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Celebration of Fannie Lou Hamer’s 100th Birthday
October 12, 2017
Crumble expressed that he was the first in his family to attend college; he was ready to give up in his first semester due to an unfriendly atmosphere and a feeling of disconnect, until an African Studies class in womanism introduced him to Hamer. ... read more »
United Hood Nation Marks One-Year Anniversary 
August 24, 2017
During a historic gang summit held in South L.A. last year, the community called for jobs, training and education, and organizers of the United Hood Nation delivered with a “Pathway to Prosperity” job fair on its one-year anniversary. ... read more »
L.A. County Supervisors Advance Plans for Permanent Housing
August 24, 2017
Los Angeles County Board Supervisor Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas outlined the path for progress to ensure permanent housing for those who are experiencing homelessness, during a press conference on Tuesday, August 22. ... read more »
The Future of Health Care in California
August 17, 2017
Experts and health care providers briefed ethnic media about the future of healthcare in California ... read more »
LA Sheriffs Civilian Oversight Committee Holds Town Hall on immigration 
August 10, 2017
Respect for immigrants and protecting public safety by ending deportations were dominant public comment during the L.A. County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission’s town hall meeting on immigration at the UCLA Labor Center on Aug. 7. ... read more »
Mother sues L.A. County and Sheriffs Department in son’s death 
August 3, 2017
The mother of a slain man who suffered from mental illness has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the L.A. Sheriffs Department and City of Los Angeles. ... read more »
The Right to Vote in a Hostile Climate
July 27, 2017
Their talk streamed live from the Advancement Project’s national office on Facebook July 18. ... read more »
College Tuition Boost for Section 8 Renters 
July 27, 2017
The Los Angeles County Community Development Foundation (LACDF) gave $35,000 in scholarships to 33 students in public housing and Section 8 participants on July 20. ... read more »
Has racism and hatred increased since Trump?
July 13, 2017
Since the election of Donald Trump in November, media reports show a spike in incidents of racism and hatred around the country. ... read more »
Compton Enters New Season With Millennial Mayor Aja Brown
July 13, 2017
Mayor Aja Brown’s smile illuminated the Douglas F. Dollar Hide Community Center as she was sworn into office for her second term on Friday, July 7. ... read more »
Time to Decriminalize Drug Use and Possession says new report
July 13, 2017
A new report by the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) says the time is ripe to change drug laws. ... read more »
Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Voices
July 6, 2017
A new report linking reproductive, racial, and criminal justice challenges facing Black women highlights what they stand to lose with a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). ... read more »
Immigration Law Dominates L.A. Sheriffs Civilian Oversight Commission Meeting 
June 29, 2017
The battle over making California a “sanctuary state” for so-called undocumented immigrants dominated the June 22 meeting of the newly formed Los Angeles County Sheriffs Civilian Oversight Commission. ... read more »
Families United 4 Justice
June 22, 2017
He’s particularly eager to develop the toolkit, especially for others yet to come into their unenviable family unexpectedly, he said. ... read more »
Hear My Voice report highlights academic challenges of California’s young men of color 
June 22, 2017
Young men of color face unique social and economic disadvantages that impact and are impacted by their educational access, according to a new report from the Education Trust-West. ... read more »
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