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Apply Now: California College Corps Is Offering Students Much More Than $10,000 Stipends

By Edward Henderson, California Black Media Last year, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the state’s #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program which has so far provided $10,000 grants...

Millions Could Soon Lose Medicaid Coverage

By Alexa Spencer, Word in Black  Millions of Americans gained health insurance coverage during the pandemic due to new federal legislation — but experts fear progress...

Black Patients Dress Up and Modify Speech to Reduce Bias, California Survey Shows

By Annie Sciacca, BlackVoice USA  A young mother in California’s Antelope Valley bathes her children and dresses them in neat clothes, making sure they look...

California and Florida Govs Clash Over Their COVID-19 Responses

By Edward Henderson, California Black Media California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Florida Gov. Rob DeSantis seem to be on a political and philosophical collision course....

San Francisco Reparations Idea: $5 Million per Black Person

By JANIE HAR Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Payments of $5 million to every eligible Black adult, the elimination of personal debt and tax...