We Need Unity and Diplomacy to Counter War and Climate Change

In a teleconference with members of the ethnic press from across the country on Friday, Aug. 2, Democratic candidate for president Tulsi Gabbard, congresswoman from Hawai’i, introduced herself as a product of the country’s only majority-minority state, then commented that it took her visits to the mainland to reveal the very different ways people of color are sometimes seen and treated in the United States.

Kownacki Defeats Arreola In A Slugfest

In what’s quickly become the central home for boxing on the East Coast, Barclays Center hosted yet another stellar PBC on FOX fight card for fight fans to enjoy. This fight card featured some competitive matchups before getting to the Interim WBA World and WBC Silver Light Heavyweight Championship.

Congresswoman Maxine Waters Statement on Capital One Data Breach

“This data breach shows that it’s not just big technology companies and credit reporting agencies like Equifax that are vulnerable to hacking and data breaches – big banks are vulnerable targets as well. As this is not the first incident in which Capital One’s customer data was exposed, we need to understand what bank regulators have been doing to ensure that this bank, and other banks, have strong cybersecurity policies and practices…”

Chargers and Rams have similar concerns

In just their second week of training camp, Los Angeles Chargers welcomed the Los Angeles Rams to their Training Facility at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, CA. Oddly enough the major story regarding both teams, is the availability of their running backs. 

Bingeworthy TV: Stories from the Stage Makes the Case

Stories from the Stage is a collaboration of WORLD Channel, WGBH Events and Massmouth, showcasing the communal art form of storytelling. The series reflects WORLD Channel’s commitment to bringing fresh and compelling voices to public media audiences on all platforms, while reflecting the diversity of modern America and the global community. 

Golden 1 Credit Union’s Summer Budgeting Tips

Everyone is always trying to find better ways to save and budget their funds, especially during one of the most expensive times of the year like summer. Whether it’s for that summer camp you want to get your kids in or that family vacation you have planned for. Golden 1 Credit Union’s Area Market Manger Noel Powell spoke to us here at the Observer with some tips on summer budgeting and their new Podcast. 

Ben Crump Law Will Continue to Seek Justice for Wronged Individuals With New Sacramento Office

With the aim of more effective activism to promote individual and social justice in America, renowned civil rights advocate and personal injury attorney Ben Crump is announcing the launch of a new Northern California office. Prominent Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris will lead the newest office of Ben Crump Law PLLC, which is well known for its work representing the families of victims of police violence including Stephon Clark and Pamela Turner, among others.

Educator Spotlight: Donald Hense

Three-quarters of the students enrolled in Friendship schools in D.C. are from Wards 7 and 8, the city’s two poorest areas, and nearly all are African-American. Their achievement is reflected in their continuous improvement on standardized tests. Most recently, Donald Hense and his team celebrated, when five of Friendship’s 12 D.C. schools were rated Tier 1 by the Public Charter School Board – the highest of three ratings a charter school can earn.

Chargers Hunter Henry Is Back and Ready To Contribute This Season

As the Los Angeles Chargers progress through their training camp, they use this time to determine which players can become adequate replacements to their starters and who can help them extend their season in this season’s playoffs. On their second week of training camp, some of the veterans were held out of practice to recuperate and tend to any lingering ailments.

Earned Income Tax Credit Reduces Taxes for Low- and Moderate-Income Wage Earners

The Earned Income Tax Credit was implemented as a way to offset the impact of Social Security taxes on low to moderate taxpayers and to provide them with an incentive to work. The credit can be worth up to $6,431 for 2018 and up to $6,577 in 2019 for families with three or more qualifying children. For taxpayers with two qualifying children, the maximum credit this year is $5,828. The maximum credit for one qualifying child is $3,526.