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    By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌   Three days after Sen. Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) was sworn in as the 49th President pro Tempore (Pro Tem) of the California State Senate, he appointed California Legislative Black Caucus members, Sen. Steven Bradford (D-Inglewood) and Sen. Lola Smallwood-Cuevas (D-Ladera Heights), to leadership positions. McGuire reassigned Bradford to ...
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    Hon. Gwen Moore Reception By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ On April 19, the California African American Chamber of Commerce (CALAACC) hosted the “Honorable Gwen Moore California Legislative Reception.” The event celebrated the former California State Assemblymember with fond memories shared by colleagues, family, and friends. Moore, who passed away in August 2020, served ...
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    Five years ago, Roryana Bowman moved with her two children and partner from her hometown of Columbus, Ohio to California, with plans to complete her degree in American Sign Language. “I’m passionate about the deaf community. I’m passionate about sign language. I want to be an ally to the deaf community,” said Bowman, interim coordinator of ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent During his campaign, he often wore tracksuits. When he presented arguments for former President Donald Trump’s impeachment, Jefferies punctuated his remarks by quoting none other than the late hip-hop icon the Notorious B.I.G. New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries is probably precisely what Democrats need in America’s ...
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    At its organizational meeting, the Board of Education of the San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) voted to appoint Dr. Scott Wyatt as president of the governing body and Danny Tillman as vice president. The leadership positions are effective immediately, and Wyatt and Tillman will serve in their new roles for one year. Dr. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Advocates and leaders came together last week to brainstorm longstanding problems in the Black community, and hear a panel discussion that delved deeper into what Black leadership means. For years, Dr. Alex Norman has compiled mounds of research across health, welfare, jobs, education, and the social justice system. He said the outlook ...
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    By Eliz Dowdy, Staff Writer Faith Ministries International Network of Churches recently hosted their annual Leadership Conference, an event that brings participating churches, pastors, apostles, bishops, elders, and the laity to the high desert for a period of in depth teaching and training.  The chosen theme for 2017 was, “Kingdom Hope.” The conference started with ...