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NAACP Challenge to 2020 Census Preparations Moves Forward
February 1, 2019
“[T]he census must be conducted in a way that will not thwart the goal of equal representation,” wrote U.S. District Judge Paul Grimm, in an opinion granting in part and denying a motion to dismiss brought by the Census Bureau. The ruling allows the case to proceed to discovery and potentially to trial. ... read more »
Thirteen Years After Devin Brown, Has LAPD Changed?
November 29, 2018
A charade going on at the Los Angeles Police Commission meeting every Tuesday. It goes like this: The public, mostly Black Lives Matter members, are chastised and even arrested for allegedly violating house rules and protocol. ... read more »
Generations of Trauma – Epigenetics
April 5, 2018
Communities of color have suffered through trauma for hundreds of years, and now science is beginning to recognize the impact that trauma has on our children, and their children. Research in the field of epigenetics has shown that environmental factors experienced during life can affect our genes and be passed down to new generations. ... read more »
Why Should California Protect Legal Cannabis Activities?
January 18, 2018
20 years ago, the people of California spoke and overwhelmingly passed the Compassionate Use Act, which made us the first state to legalize medical cannabis. California, as usual, was the trendsetter and innovator, recognizing the medicinal qualities of the cannabis plant. This trend then spread to 29 states, as well as the District of Columbia – where California goes, others follow. ... read more »