Business

California’s Political Leaders Praise Biden’s Selection of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as Running Mate

Kamala Harris     By Tanu Henry | California Black Media Political leaders in California are praising presumptive Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden for tapping California’s junior U.S. Senator Kamala Harris to be his running mate. “Harris selection makes me so optimistic.I am thrilled about the conversations Senator Harris will be having with Americans all around…

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Court Rules in Favor of California: Uber and Lyft Drivers are Employees 

By Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media     Today, a California Superior Court judge ruled that rideshare companies Uber and Lyft must change the classification of their drivers from independent contractors to employees.  The ruling was a major victory for California lawmakers in their yearlong struggle to enforce AB 5, the controversial worker classification bill that went into effect Jan.…

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CA Supreme Court Upholds $8 Million Verdict to Children of Man Killed by LA Sheriff’s Deputy’s Knee-On-Neck

  After the verdict, Attorney Olu Orange, Professor of Trial Advocacy at USC and appellate counsel for three of Burley’s children, stated “Today’s decision by the Court conclusively restores one of the most powerful tools black and brown Californians have in pursuing justice against police officers who kill people they are sworn to protect. The County…

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Jenesse Center, Founded by 5 Black Los Angeles Women, Celebrates 40 Years of Service Bringing Life Saving Domestic Violence Prevention and Intervention Programs to the Community.

LOS ANGELES, CA – Jenesse Center is celebrating 40 years of bringing life saving programs and services to the community. Founded by five Black women in the Los Angeles area who wanted to provide a place of hope for other women who needed protection and a way of escape, renewal, support and self sufficiency, the…

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New Bill Demands More Color On Corporate Boards

By Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media In response to calls for more diversity among corporate leaders in America, Assemblymembers Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Eloise Gomez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) have co-sponsored AB 979. The legislation requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one member on their board of directors from an under-represented community by the end of 2021. The…

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