- THIS IS A SAD DAY IN OUR COMMUNITY – Mark Ridley-Thomas Found Guilty on 7 Counts
- Jury Deliberations Resume for 4th Day in Ridley-Thomas Corruption Trial
- Q&A with Jacqueline Stewart – A Women’s History Month Exclusive
- Dupont-Walker Enjoys Advocating and Giving Back to Her Community
- ‘Keep Going’ – Author Kellye Garret Discusses Her Novel ‘Like A Sister’
- Kappa Alpha Psi – Pasadena Alumni Chapter Celebrates 62nd Charter Anniversary
- BBA Hosts 20th Anniversary of Salute to Black Women
- SoCalGas Announces $10 Million to Aid People Impacted by Gas Prices
- L.A.’s First All-Black Girl Scout Troop Remembers Their Trailblazing Leader
- Dodgers Defeat Diamondbacks in Season Opener
- ‘A Thousand and One’ – A Great First Film by A.V. Rockwell
LMU Names Robbie Williams Chief of Public Safety
Loyola Marymount University has named Robbie Williams as chief of Public Safety to lead a multifaceted, 24/7/365 operation, that includes patrols, investigations, and dispatch. Chief Williams will be responsible for the physical safety and security of LMU’s campuses, students, employees, and visitors.
James Cadogan Named Executive Director of National Basketball Social Justice Coalition
The National Basketball Social Justice Coalition today announced that James Cadogan has been appointed as its first Executive Director. Cadogan will assume the new position on May 10, 2021 and drive the strategic vision and day-to-day operations of the Coalition. Announced in November 2020, the Coalition will lead the NBA family’s collaborative efforts to address racial inequality and advance social justice by raising awareness, educating and advocating for meaningful policy change in several areas, including voting access and criminal justice system reform at the national, state and local level.
‘Threat to Health Care and Civil Rights’ Judge Barrett Confirmed by GOP Senate
Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative judge with a stated opposition to the Affordable Care Act and many Civil Rights laws, was confirmed on Monday, October 26, 2020, as the next Supreme Court Justice.
My Plan to Lift Every Voice in Black America
President Trump wants to paper over the living wound of racism. He’s issued Executive Orders and established a new national commission designed to whitewash our history—and deny the daily reality of being Black in America. He actively appeals to white supremacists and fans the flames of hatred and division in our country, because he thinks it benefits him politically. He ignores the most basic job of every president: the duty to care for all of us, not just those who voted for him.
How Attorney Benjamin Crump and Equal Justice Now’s Tony Smith are influencing criminal justice reform
Hordes of protestors have taken to streets all across the U.S. proclaiming that “Black lives matter” in wake of the death of George Floyd. Videos show that the Black Minneapolis man died after being pinned down beneath three police officers for several minutes.
Support for police and criminal justice reform have made recent headlines but, for Equal Justice Now’s Co-founder Tony Smith and national spokesperson Attorney Benjamin Crump, this fight has been long awaited.
COMMENTARY: Living in America While Being Black Under the Trump Regime
“The buying power of the African American community is $1.1 trillion, but it only circulates 6 hours in our community, and the Asians keep a dollar in their community 120 times longer than African Americans. The Jewish keep the dollar in their community for 20 days, and the dollar in the White community circulates 17 days.”
San Francisco mayor asks for brother’s early prison release
San Francisco’s mayor has joined other members of her family in requesting an early release from prison for an older brother who has served nearly two decades of a 44-year sentence on a manslaughter conviction.
For-Profit College Students Share Sagas of Debt and Disillusionment
College students today come in many ages and from many backgrounds. In addition to recent high school graduates, there are laid off workers who need updated skills, and single heads of household returning to school to better provide for their families. Veterans seeking to transition to civilian life are also seeking higher education as a way out and up the financial ladder.
Student Athlete of the Week: Daisy Crenshaw
Middle blocker Daisy Crenshaw has helped the Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles women’s volleyball team to a 15-12 overall record and a 10-7 record in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).
Celebration of Life: Raymond Leo Johnson, Retired Chief of Police, 1936-2017
Ray served as a unit leader in the United States Marine Corps from 1953 to 1957.
What’s at Stake
The end of the election cycle is finally in sight and the choice is clear: we’re with HER!
Intellectual Honesty about Race and Criminal Justice Reform
In the wake of the most recent fatal tragedies in Dallas, Minneapolis, and Baton Rouge, there are renewed fervent calls for improving relations between police officers and the communities they are sworn to protect and serve.