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Nipsey Hussle: A Community Angel
April 4, 2019
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Nipsey Hussle: A Legacy That Transcends Rap 
April 4, 2019
The murder of Nipsey Hussle is personal. It is personal to me. It is personal to a generation in looking at social media and news interviews, there was a clear message that his death was felt deeply and hurt immensely, and particularly for anyone who came into contact with him, no matter how brief the interaction.    ... read more »
Black Lives Matter Co-Founder to Deliver Over 6K Petitions Demanding L.A. City Attorney Stop ‘Criminalizing Black Protest’
February 5, 2019
Patrisse Cullors to lead delegation opposing the prosecution of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles’ Dr. Melina Abdullah ... read more »
Community Activist Melina Abdullah Gathers Over 5,000 Signatures Asking For City Attorney to Drop Charges Against Her
February 1, 2019
LOS ANGELES- Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Khan – Cullors, is asking the community to demand justice for Dr. Melina Abdullah by demanding City Attorney Mike Feuer to drop all charges against Dr. ... read more »
Driving While Black: LAPD Accused of Stopping Black Drivers At An All Time High  
January 31, 2019
Long before the 2015 Sandra Bland traffic stop in Houston, Texas, African Americans have been battling with the reoccurring fear of driving while Black. ... read more »
Black Candidates Eliminated from L.A. Community College District Board Appointment 
June 14, 2018
L.A. College district has largest number of Black students in higher education in California  but will not have any Blacks and only one woman on its governing Board of Trustees  after 4th Latino male appointed.  ... read more »
15 Past and Modern Day Female Activists of Our Time 
March 1, 2018
Since the beginning of its inception, women have dedicated their lives to shaping and transforming America into the country we see today. This week, we kick-off the celebration of Women’s History Month by paying homage to a few women of color, who have rallied for change both locally and nationally.  ... read more »
After District Attorney Fails to Schedule Promised Community Meeting, Black Lives Matter Los Angeles Starts Weekly Protest 
November 9, 2017
The Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter (BLMLA) has vowed to stand outside of District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s office protesting every week until she makes good on a promise to schedule a community meeting with the families of those killed by the police and those who have died while in-custody. ... read more »
Ava DuVernay, Nipsey Hussle, Dr. Melina Abdullah & More Talk “13th”
February 10, 2017
Must see panel discussion surrounding Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated documentary, "13th" which explores the 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and America's perilous transition from slavery to mass incaceration. Panelists included filmmaker Ava DuVernay, rapper, social activist and business owner Nipsey Hussle, Black Lives Matter Co-Founder and educator Melina Abdullah, Los Angeles Police Commissioner Cynthia McClain-Hill, Esq., and award-winning civil rights attorney, host and moderator for the evening, Areva Martin. Sponsored by Blackwood Alliance and The California Endowment, panelists and the artist community gathered at the historic Nate Holden Theatre in Los Angeles. ... read more / watch video »
Ava DuVernay showcases new doc ‘13th’ at Nate Holden Performing Arts Center
January 31, 2017
Ava DuVernay, Nipsey Hussle, Dr. Melina Abdullah, Cynthia McClain-Hill and Areva Martin Lead Intense Discussion on Oscar-Nominated Film “13th” ... read more »
Building #BlackXmas: Resisting White Capitalism in the Wake of Donald Trump
December 23, 2016
The ads abound, lopsided media stories played on infinite loops about shopping and buying (not about the murders of 15 year-old James Means in West Virginia or William Sims outside of Richmond, California – who were both killed in recent weeks at the hands of White supremacists). ... read more »
Moving The Message To Manifestation 
August 31, 2016
For three years the Black Lives Matter movement has ignited a new generation of the civil rights advocacy while spotlighting racial justice and equality. ... read more »
No Justice for Redel Jones?
July 20, 2016
Family members of Redele Jones and their supporters are still seeking justice, despite the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners finding her officer-involved fatal shooting was justified. ... read more »
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