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

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 Black college in California. It is also…

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Los Angeles Charter Public School Networks To Host Two Fairs

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…

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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

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)…

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Local Black Media in California Will Benefit From New Funding

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…

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Redistricting Monitors Say Their Efforts Helped Protect the Black Vote  

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…

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

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…

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