California Governor Signs Reparations Bill

There’s some news that many supporters of the ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery) and FBA (Foundational Black Americans) movement will be pleased to see. The following information comes from the Precinct Reporter Group. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a reparations bill for the descendants of American slavery. The Assembly Bill (AB) 3121, also titled…

Two Black-Owned Banks Merge

I came across some great news earlier and had to share. The following information is from the Los Angeles Business Journal. Broadway Financial Corp., the holding company for Broadway Federal Bank, and CFBanc Corp. (City First Bank) are planning to merge and create the largest Black-owned financial institution in the United States. It will be…

Teenage Boy Given Estrogen For Behavioral Issues

I saw some extremely disturbing but not surprising news earlier and had to share. The following information comes from The Los Angeles Times. A 16-year-old boy held at an LA County Juvenile Hall developed enlarged breasts after he was prescribed estrogen to treat a behavioral disorder. The teen, whose identity hasn’t been revealed because of…

Ile Omode School

Greetings Everyone, I came across another African-centered institution for Black youth that I had to spotlight. Ile Omode School Based in Oakland, California, the Ile Omode School is an African-centered school founded by the Wo’Se Community of the Sacred African Way. They are an independent and private institution that teaches children from preschool through 8th…

Black Girls Code

Greetings Folks, For the past few years, I’ve been witnessing a movement happening with Black women. From Black Girls Rock to #BlackGirlMagic to the natural hair movement, Black women all over the world have taken it upon themselves to empower generations of young Black girls to not only love themselves but to aspire to be…