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Robert F. Smith, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan, Frank Baker and William Pickard Top List of Black Donors to HBCUs 
March 17, 2022
A recent Washington Post story found that Black Americans donate a higher share of their wealth than their white counterparts – to the tune of around $11 billion each year. Given their cultural and educational importance to the Black community, HBCUs are the repository of much of these donations with a number of household names – and some you may not know – making big-dollar contributions to these institutions.   ... read more »
Some School Systems Pause Diversity Programs and Pushback
March 3, 2022
Conservative takeovers of local school boards have already altered lessons on race and social injustice in many classrooms. Now some districts are finding their broader efforts on diversity, equity and inclusion are also being challenged. ... read more »
Lawmakers Announces Bill to Get School Students Vaccinated Against COVID-19
January 27, 2022
A state lawmaker said he wants ensure that all school students in Los Angeles and throughout the state are vaccinated against COVID-19, and do to that, he announced a proposal today to eliminate personalbelief exemptions and expand upon a state vaccine mandate. ... read more »
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Parent Revolution Brings Focus to the Quality of Education in Underrepresented Communities
January 27, 2022
 The Parent Revolution is focused on the well-being of underrepresented families. Jay Artis- Wright is leading a “parent-organized” nonprofit, a collective community unified under the mission for change.  ... read more »
NBA MVP and Three-Time NBA Champion Steph Curry Launches New Under Armour Collection Just in time for the Holidays
December 3, 2020
Latest partnership with NBA’s top shooter, Steph Curry, looks to bring opportunities to kids in low-income communities.  “Curry” by Under Armour focuses on the significance of sports as a tool for youth development.   ... read more »
LA Residents Affected by COVID Pandemic Can Apply for $500 Grant to Pay for Utilities Starting in November
October 29, 2020
Starting next Monday, low income residents can apply for the DWP Utilities CARES Grant. According to the LADWP official website, “Low-Income LA Residents Affected by COVID Pandemic Can Apply for $500 Grant between November 2 – 15, under Program Championed by Council President Nury Martinez and Approved by City Council & Board of Water & Power Commissioners” That took place on October 27. ... read more »
Black News Channel’s Kelly Wright Interviews President Trump
August 27, 2020
It not only marked Trump’s first time on the network but also his initial interview with any African American-owned media. The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), the trade association of 230 Black-owned newspapers and media companies that comprise the Black Press of America, has repeatedly requested interviews with the president throughout his nearly four years in office. ... read more »
Mothers In Action’s Back-to-School Festival Continues to Help During Uncertain Times
August 13, 2020
Despite the difficulties of COVID-19, the organization is still dedicated to helping youth meet their educational needs. ... read more »
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Los Angeles County Reimagines School Education System and Partner with School Districts to Create Plans for Resurgence
July 27, 2020
Chairwoman of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors Kathryn Barger spoke about the school year that is vastly approaching, there is a social and economic out-turn during this pandemic. School closure has played a significant role in changing the role of education and family dynamics. California state Governor Newsom has acknowledged the customized approach that is needed for the future development of students and education. ... read more »
State Superintendent: Schools May Be Closed Through End of Academic Year
April 2, 2020
Because of safety concerns and the need for social distancing prompted by the coronavirus outbreak ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Hosts Telephone Town Hall to Discuss COVID-19 with Over 19K Listeners
March 26, 2020
More than 19 thousand individuals joined in on a live telephone town hall hosted by Congresswoman Maxine Waters to discuss the Coronavirus pandemic. Thursday, March 19, the masses gathered to gain insightful information that is and will be affecting Los Angeles residents’ immediate surroundings and future.   ... read more »
Chargers coach Lynn has busy break ahead before camp starts
June 20, 2019
While many in the NFL try to relax in the five weeks between minicamp and training camp, Lynn plans on getting his family foundation off the ground as well as open a new school in Africa. ... read more »
Los Angeles Families, Civil Rights Leaders, and Labor Unite in Support Measure EE
May 30, 2019
A press conference was held at Belmont High School to urge voters to vote Yes for youth. ... read more »
Virginia Educator Wins 2019 National Teacher of the Year
May 9, 2019
His classroom is a collaborative partnership between himself and his students and is anchored in him providing a civic centered education ... read more »
Thurmond Wins Historic Race for CA Superintendent of Public Instruction
November 17, 2018
Pledges to be a champion of public schools and a Superintendent for all California students Assemblymember Tony Thurmond is the projected winner of the California State Superintendent of Public Instruction election. ... read more »
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