Education

A VIRTUAL TOWN HALL

Please Join Us for A VIRTUAL TOWN HALL A Panel Discussion to Begin The Conversation on What We Can Do to Combat Systemic Racism A Virtual Town Hall Moderated by: The Honorable Malia M. Cohen, California State Board of Equalization Thursday, June 4, 2020, 6:00 pm PST CLICK HERE to register

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Black Youth Are Central Force in California George Floyd Protests

By Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media There are many aspects to the protests occurring in cities and towns up and down the state of California. One that stands out is the participation of young, Black people. Outspoken, courageous, and committed, these young African Americans have become, by default, the anchors in a mass…

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IZZY’S COLUMN: RIP George Floyd

  Hello Readers! It is a horrible thing that happened to George Floyd this past week and I pray that his family will get through this difficult time. The last time, I remember, something like this happened that created riots throughout the US and primarily in Los Angeles occurred after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.…

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Slavery and the Origins of the American Police State

By Ben Fountain From the beginning, some Americans have been able to move more freely than others They were called patrollers or, variously, “paterollers,” “paddyrollers,” or “patterolls,” and they were meant to be part of the solution to Colonial America’s biggest problem, labor. Unlike Great Britain, which had a large, basically immobile peasant class that could…

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Listen To Tupac, a Legend, with Solutions before the Revolution

Tupac speaks on the system of greed in America and how it should not exist in a world of vast riches, especially America and people like the president, Donald Trump and others, who are humanitarians with wealth untold and yet people are lying homeless and destitute in the streets.  

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New Frontier Democratic Club & BHERC Collect Blankets for the Homelessc

New Frontier Democratic Club (NFDC) President Mike Davis and Executive Board Member Rosa Russell wear their masks and keep their social distance as they collaborate with Sandra Evers Manly, President of the Black Hollywood Education Resource Center(BHERC) for the Citywide Blanket Collection Program benefiting the Los Angeles Homeless Community during the Memorial Day Weekend. The…

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Students No Longer Need SAT and ACT Scores for Admissions to UC Schools

Joe W. Bowers Jr. | California Black Media    Last Thursday, the University of California’s (UC) Board of Regents voted 23-0 to end the use of the SAT and ACT tests in admissions for all California freshman applicants through 2024. The University plans to try to create a new standardized test to use in time…

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Will Effective K-12 Education Survive Gov. Newsom’s May Revise Budget?

Joe W. Bowers Jr. | California Black Media At his presentation of the 2020-21 May Revision budget, Gov. Gavin Newsom testified to the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on California’s economy. He said in a little over 100 days the coronavirus pandemic precipitated a 22.3% reduction in the state’s revenues. As a result of shelter-at-home…

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