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Black Leaders Discuss ‘African Americans in War Times’
February 22, 2018
Gun violence, economic disparities and media representation were among the topics debated at the panel discussion sponsored by city of Los Angeles and Our Authors Study Club. ... read more »
Editorial Cartoon: Can’t we all just get along?
October 12, 2017
Congress moment of Silence after the latest massacre. Need for gun regulations from Congress. National Rifle Association conrol over Congress. ... read more / view cartoon »
 Senseless Violence in Las Vegas results in Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History 
October 5, 2017
A plethora of bullets rained down on 22,000 country music festivalgoers during the “Route 91 Harvest Festival” in Las Vegas, Nevada, leaving at least 59 people dead and 527 injured. The Sunday night attack will be remember as the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.   ... read more »
Family Looks for Answers in Compton Man’s Death
February 8, 2017
“When things like this happen, the community should speak up because it’s not going to stop unless they do.” ... read more »
Gun Violence: Closing Loopholes
January 26, 2017
There is little recognition for the men; women; and children of my district who are killed nearly every day ... read more »
An MLK Day Wish: A New Narrative
January 12, 2017
When Dr. King declared that “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”, he was invoking the moral high ground of an inclusive framework for the civil rights movement in America. ... read more »
Anthem singer at Heat-76ers game kneels during performance
October 26, 2016
Denasia Lawrence opened her jacket just before she started to sing, revealing a ``Black Lives Matter'' shirt, then dropped to her left knee and performed the song. ... read more »
Congressional Dialogue on Gun Violence
August 4, 2016
Over the last year, the Community Coalition has hosted multiple events to provide a community space for residents to heal from gun violence ... read more »
WNBA Players Speak Out Against Gun Violence
July 27, 2016
The women of the WNBA had been unapologetically outspoken about the tragic deaths of Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, and the five Dallas Police officers. They desired justice for the victims, despite the lack of support received by the League. ... read more »
Strongest Gun Violence Prevention Legislation in Nation by Senator Isadore Hall Signed Into Law
July 5, 2016
Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. (D – California) today signed a package of bills creating the strongest gun violence prevention laws in the nation including SB 880 by Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) and Senator Steve Glazer (D – Orinda), which closes the bullet button loophole in California’s assault weapons ban. ... read more »
‘Stop the Gun Violence Vigils’
June 1, 2016
Gipson responds to homicide surge with legislation and outreach. ... read more »
Hall Legislation to Reduce Gun Violence Approved by State Senate
May 25, 2016
The California State Senate recently approved SB 880 by Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) and Senator Steve Glazer (D – Orinda), which closes the bullet button loophole in California’s assault weapons ban. ... read more »
High School Students Invited to Speak Out About Gun Violence in New Video Contest
March 30, 2016
The second annual Tony Borbon Youth Scholarship Video Contest invites high school students to submit films/videos on the negative effects of gun violence on youth and the positive actions youth are taking to reduce it. ... read more »
Report in Kendrec McDade Case Reveals Police Misconduct
December 29, 2015
A new copy of an independent consultant’s report on the 2012 fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by Pasadena police officers includes more criticism of the way the city’s police department handled the investigation into the killing, ... read more »
Cleveland officer won’t face charges in killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice
December 29, 2015
CLEVELAND (AP) — A grand jury declined to indict a white rookie police officer in the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, a black youngster who was shot to death while carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun, ... read more »
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