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Operation American Eagle Pays ‘Earth Rent’ By Serving the Underserved

AvMEDICAL Donates Millions of Masks to Distressed Communities Franklin, TN – COVID-19 has left an indelible mark on the lives of many. AvMEDICAL’s Operation American Eagle (OAE) Program partners with churches and civic organizations throughout the United States to donate and distribute face masks to provide families in distressed communities a measure of protection against…

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Women’s History Month: California Org Honors Leaders, Discuss Priorities

By Charlene Muhammad |  California Black Media To mark Women’s History Month, The California Black Women’s Collective (CBWC) honored more than 100 Black women leaders from across the state from different professional backgrounds, including media executives, public health professionals, activists, politicians and more. The organization also held a series of panel discussions leading up to…

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More Than 1,000 Educators Participated In Legacy Conference Aimed At Improving Educational Outcomes For African American Students

The conference gathered education leaders and strategists with expertise in meeting the needs of Black students. Los Angeles, CA – More than 1,000 educators from the Green Dot Public School network participated online via Zoom on March 16, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the Fourth Annual Legacy Conference, themed: “Today’s Learners, Tomorrow’s Leaders: Nurturing…

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Report: AME Church Suspends Payments To Retirees, Investigates Missing Pension Funds

By Bob Smietana (RNS) — One of the nation’s largest Black Protestant denominations has stopped making payments to retired ministers on its pension plan, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The paper reported Thursday (March 10) that the African Methodist Episcopal Church, which has reported as many as 2.5 million members in the past, suspended payments…

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California Black Clergy, Political Leaders Condemn Racism in Ukraine

  By Tanu Henry |California Black Media “There were many persons of color living in the Ukraine, enjoying, working and going to school. The Russian invasion on Feb. 24, 2022, made a major change,” read a letter the Rev. Steven Shepard, pastor of St. Paul African Methodist Church in San Bernardino, shared with parishioners and…

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Calif. Black Women Leaders Talk Politics, Health, Economics and More 

By Charlene Muhammad | California Black Media Hundreds of African American women, professionals from different backgrounds and all corners of the Golden State, came together Jan. 31 to discuss a range of issues important to Black women in California. California Black Woman’s Collective, California Black Media and Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) organized…

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Asm. Gipson Demands Probe Into Racist Bomb Threat at California’s Only HBCU

By Charlene Muhammad | California Black Media Following a racist bomb threat Jan. 11 that disrupted operations and terrified students, faculty and staff at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) in Los Angeles, Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) is calling on state and federal authorities to investigate. CDU is the only historically…

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