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Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media  Seven out of 10 African American youth between ages 12 and 17 who smoke use menthol cigarettes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   And a higher percentage of Black adults who smoke began using menthol cigarettes (93%) — that’s more than two times higher than the number of White adults who did […]

And so as we march, as we call out racism in ways never seen before, we see branding, sloganisms, gestures of reconciliation (or not)….. We sit with renown intellectual and scholar Dr. Anthony Samad to analyze and onserve what is really going on in today’s movement. Tuesday, July 7….. Dr. Anthony Samad is a scholar, […]

And while the nation pauses to celebrate its independence, we still find ourselves searching for our place inside this commemoration. Back in the day, the famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass stood forth and delivered and fiery oratory on the hypocrisy of the 4th of July Celebration among the nation’s black inhabitants… The litany of this speech […]

We are so honored, excited and humbled that Her Excellency Ambassador Arikana Chihombori-Quao is coming to Coffee Conversations with Greg J., We are going to sip coffee and discuss Pan African thought from the topic “Africa is calling her Children Home”. In her role as Permanent Representative to the African Union Mission in Washington, DC, […]

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 […]


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