Category : California

West / California - 1 year ago

The proposed Trump tax plan will hurt Californians

The Republicans’ “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” will be devastating to California’s poor to middle-income families because they pay the highest income and sales taxes in the nation (in proportion to their income), the second highest gas tax, and their prope...

West / California - 1 year ago

HBCUs Make America Strong

Historically Black Colleges Make Multi-Billion-Dollar Economic Impact, New UNCF Study Finds. America’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) inject billions of dollars in economic impact into the national economy, according to HBCUs M...

West / California - 1 year ago

Rev. Jesse Jackson Diagnosed With Parkinson’s Disease

The civil rights activist said he will be making “lifestyle changes” to slow the disease’s progression. Civil rights leader and politician Rev. Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, he announced Friday. “My family and I began to...

West / California - 1 year ago

7 Critical Questions To Ask Your Child’s Teacher

By Natasha S. Alford When I was a middle school teacher, I found myself praying for the protection and wellness of my students on the regular. For all the great times we had in the classroom, the kids, the majority of whom were black, were up agains...