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Nikki Cannon: From Soup Kitchen to Super Kindness as a World Financial Group Professional

January 22, 2022

  By Michael Ashcraft PACE NEWS Contributor   People told Nikki Cannon’s mom, diagnosed with dyslexia, to be a typist. With bigger ambitions, she, notwithstanding, graduated with a bachelor degree, a master’s and a Phd. She became a university professor and a consultant for the U.S. Congress on social justice. Triumphing over tough times was always…

He Wanted To Help The Common Man With Finances

January 19, 2022

By Michael Ashcraft – Jonathan Wright only lasted three months on Wall Street. That’s all it took for him to get fed up and quit. “I quickly learned that was not for me,” says the investment advisor.  “What I saw is that it’s designed for the wealthy to get wealthier. Wall Street doesn’t consider Main…

Asm. Gipson Demands Probe Into Racist Bomb Threat at California’s Only HBCU

January 17, 2022

By Charlene Muhammad | California Black Media Following a racist bomb threat Jan. 11 that disrupted operations and terrified students, faculty and staff at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) in Los Angeles, Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) is calling on state and federal authorities to investigate. CDU is the only historically…

Los Angeles Charter Public School Networks To Host Two Fairs

January 12, 2022

The FREE charter school fairs are open to all students and families in surrounding communities. Los Angeles, Ca. –  Families from throughout Los Angeles are invited to attend fairs showcasing free charter public school options in their communities.  Organized by the L.A. Coalition for Excellent Public Schools, a group of nearly a dozen charter public school networks…

Youth Filmmakers From 39 US States and 17 Countries Selected For the 12th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival Streaming On BHERC TV Jan. 15 – 30, 2022

January 11, 2022

Youth filmmakers defy the challenges of COVID – 19 reaching across languages, states, and oceans to create cultural bonds, share their stories both dark and light, and renew their hopes for a brighter future thru film. (Hollywood, CA) – The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 12th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF)…

Local Black Media in California Will Benefit From New Funding

January 11, 2022

By Tanu Henry | California Black Media Two organizations have made commitments to invest in local Black-owned media in California. Last year, The California Endowment, a foundation dedicated to promoting environments that support healthy living in the state, committed $300,000 to California Black Media (CBM) for the next two years. The money will be used…

People Who California Sterilized Can Now Apply for Reparation Payments  

January 8, 2022

By Tanu Henry | California Black Media People who the state of California had a hand in forcing or coercing to undergo vasectomies or get their tubes tied are now eligible for compensation. The payments will come from a $7.5 million state fund. Some of those victims, both men and women, were sterilized without their…

Redistricting Monitors Say Their Efforts Helped Protect the Black Vote  

January 8, 2022

By Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media An advocacy group that fights for fair political representation of African Americans in California says it is pleased with the results of the state’s recent redistricting process. Last year, the California Black Census and Redistricting Hub coalition, a.k.a. the Black Hub, led a grassroots initiative to ensure…

Infoblox Unveils a Diverse Student Certification Program to Grow Minority Representation in the Technology Sector

January 8, 2022

The University of La Verne and TELACU Education Foundation join in this initiative, which aims to prepare minority students for technology careers Santa Clara, Calif – Today, Infoblox, the leader in cloud-first networking and security services, launches the Infoblox Diverse Student Certification program with the University of La Verne, a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI), in partnership with the…

The Southern Truth Coldwater’s Leaders Complicity of Conformity Causing Chaos for the Citizens

January 8, 2022

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief Recently, I followed up on the town of Coldwater. That’s the town I reported on several weeks ago about the chaos which is happening with the leadership and two town clerks who were fired without cause after refusing to give the combination to the town vault to the mayor when asked.…

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