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!
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!
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!
SACRAMENTO – Like many other Black women, Holly Mitchell has had to stop White colleagues from attempts to touch her hair and has had to school them on numerous occasions on the “wonders” of its texture. The auburn loc’ed senator is now trying to educate on a statewide level with[…]Read more! Click here!
SACRAMENTO — A California State Prison inmate is anxiously sitting in a cell at Salinas Valley State Prison hoping that the governor of California grants him a rare opportunity to see his son who is clinging on to life. Jamilia Land allows the media in Sacramento to listen to a[…]Read more! Click here!
TALLAHASSE, FL – Black News Channel (BNC), the nation’s only African American news network, today reveals its new brand identity and logo after months of consumer research. With the efforts of partners like Screen Engine/ASI and the Carol H. Williams Advertising agency, BNC’s executive team has been to the top[…]Read more! Click here!
SACRAMENTO – Yes2Kollege is accepting registration for its Sixth Annual Minority Health Professions Mentor Program Conference to be held on Saturday, April 27. The event, aimed at youth who seek careers in the health field, will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Arthur Benjamin Health Professions High[…]Read more! Click here!