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91 % of Californians Voted by Mail in Gov. Recall Election
November 4, 2021
California Secretary of state Shirley N. Weber has certified the votes from the Sept. 14, 2021, California Gubernatorial Recall Election. The election marked the second time since 1913 that a recall petition made it to the polls in California. The results for the question on the ballot asking whether Gov. Gavin Newsom should be recalled were: 4,894,473 yes votes and 7,944,092 nos. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Michael Wilson
October 21, 2021
Senior wide receiver Michael Wilson is one of the co-captains of the Stanford football team. At the start of the season, Wilson was placed on the Biletnikoff award watchlist. The Biletnikoff award is given annually to the most outstanding receiver in college football. ... read more »
Black, Latino and Female Officers Use Less Force than Whites
May 20, 2021
“When I got the paper, I literally at one point said, ‘hot damn,’” says Phillip Goff, a behavioral scientist at Yale University who wrote a commentary on the study published in the same issue. “I was a skeptic about demographic reform previously, and now I am a convert.… Demographics reform in policing actually has the potential to dramatically change behavior.” ... read more »
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President-Elect Joe Biden Taps Former Ambassador Susan Rice for White House Domestic Council
December 17, 2020
The vision of inclusion continues to take shape in America. President-elect Joe Biden selects former ambassador of the Obama administration Susan Rice to lead the White House Domestic Policy Council. Biden’s “Build Back Better” mission is showcasing its effect, by rendering his future administration to focus on racial equity, healthcare, and the ever-present coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
L.A. Care Announces New Group of Elevating the Safety Net Scholars
July 30, 2020
Eight students of color will receive full medical school scholarships ... read more »
UCLA Bruins Women’s Basketball says the Pac-12 is the best conference in the country.
March 9, 2020
The UCLA Bruins took a disappointing loss against the Stanford Cardinal last night. They are exiting the Pac-12 tournament with their heads held high and will use this as preparation for the NCAA tournament in a few weeks. ... read more »
Dr. Harry J. Elam, Jr., of Stanford named Occidental College’s 16th President
February 27, 2020
As Stanford’s vice provost for the past decade, Elam has been responsible for nearly all policies and programs relating to the university’s 7,200 undergraduate students. The Occidental board unanimously selected Elam at the conclusion of a national search, advised by a search committee drawn from all segments of the college community. ... read more »
Stanford ends 15 year drought at Pauley Pavilion defeating UCLA, 74-59
January 17, 2020
The Stanford Cardinals haven’t won an away game against the Bruins since the ‘05-’06 season. A dominant second half offensive performance ended the dreaded 15 year drought in a 74-59 win over UCLA.  ... read more »
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Julian Castro Joins Black Lives Matter at LAPD Protest
December 6, 2019
Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro joined members of Black Lives Matter today as they demanded that police officers who shot and killed a man running through a mall carrying a long knife be held accountable. ... read more »
Camouflaged Vaping Devices Are Hoodwinking Parents And Schools
September 20, 2019
In yet another twist for worried parents: Meet the vaping hoodie. This high school fashion mainstay — defined by a hood with drawstrings — is now available as a vaping device, ready to deliver a puff of nicotine (or marijuana) anywhere, anytime. Including in the classroom. ... read more »
Treasurer Appoints Distinguished Transportation Experts Dr. Beverly Scott and Frederick Jordan to High-Speed Rail Authority Peer Review Group
May 9, 2019
California Treasurer Fiona Ma has appointed two prominent African American transportation experts, Mr. Frederick Jordan of San Francisco and Dr. Beverly A. Scott of Albany, to the California High-Speed Rail Authority Peer Review Group. ... read more »
NNPA Leadership and Other Prominent Black Voices Speak Out on College Exam Scandal
March 21, 2019
National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. was among several prominent African Americans who said they view the recent $25 million college admissions scam as “affirmative action for the rich” and yet another example of white privilege. ... read more »
NCAA Champion is New Member of the Harlem Globetrotters
February 14, 2019
After 93 years, the Harlem Globetrotters are still going strong with shows in the Southland this month. Many talented athletes became players and good will ambassadors for the Globetrotters. Harlem rookie Champ Thompson came from two highly competitive programs in college. ... read more »
UCLA snaps losing skid, defeats Stanford 92-70 after Alford firing
January 17, 2019
For the first time in the programs 100-year history, UCLA was tasked with continuing a season amid just having fired their head coach. ... read more »
Steph Curry practices with Harlem Globetrotters
November 2, 2018
Golden State Warriors Steph Curry and Quinn Cook spent the end of practice today learning new plays with Harlem Globetrotter stars Lili “Champ” Thompson, Zeus McClurkin and Hammer Harrison.  The two teams, whose style of basketball and winning ways are often compared, showcased Curry participating in a 3-man weave and Quinn making a 4-point shot. ... read more / watch video »
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