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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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Najee Harris, Pittsburgh Steeler and Former California Homeless Person, Joins Gov. Newsom’s Efforts In Fight Against Homelessness and Hunger 

We were evicted numerous times and had to stay in homeless shelters, friends’ houses, cars. But as a family, we stuck together and made it through these tough times.”  Najee Harris, rookie Pittsburgh Steelers running back   By Bo Tefu |California Black Media Najee Harris, rookie Pittsburgh Steelers running back, who was born in Martinez…

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Governor Newsom, Summer and After School Enrichment Programs Offered Through Nonprofits are Critical To High-Need Promise Youth Most Affected By the Pandemic

By: Jonathan Zeichner, Roberto Gil , and Steve Wymer Summer is here and thousands of families across California are wondering what’s next. For many, putting their children through more of the same online distance learning that took place during the last 15 months of school closures, isn’t an option. Learning loss, though important, is less…

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The Dymally Institute Has Declared 2021 “The Year of the Anti-Racist.”

The Dymally Institute has declared 2021 “The Year of the Anti-Racist.”   Join us for the first workshop of our three part Anti-Racism series, “For White People Only (and other practitioners of unconscious racial bias: An Anti-Racism Workshop for Racial Reconciliation.” This workshop focuses how we engage all segments of the society in constructive dialogue…

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