Month: June 2020

The much talked about reconciliation process is in motion. Here’s the goals and dates for the meetings On June 9, 2020, the Long Beach City Council approved the “Framework for Reconciliation” which includes the following four steps:  1. Acknowledge the existence and longstanding impacts of systemic racism in our America and in Long Beach. This Timeline of Racial Inequities […]

An open letter written by renowned music industry executive David C. Linton When I read that Republic Records was going to eliminate the word “Urban” from their lexicon, I had to chuckle and thought of N.Y Yankee Yogi Berra’s “This feels like Deja Vu All Over again”. I mean it seems like we’ve been here before. However, […]

Charlie Wilson is one of the top names in R&B/Soul… HIs endearing vocals coupled with his unbridled funk has made him a favorite for years. We just got his latest single and suffice to say we are adding it right away to our soul music stream. One I Got is sort of a new generation […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials estimate that 20 million Americans have been infected with the coronavirus since it first arrived in the United States, meaning that the vast majority of the population remains susceptible. Thursday’s estimate is roughly 10 times as many infections as the 2.3 million cases that have been confirmed. Officials have long […]

For the first time in history, non-white people and Hispanics made up the bulk of those who are age 16 and younger and living in the U.S. Amid all the tangible change happening in America along racial lines, there is one transformation that may not be as immediately visible to the naked eye — the […]

And so here we are once again. In these streets demanding justice. Police killings across the nation. Blatant racism and prejudice. We hear the clarion call: BLACK LIVES MATTER!!!! And while the crazy isnt new, after all we have been hearing it for the last decade. The movement is the new and very active organization […]

We join with one of the rising stars of African American intelligentsia as Dr. Sunni Ali, Assistant Professor at Northeastern Illinois University joins us with an analysis of HipHop and Social Justice, and the phenomenon of Flag protests in professional sports and in the general public. What an incredible dialogue as our interactions covered hiphop […]

Tanu Henry | California Black Media   On Monday, the full California state Senate confirmed the appointments of two African Americans who have already stepped into top jobs at departments critical to the smooth operation of the state.   Yolanda Richardson and Adetokunbo “Toks” Omishakin, are officially assuming their roles as state government executives in Sacramento at at time when the state is implementing deep cuts to its fiscal year 2020-21 budget in response to the global COVID-19 crisis.   […]

Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media  On June 18, the United States Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The renewable federal provision allows people who were brought illegally to the U.S. as children to defer deportation and receive legal permission to work, study […]

As the people stand and demand social justice, the question always comes up – what is the church doing? Where are the preachers? And so we have linked with a panel of clergy who’s ministry is to seek social justice…. To stand for our people….. invited panelists include:Pastor @Kelvin Sauls – Former Pastor, Holman United […]


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