San Diego Doctors, Advocates Combine Efforts to End Female Genital Cutting

San Diego Doctors, Advocates Combine Efforts to End Female Genital Cutting

California Health Report, News Report, Marty Graham, Posted: Apr 26, 2017

A family health center in San Diego has been awarded a $1 million grant to turn its large African community away from female genital cutting, while developing culturally competent medical care for women who have been cut.


UC Reps Meet With Black Families in Richmond


Richmond Pulse, News Feature, Richmond Pulse Editors, Posted: Apr 23, 2017

African-American parents sat down with UC Vice Provost Yvette Gullatt to discuss different paths to enrolling in the University of California.


Swift Siege Leads to Fatal Shooting, Family's Ire


ChicoSol, News Feature, Dave Waddell, Posted: Apr 21, 2017

Family members keep speaking out publicly about their frustration with the county’s investigation. "We're going to do whatever's necessary to get justice for Desmond."


Black Surfers Introduce New Generation to California Coast


LA Sentinel, News Feature, Charlene Muhammad, Posted: Apr 20, 2017

The Black Surfers Collective hosts surf outings every second Sunday of the month at the Inkwell, a historic beach for Blacks in Santa Monica.


Black Retirees: North Carolina's 'Reverse' Migration


WUNC/New America Media , News Report, Leoneda Inge, Posted: Apr 19, 2017

Nearly 6 million African Americans left the South in the Great Migration, but today many are going back making North Carolina a leading retirement destination in the country.

North Miami Cop Charged With Attempted Manslaughter in Shooting of Unarmed Therapist


The Root, News Report, Posted: Apr 12, 2017

A North Miami police officer who shot an unarmed behavioral therapist as he cared for a man with autism has been charged with attempted manslaughter.

Colson Whitehead Wins Pulitzer Prize for The Underground Railroad


The Root, News Report, Posted: Apr 10, 2017

Colson Whitehead, author of the 2016 National Book Award-winning novel The Underground Railroad, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction Monday.


No Happy Endings, But Oakland’s BMW Trio Fosters Togetherness


New America Media, News Feature, Eve Pell, Posted: Apr 10, 2017

The trio founded a nonprofit organization called BMW to promote volunteer programs and give back to the city.

New Orleans Police Release of Video of Arties Manning Shooting Raises Concerns


Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Apr 03, 2017

Manning's mother, Natasha Manning, has not ruled out the possibility of her son owning a gun given the dangers associated with living in New Orleans these days.

Domestic Terrorism Rages On In Trump Era


Louisiana Weekly , Editorial, Posted: Mar 28, 2017

The number of attacks by white supremacists on Muslims and people of color continue to rise sharply.

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