OPINION – When someone takes you for granted over and over again, it’s time to seriously reevaluate the relationship. In the case of the California Democratic Party, it’s time for Black women voters to rethink our loyalty and commitment to the CDP. If the night of Nov. 6, 2016[…]Read more! Click here!
OPINION – There has been a lot of attention recently, and rightly so, to Assembly Bill 392 which seeks to change the use of deadly force by California law enforcement officers — thus hoping to stop the police shootings of unarmed Black and brown people. While that bill is critical[…]Read more! Click here!
OPINION – We’ve all heard the story of the emperor with no clothes. It’s a famous story by Hans Christian Andersen that was published long ago in 1837, but the moral of the story has stood the test of time: just because everyone believes something is true does not make[…]Read more! Click here!
OAK PARK – An education town hall, “School Choice Is The Black Choice,” with Roland Martin and special guests is scheduled for Tuesday, April 23, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Oak Park. Hosted by Fortune School, the National Action Network, and Roland Martin Unfiltered, the event starts at[…]Read more! Click here!
SACRAMENTO (CBM) – Three charter school bills the Assembly Education Committee cleared last week leave too many unanswered questions, says Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D-San Diego). She is the chair of the Legislative Black Caucus and a member of the Assembly Education Committee. [embedded content] The set of legislation, according to[…]Read more! Click here!
SACRAMENTO (CBM) – The California Act to Save Lives, AB 392, cleared its first hurdle at the State Capitol. The Assembly Public Safety Committee voted 5-2 in favor of the legislation which is now headed to the Rules Committee for review. [embedded content] Authored by Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D-San Diego), the[…]Read more! Click here!
OPINION – As the president of a vocational college, I interact with many people who are working hard for their dreams. Recent high school graduates, single moms, even grandparents – all working to get an education so they can achieve better employment opportunities and take care of themselves and their[…]Read more! Click here!
(CBM) – California isn’t playing around in its effort to avoid an undercount in the 2020 Census. That determination was clear April 2 when the California Complete Count (CCC) office assembled a mixed group of stakeholders – advocates, state officials, legislative leaders and community members – to kick off an[…]Read more! Click here!
SACRAMENTO (CBM) – Tomorrow (April 10, 2019) the California Assembly Education Committee will hold its first public hearing on two pieces of legislation California Charter School founder Margaret Fortune says are designed to dismantle taxpayer-funded independent public schools in the state. If passed, 52,800 African-American children enrolled in charter schools[…]Read more! Click here!
SACRAMENTO — Grant Union High School Drum Line is going to send 10 students and 11 chaperones to South Africa next month. But it is still in need of financial assistance, says the music director. Currently, the Drum Line has raised more than $95,000 to visit the African continent, with[…]Read more! Click here!