As California Opens Up, Black Pastors, Community Orgs Urge More Testing

June 17, 2021

By Manny Otiko

California Black Media

 

COVID-19 cases are plunging as California prepares to slowly reopen this week.

However, returning workers will face a different environment.... Read more...

Senate Confirms Judge Kentaji Brown Jackson to Powerful DC Appellate Court

June 17, 2021

By Stacy M. Brown

NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent

 

The U.S. Senate on Monday, June 14, confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Court of Appeals for... Read more...

Waters Statement on House Passage of Bill to Make Juneteenth Federal Holiday

June 17, 2021

LAWT News Service

 

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, issued the following statement following the passage of S.475, the Juneteenth... Read more...

Pulitzer Board Issues Special Citation to Darnella Frazier, the Teen Who Recorded George Floyd’s Murder

June 17, 2021

By Stacy M. Brown

NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent

 

Add Pulitzer Prize to the list of awards and recognition bestowed upon Darnella Frazier, the teen who bravely videotaped... Read more...

Six Black LAFD Employees Allege Good Old White Boys Club Exists

June 17, 2021

By Bill Hetherman

City News Service

 

Six Black Los Angeles fire department employees who work within the Fire Prevention Bureau are suing the City, alleging the department is governed... Read more...

ADVERTORIAL; INFLUENCING CHANGE TO AFFECT FOOD INSECURITY– A group effort must be taken to not shift the burden –

June 10, 2021

By Dr. James Cruz, interim chief medical officer

Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan

 

One in four Californians currently struggle with food insecurity, which is defined... Read more...

News

BLM Activist Hurt in Fairfax District Protest Refiles Suit in Federal Court

BLM Activist Hurt in Fairfax District Protest Refiles Suit in Federal Court

June 17, 2021 City News Service   After originally filing her case in Los Angeles Superior Court, a Black Lives Matter activist who sued the city of...

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Community

Newsom Announces California Reopening at Universal City Walk; Exploring the affects the reopening will have on the Black Community

Newsom Announces California Reopening at Universal City Walk; Exploring the affects the reopening will have on the Black Community

June 17, 2021 By Betti Halsell Contributing Writer   June 15, 2021 is a new historical benchmark; California has officially lifted COVID-19 restrictions...

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Sports News

Suns say Paul in protocols, status for West finals unclear

Suns say Paul in protocols, status for West finals unclear

June 17, 2021 By Tim Reynolds Associated Press     Phoenix guard Chris Paul has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols, the Suns said Wednesday,...

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Arts & Culture

LAUSD Joining with Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine on New High School in South L.A.

LAUSD Joining with Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine on New High School in South L.A.

June 17, 2021 City News Service   L.A. Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner, along with music producer and entrepreneur Jimmy Iovine and artist-producer-entrepreneur,...

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