California

San Francisco Mayor London Breed Plans to Offer Summer Courses In Partnership With HBCUs

The mayor also envisions establishing an HBCU satellite campus in the city.
02/05/2024

California Introduces Reparations Package -- With No Cash Payments

The proposal includes the restoration of property that was taken by “race-based” cases of eminent domain and state funding for “specific groups.”
02/01/2024

ESPN’s Marc Spears Gets Apology After Racial Profiling Incident

The journalist accused employees of a California home furnishings store of subjecting him and his friends to racial discrimination.
01/04/2024

Huntington Beach, Calif., Cancels Black History Month and Other Diversity Observations

Black History Month along with other monthly heritage-themed commemorations will no longer be formally observed in the city.
12/22/2023

What Happens When Black Men Chop It Up at a Desert Mental Health Retreat? You’d Be Surprised

Reflection: A rare occasion for all of them, it begs the question of why it doesn’t happen more often.
10/30/2023

New Calif. Sen. Laphonza Butler Says She Will Not Run To Replace Dianne Feinstein

A crowded candidate field is vying for the coveted senate seat.
10/20/2023

California Establishes Ebony Alert System To Help Find Missing Black Youths

The new system will help address racial disparities, says state Sen. Steven Bradford, who spearheaded the measure.
10/12/2023

California Law Allows $5,000 Grants For Students Transferring To HBCUs

Lawmakers say the program benefits students and the state.
10/04/2023

California Gov. Newsom Picks Former Kamala Harris Adviser Laphonza Butler To Replace Dianne Feinstein

The governor makes good on his promise to appoint a Black woman to the vacant seat.
10/02/2023

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Dies At 90, Will Gov. Newsom Replace Her With A Black Woman As He Pledged?

Rep. Barbara Lee, a candidate for the vacant seat, was once considered his likely choice.
09/29/2023