Education

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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Avoid Wildfire-Related Sicknesses: Check Air Quality to Protect Your Health

By Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media    This year’s wildfire season has already been out of the ordinary. About 3.3 million acres have burned across vast tracts of California, Oregon and Washington. The areas surrounding those places have also been affected by dangerous levels of smoke over the last few weeks.   Although the skies in the Bay Area are no longer orange and the air quality has improved, wildfire season is not over.  Therefore, officials are advising people…

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Police Group Places Gun Target on Image of Black Elected Official

By Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media America is still healing from several violent murders of unarmed Black men and women at the hands of law enforcement officers across the country. But that climate in the country, volatile and fraught with distrust and disagreement, did not stop members of the California Correctional Peace Officer…

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After Shooting Death of Demetrius Robinson, a Memphis, Tennessee Rising High School Football Star, Community Ask, “Where Are the Politicians”

Area football coaches hold up flyers seeking information about the killing of Demetrius Robinson on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in the parking lot of a Marathon gas station in the 3800 block of Elvis Presley Boulevard in Memphis.Max Gersh Max Gersh writing for The Commercial Appeal in Memphis reported  that about a dozen Memphis-area football coaches…

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Awareness Push to Restore Voting Rights for California’s Parolees Kicks Off

    By Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media “Yes On Prop 17” recently kicked off its Official Proposition 17 Campaign Virtual Kick-Off on Facebook Live. The event featured testimony from previously incarcerated persons on why more than 50,000 parolees in California deserve the right to vote. Prop 17, which passed the state legislature as ACA 6 in June, is a measure on the…

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