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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 »
Rep. Bass on Trumpcare 2.0, Border Wall: “Fasten Your Seatbelts”
April 21, 2017
On Friday, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) joined Chris Hayes and Rep. Denny Heck to discuss President Trump plans to introduce his revised healthcare plan during the week the budget is slated to expire. Watch the interview below. ... read more / watch video »
First Ladies Health Day Marks Another Successful Event
April 5, 2017
Thirty churches in the Los Angeles area participated in the 6th Annual Walgreens-sponsored First Ladies Health Day on March 26. During the event, free health tests and medical screenings were provided for the entire family to address preventative illnesses, ... read more »
‘Re-Imagine Justice’ Explores Past and Future of South L.A.
April 5, 2017
The result of transforming anger into activism is the focus of “Re-Imagine Justice,” a month-long commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the uprising sponsored by the Community Coalition. ... read more »
15-year-old with Autism from South LA Milek Lewis Found
February 24, 2017
Sherri Shepherd was also on hand as she has a son with Autism. ... read more »
Rep. Karen Bass Discusses California Republican Dead Zones Live on CNN
November 4, 2016
Rep. Karen Bass Discusses California Republican Dead Zones Live on CNN ... read more / watch video »
A Jewel – Saint Andrews Park
November 2, 2016
Roosevelt Tellis hails Saint Andrews Recreation Center as a jewel in his South L.A. community and has been doing all he can to help obtain resources to sustain and enhance it. ... read more »
NMAAHC and the Seamless Fabric of the American Experience
October 20, 2016
The United States has never come to grips with racism nor has it officially acknowledged its history of economic inequality rooted in racism ... read more »
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