Los Angeles City Council Approves Changing Name of Rodeo Road to Obama Boulevard

by Alejandra Reyes-Velarde via latimes.com The Los Angeles City Council voted to rename Rodeo Road as Obama Boulevard in honor of…
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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum Shocks Rivals, Wins Democratic Nomination for Florida Governor

by Steve Bousquet via miamiherald.com Andrew Gillum rode a late surge of African-American voters to an upset victory in the…
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Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Overhaul of California Bail System to End Required Cash Payments for Release

by Jazmine Ulloa via latimes.com California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a landmark bill today to overhaul the state’s money-bail system, replacing it…
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Natural Hair Care Maven and Curls CEO Mahisha Dellinger to Guide Female Entrepreneurs on Summer Series “Mind Your Business With Mahisha” on OWN

by Denise Petski via deadline.com The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has greenlighted new unscripted series Mind Your Business with Mahisha, featuring Curls CEO and…
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Jacksonville Jaguar Marcell Dareus Donates $125,000 to Help Build Classrooms in Haiti

by John Reid via jacksonville.com On his humanitarian trip to Haiti last month, Jaguars defensive tackle Marcell Dareus attended the…
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Democratic National Committee Launches “Seat At The Table” Tour, a New Black Women Outreach Initiative

by Ashley Alese Edwards via refinery29.com The Democratic National Committee has launched a new initiative, the Seat At the Table Tour,…
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NYC 1st Lady Chirlane McCray Promotes Mental Health in Black Communities with Launch of “Brothers Thrive”

via newsone.com The City of New York is aiming to push conversations surrounding mental health in the Black community forward.…
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Ieshia Champs, Single Mother of 5, to Graduate Magna Cum Laude From Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law

by Kerry Justich via yahoolifestyle.com Ieshia Champs never could have imagined what she would achieve when she grew up, as…
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Spotify to Host Sound Up Bootcamp for Aspiring Female Broadcasters of Color

by Sequoia Blodgett via blackenterprise.com With successful podcasts going mainstream like 2 Dope Queens, a show that was recently picked up by HBO, Spotify…
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Record Number of Black Women are Candidates in Alabama

by Adam Edelman via nbcnews.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — It’s an unlikely location for a political uprising: A onetime drug rehab…
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