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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and LAPD’s New Police Chief, Michel Moore Tour South L.A.  
June 14, 2018
Last week, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti chose Los Angeles Police Department Assistant Chief Michel Moore as the department’s new chief to replace retiring officer Charlie Beck. ... read more »
Jury Awards 4 Cents To Family Of Black Man Killed By Deputy
June 7, 2018
Jurors who awarded only 4 cents to the family of a Black man fatally shot in his home by a deputy expressed confusion about the court's instructions as they struggled to reach a verdict. ... read more »
Tommy The Clown Launches “GoFundMe” Campaign Following the Tragic Death of Lamarrion “Lil Biz” UpChurch Member of TSquad
May 31, 2018
Tommy the Clown and the Tommy the Clown Foundation have launched a “GoFundMe” campaign to assist the family of Lamarrion “Lil BZ” Upchurch following his tragic passing on Sunday, May 13. Lamarrion was just 15 years old. “Lil BZ” (as he was affectionately known) was a member of “TSquad” dance crew for nearly five years. ... read more »
Koreatown Homeless Shelter Approved by L.A. City Council Committee 
May 24, 2018
A Los Angeles City Council committee today approved a Koreatown parking lot as a potential site for a temporary homeless shelter during a raucous early morning meeting attended by hundreds of people who filled the council chamber to capacity.  ... read more »
Settlement reached in LA shooting of homeless black man 
May 17, 2018
 A settlement of $1.9 million was reached Thursday in a civil lawsuit stemming from the fatal police shooting of a homeless black man on Skid Row in Los Angeles three years ago, attorneys said.  ... read more »
The Truth About 15-year-old Gun Violence Victim Hannah Bell
May 10, 2018
Samantha Mays was thankful for the financial donation she received from gang prevention advocates, but she appeared more grateful and relieved that she could speak the truth about her 15-year-old daughter gunned down right before her eyes.  ... read more »
L.A. Metro Joins National Safety Week May 7-11 to Promote Safety at Transit Project Construction Sites
May 7, 2018
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is promoting National Safety Week May 7-11 to help raise awareness of construction safety for the thousands of workers on Metro transit project sites. The national campaign includes more than 60 construction firms across the U.S. and Canada that have joined forces to offer education about construction safety. ... read more »
Women Building Social and Health Equity
May 3, 2018
I recently joined a gathering of Black women leaders in Sacramento to discuss the well-being of Black women in California. It was a pretty amazing feeling to be in a roomful of women leaders from across the state—elected officials, ... read more »
Watt Companies and West Angeles CDC host community workshop
May 3, 2018
LA Metro and their partners, Watt Companies and West Angeles Community Development Corporation (CDC) lead a spirited yet tough ‘community workshop’ that turned into a town hall meeting with a group of diverse leaders and residents on Thursday at the West Angeles Church Crystal room. ... read more »
Go To Jail???!!!!Not My Children!!!!
May 3, 2018
We have millions of workforce energy stored in prisons, jails. ... read more »
Suspect Sought in the Murder of Hannah Bell 
May 3, 2018
Community pleads for neighbors to speak up in the death of Hannah Bell.  ... read more »
City Atty. Feuer and LAUSD Discuss School Safety
May 3, 2018
City Attorney Feuer, hand picked experts to individually highlight and present topics including mental health resources, anti-bullying initiatives, restorative justice programs, and the effects of children’s exposure to violence. ... read more »
Waffle House Hero Raises Money for Victims’ Families 
May 3, 2018
James Shaw Jr., the man who brought the deadly Nashville Waffle House shooting to an end last week, has reportedly raised over $200,000 to support the victims’ families. ... read more »
Starbucks to Close 8,000 Stores Nationwide for Racial-Bias Education on May 29
April 19, 2018
Curriculum to be designed by nationally recognized experts and will be available for other companies to use. ... read more »
NAACP Statement on Starbucks and Growing Climate of Racism and Intolerance
April 19, 2018
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s premier civil rights organization, issued the following statement following the disgraceful arrest of two African American men in a Philadelphia Starbucks. ... read more »
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