Education

Civil Rights Activist James Meredith Announces Plans To Open Museum

By Vickie King From MississippiToday.org MISSISSIPPI-Author and civil rights activist James Meredith announced plans Wednesday to open a museum that will chronicle his life’s accomplishments, house an archival library and provide a sanctuary for those wanting to study the Bible. The project, announced at a press conference, fulfills a continuing dream of Meredith’s to “help…

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The Personhood Alliance’s Official Position On Vaccine Ethics

The most current information on unethical and ethical COVID-19 vaccine candidates can be found here. The national board of directors of the Personhood Alliance announced today its official position on vaccine ethics. This announcement comes at a critical time, as vaccine development and other treatments for COVID-19 race forward and as new laws make it more difficult…

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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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California’s Corporate Pipeline Needs A Refresh

By Marc Morial In 1996, California banned affirmative action by passing Proposition 209. Since then, the business community has struggled to make inroads in diversity and representation. Last month, Reuters reported that Wells Fargo’s CEO Charles Scharf said that “the unfortunate reality is that there is a very limited pool of black talent to recruit from.”…

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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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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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Black History: The Queen of Sheba

The Queen of Sheba. I am the Queen of Sheba, more famous than others, and attractive: I am beautiful and chaste. There is a mirror in my chest, In which young men may behold whatever they wish. While one of them views it, he pulls a rope, the bellows are compressed, And darkness suddenly bursts forth…

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Planning for the Worst: Black Californians Among Groups State Is Targeting for Emergency Preparedness

By Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media   Black Americans were already in the midst of two disasters this year – the disproportionate toll of the COVID-19 pandemic and a spate of horrifying incidents of police brutality — when fire season in California started early. Wildfires have burned over 3.1 million acres in California since the beginning of the year, breaking the record for the deadliest year of wildfires…

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