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Measure S is Bad for Our Community
February 15, 2017
Measure S would completely put a stop to the building of any type of low or affordable housing for veterans, seniors, the homeless ... read more »
Hollywood Doesn’t Have The Right To Shut Down South Los Angeles    
February 15, 2017
Measure S, the development moratorium on the March 7th ballot, began at the top of a Hollywood high-rise. Standing at the window of the 21st floor of his Sunset Boulevard office tower, the head of a billion-dollar nonprofit looked around and didn’t like what he saw: new development. ... read more »
Sentinel Endorses Curren D. Price for 9th District Councilman
February 15, 2017
Price is devoted to improving the socioeconomic status of low-income families and children ... read more »
City Council Committee Opposes Historic Designation for Parker Center
February 9, 2017
A City Council committee voted Tuesday February ,  against designating Parker Center, the Los Angeles Police Department's former headquarters, an historic monument. ... read more »
Supervisors Promise Transparency in Homeless Tax Spending
February 9, 2017
Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Sheila Kuehl proposed "an inclusive planning process which draws on the experience, expertise and wisdom of cities, homeless service providers and experts, the faith and business communities, formerly homeless individuals and county departments." ... read more »
City Council Approves 3 Motions Counteracting Trump’s Immigration Policies
February 8, 2017
The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved three motions aimed at counteracting new federal policies on immigration ... read more »
City of Los Angeles Kicks off Black History Month 
February 8, 2017
Legendary singer Johnny Mathis was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garretti and Our Authors Study Club, Inc. to kick off Black History month celebrations. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Votes to Legalize Street Vending
February 2, 2017
The Los Angeles City Council voted 11 to 2 today on a proposal by Councilmembers Curren Price, Joe Buscaino, and José Huizar to legalize street vending in the second largest city in the country. ... read more »
Assemblymember Ridley-Thomas Announces Legislation to Enable Emergency Declaration for State’s Homelessness Crisis
February 2, 2017
Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas introduced legislation that would expand the current definition of a “state of emergency” to now include homelessness. With the expanded definition, the proposed bill, ... read more »
Lawyers’ Committee Goes on Red Alert as Trump Rolls Back Civil Rights
February 2, 2017
President Donald Trump began his first term by attempting to roll back the civil rights gains that occurred under his predecessor, President Barack Obama. ... read more »
California says #RESIST 
February 1, 2017
By any means necessary Californians, local, state and Federal elected officials stand in unity of resistance to the new presidential administration.   ... read more »
Congressman Cedric Richmond Brings Bold New Leadership To Congressional Black Caucus
February 1, 2017
Newly Elected Chair Vows To Make Inclusion of The Black Press a Key Component in Preserving the Rights of African Americans  ... read more »
CBC Remains Committed to Fighting for Equality for Blacks
February 1, 2017
On January 3rd of this year, I was sworn in as the 25th Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC). As the Black Caucus enters the 115th Congress with a record 49 Members representing tens of millions of African-Americans from all walks of life, we represent a community that has undergone tremendous growth. The number of African-American elected officials nationwide has grown from 1,469 in 1970 to more than 10,000 today. ... read more »
BLACK HISTORY: Past and Present members of The Congressional Black Caucus
February 1, 2017
Prior to the founding of the Congressional Black Caucus being founded, was its predecessor, the Democratic Select Committee. The committee which was founded by in January 1969 by a group of Black members of the House of Representatives including: 1.         ... read more »
Voter Suppression – Not Voter Fraud, Mr. Trump
February 1, 2017
Once again the media follows Donald Trump’s foolish path while minorities’ civil liberties are in jeopardy because they refuse to admit White Nationalists are taking over the Whitehouse. ... read more »
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