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At NAACP Convention, Hillary Clinton Condemns Recent Shootings of Police; Reiterates Call to Work Together for Needed Reforms
July 21, 2016
Clinton reiterated the pressing need to support our law enforcement officers, reform our criminal justice system, and pass common sense gun laws to keep our communities and police officers safe. ... read more »
The President and the People: A National Conversation
July 21, 2016
The discussion seemed to focus an inordinate amount on what black people can do to eschew being targeted by law enforcement ... read more »
Hundreds of Local Students Receive Free Laptops and WiFi Helping Bridge Digital Divide
July 20, 2016
L.A. City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. surprised hundreds of local students with a newly refurbished computers and four-years of free WiFi. ... read more »
President Obama, Vice President Biden Endorse Kamala Harris in California U.S. Senate Race
July 19, 2016
Tuesday, Democrat Kamala Harris was endorsed by President Barack Obama for U.S. Senate and supported by Vice President Joe Biden. ... read more »
Black People Will Never Get Justice Until We Change The Law Enforcement Bill of Rights
July 14, 2016
Police officers throughout the State of California and several other states across the country are protected and have greater rights than any other citizen ... read more »
City and County Leaders Kick Off ‘Hire L.A’s Youth’ Initiative
July 14, 2016
The program provides youth ages 14 to 24 with job skills and money management training, and the opportunity to earn what for some are first-time paychecks. ... read more »
Community Collaborative Courts Coming to Compton
July 13, 2016
Compton City Council Member Emma Sharif and Community Collaborative Courts working to relieve a overburdened justice system ... read more »
US Rep. Corrine Brown indicted after fraud investigation
July 13, 2016
U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown of Florida and her chief of staff pleaded not guilty Friday to multiple fraud charges and other federal offenses in a grand jury indictment unsealed after an investigation into what prosecutors call a phony charity turned into a personal slush fund. ... read more »
Areva Martin Appointed to Democratic Party Rules Committee
July 13, 2016
The civil rights attorney, legal analyst and talk show host will attend the national convention ... read more »
Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton to Deliver Address at 107th NAACP Annual Convention
July 13, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will speak to attendees at the 107th Annual NAACP Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio on Monday, July 18. The convention runs from July 16th – 20th at the Duke Energy Center under the theme, “Our Lives Matter, Our Votes Count.” ... read more »
California panel takes up complex task: end racial profiling
July 13, 2016
California panel tasked with attempting to eradicate racial profiling by police held its first meeting Friday, with the nation stunned by the police shootings of two black men in Minnesota and Louisiana, followed by the Dallas attack that killed five officers. ... read more »
Congresswoman Waters Urges United Nations to Ensure Effective Response to Cholera in Haiti
July 7, 2016
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and a strong advocate for the Haitian people in the U.S. Congress, sent a letter yesterday to the Honorable Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, urging him to ensure that the UN’s response to the cholera epidemic in Haiti is sufficient to ensure justice for the people of Haiti and maintain the credibility and leadership of the UN. ... read more »
Clinton’s LA Town Hall Ends In Sparks
July 7, 2016
White, known by the screenname Naptural85 on social media sites, was one of 100 online creators invited to attend the Digital Content Creators Town Hall at Neuehouse Hollywood. ... read more »
Civic leaders urge action on homelessness and blight
July 6, 2016
The lot on east side of Vermont Ave. between 84th and 85th Streets had been blighted for decades and had become the site of a homeless encampment and a threat to public safety. ... read more »
Strongest Gun Violence Prevention Legislation in Nation by Senator Isadore Hall Signed Into Law
July 5, 2016
Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. (D – California) today signed a package of bills creating the strongest gun violence prevention laws in the nation including SB 880 by Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) and Senator Steve Glazer (D – Orinda), which closes the bullet button loophole in California’s assault weapons ban. ... read more »


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