislation, Assembly Bill (AB) 948, to address discrimination in the real estate appraisal process in California. ... read more »
“Marjorie Nixon Smith” Vote For “Marj, The Teflon Woman”
March 4, 2021
Ask Dr. Jeanette Success On “The Way” ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente Commits $1 Million to Promote Racial Equity in Southern California
February 4, 2021
Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated, nonprofit health system, today announced it has awarded $8.15 million to support 40 nonprofit and community-based organizations across the nation. This includes $1 million for 10 organizations in Southern California and is part of a $25 million commitment Kaiser Permanente announced in June to promote health equity and break the cycle of racism-driven stresses that lead to poor health outcomes for its communities. Kaiser Permanente serves 4.7 million members in Southern California. ... read more »
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