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Watch Your Mail for Economic Impact Payment Cards

January 19, 2021 The Treasury Department and the IRS are issuing millions of second Economic Impact Payments by prepaid debit card to speed delivery of the payments to as many people as possible. If the Get My Payment tool on IRS.gov shows a date that a recipient’s payment was mailed, they should watch their mail for either a paper check or…

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State Selects Black LA Firm to Disburse $500 Million in COVID Relief Grants

By Tanu Henry | California Black Media  The State of California announced that it has selected a Black-led-and-operated financial firm in Los Angeles to act as the intermediary charged with disbursing $500 million in COVID-19 grants to California small businesses and non-profits. The California Office of The Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA), which operates under the…

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Judge: People in Prison Can Receive $1,200 Stimulus Payments

By Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media The first round of economic impact payments funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or the CARES Act, has been opened to a new group of Americans. Incarcerated individuals can now apply to receive their stimulus payments of up to $1200. According to a June…

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Black Employees Say Racism is Rife at Cal Air Resources Board  

  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,…

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David Miller, Co-Publisher, Our Weekly, Elected Chairman of the Board Of Voorhees College, a Historical Black College and University

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief LOS ANGELES—David Miller, a recent PACE Glory Awards recipient, light, fueled by his mighty good works, is shining so bright so much that he was elected Chairman of the Board of Voorhees College, a distinguished Historical Black College and University (HBCU) where he started in 1980 until he walked with degree…

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Generation Lost: UC-Berkeley’s Missing Black Graduates

By Dr. Harry Edwards In the mid-1960s, the University of California, Berkeley started its Educational Opportunity Program to target underrepresented applicants and combat this history of discrimination. Unsurprisingly, this program was a success and the number of Black freshmen continued to rise until 1996. That year, Governor Pete Wilson and Black conservative Ward Connerly led…

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Northgate González Market Honra A 20 Heroes De La Comunidad Y Premia Con Miles A Organizaciones Sin Fines De Lucro Para Reconocer El Mes De La Herencia Hispana

ANAHEIM, CA.,  – Desde incendios forestales hasta una pandemia global, 2020 ha causado estragos en la economía y ha tenido un gran impacto en las familias de la localidad. Los propietarios de Northgate González Market, la principal cadena de supermercados con temática latina de California, lanzaron hoy su campaña del Mes de la Herencia Hispana…

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Gene Hale Says Yoo’s Attack On AAVREP Is An Affront to African American Community

Trying to gain traction with her struggling campaign, LA City Council District 10 Candidate Grace Yoo has attacked the major voter registration project that her opponent, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, created to increase the number of Black voters over the last 20 years. Yoo alleges online that the African American Voter Registration, Education,…

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