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Herb Wesson Overwhelmingly Wins New Frontier Democratic Club Endorsement
January 23, 2020
Wesson secured over seventy votes from club members while former councilwoman Jan Perry had 18 votes and State Senator Holly Mitchell had 10. ... read more »
Dems appeal for GOP open minds as impeachment arguments open
January 23, 2020
Democratic accusers say Trump was the one with the “corrupt scheme” to abuse his presidential power and then obstruct Congress’ investigation. ... read more »
Bloomberg Rolls Out Voter Protection Plan
January 23, 2020
Bloomberg said he would also block voter purges and federally fund a voter rights awareness campaign ... read more »
Urban California Could Start Looking More Like Some East Coast Cities
January 23, 2020
California, known for cities and towns with sprawling neighborhoods of single family homes with yards, typically built with short driveways, could experience a significant architectural shift. ... read more »
SCAQMD Focuses on Environmental Justice at MLK Luncheon
January 23, 2020
The agency brought together community leaders, elected officials, young people and dedicated activists to honor King as well as focus on the collaborative efforts to improve air quality. ... read more »
Cosby Files Appeal to Pennsylvania Supreme Court
January 23, 2020
In the new petition, filed on Thursday, January 9, 2020, Cosby's lawyers also want the high court to consider the impact of the #MeToo movement and what they said is "public hysteria," which influenced the prosecution and outcome. ... read more »
L.A. County Moves to Eliminate Red Tape In Providing Housing for Homeless
January 23, 2020
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a handful of motions designed to more quickly respond to provide housing for people living on the streets. ... read more »
Black Leaders Confront LAPD Chief Moore, demand changes in the midst of gang database corruption scandal
January 23, 2020
Group wants changes in the midst of gang database corruption scandal ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Dylan Lewis
January 23, 2020
University of California in Santa Barbara (UCSB) freshman Dylan Lewis rose quickly to become a key contributor in the Gauchos women’s soccer team. She was a starting midfielder for 16 out of 19 games, more than any other player on the team this season. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 23, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 23, 2020
The mini-series "Roots," which received nine Emmy Awards, first aired on ABC-TV, 1977. ... read more »
Kimberly Hebert Gregory orchestrates 1st annual fundraiser for the Black Rebirth Collective
January 23, 2020
A movement for black artistry in the theatre. ... read more »
California Voters Could Sanction Cities for Not Housing the Homeless
January 23, 2020
Last week, a task force Gov. Newsom appointed made an aggressive new policy recommendation: Slap legal sanctions on local governments that fail to reduce homelessness by supporting the development of shelters and other housing options for people without permanent homes. ... read more »
Dallas Examiner Publisher Mollie Belt to Receive NNPA Lifetime Achievement Award
January 23, 2020
“It is with great pleasure that the NNPA Executive Committee has selected Mollie Belt for the honor of the Publishers Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the NNPA for so many years,” stated NNPA National Chair and Houston Forward Times Publisher Karen Carter Richards. ... read more »
Census Officials Kick Off $250 Million Ad Campaign in Washington
January 23, 2020
At a news conference at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., Census officials revealed that they would have more than 1,000 ads that target a range of demographics in 13 different languages. Those ads are projected to reach 99 percent of U.S. households. ... read more »
Inhumane Conditions, Violence and Death Represents Everyday Life at Mississippi’s Parchman Prison
January 23, 2020
The conditions at Mississippi’s Parchman prison makes it one of the worst detention facilities in the world, according to reform advocates and human rights organizations. ... read more »
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