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MLK Remembered  
January 12, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King's Legacy  ... read more »
King Memorial on National Mall Continues to Draw Tourists
January 12, 2017
“Creating a permanent tribute to the globally revered icon, one that captures his vision of freedom, opportunity and justice for all Americans, was a tall order, to say the least,” said officials of the Memorial Foundation, commissioners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall. ... read more »
An MLK Day Wish: A New Narrative
January 12, 2017
When Dr. King declared that “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”, he was invoking the moral high ground of an inclusive framework for the civil rights movement in America. ... read more »
Coretta Scott King: the Woman Beside the Man
January 11, 2017
Aside from being a wife and mother, Coretta Scott-King was also a human rights activist and leader, anti-war activist, author and speech writer. ... read more »
Democrats Search for the Next Obama
January 11, 2017
Democrats have four years to come up with the right candidate, someone who might just be African-American or a woman ... read more »
Jackie Robinson and King Became Friends Through Civil Rights
January 11, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King encouraged several athletes to speak out on civil rights. He even encouraged baseball icon Jackie Robinson. ... read more »
Community Groups Launch Job Training Program for South Los Angeles 
January 4, 2017
South LA Residents to Receive Priority for Employment Opportunities at The Reef Project  ... read more »
Retrial for SC officer charged with murder set for March 1
January 4, 2017
The state retrial of a South Carolina police officer charged with murder for killing a black driver running from a traffic stop has been scheduled to begin March 1. ... read more »
Museum on African-American run TV station to open in Detroit
January 4, 2017
A museum about one of the country's first African-American owned and operated television stations is set to open in Detroit next month. ... read more »
Michael Brown’s family fights Ferguson push for his records
January 4, 2017
Michael Brown's parents are objecting to a request from Ferguson for the 18-year-old's medical and academic records as the city defends itself against a lawsuit that the parents filed over the 2014 police shooting death of their son. ... read more »
Fox Host and St. Louis Police Group Want Teen’s Artwork Removed From U.S. Capitol
January 4, 2017
n December 29, Fox News personality Eric Bolling spoke out against a painting by a high school artist and constituent of Rep. Lacy Clay (D-Mo.), who represents greater St. Louis and the city of Ferguson, Missouri. ... read more »
Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking 
January 4, 2017
In a sweeping response to election hacking and other meddlesome behavior, President Barack Obama on Thursday sanctioned Russian intelligence services and their top officials, kicked out 35 Russian officials and closed down two Russian-owned compounds in the U.S. ... read more »
The CBC Places Blacks in Power on Capitol Hill
January 4, 2017
In early December, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies led by Spencer Overton, released a devastating report on staff diversity in the United States Senate. ... read more »
Police-Related Deaths of 2016
December 29, 2016
We remember those we lost to police shootings and/or under law enforcement supervision ... read more / view gallery »
Top Stories of 2016
December 29, 2016
Homeless  AP Photo This year, the Board of Supervisors declared homelessness an emergency in Los Angeles County. In response to motions by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, City Councilmember’s Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Jose Huizar authored Proposition HHH. ... read more »
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