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Portantino’s First Senate Session Ends With Legislative Successes As Seven Bills Head to Governor’s Desk
September 18, 2017
Senator Portantino continued his focus on education, public safety, mental health, housing, and parks and open space. ... read more »
Hurricanes, Wildfires Give Way to Fraud Involving Online Equipment Sales
September 15, 2017
The latest scam targets people selling equipment used for disaster relief, such as diesel generators, chainsaws, motor boats and boating supplies, on websites like Craigslist or eBay. ... read more »
The NNPA Celebrates the Living Legacy of Dick Gregory
September 14, 2017
The National Newspaper Publishers Association pauses to express our heartfelt condolences to the family of Dick Gregory, and to express forthrightly on the public record our profound and enduring love, respect, and salute to the living legacy of Dick Gregory. ... read more »
Even with Advanced Degrees, Black Women Earn Less than White Men
September 14, 2017
Black women have to work seven extra months to earn what White men were paid in 2016. On average, Black women make 67 cents on the dollar compared to White men. ... read more »
Former NAACP president asks school to rescind DeVos invite
September 14, 2017
Former NAACP president asks school to rescind DeVos invite ... read more »
 Starbucks Announces First Female and Black COO 
September 14, 2017
Rosalind Brewer brings decades of experience to the position which begins Oct. 2  ... read more »
Hurricane Irma exposes racial tensions on smashed St. Martin
September 14, 2017
In the chaotic days after Hurricane Irma smashed St. Martin, the storm also exposed simmering racial tensions on the island's French territory, with some black and mixed-race residents complaining that white tourists were given priority during the evacuation. ... read more »
Hurricane Irma causes historic damage   
September 14, 2017
Aircraft Carrier is Rushed to the Hurricane-Battered Keys  ... read more »
City Council Resolution Seeks to Declare Los Angeles a ‘City of Sanctuary’
September 14, 2017
The report also recommended the city enact a comprehensive anti-discrimination ordinance, and decriminalize minor offenses likely to be committed by low-income residents ... read more »
AMA Urges Congress to Protect DACA Medical Students
September 14, 2017
According to migrationpolicy.org, “immigrants make up a sizeable proportion of the U.S. health care workforce. ... read more »
Editorial Cartoon: DACA
September 14, 2017
Trump administration to roll back Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and DREAMERS ... read more / view cartoon »
Is Trump Making America Great Again, Without DACA?
September 14, 2017
Congress will determine the fate of young undocumented immigrants who could lose protection from deportation. ... read more »
Harvard Law memorial honors slaves owned by school’s founder
September 14, 2017
Harvard Law memorial honors slaves owned by school's founder ... read more »
California Legislature is First in the US to Name Freeway For President Barack H. Obama 
September 13, 2017
State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D—La Cañada Flintridge) said he is proud to announce that SJR 8, a Senate Joint Resolution to name a portion of the 134 freeway in Los Angeles County the President Barack H. Obama Freeway, has passed both the State Senate and the State Assembly. ... read more »
Reflecting on America’s Safety 16 Years after 9/11
September 11, 2017
Today, Monday, September 11, marks the 16th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks, where 19 militant associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda, hijacked four domestic airplanes and carries out suicide attacks targeting the U.S. ... read more »
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