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Former DNC Chair Keynotes CLBC MLK Breakfast Honoring Community Leaders Around the State

The California Legislative Black Caucus hosted Donna Brazile, a national political figure, at its Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast, held Thursday, January 11, to kick off a host of statewide marches, breakfasts and community events commemorating the life and legacy of MLK. Continue reading Former DNC Chair Keynotes CLBC MLK Breakfast Honoring Community Leaders Around the State

Black Businesses Received Small Percent of Contracting Dollars from Big Utility Firms in 2016

Business the Golden State’s largest utility enterprises did with African-American-owned firms last year fell behind in contracting the companies did with most other diverse or minority-owned businesses, according to a report by The Greenlining Institute. Continue reading Black Businesses Received Small Percent of Contracting Dollars from Big Utility Firms in 2016

Gov. Signs Host of Bills: New Law Criminalizes Calling Transgender Elderly “Preferred” Gender Pronouns

In 2007, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) symbolically buried the ‘N-Word. The country’s oldest civil rights organization held the mock funeral at its convention in Detroit.  Continue reading Gov. Signs Host of Bills: New Law Criminalizes Calling Transgender Elderly “Preferred” Gender Pronouns