NIPSEY; THE PRICE FOR EMPOWERMENT

Nipsey Hussle’s Work In The Black Community Went Deeper Than You Think Before his death, the rapper was involved in projects focused on revitalizing his South LA neighborhood and supporting STEM among black and brown youths.   When Los Angeles–based rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed on March 31 at the age of 33, […]

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Madam Mariea; New Release

New Release Overture by Mariea Antoinette A native of San Diego, California, Ms. Antoinette’s diverse repertoire consists of classical, smooth jazz, and R&B music. She has performed for The President and First Lady Of The United States, Barack and Michelle Obama and at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles with the Southeast Symphony […]

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Jane Elliott: The INTERVIEW

Anti-Racism Activist Jane Elliott Will Never Stop Fighting Jane Elliott was teaching elementary school in Riceville, Iowa, in 1968 when Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee. In thinking about how to convey the enormity of what happened and why to her all-white class of third graders, she put together a […]

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Jane Elliot in San Diego

She tells it like it is, “Ignorance is the core of the racial problem.” An hour history lesson from Jane Elliott is worth a 12-year Ph.D. in any educational circle. She’s everything we thought she would be and more. This visit was especially important due to the timely U-T incident where cartoonist, Steve Breen created […]

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Meet the iGEN

Meet iGen: The new generation of workers that is almost everything millennials aren’t Just as managers got used to managing their millennial employees, there’s a new generation knocking on the doors of employers: iGen. Born between 1995 and 2012, the first of iGen graduated from college last spring. (iGen is sometimes called “GenZ,” but with […]

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Can’t lose INDEPENDENCE

“African American buying power is at 1.1 Trillion dollars and yet only 2 cents of every dollar an African American spends in this country goes to Black-owned businesses. – NAACP. “Over the years, beauty salons and barber shops have come to provide a unique social function. . . Scholars often cite these sites as “sanctuaries […]

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Still Fighting for Stephon Clark

At least 84 people were arrested Monday night in Sacramento, California, during a protest that was organized in response to the district attorney’s decision not to pursue charges against the officers who killed Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man. Three reporters, including a longtime reporter at the Sacramento Bee, and several clergy members, were among […]

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