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Governor Newsom Issues First-Ever Social Innovation Impact Report Highlighting $3.9 Billion in Corporate and Philanthropic Partnerships

November 27, 2020

Governor Newsom recently joined corporate and philanthropic leaders and Californians who have benefited from innovative public-private partnerships in a virtual symposium .  SACRAMENTO – Ahead of Thanksgiving, Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the state’s first-ever Social Innovation Impact Report highlighting innovative public-private-partnerships that have contributed $3.9 billion toward the state’s housing efforts, COVID-19 response and more. As part…

Black Author Exposes the Truth, Lies, and Biases of the U.S. Child Support System

November 27, 2020

Detroit, MI — Author Kenya Rahmaan has spent thorough time examining the flaws of the American child support system and how it has developed into a tool of division. In her book, The Child Support Hustle, she goes into a detailed analysis of how the child support system has alienated fathers from their children while amassing profit…

Pressure on Gov Increases to Appoint Rep. Bass or Rep. Lee to Replace Sen. Harris

November 18, 2020

  By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ ‌  ‌ A loudening chorus of voices from across California and around the country are putting pressure on California Gov. Gavin Newsom to appoint Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA-37) or Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA-13) to fill the state’s soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. A coalition of community groups and organizers from Southern California…

The Personhood Alliance’s Official Position On Vaccine Ethics

November 9, 2020

The most current information on unethical and ethical COVID-19 vaccine candidates can be found here. The national board of directors of the Personhood Alliance announced today its official position on vaccine ethics. This announcement comes at a critical time, as vaccine development and other treatments for COVID-19 race forward and as new laws make it more difficult…

New York Lawyers Recommend Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations

November 9, 2020

New York Bar Association rejects religious, philosophical, or personal reason COVID-19 vaccination exemptions By Robert Carlson, MD The New York State Bar Association passed a resolution urging the state to consider enforcing mandatory COVID-19 vaccination, even if people object for “religious, philosophical or personal reasons.” Mary Beth Morrissey, chair of the New York Bar association’s Health…

Black Voters Most Loyal Democratic Voting Bloc

November 9, 2020

  Henry Fernandez, CEO of the African American Research Collaborative, led the design and execution of a poll of the African American vote on the eve of the election. By Khalil Abdullah While minority voting blocs combined to deliver the presidency to Biden, African American voters continue to be the Democratic Party’s most loyal voting…

California Sen. Kamala Harris Named 46th Vice President of the United States

November 7, 2020

By Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media SACRAMENTO, Calif — Sen. Kamala Harris’s (D-California) journey to becoming the first Black and first woman vice president of the United States today has been marked by a line of other historic professional milestones, most of them achieved here in her home state. Today, most national news…

Congresswoman Maxine Waters Defeats “Trump Puppet” Joe Collins

November 5, 2020

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) released the following statement upon her decisive victory against Republican Joe Collins who, despite being dishonorably discharged from the Navy and only just registered to vote for the first time in 2020, was bolstered by Republicans nationally and earned an endorsement from Donald Trump in a failed bid to…

Black Employees Say Racism is Rife at Cal Air Resources Board  

November 2, 2020

  Mary Nichols, an influential California attorney known and respected in environmental policy circles across the United States, is finding herself at the center of racial storm brewing at home.     Black employees say racism is widespread at the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the organization Nichols chairs.     In September, African American employees hit CARB with a 13-page letter alleging that they have been experiencing racism – widespread,…

California’s Corporate Pipeline Needs A Refresh

November 1, 2020

By Marc Morial In 1996, California banned affirmative action by passing Proposition 209. Since then, the business community has struggled to make inroads in diversity and representation. Last month, Reuters reported that Wells Fargo’s CEO Charles Scharf said that “the unfortunate reality is that there is a very limited pool of black talent to recruit from.”…

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