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VSEDC Hosts First Stop of SBA and Operation Hope’s National One Million Black Businesses by 2030 Tour

September 23, 2022

Mayor Garcetti taking a selfie backstage with Ronald Spencer, Isabella Guzman, John Hope Bryant, Lance Triggs, Victor Parker, and Kevin Boucher By Corey Carleton The Small Business Administration and Operation Hope have partnered on a One Million Black Businesses by 2030 initiative. They kicked off their 15-stop national tour at Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation Wednesday,…

The Black Church and Its Demonic Den of Thieves Is the Problem of the Black Communities

September 12, 2022

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief Let me tell you it wasn’t until I got involved in the organized Black church that I can now say that I witnessed one of the most evil, criminal enterprises in all the years of my life. I am talking about the chauvinistic coons like no other who I also witnessed…

AI-Generated Rapper Controversy Spotlights the Need for More Blacks and Other Minorities in Tech

September 12, 2022

By Aldon Thomas Stiles | California Black Media Almost as quickly as it began, the music industry may have seen the end of the infamous Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) rapper referred to as “FN Meka”, a computer-generated character being widely condemned for appropriating Black culture and saying the N-word. The A.I. rapper was developed by Anthony…

CA General Election ‘22: Black Women to Bring Diversity to LA Superior Courts 

September 12, 2022

By Edward Henderson  California Black Media The Supreme Court Ruling overturning Roe vs. Wade has opened the eyes of the public to how much representation matters when it comes to decision makers in courtrooms across America. This revelation has raised awareness on the local level as well. On the November 8th General Election ballot will…

Gov. Newsom Signs Legislation Funding Nation’s First Black Women’s Think Tank

September 12, 2022

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a budget trailer bill approving $5 Million in funding to the California State University at Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) to house the California Black Women’s Think Tank. The California Black Women’s Collective (CBWC) Empowerment Institute will be a founding partner in the…

Report Reveals ‘A Hidden Key to Combating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice’

September 6, 2022

  By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia According to new Sentencing Project research, diverting youth from juvenile court involvement should be a central focus in reducing racial and ethnic disparities. It also should improve outcomes in America’s youth justice systems. The report’s author wrote that getting arrested in adolescence or having a…

Governor Newsom Statement on the Legislature’s Passage of CARE Court

September 6, 2022

SACRAMENTO–Governor Gavin Newsom issued the     following statement on Tuesday, August 31, after the Legislature’s passage of     Senate Bill 1338, legislation that establishes the CARE Court framework: “Today’s passage of the CARE Act means hope for thousands of Californians    suffering from severe forms of mental illness who too often languish on our streets without the treatment…

Black Doctors March Shine Spotlight on Institutionalized Racism

September 6, 2022

By Solomon O. Smith | California Black Media The #BlackDocsBelong campaign held a rally in     Pasadena last Friday calling on Black medical doctors to join their movement dedicated to keeping and growing the ranks of Black physicians. We actively support and advocate for Black trainees and physicians facing workplace discrimination,” states the website of Black…

We As A People

August 20, 2022

EDITOR’S NOTE: “We As A People” is an editorial I wrote in PACE NEWS in November 1997 and today the same can be said due to the masses of Black people, not only in Los Angeles, but all over the United States from the Delta of Mississippi to the slums of Memphis, Tennessee, who are…

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