Education

Bill Wants to Force Food Delivery Apps to Get Restaurants’ Approval First

By Tanu Henry | California Black Media     Jonathan Burgess co-owns Burgess Brothers with his twin brother Matthew. It is a popular American bistro-slash-barbecue restaurant and food supply company based in Sacramento. Locals treasure them for their delicious waffles; handcrafted gourmet barbecue sauce; sweet and spicy smoked sausages; among other specialties.   The African American entrepreneur says small family-owned businesses like his are tempted by what digital food delivery services might offer them: A broader customer base and online advertising on highly trafficked apps. But that exposure…

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Shirley Weber’s CSU Ethnic Studies Bill Is Now State Law

  Joe W. Bowers Jr. | California Black Media Gov. Newsom signed AB 1460 into law on Monday, Aug. 17. The new state law requires California State University (CSU), the nation’s largest four-year public university system, to provide courses in Ethnic studies at each of its 23 campuses beginning with the 2021–22 academic year and…

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BDO Survey: 58% of African Americans Say They Won’t Take COVID-19 Vaccine

  CHICAGO /PRNewswire/ — A recent survey on Blackdoctor.org (BDO) revealed a staggering 58% of the respondents wouldn’t take a COVID-19 vaccination as soon as it’s available. In addition to 58% saying “no” to the vaccine, 22% reported they would take the vaccine, but had “concerns”. In total, 80% of respondents either said “no” or…

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