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

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,…

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

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…

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

  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…

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

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…

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Black Doctors March Shine Spotlight on Institutionalized Racism

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…

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We As A People

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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