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Congresswoman Waters Easily Wins Court Battle as LA Superior Court Judge Throws Out Joe Collins’ Lawsuit Against Her
April 8, 2021
This week, Judge Yolanda Orozco of the Los Angeles Superior Court threw out Joe Collins’ baseless defamation lawsuit against Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) and her campaign Citizens for Waters.  ... read more »
Black Leaders: Spending Must Include Minorities as State Prepares for Billions in Fed Cash
April 8, 2021
The leaders say California has not lived up to its commitment to equitably include African American contractors and businesses in the state’s ongoing infrastructure investments. ... read more »
DELETE THE DIVIDE
April 8, 2021
Empowerment of communities experiencing economic, educational and social inequalities from the lack of computers and internet access. ... read more »
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Why Cal Broadband-for-All Advocates Are Praising Pres. Biden’s $2 Trillion Jobs Plan
April 8, 2021
One of the key provisions of the infrastructure plan is $100 billion going toward high-speed broadband ... read more »
An Indie Artist’s Plea to Look Beyond Algorithms and Curated Playlists
April 8, 2021
But cut off from family, friends and other nearby musicians, Bond devised a way to bring together out-of-work musicians from around the world ... read more »
As Cal Drops Age for COVID Shot, Black and Brown Nonprofits Demand Bigger Role
April 8, 2021
A history of racial disparities in the healthcare system has caused issues of mistrust and misinformation in Black and Latino communities, the community organization leaders say. ... read more »
Community Groups Distribute 15,000 Pounds of Free Food in Compton
April 8, 2021
Free groceries, facemasks and hot meals were distributed to more than 500 individuals and families during a food drive held on April 3, in Compton. ... read more »
Power Co. Edison Is Recruiting Black Californians for Tech Scholarships, Jobs
April 8, 2021
EI administrators say the scholarship is being offered in partnership with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 47, which also distributes funding for the program. ... read more »
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COVID-19 FAQ Tackles Vaccine Hesitancy in the Black/African American Community 
April 8, 2021
Commonly asked questions and answers on vaccine hesitancy and distribution focused on educating, equipping and empowering the Black/African American community with information to help them understand the vaccines and make an informed decision regarding getting vaccinated.  ... read more »
Councilmember Monica Rodriguez Secures $1.1 Million for the First Ever Youth Development Dept. in the City of Los Angeles
April 8, 2021
The Invest in Youth Coalition is proud to announce that on Thursday April 1, Los Angeles City Councilmember Monica Rodriguez secured $1.1 million for the City’s first ever Youth Development Department. ... read more »
UCLA and USC Display Their Skills at March Madness
April 8, 2021
The USC Trojans and the UCLA Bruins shook the men’s basketball world with their prominent runs in March Madness. Both teams defied the odds to display their strong programs. ... read more »
Disneyland Tickets to Go On Sale April 15
April 6, 2021
Tickets for Disneyland and California Adventure will go on sale April 15, ahead of the parks' April 30 reopening, Disney announced today. ... read more »
Update: LAPD Chief Says Credential Process Needs Reform After Journalists’ ‘Detentions’
April 6, 2021
After multiple journalists were detained by Los Angeles Police Department officers while covering the March 25 demonstrations at Echo Park Lake, Chief Michel Moore told police commissioners today that the department is working to reform its credentialing process. ... read more »
LA City Council Approves Motion to Improve Homeless Outreach Efforts
April 6, 2021
With funding for additional homeless outreach workers already approved, the Los Angeles City Council today approved a motion to improve the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority's outreach program. The motion, which was introduced by Councilwoman Nithya Raman and Councilmen Paul Krekorian and Curren Price, passed 14-0. ... read more »
Christmas Day Killing of Wife in Anaheim Heads to Jury
April 5, 2021
A 39-year-old man repeatedly threatened to kill his wife and had done time for domestic violence before beating her to death on Christmas Day 2011 at their apartment in Anaheim, a prosecutor told jurors today, while the defendant's attorney said the victim's death was an accident and followed a night of heavy drinking. ... read more »
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