Lawmakers Urge Low-Income Households to Take Advantage of CA Earned Income Tax Credit

Tax preparers from the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program filed the returns of at least 70 low- and middle-income families and individuals for free on Saturday, February 18 at San Bernardino Valley College. The filing drive was hosted by ...

Judge Rules That Philando Castile’s Murderer Will Finally Face Trial

Judge rules that the police officer who shot Philando Castile moments before his girlfriend captured his death live on Facebook should face trial

Trump Pledges to Unite ‘Divided Country’ After African-American History Museum Visit

President Donald Trump pledged Tuesday to combat bigotry and unite what he called a "divided country" after wrapping up his first visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. "Today and every day of my presidency I ...

According to Reports, More Than 5.5 Million South Sudanese Are At Risk for Starvation

More than five million South Sudanese men women and children are at risk for starvation, according to reports from the country itself and the United Nations.

A Black History Tribute To A True Peacemaker, Terrence Stone

This weekend I was honored to participate in a Black History Month event that was sponsored by the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce and Dignity Health in San Bernardino CA.

Conway Says Flynn Quit Because He’d Become ‘Lightning Rod’

The storm over national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russia made his situation "unsustainable," prompting Flynn to resign less than a month into the new Trump administration, a top White House official said Tuesday.

The World Mourns The Passing of Musical Titan, Mr. Al Jarreau

Renowned for his unique vocal style and musical expressiveness, Al Jarreau died Sunday, Feb. 12, at the age of 76, just a week after being admitted to the hospital for exhaustion. The seven-time Grammy Award winner was the second vocalist ...

Stephen Curry Takes A Bold Stand, It’s Not All About The Money

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank may want to think about his support of President Trump or run the risk of losing the company’s biggest spokesman. On Tuesday Plank endorsed President Trump, calling him an “asset” to the country.

Chances for African Americans to Benefit in Budding Cannabis Industry Go Up in Smoke

African American Californians are looking forward to having a stake in the state's medicinal and the adult recreational-use cannabis industry as dispensary owners are being locked out of the big cannabis business machine once it revs up in 2018.

Pence Breaks Tie As Senate Confirms DeVos For Education Post

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Education secretary by the narrowest of margins, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie in a historic vote. Two Republicans joined Democrats in the unsuccessful effort to ...

President Trump’s DOJ Appeal is Denied; His ‘Muslim Ban’ Will Not Stand

Governmental policy now moves with the speed of a Williams-sisters tennis match. Today a federal appeals court denied the Justice Department’s request for an immediate reinstatement of President Donald Trump’s travel ban for certain travelers and refugees, which was instituted ...

NAACP Says ‘Medical Marijuana Czar’is Ignoring Input From Minority Groups

The California State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has raised some concerns about Lori Ajax, Gov. Jerry Brown's nominee for chief of the Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation. Media reports have called Ajax ...

Trump's 'Muslim Ban' Creates Chaos & Prompts Airport Protests, Free Legal Work & Faith Community Condemnation

In the 48 hours after President Trump announced bars on entry from seven Muslim-majority countries and a revamping of the refugee admissions process, visa- and green-card holders were detained, federal judges issued stays and America's airports became sites of resistance.

VCC Welcomes Back Their Pastor After An Extended Hospital Stay

On Sunday, February 5, 2017, Victory Community Church will welcome back its Pastor Tommy Morrow after an extended hospital stay. The services will take place at 9:30am at Victory Community Church, 2009 Porterfield Way, Suite C, Upland, CA 91686. Please ...

Woman Who Caused Emmett Till’s Death, Carolyn Bryant, Admits to Lying

We all (should) know the story of Emmett Till, the black 14-year-old Chicago boy who was murdered in August 1955 by two white men, J.W. Milam and his half-brother Roy Bryant. As the story goes, Emmett, who was visiting family ...