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Former Foster Youth to Present Foster Care Platform in D.C.
May 24, 2018
In D.C., Deane said she will be pushing for: placing foster kids in homes instead of group homes, fighting for the inclusion of Teens in AMBER ALERTS (Even if they are runaways, they are still minors. Someone needs to search for them, said Deane) and stronger policies, ie. Accountability, ensuring all foster parents are qualified and trained.  ... read more »
Join the Museum of African American Art Los Angeles for a special tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
May 17, 2018
The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), located on the Washington Mall is a Smithsonian Institution museum opened and dedicated in 2016, by President Barrack Obama. ... read more »
#BlackVotesMatter: Sebastian Ridley-Thomas Spearheads Maassive Voter Registration Push  
May 17, 2018
Prior to former Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas’ resignation in December 2017, he spent the past four years serving the South Los Angeles community by taking on the state’s homelessness crisis, mental health and environmental issues. Although he is no longer serving in the assembly, Ridley-Thomas continues to be a voice and face of the community. This time however, he is taking his voice to the polls by encouraging California residents to register to vote!  ... read more »
Bishop C. Garnett Henning, Spiritual and Social Justice Giant, Passes Away
May 16, 2018
Spiritual giant and champion for social justice are frequently used to describe the Right Rev. Cornal Garnett Henning, Sr. Known locally and internationally as a passionate religious leader and human rights advocate, ... read more »
Trump Administration Proposes Arming Teachers 
March 15, 2018
Last month, authorities rushed to the scene after receiving 911 calls that a school shooting was taking place at Douglas High School in Florida. The incident left 17 people dead and poised the rest of the U.S. to once again debate gun control laws and look to the Trump Administration for answers.  ... read more »
In the Trump Era, Consumer Protection Agency Changes Course
February 2, 2018
Representative Karen Bass talks about President Trump's impact on the Black community, healthcare, criminal justice reform and voting rights. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Grills AG Sessions on Race, Black Identity Extremism
November 22, 2017
Rep. Bass Grills AG Sessions on Race, Black Identity Extremism ... read more / watch video »
FLHI Holds Luncheon to Promote Good Health
November 15, 2017
From left, Aundre  Russell, KJLH Radio; Lisa  Collins, L.A. Focus; Chrystee Pharis, actress; DJ DimePiece, radio personality; Kameron Green, KJLH; and Cora Jackson-Fossett, L.A. Sentinel were on the media panel. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Issues Tribute Upon Passing Of Friend Robert Guillaume
October 31, 2017
I’ll forever remember his performance as the first black actor to sing the title role of "Phantom of the Opera," appearing with an all-white cast, leaving jaws dropped and audiences remarking “We had no idea Benson could sing, let alone sing opera!” ... read more »
CBC Chairman, Co-Chairs of the CBC Taskforce on Foreign Affairs and National Security Issue Joint Statement on Niger 
October 26, 2017
The Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), and the Co-Chairs of the CBC Task Force on Foreign Affairs and National Security, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37) and Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX-33), issued the following joint statement in response to the recent attacks in Niger.  ... read more »
Rep. Bass Issues Statement On Worst Bombing In Somali History: “We Cannot Afford To Ignore The Largest Continent On Earth”
October 19, 2017
On Saturday, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement after twin explosives were detonated in Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia. ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Celebrates 50th Anniversary with ‘The Legacy Continues’ Black Tie Gala 
September 7, 2017
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) celebrated its 50th Anniversary with “The Legacy Continues” Black Tie Gala at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Globe Theatre. ... read more »
Questions Surround Death of Black Man Found Dead in Prominent West Hollywood Democratic Donor’s Home 
August 24, 2017
On July 27, 26-year-old Gemmel Moore was found dead in the West Hollywood apartment of 63-year-old prominent Democratic political donor Ed Buck.  Moore was Black, gay, and worked as an escort. ... read more »
Jokes on Police Use of Force are no Laughing Matter  
August 3, 2017
Prior to the death of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Sandra Bland, Freddie Gray, Wakeshia Wilson, and Philando Castile, police brutality had been a heavy topic for Black America, dating back to historical events like the ‘1992 L.A. Uprising,’ the police beating of Rodney King, and the death of LaTasha Harlins. ... read more »
Bass Remembers L.A.’s Civil Unrest and Lessons Learned
May 3, 2017
Congresswoman Karen Bass made her rounds last week, remembering and speaking on the civil unrest that began on Florence and Normandie 25 years ago and imparting lessons that she learned while being involved in the rebuilding process. ... read more »
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