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BHERC Announces the Complete Program for the 26 th Annual African American Film Marketplace & S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase

The event features 140 films from 18 countries, 10 panels and special events, the virtual online premiere of the Films With a Purpose funded “I’m Not Special” from emerging filmmaker Larry Ulrich and  star filled tribute to prolific stage/film and television Director Michael Schultz.              (Hollywood, CA) – The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center…

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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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Ice Cube Video Discusses His Interactions with Both Parties

LOS ANGELES/PRNewswire/ — Fresh off working with Governor Gavin Newsom on the passage and signing of AB3121 and joining him for the historic bill signing, Ice Cube reveals his discussions and thoughts following conversations with both Presidential campaigns in his latest video. Below are highlights from a Contract with Black America: As citizens and lawmakers both, we are joining to…

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California Gov. Newsom Signs Reparations Bill Into Law

  California Gov. Newsom Signs Reparations Bill Into Law  By Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed the state’s historic reparations bill into law.  Assembly Bill (AB) 3121 moves descendants of enslaved Americans one step closer to getting restitution for centuries of free labor and legal discrimination that followed it, supporters say. But…

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BLACK MEDIA: AUTHENTIC STORIES, WITH AUTHENTIC VOICES

Now more than ever, California’s Black community and other communities of color need accurate news to make certain that our families are educated about their health and their rights during COVID-19 and the current uprisings. Black media and other ethnic media outlets play a key role — and right now, they need support to continue…

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California State Bar Shaken by Personnel Issues Involving Two Black Women

By Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media In less than one month, the State Bar of California has been roiled in high-level personnel snafus involving two prominent Black California women. In July, the California State Bar offered Fredericka McGee, a respected California legislative attorney, the position of executive director. Then, in August, the organization…

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Legislature Passes Bill That Would Allow Inmate Firefighters to Continue in Profession When Released

Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media     Inmate firefighting crews, made up of more than 2,000 inmate firefighters per year, have helped extinguish many of the biggest wildfires in California.     However, once they’re released, they cannot serve in that profession under current law because of their criminal records.   Now, AB 2147, a law that would lift that restriction, has…

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