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    By Tanu Henry California Black Media “My cellulitis has become so chronic, if I get scratched, cut, pinched or burned, I’ll have to be admitted to the hospital,” says Angela Agbasi, 64, a Cancer survivor and Los Angeles single mom who drives Lyft and Uber about 30 hours a week to supplement her Social Security ...
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    The National Newspaper Publishers Assn. is taking a closer look at the stigma of mental illness in the African American community. This is the first in a series. By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Historically, seeking psychotherapy has been difficult for African Americans, said Dr. Viola Drancoli, a licensed clinical psychologist who wrote a master ...
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    The 2019 nationally renowned Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo (BPIR) rides into the City of Industry Saturday, July 20, at 6:30 pm and Sunday, July 21, at 3:30 pm at Industry Hills Expo Center located at 16200 Temple Ave., City of Industry.   While the rodeo will entertain families both days, added entertainment includes an AfterParty Saturday ...
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    Ford Theatres presents Rennie Harris Funkedified on Saturday, July 20 at 8:00 pm as part of its IGNITE @ the FORD! series. Celebrating the funk music and street dance of the 1970s, Funkedified challenges stereotypes and invites the audience to view hip-hop through a new lens. Rennie Harris Funkedified will be performed by dancers from ...
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    By Julianne Malveaux Twenty-four people are running for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. From where I sit, at least half of them are only running for exposure, for the Vice-Presidential nod, for Cabinet secretary, to push a platform, or to simply be seen. Their ambitions have made the process turgid and ...
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    Crisis Is Hitting Black Californians the Hardest By Manny Otiko and Tanu Henry California Black Media Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $214.8 billion state spending plan he and legislative leaders are calling “the Affordability Budget” for the 2019-20 fiscal year. It took effect July 1 after the governor hashed out differences with the Assembly and ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire The U.S. Supreme Court’s sharp rebuke of the Trump Administration’s rationale for wanting the citizenship question in the 2020 census means the question is an artifact of the past, according to Southern Methodist University Professor Lolita Buckner Inniss. “Though ultimately the Trump administration may prevail in having the citizenship question added, ...
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    By Charlene Crowell The struggle to eliminate high-cost predatory debt is a daunting one – particularly for Black America. As access to affordable credit, loans and mortgages seem ever elusive across the country, lying in wait are countless predatory lenders eager to fill the personal finance void. But in recent days, two unrelated developments awarded ...