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Nancy Pelosi’s Husband Among Lawmaker-Linked PPP Loan Recipients

          Paul and Nancy Pelosi Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images   By Steve Nelson A firm partially owned by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband was among the lawmaker-linked businesses that got Paycheck Protection Program loans, according to data released Monday. Companies owned by or associated with Reps. Mike Kelly (R-Pa), Kevin Hern…

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Great Excitement Among Black Filmmakers and the Community of the Election of Sandra Evers-Manly President Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center to the 2020 Class of Members of the Motion Pictures Academy

Sandra Evers Manly     (Los Angeles, CA) The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announced today the election and invitation extended by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to Sandra J. Evers-Manly, to join the 2020 class of new members.  Ms. Evers-Manly joins the 2020 class that includes 819 new…

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“Stop Killing Us:” Activists Bring Their Pain to State Capitol

Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media  Last week, several California social and criminal justice organizations, as well as community-based groups, gathered for a rally at the state Capitol titled “Stop Killing Us.” Oakland-based All of Us or None (AOUON) organized the event — with the help of other partners across the state — to condemn police violence against African Americans.  AOUON is a project of Legal Service for Prisoners With Children (LSPC), a nonprofit civil rights organization that…

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US Schools Leaked 24.5 Million Records in 1,327 Data Breaches Since 2005

By Sam Cook Data Journalist, Privacy Advocate and Cord-Cutting Expert   Since 2005, K–12 school districts and colleges/universities across the US have experienced over 1,300 data breaches, affecting more than 24.5 million records. Our team of researchers analyzed data over the past 15 years to find out where the hot spots are, the biggest causes of these…

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Negrogate Part 1: The Boule’s Scandalous Genocidal Betrayal and Racial Treason Against the Black Nation Within a White Nation

COMMENTARY By Dr. Randy Short     One of the best television shows from the classic era of American television was Bruce Geller’s Spy Thriller fiction “Mission Impossible” which aired from September 1966 to March 1973.  Geller’s CIA inspired series always led with it’s powerful theme music that was followed by a the Impossible Mission…

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Letter To Editor: Irma Hopkins of Beverly Hills

Congratulations on your tenacious and unrelenting dedication to providing information to the Black Community for more than 20-years.  You are to be commended and applauded on your profound, informative and  compelling reporting on a weekly basis. Thank you for all that you do for our community. Irma Hopkins

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Scrubbing California Landmarks of Racist Symbols — and the Word “Negro”

By Antonio Ray Harvey and Manny Otiko | California Black Media This past weekend, the Mississippi Legislature approved the removal of the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag. It’s a sign of the times, historians say, that speaks to the turning spirit of the nation – even happening in a state that has remained a proud stronghold, clinging to enduring customs that nod to a romanticized version of the “Old South.” Gov. Tate Reeves said he will sign the bill into law. The deep south state…

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Willie Brown, Jr., Is Not Dead

Staff | California Black Media Former California Assembly Speaker and San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, Jr., is not dead. On the June 28 broadcast of the 2020 BET Awards, the network included Brown’s image and name in a video montage of famous African Americans who have died within the last year. The tribute included Diahann Carroll, Bill Withers, the Rev. Joseph Lowery, Pernell Whitaker and others. “I…

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Call to Leaders for Justice & Action Panel

EBIAS presents Leaders for Justice and Action (LJAD), a special panel of diverse leaders to discuss on current and relevant matters as they focus on role of leadership in “a chosen generation,” black communities, and black churches. LJAD is a special panel that live streams. 

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