• Young Visionaries Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway

    Nov 25, 2015, 9:50 a.m.

    1,000 people were served as Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy hosted their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.
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  • Obama Pledges Solidarity with France

    Nov 25, 2015, 9:48 a.m.

    Pledging solidarity after the Paris attacks, President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to work with France and other allies to intensify the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State, saying America will not be cowed by the scourge of terrorism.
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  • Black Volunteering & Charitable Giving Surpasses That of Whites

    Nov 25, 2015, 9:40 a.m.

    There are a lot of stereotypes about the Black community: that we’re selfish, that we’re angry, that we’re jealous of one another’s success. These kinds of nonsensical lies have plagued generations of African-Americans for literally centuries now, keeping us out of jobs, neighborhoods, public office and schools. But while old stereotypes die hard, a new study is out that should at least help some of these prejudices along in their journey toward the grave.
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  • Scholarships Offered for Final Nonprofit Training of 2015

    Nov 25, 2015, 9:17 a.m.

    The Urban Philanthropy Institute is now accepting applications for their 2015 Emerging Nonprofit Leadership Development Program. Details on the program criteria as well as a link to the application can be found at www.UrbanPhilanthropy.org/programs. The deadline to apply is November 27, 2015 and the first class is scheduled for Saturday, December 5, 2015.
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The Clippers’ Review

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Clippers Fall to Rockets Without Chris Paul

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Bryon Motley Invites You to Embrace Cuba

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