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Joe W. Bowers Jr. | California Black Media  Last Thursday, the University of California’s (UC) Board of Regents voted 23-0 to end the use of the SAT and ACT tests in admissions for all California freshman applicants through 2024. The University plans to try to create a new standardized test to use in time for […]

Special to California Black Media Partners | Hardy Brown, Publisher Emeritus, Black Voice News and co-founder of California Black Media  Pres. Trump is tempting Christians to crowd into churches, implying your God will protect you. You have been pent up for three months now and you deserve to be free. This is a free country.   The President boasts that we had one of the greatest […]

On May 20, the California Assembly Public Safety Committee approved a bill that would make it illegal for first responders to take pictures or record video of a deceased person at the scene of an accident or crime.   Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Los Angeles) authored the bill, AB 2655, titled the “Invasion of Privacy: First Responders” act.   AB 2655 is one of the few non-coronavirus-related bills that has moved in the legislature since the global pandemic began. Now that the Public Safety Committee has approved […]

Modifications Required to Protect Californians against COVID-19 Places of Worship Should Limit Attendance to 25% of Total Capacityor a Maximum of 100 Attendees Retail Guidance for In-Store Shopping, Already in Place for Certain Counties,Now Applies Statewide  SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health today announced the statewide reopening of places of worship for religious […]

There is a lot going on in this world.. The leadership of the nation gives us pause, the COVID 19 pandemic has got us all wondering what’s next, there is unmitigated social justice and human rights issues violations in the land, the Census is upon us yet we could be undercounted if we dont act, […]

Even in the midst of political uncertainty and pandemic in America, it might be easy to forget that it is a census year. Join www.beachcityradio.com and #beachcityperspective as we join with @LaOpinionLA @RadioFreeKJLH @Power106LA @Univision34LA @979laraza Voices for a special event about #2020Census THIS THURSDAY MAY 14th at 11 AM on FB Live #BlackBrownGetCounted https://bit.ly/bbgetcounted  […]

In 1827, before slavery ended, prominent freed African Americans in the North gathered in the New York City home of Boston Crummell, a social reformer and former slave. They assembled to seek solutions on how best to communicate and register their views on economic, social, and political issues and injustices that were challenging their respective […]

Two weeks ago, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp drew sharp criticisms from African Americans across the country. Black politicians, social media commenters, and others blasted the governor, saying his decision to lift his state’s month-long stay-at-home order by first opening businesses like barbershops, nail salons, sneaker stores, tattoo parlors, gyms, and bowling alleys put the lives […]

It could be the high-profile deaths of African American cultural icons like Little Richard, Andre Harrell or Betty Wright, who all left us within the last week. Or it could be the delayed news of a heinous hate crime murder victim like Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia. Maybe, it’s the peaceful passing of a well-known local […]

If you’re a registered voter in California, expect to receive a ballot from your county elections officials in the mail for the November 3, 2020 elections.   Gov. Newsom made the announcement Friday during his daily COVID-19 press briefing. He held the news conference at a flower shop in Sacramento to mark the second phase of the state’s reopening after he issued a stay-at-home order about two months ago.   Newsom said he made the decision to protect the safety of […]


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