Monday, March 19, 2018
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell urges high school juniors and seniors to apply NOW for free youth-leadership program
March 16, 2018
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell urges high school juniors and seniors to apply for free youth-leadership program at CSU Dominquez Hills. Deadline to apply: May 1, 2018. Details ... read more / watch video »
Congresswoman Barragan Gets Overwhelming Support of Black Leaders 
March 15, 2018
Congresswoman Nanette Barragan’s endorsement list reads like a Who’s Who of African American Political Leaders both locally and nationally.  ... read more »
Rep. Bass Hosts Tax Resource Fair in South Los Angeles
March 15, 2018
Constituents were able to find out which tax credits and deductions are still available for them ... read more »
Senate Lawmakers Seek to Gut Fair Housing
March 15, 2018
In just a few weeks, civil rights and housing advocates will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. Just four days following the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Congress passed the law on April 10, 1968. ... read more »
Estelle Van Meter Multipurpose Senior Center: A One-Stop Shop for the CD 9 Community
March 15, 2018
Councilman Price recently secured a historic, annual budget allocation of about $500,000 for the center in Council District 9 ... read more »
Residents To Shape Making Of ‘Destination Crenshaw’ 
March 15, 2018
Hundreds join Councilmember Harris-Dawson at project’s first town hall meeting of the year     ... read more »
Trump Administration Proposes Arming Teachers 
March 15, 2018
Last month, authorities rushed to the scene after receiving 911 calls that a school shooting was taking place at Douglas High School in Florida. The incident left 17 people dead and poised the rest of the U.S. to once again debate gun control laws and look to the Trump Administration for answers.  ... read more »
Assemblymember Chris Holden Announces California Legislative Black Caucus Scholarships 
March 15, 2018
Assemblymember Chris Holden today announced the availability of applications for the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Frederick M. Roberts Scholarship for graduating high school seniors. ... read more »
President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget Hurts Blacks
March 15, 2018
If you want to know how a president feels about your community, then all you need to do is look at his or her budget, because it reflects their values—both what they value and what they don’t. ... read more »
NAACP Critical of Ben Carson’s Move to Change HUD’s Mission Statement
March 15, 2018
The NAACP is deeply concerned by Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson’s move to dilute the agency’s long-standing mission. ... read more »
Statement by Supervisor and Metro Board Member Mark Ridley-Thomas on the 710 Freeway
March 9, 2018
Statement by Supervisor and Metro Board Member Mark Ridley-Thomas on the 710 Freeway ... read more »
The Black Press Honors Senator Kamala Harris with the NNPA’s 2018 Newsmaker of the Year Award during Black Press Week
March 8, 2018
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) will honor Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) with the 2018 Newsmaker of the Year Award during the NNPA’s 2018 Black Press Week. The Newsmaker event will take place at the Rayburn House Office Building on Wednesday, March 14 at 7pm. ... read more »
Compton Mayor Aja Brown Announces Run for Congress 
March 8, 2018
Compton Mayor Aja Brown announced Thursday that she is a Democratic candidate for Congress in California’s 44th District.  ... read more »
Forum Owners Move Forward with Lawsuit Against Inglewood, Mayor Butts 
March 8, 2018
The Madison Square Garden Company, owner of The Forum in Inglewood, filed a lawsuit March 5,  against the city and its mayor James Butts for “violating the city’s contractual commitments in order to clear the way for a new Clippers arena in Inglewood, just down the street from The Forum” and, “defrauding The Forum”  respectively.   ... read more »
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas appointed to national leadership position
March 8, 2018
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas has been appointed chairman of the Nominating Committee of the National Association of Counties (NACo), which unites officials from the United States' 3,069 county governments to advocate with a collective voice on national policy. ... read more »


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