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How public schools fail to recognize Black prodigies 2/16/21

How public schools fail to recognize Black prodigies  Editor’s note: Amid numerous articles about how Black students lag behind others in educational achievement, occasionally you may hear about a young Black “prodigy” who got accepted into college at an early...

Disturbing George Floyd Valentine Pic Circulating at LAPD on 2/14

LAPD investigating report of Valentine-style photo of George Floyd circulated around department The Los Angeles Police Department launched an internal investigation after an officer reported a photo with the words "You take my breath away" in a Valentine-like format was...

Kimi Stout opens up after The Girl and the Fig restaurant owner defends BLM mask policy 2/12/21

2/27/21 10:37 AM Editors Note: This story is updated to correct the Typo of Girl in the Pig to The Girl and the Fig. "I think they valued a uniform policy over showing support for marginalized lives," said the waitress...

Social Equity Program Offers Leg Up to Budding Entrepreneurs From Marginalized Communities 2/11/21

Its approach is to seek out candidates, and help them move forward not only with training and coaching, but also making sure they are not held back by lack of capital. NBC Social Equity Program Offers Leg Up to Budding...

Black History Month- US Air Force Veteran Honored 2/10/21

A local Air Force veteran is getting national recognition, but it’s not necessarily for her military service. Black History Month -video https://youtu.be/LDemeLIZ75Q For More California news VISIT For more Health News Visit Here Check out more food ideas  on Cali.FM For more Entertainment News visit...

Officer Clyde Kerr Final Words Before Committing Suicide Behind Police Brutality 2/5/21

He made a series of final videos where he discussed numerous issues, including mental health needs for officers, police brutality against black people, and just the fact that we need to be better to each other. Clyde Kerr Final Words...

When Black kids – shut out from the whitewashed world of children’s literature – took matters into their own hands

  Hanging on the wall in my office is the framed cover of the inaugural issue of The Brownies’ Book, a monthly periodical for Black youths created by W.E.B. Du Bois and other members of the NAACP in 1920. The magazine...

Inspiring: Janeya Griffin, Technology Transfer Specialist-2/3/21

Janeya Griffin is a technology transfer specialist for NASA, managing and selling the agency's technology. Of all of the STEAM disciplines, Griffin says her job leans most on technology and math. Janeya Griffin, Technology Transfer Specialist video https://youtu.be/x-RlcpC1vIA For More California news...

Officers caught on video pepper spraying handcuffed 9-year-old girl are on leave

Outrage is growing in Rochester, New York, after a 9-year-old girl, who was threatening suicide, was handcuffed and pepper sprayed while in the back of a squad car. The city and the police department are investigating. Officers caught on video...

16 yr old Taylor Bracey’s Family Speaks Out After Shocking Body-Slam by School Cop

Taylor Bracey's mom Jamesha Bracey says her daughter is traumatized after a school resource officer slammed the 16-year-old to the ground and handcuffed her. Cell phone video of the incident was shared widely on social media, and civil rights attorney...

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Orrin and Orson West, Bakersfield Police Launch Search for 2 missing boys

The boys have been missing since December 2020. Jacqueline and Trezell West, their adoptive parents, said the boys vanished...