U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg paid a visit to South Los Angeles on July 8, visiting ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the city of Compton. He also participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly opened “K” line, the new Crenshaw-to-LAX metro line. ... read more »
The latest polls show Congresswoman Karen Bass as the leading candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, yet some people still wonder who is supporting her. Based on the audience at her July 5 press conference, her backers are a large and powerful diverse coalition. ... read more »
The Los Angeles Sentinel strongly encourages all of our community to get actively involved and make sure that we VOTE. And in the upcoming primary election, it is Karen Bass who the Los Angeles Sentinel strongly endorses as the next Mayor of Los Angeles.
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House Majority Whip James Clyburn has concluded a trip to Los Angeles to see in person the condition of Black men and women in a city where they make up less than 9 percent of the population, but nearly 40 percent of the homeless. ... read more »
State Senator Sydney Kamlager launched her campaign for California’s 37th Congressional District at Monteith Park in L.A.’s View Park District on April 9, attracting a who’s who of Democratic leaders in Los Angeles County. ... read more »
Haitian Migrants were “expelled” from American soil over the weekend; the forced movement is bleeding into the current week. A lot of footwork took place on Monday, according to U.S. officials, as over 6,000 people of the Haitian community were removed from Texas. ... read more »
Governor Gavin Newsom organized labor, community, and elected leaders across South Los Angeles to recognize Black worker contributions to the American Labor Movement on Labor Day at the headquarters of the African American Voter Registration, Education, and Participation Project (AAVREP).
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“Vaccinate now” is the mandate from Los Angeles-area federal, state and local elected officials, who united on August 12 to implore African Americans and Latinos to receive the shot to counteract the latest surge in COVID-19 infections. ... read more »
Wednesday, June 30, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) gathered to publicly fortify their legislative priorities as the House enters into district work period. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, also emphasized the continual work that needs to be done. ... read more »
The U.S. House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act in March, but the bill has stalled in the even-divided Senate. The measure would prohibit federal, state, and local law enforcement from racial, religious, and discriminatory profiling. ... read more »