(Sacramento)–Governor Jerry Brown signed Assemblyman Jones-Sawyer’s (D – South Los Angeles) Assembly Bill (AB) 2944, legislation that creates a permanent contribution-based funding source to end the school-to-prison pipeline. ... read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill’s accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to deal with the allegations. ... read more »
AP- Fueling speculation about his White House ambitions, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will headline a Democratic fundraiser in South Carolina, which hosts the South’s first presidential primary. ... read more »
In a recent ... to Senate leaders, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) formally expressed its opposition to the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court. ... read more »
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat during the national anthem ahead of the team’s season opener.
Lynch declined to stand for the anthem before a game against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night. ... read more »
Kaepernick announced Monday the“#ImWithKap” jerseys on his website. By noon the jersey was sold out! All proceeds benefit Kapernick’s Know Your Rights project. An adult jersey cost 174.99 and the youth jersey sold for $99.99. ... read more »
LOS ANGELES—Today, Unincorporated Tenants United—a coalition of tenants, landlords, community stakeholders and legal advocates—marched to the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration to rally for rent stabilization and fair housing practices. ... read more »