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New PACs Focus on Getting More Blacks into Politics
April 12, 2017
In the aftermath of former-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s crushing defeat last November, a number of groups were launched to encourage greater political participation among young people, women and minorities. ... read more »
An Incarcerated Woman’s Journey to ‘A New Way of Life’
December 14, 2016
Imagine having one of your children killed in an accident by a police officer, as a result you begin self-medicating and experience what it is like to be incarcerated. ... read more »
ASCAP Honors Powerful Women Behind the Music 
October 19, 2016
Recently, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, also known as ASCAP, took a moment to honor a few of the music industry’s fiercest “Women Behind the Music”. ... read more »
LACCD Seeking Applications for Personnel Commissioner
October 5, 2016
The commissioner will serve a three-year term which begins on December 1, 2016. ... read more »
If Women Channel Their Inner Rosa Parks, Trump Will Lose by a Landslide
October 5, 2016
It’s time to end the free ride that Trump has gotten and to stop his public assault on women ... read more »
U.S. Olympic sports lag on minority, women hiring
September 29, 2016
The U.S. Olympic Committee and the sports it oversees are behind the curve when it comes to placing women and minorities in key coaching and leadership positions ... read more »
The New Face of Homeownership
August 17, 2016
Fifteen percent of recent homebuyers were single females, which makes them the second-largest recent home buying demographic after married couples ... read more »
African American Women Make History at Democratic National Convention
August 3, 2016
For the first time in the history of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), three African American women were named to top leadership positions. Rev. Leah D. Daughtry, Donna Brazile, and the Honorable Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio served as leaders at the 2016 Democratic National Convention held last week at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. ... read more »
Women to drop lawsuit on hair braiding in Iowa amid new law
June 29, 2016
Two women challenging Iowa's regulation on African-style hair braiding plan to drop a lawsuit they filed last year because of an upcoming change in state law, a move that highlights occupational licensing requirements around the country that research show can be burdensome to workers. ... read more »
State Sen. Holly Mitchell Holds Public Hearing on Women and Inequality
November 12, 2015
Sen. Bob Huff and Sen. Holly J. Mitchell listen to testimony delivered by community stakeholders and advocates regarding homelessness, sex trafficking and foster care of homeless and exploited women at a “Women and Inequality; ... read more »
USC Women’s Basketball Prepares for New Season and New Players
October 29, 2015
The new season brings a drastic change in the roster for the USC Women’s Basketball team, changes that require a lot of diligent restraint by head coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke. ... read more »
Excitement builds for Justice or Else
October 8, 2015
Excitement builds as travelers from far and wide finalize plans to coverage on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March. ... read more »
Garcetti Appoints Pamela Bakewell to L.A. Commission on the Status of Women
September 23, 2015
Mayor Eric Garcetti’s newest appointment to the City of Los Angeles Commission on the Status of Women, businesswoman and community advocate Pamela A. Bakewell, was confirmed this week by the Los Angeles City Council. ... read more »
SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN’S DAY HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR MORE CHANGE
August 12, 2015
Recognition of the indispensable role played by women in defeating apartheid was the focus of countless speeches, film showings and even fashion shows as the country paused this week for National Women’s Day, ... read more »
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