“What does Andrew Young do for black people in Atlanta?” said 18-year-old Aurelia Williams with a shrug, a spokesman for Atlanta Black Lives Matter, standing outside a transit station as protesters gathered for another rally. “A lot of people look to Andrew Young for guidance – or they did. Now he’s just another person we’re
Yes, of course, Lawana Richmond is one of San Diego’s most passionate educators, however, she’s got something up her sleeve! The School Board From Foster care to Professor, Lawna knows first hand where and how education can lose its way, but most importantly, Lawana tells a different story of how education can transform when transformers
Here it is SDMNEWS Readers… Gov. Gavin as we at SDMNEWS calls him… A weekly Column that speaks directly to the Black San Diego! On the Record with Governor Newsom: One Year of California for All By Governor Gavin Newsom There’s no state in America quite like California. In troubled times for the Nation, California
By law, the U.S. government is required to count the number of people living in the United States every 10 years. Getting an accurate count is important because census numbers impact daily life in the United States in many ways. For example, census data are often used to determine how much federal funding is allocated
Since 1999 and the y2k scare many African Americans thought it would be doom and gloom! Take a look at our Editor’s Pick for the most impactful event of the FIRST Y20K! What was impactful for you? sdmonitornewsThe San Diego Monitor-News has been serving Black San Diego since 1986 sdmonitornews.com
California Democratic Party Black Caucus Elects All Women to Board By Manny Otiko | California Black Media You could feel the high level of energy in the room when the California Democratic Party African American Caucus (CDPAAC) made history this past weekend, electing four Black women to lead the organization. “I am at a loss
If you borrowed money to pay for school, your first question might be how best to pay off your student loans. The short answer is that there’s no magic bullet, but there are definitely things you can do to make paying back education debt easier. Student loan debt reached an all-time high of 1.41 trillion in
After National Urban League San Diego hears Cultural Broker’s families, NUL still doubles down.
Black San Diego yet again has another program moved!
Sharecropping was a system of agriculture instituted in the American South during the period of Reconstruction after the Civil War. It essentially replaced the plantation system which had relied on slave labor and effectively created a new system of bondage. Under the system of sharecropping, a poor farmer who did not own land would work a plot belonging to