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Labor Leader, Rusty Hicks Elected as CDP Chair
June 6, 2019
  Labor union leader Rusty Hicks said he is “humbled” by the outcome of the June 1 election that propelled him to the front of a group of seven candidates, ... read more »
Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Campaign Message ‘Free Money, Jobs and Technology’
April 25, 2019
The cornerstone of Yang's platform is the universal basic income (UBI). Yang describes the UBI as "a form of social security that guarantees a certain amount of money to every citizen within a given governed population, without having to pass a test or fulfill a work requirement." Yang's UBI proposal is a payment of $1,000 per month for every adult American citizen. ... read more »
Justice, Reaffirmation and Resistance: Advancing An African American Ethical Agenda
March 14, 2019
In this era of political madness, mean-spiritedness, racial and religious scapegoating, continued and expanding police violence, obscene inequities in wealth and power, mass incarceration, extensive and needless poverty and proposals for mass deportations, immigration bans, an apartheid wall and national registries of suspected and stigmatized peoples, there is an urgent need for an African American communal voice of  moral courage, political reason, and expanded righteous and relentless resistance. In a word, there is a pressing need for an African American ethical agenda speaking to the critical issues of our times. ... read more »
Survey Shows Black Voters Support Newsom, But Not All Democratic Policies
October 12, 2018
African Americans usually vote overwhelmingly for the Democratic Party, but that doesn't mean they are always in line with Democratic state issues. Findings from a recent poll of 1,200 African American voters conducted by Evitarus, a public opinion research firm released new data that shares insight into black voters in California. ... read more »
Jim Clyburn for Speaker of the House
September 27, 2018
The mission of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), representing the Black Press of America, is to report the news and to be an advocate for freedom, justice and equality for Black America and for all others who stand in opposition to racism and economic inequality and cry out for a better quality of life. ... read more »
Blacks Must Not Be Chained to Traditional Politics
July 26, 2018
Increasingly tough issues facing Blacks in the 21stcentury underscore the need for new and more effective leadership: It follows that new, client and community-oriented political and economic strategies are a must. Since partisan politics is neither designed nor particularly concerned with improving Black life, new thinking and new political alignments that better serve their interests are necessary. ... read more »
Public Invited to Briefing on Gemmel Moore Homicide Investigation
October 19, 2017
The public is invited to attend a community meeting Saturday, October 21, 2017, in West Hollywood to get a briefing on the Gemmel Moore homicide investigation.  ... read more »
Democrats and Mainstream Media Come to Rescue of Harvey Weinstein’s White Female Accusers But Continue to Ignore Death of Gemmel Moore
October 12, 2017
Just three days after a New York Times investigation detailed numerous incidents of alleged sexual harassment by media mogul Harvey Weinstein, the board of directors at The Weinstein Company fired him. ... read more »
Gipson demands apology to U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters for disrespect at California State Convention
May 24, 2017
Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, chair of the California Assembly Democratic Caucus, is demanding an apology be made to Congresswoman Maxine Waters for the disrespectful treatment she received by a convention worker. ... read more »
Clinton blames FBI director for presidential election loss
November 16, 2016
Clinton said her campaign was winning until FBI director James Comey sent a letter to Congress on Oct. 28 announcing that the FBI had uncovered emails possibly related to its earlier probe into her use of a private server as secretary of state. ... read more »
Trump Won the Election, but White Supremacy Won’t Win Forever
November 16, 2016
Part of the ugly reality is the realization that too many of our fellow citizens have embraced a racially divisive candidate whose rhetoric has unleashed hateful speech and attitudes. ... read more »
Brazile Takes Over as DNC Chair
August 10, 2016
Political veteran Donna Brazile was recently named Democratic National Committee chair, replacing Debbie Wasserman Schultz. ... read more »
Congressman Calls on Black Lives Matters to Make Flint a Priority
April 13, 2016
Rick Snyder, Michigan Republicans and the governor’s supporters do not care about the lives of the residents of the mostly black city. ... read more »
Harris Wins California Democratic Party Endorsement
March 3, 2016
“I’m incredibly honored to have the endorsement of the California Democratic Party in the U.S. Senate race, and I’m so proud of the support our campaign has received from every corner of our state,” said California Attorney General Kamala Harris, ... read more »
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