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  • Congresswoman Waters Applauds U.S.-Cuba Agreement to Open Embassies

    Jul 2, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after President Obama announced that the United States and Cuba have reached an agreement to reopen embassies in each other’s capitals after more than 50 years: “Today President Obama announced that the United States and Cuba have […]

  • Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ Twist of Fate

    Jun 16, 15 by Larry Buford Leave a comment

    It had been just over nine months since unarmed Michael Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer. The pain and suffering of those nine months has given birth to a new era of intolerance for police brutality. On the heels of Mother’s Day, more than a thousand community members turned out […]

  • PBS to Air Special Encore of Anna Deavere Smith’s ‘Twilight: Los Angeles’

    Jun 9, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *A film adaptation of Anna Deavere Smith’s one-woman classic “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992″ will get a special rebroadcast on PBS this Friday (June 12) to mark the 23rd anniversary year of its theme – the Los Angeles riots. The show’s June 15, 1993 premiere in LA’s Mark Taper Forum made national news for its unconventional, multi-layered look at […]

  • Black Women’s Forum & Rep. Maxine Waters Announce ‘Standing in the Gap’ Program to Honor Lives that Matter

    May 26, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    LOS ANGELES  — The Black Women’s Forum (BWF) and BWF Founder Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA-43rd District) announced ‘Standing in the Gap’ an intimate and engaging roundtable designed to honor Black mothers who have lost their loved ones to police brutality this Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:30am at The Westin Hotel at LAX. This program […]

  • Maxine Waters and Mike Gipson to Chair ‘Watts Phoenix 50’

    Feb 28, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *Los Angeles – The Board of Directors of the annual Watts Summer Festival (WSF) announced today that U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-43rd) and California State Assemblyman Mike Gipson (D-64th), will chair this year’s event commemorating the 1965 Watts Revolt. The historic revolt was sparked by the arrest of a black motorist by California Highway Patrol officer. […]

  • Victoria Rowell Sues CBS, Sony Claiming Retaliation over Diversity Complaints

    Feb 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Since her departure from “The Young and the Restless” in 2007, Victoria Rowell has been pretty vocal about her belief that the show lacks racial diversity – both in front of and behind the camera. Well now, she’s putting some teeth behind her criticism in a new racial discrimination lawsuit against CBS and the show’s […]