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At Least Three Critical Race Theory Statements Proposed for Southern Baptist Meeting

By Adelle M. Banks (RNS) — If he had the chance to turn back time, Pastor Stephen Feinstein says, he might not have proposed Resolution 9. The innocuous-sounding and nonbinding statement adopted by Southern Baptists who attended their 2019 annual meeting has contributed to a fierce battle over critical race theory, an academic approach to understanding…

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Noted Builder and Entrepreneur Charles Quarles Lends Name To Watts Area Business Incubator

(SOUTH LOS ANGELES-CA) Charles Quarles, President of The Bedford Group of Companies, a leading Los Angeles real estate development firm, has lent his    family name to the Quarles Business Opportunity Center (QBOC), a business incubator  focused on assisting minority entrepreneurs in the communities of Watts, Willowbrook, Compton, Carson, and South Los Angeles. An Entrepreneur Educational…

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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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Pressure on Gov Increases to Appoint Rep. Bass or Rep. Lee to Replace Sen. Harris

  By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ ‌  ‌ A loudening chorus of voices from across California and around the country are putting pressure on California Gov. Gavin Newsom to appoint Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA-37) or Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA-13) to fill the state’s soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. A coalition of community groups and organizers from Southern California…

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