San Francisco Native Becomes City's 1st Black Woman MayorSan Francisco native London Breed became the city's acting mayor Tuesday following the sudden death of Mayor Ed Lee, and is the first African-American woman to lead the city in the midst of a seemingly endless technology driven economic boom.
Cal State LA Under Scrutiny For Offering Segregated Housing For Black StudentsThe campus set aside about 20 spots in its 192-unit dorm complex for black students and others who share similar concerns.
Spirit Airlines Investigating Claims Of Discrimination After 8 Black Passengers Were Kicked Off Plane At LAXThe airlines said: "Spirit does not tolerate any form of discrimination. Our primary concern is always the safety of our customers and team members."
Sheryl Underwood Reveals Her Natural Hair On 'The Talk,' Apologizes For 2013 'Afro Hair' CommentsSheryl Underwood took off her wig on Wednesday's live episode of "The Talk," revealing her natural hair, and apologized for comments she made on the talk show in 2013 disparaging "Afro hair."
Unprecedented Release Of Historical Documents To Unlock Heritage For African-AmericansFamilySearch, the world's largest genealogical organization, is hoping to change how African-Americans understand their legacy.
Irvine Apartment Firm Denies Putting Out Flier Targeting African-American ResidentsTwo fliers put out to residents at an apartment complex in Irvine calling for African-American residents to keep their noise level down at night has gone viral on social media.
Anaheim Parade Celebrates 35th Annual Black History MonthHuge crowds took part in a parade and cultural fair in Anaheim Saturday commemorating the 35th Annual Black History Month.
LA Celebrates Start Of Kwanzaa With Parade Along Crenshaw BoulevardThe 38th annual KwanZaa Gwaride parade made its way down Crenshaw Boulevard Friday, marking the start of the seven-day African-American festival of Kwanzaa.
Civil Rights Leader: Next LA Schools Chief Must Be African-American 'Student Sensitive’ Southland civil rights leaders were expected to urge Los Angeles school board officials to appoint a new superintendent that will be "sensitive" to the needs of African-American students.
Calif. Schools To Teach Students About 'Significance' Of Obama Presidency A bill authored by a Pasadena lawmaker that encourages schools to teach about the historical significance of Barack Obama becoming the nation's first African-American president is now California law.
LA Co. Fire Department Welcomes First-Ever Black Female Battalion Chief The Los Angeles County Fire Department has named its first-ever African American female battalion chief.
LA Police Union Elects 1st African-American Director The union representing Los Angeles police officers has elected its first African-American board member.