Advocates Say State’s $10 Million Fund for Ethnic Media Is “Great Start”

By Sunita Sohrabji |                  Special to California Black Media In recognition of a mass communication sector that has been struggling from dwindling advertising dollars and intense competition from well-funded media conglomerates and a field of small niche publishers since the inception of the internet, Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state Legislature appropriated $10 million in…

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40 Acres and a Mall: Crenshaw Community Protests at Homes of Corrupt Racist Gentrifiers Connected to Vladimir Putin & Donald Trump in New York City & Los Angeles Taking Fight for Black Self-Determination National

(New York City, NY & Los Angeles, CA) ━ Downtown Crenshaw Rising (DCR) has taken its actions national, engaging in simultaneous protests in New York and L.A. to stop the sale of the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza (Crenshaw Mall) involving international conglomerates that are business associates of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. For over a year,…

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Frankie Ross of 94.7 The WAVE Inspires Class of 2021 at Miracle’s Entrepreneur Program Class of OF 2021 WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Miracle’s Entrepreneur Program Continues to Benefit Black and Brown Business Growth in their Communities – Class of 2021 Set To Roll Out 12 New Enterprises (SOUTH LOS ANGELES) – As Los Angeles County cautiously resumes its post-pandemic reopening, a group of newly certified minority entrepreneurs will be trying to carve a niche in the recovering…

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Najee Harris, Pittsburgh Steeler and Former California Homeless Person, Joins Gov. Newsom’s Efforts In Fight Against Homelessness and Hunger 

We were evicted numerous times and had to stay in homeless shelters, friends’ houses, cars. But as a family, we stuck together and made it through these tough times.”  Najee Harris, rookie Pittsburgh Steelers running back   By Bo Tefu |California Black Media Najee Harris, rookie Pittsburgh Steelers running back, who was born in Martinez…

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“Corporate Karens” Breeding Racist Atmosphere at ESPN & NAWBO

  By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief “Maria Taylor, a reporter at the center of a racism controversy at ESPN, has spoken out after her colleague, Rachel Nichols, was dropped from coverage of the NBA finals.” The above quote was taken from an article written by Gino Spocchia, reporter for Indpendent.co.uk, about the heated controversy ESPN finds…

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A DOCTOR’S NOTE ON VACCINES

A Message Sponsored by Los Angeles County 1. What are the chances the vaccine has any long-term side effects on my health? There are no known long-term negative effects of the vaccine. After you receive your COVID-19 vaccine, you may feel some slight side effects, just like you would after the flu vaccine. Some of…

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Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction overturned by court

Bill Cosby In May, Cosby was denied paroled after refusing to participate in sex offender programs during his nearly three years in state prison. He has long said he would resist the treatment programs and refuse to acknowledge wrongdoing even if it means serving the full 10-year sentence writes Maryclaire Dale, AP, in breaking news…

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The Long Beach Center for Economic Inclusion Announces New President/CEO

Long Beach, CA – The Long Beach Center for Economic Inclusion (LBCEI) announces the successful culmination of their search process with the hiring of a new President/CEO: Byron K. Reed, former SVP and Head of Community & Local Government Relations for CIT/One West Bank. Starting in July 2021, Mr. Reed will utilize his vast community and economic…

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