Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Chief Batts Take a Stroll on the Westside
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore City Police Commissioner designee Dr. Anthony Batts joined residents of the Bridgeview Greenlawn Neighborhood Improvement Association on a COP Walk in their community this evening.
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White House Drug Policy Director Discusses New Approaches to Drug Policy during Visit to Los Angeles
Today, Gil Kerlikowske, Director of National Drug Control Policy, met with African American religious leaders at the First AME Church of Los Angeles to discuss this week’s announcement of the Obama Administration’s new National Drug Policy Strategy and to discuss the importance of engaging with the faith community to support a more balanced approach to reduce drug use in America by emphasizing prevention, treatment and recovery efforts.
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Guest Editorial on MLK Day 2012 from Dr. Julianne Malveaux, President of Bennett College
There have been significant changes since Dr. King was assassinated in 1968, and the signs don’t say 'white' or 'colored' any more. The signs don’t have to say it; in some instances, outcomes do. In other words, there are no signs on dollars that say 'white' or 'colored', but African American people have pennies to the dollars of wealth that whites hold. Read in Full >>
The White House's Michael Blake Pays Homage to Aubry Stone
Blake acknowledges Stone's mentorship, his vision - particularly as it relates to black business and the Obama White House at event by COMTO and the U.S. Black Chamber. Read in Full >>
A Word from the NAACP's Todd Jealous
The 102nd NAACP Convention takes place from July 23rd to 28th in Los Angeles -- so you can be assured it will be a star-studded event. Read in Full >>