All posts by California Black Media

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

The Cost of Silence: How A Wealthy LA Democratic Donor Muted The Political Party of “Allies” and “Coalition Building”

The silence from L.A.’s Democratic community on the recent death of a 26-year-old Black gay male sex worker in the West Hollywood apartment of 63-year-old prominent Democratic political donor Ed Buck has been astounding. Continue reading The Cost of Silence: How A Wealthy LA Democratic Donor Muted The Political Party of “Allies” and “Coalition Building”