Category: Local Monitor News

BLACK Wealth for Civil Rights

The title will astound you if you were to truly understand it. The year 2022 presents the Black individual with a real conundrum. It doesn’t matter if you are, a Ph.D., JD, CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, COMMUNITY LEADER, ENTREPRENEUR, or a simple sympathizer of Black People, if you do not understand the exceptionalism of Black people

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Entrepreneur of 2021

Shala Waines; The Vision Creative Behind Soul Swap Meet Publisher Cheryl Morrow spoke to Shala about her vision and passion for Black San Diego, and the opportunity her vision affords Black businesses. It is clear that Shala is clear. She modestly accepted this achievement as our Entrepreneur of 2021 with grace. But that is not

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Shaneland in Da Hood

It snowed on Christmas day in San Diego, the laughter rang while the ultimate snow fights began! The smell of turkey bacon and eggs filled the room, with a warm touch of a 70 inch LED screen fireplace to bring in the homey feel, Shane Harris recalls the days when he could only dream of

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Op-ed National Black Contractors Association pens an open letter to SANDAG’s Board of Directors

Op-ed – 12/16/21 This Friday you will make an important decision on whether to create a Community Benefits Agreement for SANDAG and essentially how over 160 billion dollars will be spent over the next three decades. We are coming to you on the basis of what we would consider morally right. What we would consider

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To The Editor

BILLS BILLS BILLS! To the editor:  In San Diego, both businesses and consumers rely on digital services and the online marketplace, now more than ever since the start of the pandemic. I’m the owner of J&E Cleaners in Rancho Bernardo, and the ability to communicate with regular and potential customers through the Internet has kept

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LOC LIBERTY

JEFFREY THORNTON, THE FIRST PERSON TO INVOKE THE CROWN ACT, WHICH PROHIBITS EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BASED ON HAIR TEXTURE AND NATURAL PROTECTIVE HAIRSTYLES. A TIME for C.R.O.W.N ACT 2.0 Despite calls from employers that they’re struggling to find workers during the pandemic, it has seemingly maintained obstacles for Black applicants trying to find work themselves. In this case,

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The Power of Prosecution

Editorial There’s something different in the air we must admit. The power of prayer must be the Power of Truth. As always, the Black machine is the same ole playbook of Black activists, yes Al Sharpton and company trying to take center stage and shine the light on prayer. Black America is in a spiritual

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