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National Senior Citizens Day Honorees Celebrated by the South Los Angeles/Inglewood Republican Assembly
October 3, 2019
National Senior Citizens Day Celebration, a day of honoring and appreciating all the things Senior Citizens in the United States has given, accomplished and sacrificed to help America be an awesome nation to live in. In highlighting 3 nominated Senior Citizens yearly for the services they’ve given to elevate their family, their community and their country, S.L.A.I.R.A. (South Los Angeles/Inglewood Republican Assembly) hosted an annual event that was held on August 24, 2019. National Senior Citizens Day Proclamation 5847” was declared on August 19, 1988 by U. S. President Ronald Reagan.” ... read more »
Our Planet is Melting. Who Cares?
February 15, 2019
Our world is melting. Glaciers are disappearing. Oceans are rising. Lowlands (mostly populated by low income and Black people) are disappearing. And, before Democrats took power in this term, few other than Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the New Green Deal have been able to address matters of climate change and, in the words of the New Poor People's Campaign, "ecological devastation." ... read more »
Congratulations to Rep. Karen Bass, Elected to Chair the Largest Congressional Black Caucus in History
December 20, 2018
In January, the most ethnically and culturally diverse Congress in United States history will be seated. Among the historic “firsts,” the Congressional Black Caucus will exceed 50 members for the first time in its 47-year history and Rep. Karen Bass has been elected its chair. ... read more »
Blacks’ Political Future Not Sealed
October 4, 2018
  This analysis presumes the city’s “Senior Black leadership,” whoever they were, were ordained to exercise awesome political power, apparently so entrenched and so unquestioned, that the group’s choice for the 10th District seat would have been elected to succeed Tom Bradley. ... read more »
Trump’s ‘new deal for blacks’ was dealt from the bottom of the deck
May 10, 2018
Black unemployment rates remain nearly twice as high as white unemployment rates. ... read more »
How California’s Energy Efficiency is Helping Communities of Color
April 19, 2018
With over 2 million African Americans living in California, 4.6 percent unemployment accounts for an additional 82,600 people back at work. And a significant part of California’s vibrant economy is the state’s smart energy strategy, which has created hundreds of jobs in recent years. ... read more »
Civil rights leaders, clergy support federal rules to crackdown on payday lending
October 19, 2017
Advocates must also remain watchful for any congressional actions that may be taken to preempt or undermine consumer protections. ... read more »
Liberian President Leaves A Mixed Legacy With ‘Fragile Gains’
October 11, 2017
At her final address to the U.N. General Assembly last month she summed up her legacy: “Liberia has remained stable, peaceful and secured”. ... read more »
Hill lawmakers seek end to triple-digit interest on payday and car-title loans
October 5, 2017
Signers of the correspondence include civil rights organizations, labor, consumer advocates, and research institutes. ... read more »
Money-Savings Tips that Can Improve Your Financial Resilience
September 26, 2017
Economists tell us that a key indicator of financial resilience is the ability to withstand a financial shock. In a recent survey of working Californians entitled “California Dreaming or Struggling,” AARP asked people about the largest unexpected expense they could pay in cash. ... read more »
Councilmen Curren Price: “We want South L.A. to flourish”
August 6, 2017
Curren Price talks about the new developments being built in the ninth district. ... read more / watch video »
CEO of L. A. Promise Fund at the Lucas Museum Press Conference
August 2, 2017
L.A.'s Promise Fund CEO Veronica Melvin thanked the Lucas family for investing in the South L.A. and also thanked the people who brought the museum to fruition. ... read more / watch video »
Councilmember Curren Price presents George Lucas and Mellody Hobson with gift
July 25, 2017
The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be a place of education innovation and creativity for the children in the community. ... read more / watch video »
First Woman To Head Opec Snared In Multi-Billion Dollar Fraud Scheme
July 21, 2017
Corruption has roots in America too, observed former president Barack Obama . ... read more »
Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley Thomas Explains What a “Sanctuary City” is
July 5, 2017
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas gives the definition of a "Sanctuary City," and talks about the impact international citizens have on the economy in Los Angeles. ... read more / watch video »
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