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L.A. considers its own Civil Rights Commission

Unemployment for black workers in Los Angeles is 16% — three times the national average. That figure is disturbing, especially since black workers earn only three-quarters of what Caucasian workers earn, with the wage gap even wider for black women. Also, employment in the city’s public sector — the backbone of L.A.’s African-American middle class Read More…

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

The University of Southern California chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) was recently named the best in the nation. The NSBE was awarded the National Chapter of the Year Award for its academic excellence, community outreach and professional development. The group came in third place at the National Academic Tech Bowl and Read More…