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Reaction to death of Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer at Masters
November 30, 2021
``Lee Elder was a pioneer, and in so many ways. Yes, he was the first black golfer to play in the Masters Tournament, but that simply underlined the hard work Lee put in to further the cause of everyone who has a dream to play on the PGA Tour and perhaps thinks there were too many barriers before them...." ... read more »
USC Set to Introduce New Football Coach
November 29, 2021
Lincoln Riley is scheduled to be introduced as USC's football coach today one day after his unexpected hiring after five seasons as Oklahoma's coach drew praise from Trojan legends and college football analysts. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jayli Nealy
November 25, 2021
Jayli Nealy has been making the Irvine Valley women’s volleyball team a contending force. They go into the postseason with a 16-5 overall record and a 12-4 record in the Orange Empire Conference. ... read more »
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Los Angeles Chargers Set To Construct New Team Headquarters and Training Facility on 14-Acre Site in El Segundo
November 1, 2021
The Los Angeles Chargers today announced that the team has reached an agreement with Continental Development Corporation and Mar Ventures, Inc. to construct its new corporate headquarters and training facility on a 14-acre site in El Segundo, CA. ... read more »
Now question in NFL is: Does Gruden reflect broader culture?
October 15, 2021
Current and former players and others around the league have varying opinions about a key question that arose in light of the racist, homophobic and misogynistic thoughts expressed by Jon Gruden in emails he wrote from 2011-18, when he was an ESPN analyst between coaching jobs, to then-Washington club executive Bruce Allen: Just how pervasive are those sorts of attitudes around the sport these days? ... read more »
Jon Gruden Resigns as Raiders Coach Over Offensive Emails
October 12, 2021
Jon Gruden has resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments. ... read more »
Coach John Walton Smith Shares Secrets to Training Olympic Champions
July 22, 2021
Sprint-athlete, Michael Cherry, is following Coach John Smith into battle: after being cleared through the COVID-19 process they will participate in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Smith has been in this position eight other times on a consecutive basis. ... read more »
George Floyd Family Meets with President Biden at the White House, Lawmakers on Capitol Hill
June 3, 2021
The U.S. House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act in March, but the bill has stalled in the even-divided Senate. The measure would prohibit federal, state, and local law enforcement from racial, religious, and discriminatory profiling. ... read more »
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Starbucks Community Resilience Fund Pledges $100 Million for Black Community
February 4, 2021
The Seattle-based company, Starbucks, has created the Starbucks Community Resilience Fund—as of January 12, 2021, the franchise has committed to invest $100 million over the next four years to support small businesses and community development projects in areas mostly populated by Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC).  ... read more »
Trump’s Latest Executive Orders Seen as Attempts to Sabotage a Biden Administration and Eliminate Diversity and Inclusion Programs
October 29, 2020
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Chair of the House Financial Services Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee, recently introduced a bill (H.R. 8595) to invalidate Executive Order 13950 and preserve diversity and inclusion training programs at federal departments and agencies as well as in the private sector. ... read more »
Minority-Owned Media Not Forgotten in Stimulus Legislation
April 2, 2020
Another $10 million has been designated for the Minority Business Development Agency within the Department of Commerce to provide grants to Minority Business Centers and Minority Chambers of Commerce to provide counseling, training, and education on federal resources and business response to the COVID-19 for small businesses. ... read more »
BlackWoman Start-Up: Working to Close Significant Revenue Gap of Black Woman-Owned Businesses
December 5, 2019
They are doing this through coaching, training, customized programming, systems development, innovation, integration and automation, recognized these disturbing facts, and determined to help address it. ... read more »
U.S. Census Bureau is Hiring
November 7, 2019
Working for the census will allow you to help out your community and earn money at the same time. The U.S. Census helps determine each state’s representation in Congress, how funds are spent for schools, hospitals, and roads, and provides information to guide many decisions made by government agencies, private businesses and institutions. ... read more »
NASA bumps astronaut off space station flight in rare move
January 25, 2018
NASA has bumped an astronaut off an upcoming spaceflight, a rare move for the space agency so close to launch. Astronaut Jeanette Epps was supposed to rocket away in early June, and would have been the first African-American to live on the International Space Station. ... read more »
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