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Vote YES on Proposition LH

Vote YES on Proposition LH

In 1949, Congress passed the Federal Housing Act of 1949, which banned explicit racial segregation in public housing nationwide. Following the passage of this legislation, a housing authority in Eureka, CA, sought...

United Together – Black & Jewish Relations

United Together – Black & Jewish Relations

In May 1946, Albert Einstein defied the prevailing racial climate to visit Lincoln University, located outside of Philadelphia, PA, the first degree-granting black college in the United States. During his visit,...

Taking Flight in Honor of Bessie Coleman

Taking Flight in Honor of Bessie Coleman

On August 8, American Airlines operated a flight from Dallas to Phoenix with an all-black female flight crew in honor of the aviation trailblazer, Bessie Coleman, the first Black and Native American woman in the...

Black and Brown Unity is Needed

Black and Brown Unity is Needed

The Los Angeles Times recently reported that two of California's most significant cases of racial bias brought by the federal government in the last decade alleged widespread abuse of hundreds of Black employees...

Torrance PD Must Be Held Accountable

Torrance PD Must Be Held Accountable

In 2018, two Torrance Police Officers were accused of conspiring with a towing company to paint a swastika on the backseat of a car owned by Kiley Swain, a Redondo Beach resident, and blamed the act on the tow...

We Must Stay Vigilant Against COVID-19

We Must Stay Vigilant Against COVID-19

As of this week, almost 10 million (9,871,930) Californians have contracted the Omicron Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Experts have said the latest fast-spreading variant, BA.5, can replicate itself far more...

Challenges Facing Black Foster Youth

Challenges Facing Black Foster Youth

The Los Angeles Urban League recently conducted a study on the challenges facing Black foster youth in Los Angeles County. The study concluded that while numerous city and county-wide programs are available for...

Remembering Vincent Chin

Remembering Vincent Chin

This past week marks 40 years since the brutal murder of Vincent Chin, a Chinese American, at the hands of two white autoworkers in Detroit, Michigan. On June 23, 1982, Ronald Ebens, a 43-year-old Chrysler plant...