Area News

Immigrant Leaves 3-Year Stint In Sanctuary As President Unveils Plan

By Yonat Shimron | Religion News Service An undocumented immigrant who had been living in Columbus Mennonite Church for more than three years went home to her family Feb. 18 after securing assurances she will no longer be an immediate target for deportation. Edith Espinal, a Mexican native and mother of three, had been living at the…

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SoCal: COVID 19 Testing Is Coming to a Black Church Near You

  By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ The Tabernacle Community Development Corporation (TCDC) in partnership with the Los Angeles County Health Services has launched a new program to expand access to free community-based COVID-19 testing in the Black community. TCDC is setting in motion its effort in some areas of Los Angeles County…

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Celebrate Black History Month with NBC4

By Carol Soudah Join NBC4 in honoring Black History Month in February with a 30-minute special, “Celebrating Black Excellence. Stories will explore, inspire and seek to understand Black history in our community. Stories will also examine the evolution of the civil rights movement, racial inequity in healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic, and spotlight athletes who…

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Noted African American Developers Advance Plans for Angels Landing, a Twin-Tower Hotel Project in the Heart of Downtown L.A.

    LOS ANGELES–PRNewswire/ — Two acclaimed African American developers – Victor MacFarlane of MacFarlane Partners and R. Donahue Peebles of The Peebles Corporation – are doubling-down on their multi-million-dollar effort to bring thousands of new jobs and economic benefits to the nation’s second-largest city as development partners of Angels Landing, their $2 billion twin-tower luxury hotel…

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Passing of Mary Wilson, Founding Member of The Supremes

Mary Wilson, founding and original member of The Supremes, passed away suddenly this evening according to a statement from her longtime friend and publicist, Jay Schwartz. She was at her home in Las Vegas, NV. She was 76. She is survived by: her daughter Turkessa and grandchildren (Mia, Marcanthony, Marina); her son, Pedro Antonio Jr and grandchildren…

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Black History Includes Black American Slave Holocaust, a Justification for Reparations NOW! Remembering Mr. Peoples: The Legendary Social Prophet of Reparations NOW

By Ted Hayes LOS ANGELES—The prophetic work of the legendary Mr. John Peoples to bring about Reparations NOW between the United States of America and American Black US citizens, the descendants of West African Americanized chattel slaves and their children will be presented in a series of articles. Awakened out of a peaceful sleep in…

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Humanists Demand Maryland City Council End Legislative Prayers

Washington, DC –Today, The American Humanist Association (AHA) sent a letter to council members in the City of Aberdeen, Maryland for opening its meetings with council member-led sectarian prayer. The letter details: “Specifically, since at least March of 2020, the Aberdeen City Council has been operating an unconstitutional legislative prayer practice in which the “prayer” is delivered by…

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OneUnited Bank, Largest Black Owned Bank And Visa Launch OneTransaction Campaign

LOS ANGELES, PRNewswire/ — OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank and first and only Black owned digital bank in the country and Visa are proud to announce for Black History Month the OneTransaction Campaign to close the racial wealth gap. The Campaign includes a state-of-the-art, free virtual financial conference on Juneteenth (June 19, 2021). In 2020, America was…

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