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Activists: “End War on Drugs!”
May 30, 2012
George Curry According to a study of traffic stops along a portion of I-95 in Maryland, African-Americans made up 70 percent of those who were stopped and searched even though they only made up 17 percent of drivers on the road. ... read more »
It’s time to end dismally failed ‘war on drugs’
June 9, 2011
How do you end America’s longest war that is an abject failure? No, not Afghanistan. This month marks the 40th anniversary of the day Richard Nixon launched the “War on Drugs.” ... read more »
Autopsy report: Bobby Brown’s son died from drugs, alcohol   
March 26, 2021
Bobby Brown Jr., the son of singer Bobby Brown, died from the combined effects of alcohol, cocaine and the opioid fentanyl, an autopsy report released Monday said.  ... read more »
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Waters: “Trump the Biggest Threat to Our Democracy Since Civil War”
September 17, 2020
"The United States of America stands on the brink of collapse..." ... read more »
1st Annual Benjamin Crump Equal Justice Now Awards Magnifies the Journey to Justice
January 24, 2020
Social advocacy group Equal Justice Now recently collaborated with Attorney Benjamin Crump to hold its 1st Annual Benjamin Crump Equal Justice Now Awards, honoring those who’ve committed their lives to social justice advocacy and equal rights for the marginalized. ... read more / view gallery »
California Officer Likely Unaware of Killer’s Criminal Past
August 15, 2019
The man who suddenly grabbed a rifle and opened fire during a traffic stop just off a Southern California freeway had a long and violent criminal history that the police officer he killed most likely knew nothing about as he filled out paperwork alongside the road. ... read more »
Inglewood Doctors Talk About Sickle Cell During Minority Health Awareness Month
April 18, 2019
According to medical experts like Dr. Resa Caivano and Dr. Rebecca Deans of Kaiser Permanente’s Sickle Cell Center of Excellence in Inglewood, the majority of patients affected by sickle cell disease are African American, about 90%. It is important to debunk the myths surrounding the topic they said, and what better time to do it than during April, which is Minority Health Awareness Month. Bringing the subject to the forefront, they said, can keep people aware of what the disease is, how a person can know if they have it and what their treatment options are. ... read more »
Beyonce, ‘Black Panther’ win at 50th NAACP Image Awards
April 4, 2019
Beyonce was named entertainer of the year at the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards that highlighted works by entertainers and writers of color. ... read more »
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Congressmember Bobby L. Rush Introduces the Protecting Consumer Access To Generic Drugs Act
March 6, 2019
WASHINGTON —U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) introduced the “Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2019.”  This bill will prohibit the practice of “pay-for-delay,” in which brand name drug companies compensate generics to delay the entry of generic drugs into the market.  ... read more »
Members of Inglewood Gang Targeted in Drugs, Weapons Crackdown
November 2, 2018
Over the course of its investigation, task force members working with the Inglewood Police Department executed controlled purchases through which they acquired firearms, cocaine, ecstasy and meth, according to prosecutors. ... read more »
Family of Slain 20-Year-Old Saieed Ivey, Doubles Reward to $20,000
September 13, 2018
The family of an East Los Angeles College basketball guard, who was gunned down 27 months ago on his 20th birthday in Monterey Park, donated $10,000 today to double the county-offered reward for information that helps detectives track down his killer. ... read more »
Dallas Officer Arrested on Manslaughter Warrant
September 13, 2018
A White Dallas police officer was arrested Sunday on a manslaughter charge in the off-duty shooting of a Black neighbor whose apartment she says she mistook for her own. ... read more »
FDA warns of fake gov’t warning letters sent to consumers
July 19, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that the fake letters may be part of an extortion scam ... read more »
Edwards’ F.A.C.E. Ministry Aims to Help Youth Succeed in Life
June 27, 2018
Myeoshé Marie Edwards – An L.A. Sentinel Champion of Faith As young people deal with many challenges in today’s world, Myeoshé Marie Edwards aims to help them be victorious in life through her ministry, ... read more »
Shaun Robinson Brings Awareness to Human Sex Trafficking
August 10, 2017
Sometimes it's through their social media pages or in online chat rooms. ... read more »
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