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Justice, George Floyd and Unforgivable Blackness: America on Trial As A Repeat Offender
April 8, 2021
Regardless of the obvious legal language, focus and maneuvering in that Minneapolis courtroom that is being watched by the world in horror, hope, trauma and righteous anger, there is in it all a larger moral meaning. ... read more »
Ask Dr. Jeanette™ Success On “The Way” “The War Between Fear and Faith” “Step Into The Supernatural Realm of Faith. “Touch The Golden Scepter” part 2
April 8, 2021
If you ask, “Why would I write about this?” It’s hundreds and hundreds of years old; but the war between “Fear and Faith” rages. This account will help you become brave, courageous and bold in your faith! ... read more »
Proposition 19 Family Inheritance Tax Benefits Reduced
April 8, 2021
Proposition 19 was approved by the voters last November by a slim margin and it is creating tremendous uncertainty and confusion among taxpayers and assessors statewide. ... read more »
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“Pet to Threat Syndrome”
April 8, 2021
This past week I had the privilege of hosting a conversation with Teresa Samaniego, Vice President of Diversity and Community Engagement with ABC7 to closeout Women History Month. ... read more »
Black America Needs a ‘New Normal’: Equitable Credit Access to Build Wealth
April 8, 2021
Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has imposed dual crises. Over 542,000 Americans lives were lost and continue to increase. At the same time, the rippling effects of a massive economic downturn has caused the nation to lose 9.5 million jobs - more losses than even those of the Great Recession, finds the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey School of Public Policy.    ... read more »
Ask Dr. Jeanette™ Success On “The Way” “The Golden Scepter”
April 1, 2021
Ahasuerus was a Persian King (monarch) whose empire stretched from “India to Ethiopia” (Esther 1:1;8:9. He reigned from 486-465 B.C.). His leadership was troubled especially during a period of time when some of his chamberlains, Bigthan and Teresh (doorkeepers) plotted against him to kill him (Esther 2:21). ... read more »
Building Dr. King’s Beloved Community: Mutual Respect, Justice, Service, Sacrifice and Struggle
April 1, 2021
As we remember and reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, legacy and the deep meaning of his martyrdom, i.e., his awesome sacrifice and assassination, his dedication to creating a beloved community comes into full focus. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window – Why Do People Hate?
April 1, 2021
Acting United States Attorney Rafael M. Gonzalez recently said, “No one should live in fear of violence because of who they are, what they look like, or what part of the world they or their families came from.” His statement is a reflection of the rise in hate crimes and bias incidents occurring in our country today. ... read more »
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Why We Should Support Statehood for D.C.
April 1, 2021
Once again, the idea of Statehood for the District of Columbia has not only come before the U.S. Congress but has also passed the House of Representatives. ... read more »
Women, Holding Up Half of Heaven: Sustaining the Movement and the World
March 25, 2021
As we close out the month of March, Black History Month II: Women Focus, I am drawn to two ancient teachings concerning the sacred and social significance of women in the world. And I want to use them as foundation and framework for paying homage to African women of the world, of the Movement and especially the women of Us. ... read more »
Fair Play, Means Fair Pay
March 25, 2021
As we close out Women’s History Month there has been much attention paid to the progress women have made over the years.  The stone-cold reality is, women are still underrepresented at every level in the workplace, and women of color are the most underrepresented group of all, lagging behind white men, men of color and white women. ... read more »
Fighting COVID-19 Means Fighting the Cycle of Homelessness
March 25, 2021
A senior citizen living alone in a hotel room he can barely afford. Families staring down eviction because a parent is one of the millions of Californians to lose their job this year.  More than 269,000 K-12 students currently experiencing, or on the brink of homelessness across California, enough to fill Dodger Stadium five times over. This is the picture of homelessness in Los Angeles today -- a crisis that has been allowed to fester for decades, and has greatly worsened due to COVID-19. ... read more »
“Women Warrior-Pioneers” “Resurrection and Revival of The Conscience” “The Mothers of Modern Gynecology” part 2
March 25, 2021
“Women Warrior-Pioneers” “Resurrection and Revival of The Conscience” “The Mothers of Modern Gynecology” part 2 Revival: A time of awakened interest; reviving what belonged to an earlier time, ... read more »
JUSTICE REFORM IN LA: On the Cusp
March 25, 2021
Since the 1970s, in an era now known as the Age of Mass Incarceration, Los Angeles County has operated the largest jail system in the nation. ... read more »
Making Los Angeles Whole: Radical Recovery for All Angelinos
March 25, 2021
We call on the City of Los Angeles to direct a $1 billion dollar investment over the next two years towards poor and working-class families hit hardest by COVID, and develop a formula targeting 80% of the resources towards communities hardest hit by COVID.  Those funds should be accountable to the people so that we see results for dollars spent.  ... read more »
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