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Asm. Gipson Demands Probe Into Racist Bomb Threat at California’s Only HBCU

By Charlene Muhammad | California Black Media Following a racist bomb threat Jan. 11 that disrupted operations and terrified students, faculty and staff at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) in Los Angeles, Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) is calling on state and federal authorities to investigate. CDU is the only historically…

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Youth Filmmakers From 39 US States and 17 Countries Selected For the 12th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival Streaming On BHERC TV Jan. 15 – 30, 2022

Youth filmmakers defy the challenges of COVID – 19 reaching across languages, states, and oceans to create cultural bonds, share their stories both dark and light, and renew their hopes for a brighter future thru film. (Hollywood, CA) – The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 12th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF)…

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New N’COBRA Study Finds Genetic Damage from Historical Racism Linked to Poor Health and Transgenerational Trauma in Black Americans

“The wounds inflicted by the legacy of slavery linger heavily in this nation.” — U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) CHICAGO – When the wounds are caused by generations of racism, it takes a group like the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N’COBRA) to do the necessary deep cleaning. Since 1987, N’COBRA has…

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Mayor Glendon Billingsley and the Town of Coldwater is in Hot Water with a Federal Lawsuit Filed by Two Town Clerks

THE SOUTHERN TRUTH By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief  “I remain committed to representation of those most vulnerable to abuse by their public officials and big business.”  Attorney Ronald W. Lewis Coldwater, MS.–Coldwater is in hot water because of two Town clerks claim of abuse by a public official. Two Town clerks have come together to hire…

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Latino Equality Alliance Announces Newly Elected Executive Advisory Board

Los Angeles, CA.— The Latino Equality Alliance (LEA), a leading LatinX LGBTQ+ social justice and advocacy nonprofit organization in Los Angeles, recently announced the election of its 2021-2023 executive advisory board. The new executive board, serving a two-year term, is comprised of a diverse group of LatinX leaders in Southern California deriving from various industry sectors.…

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How God ‘Wrecked’ LSU Soccer Star’s Life

  By Israel Matthews — When a driver found Mo Isom suspended by her seatbelt upside down in her rolled Jeep, with her face bloodied following an accident, she kept saying with a smile: “God is beautiful.” Mo had asked God to “wreck” her life after her father committed suicide. “I didn’t realize that God…

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We Got Newsom, Not a Nuisance for Governor!

Democrat Gavin Newsom easily survives California recall, will remain governor Photo/Timenewsuk   By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief LOS ANGELES—After the landslide sweep to win big in the recall election on Tuesday, the people showed up and showed out for Gavin Newsom against what was dubbed as the “No On The Republican Recall” based on the heavy-handed    …

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