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Former President Barack Obama to speak at Funeral Services to be held Thurs (July 30) for the iconic U.S. Rep. John Lewis
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All communities should participate in the U. S. Census despite Trump´s memo on reapportionment. All communities, regardless of citizenship status, need to respond to the U.S. Census inspite of President Trump’s July 21 policy memo on reapportionment, civil rights advocates and census experts urged in an ethnic media conference call on July 24. Read more
Michael Johnson: If you're not using your platform on issue of racism, 'you're complicit'. "If you have a platform and you're not speaking, I've got a problem with you." It's a blunt message four-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson delivers as he called on sportspeople to use their platform to fight against inequality and to show support to the Black Lives Matter movement.     Read more
The theatre and arts community has lost a giant and amazing talent
The family and friends of Lisa Lacy and Images Theatre Company are saddened to announce that Lisa passed away on Wednesday afternoon, July 22nd, 2020. We pray you will take comfort in knowing there was a beloved friend present to hold her hand and express all the love the community holds for her and will continue to show. Recognized for her amazing theatre direction, writing, and broadway play production, Lisa Lacy is well known throughout the Sacramento Region to Los Angeles as well as in New York.

Op-Ed: AB 5 and COVID-19 are dire threats to California newspapers serving communities of color
In this moment of reckoning with systemic racial injustice, our country’s ethnic media outlets are serving an important role that mainstream media alone cannot fill.






Calling all Elk Grove residents: SOL Project, Saving Our Legacy, African-Americans for Smoke-free Safe Places, is asking YOU to join us in a united front on tobacco control policies.

SOL is reaching out to people who live or work in Elk Grove to get their opinion on flavored smoking products here and on smoking definitions here.
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SUMMER 2020 Issue of THE HUB Magazine is now available online and will be distributed/mailed after July 22nd.

CLICK HERE to browse thru our 12th annual Black Men in Leadership special edition issue of THE HUB Magazine Summer 2020.
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