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California Labor & Workforce Development Agency Launches New Employer Portal for COVID-19 Industry Guidance

February 26, 2021

New portal serves as a central hub of workplace information for employers during the pandemic SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) recently launched a new Employer Portal, a one-stop hub for California employers to quickly find up-to-date state and local county COVID-19 guidance by business industry. The portal can be accessed…

Immigrant Leaves 3-Year Stint In Sanctuary As President Unveils Plan

February 21, 2021

By Yonat Shimron | Religion News Service An undocumented immigrant who had been living in Columbus Mennonite Church for more than three years went home to her family Feb. 18 after securing assurances she will no longer be an immediate target for deportation. Edith Espinal, a Mexican native and mother of three, had been living at the…

EPA Approves Chemical ‘Air Treatment’ Against COVID, Despite Known Health Hazards

February 21, 2021

By Children’s Health Defense Team In mid-January, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved requests from two southern states (Georgia and Tennessee) asking for an emergency exemption that would allow them to aerosolize selected indoor spaces with an antiviral “air treatment” called Grignard Pure. Grignard Pure is a nanoparticle-based product. Its active ingredient is a substance called triethylene glycol (TEG).…

One-Third of Deaths Reported to CDC After COVID Vaccines Occurred Within 48 Hours of Vaccination

February 21, 2021

By Children’s Health Defense Team According to new data released today, as of Feb. 12, 15,923 adverse reactions to COVID vaccines, including 929 deaths, have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) since Dec. 14, 2020. VAERS is the primary mechanism in the U.S. for reporting adverse vaccine reactions.…

Experience the Community: L.A. Public Charter Schools Near You

February 20, 2021

The global health pandemic has upended education for many families in unexpected ways. As we slowly emerge out of this crisis, many of us are beginning to reimagine what education will look like moving forward. You may now be thinking about the fall and new school options available in your community that may offer you…

SoCal: COVID 19 Testing Is Coming to a Black Church Near You

February 18, 2021

  By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ The Tabernacle Community Development Corporation (TCDC) in partnership with the Los Angeles County Health Services has launched a new program to expand access to free community-based COVID-19 testing in the Black community. TCDC is setting in motion its effort in some areas of Los Angeles County…

Black History Includes Black American Slave Holocaust, a Justification for Reparations NOW! Remembering Mr. Peoples: The Legendary Social Prophet of Reparations NOW

February 6, 2021

By Ted Hayes LOS ANGELES—The prophetic work of the legendary Mr. John Peoples to bring about Reparations NOW between the United States of America and American Black US citizens, the descendants of West African Americanized chattel slaves and their children will be presented in a series of articles. Awakened out of a peaceful sleep in…

OneUnited Bank, Largest Black Owned Bank And Visa Launch OneTransaction Campaign

February 2, 2021

LOS ANGELES, PRNewswire/ — OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank and first and only Black owned digital bank in the country and Visa are proud to announce for Black History Month the OneTransaction Campaign to close the racial wealth gap. The Campaign includes a state-of-the-art, free virtual financial conference on Juneteenth (June 19, 2021). In 2020, America was…

California’s $500 Million Small Business and Nonprofit Grant Program Second Round Application Window is Open, Lendistry Announces

February 2, 2021

 New Applicants Can Apply Through February 8, With No Advantage for Early Birds and No Action Necessary for Round One Applicants Who Were Not Selected — — Round One’s 45-Day Funding Distribution Period to Selected Diverse, Disadvantaged and Disproportionately Impacted Businesses and Nonprofits Began January 22 — — More than 300,000 Round One Applications Completed, Processed,…

Farewell To One of the Greatest Actresses of All Times, Cicely Tyson

February 2, 2021

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief  “I come from lowly status. I grew up in an area that was called the slums at the time,” “I still cannot imagine that I have met with presidents, kings, queens. How did I get here? I marvel at it.” Cicely Tyson spoke these words when she was presented with an…

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