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What will be our answer to the disappearance of Black Wealth?
October 19, 2017
These are times to be vigilant in our politics. Black America must continue the economic battles that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took on at the end of his life. ... read more »
Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas speaks on sabotage of Affordable Care Act
July 5, 2017
Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas speaks with Brandon I. Brooks, managing editor of the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and the L..A. Watts Times Newspaper on sabotage of Affordable Care Act. ... read more / watch video »
AP FACT CHECK: Obamacare ‘death spiral’ is a half-told tale
June 22, 2017
The Trump administration is leaving out half the equation when it argues President Barack Obama's health care law is in a "death spiral." ... read more »
Trump calls House health bill he backed ‘mean’
June 16, 2017
The president’s criticism also came as Senate Republican leaders’ attempts to write their own health care package have been slowed by disagreements between their party’s conservatives and moderates. ... read more »
Wife of Late NFL Player Brings Awareness to Multiple Myeloma
June 15, 2017
Since NFL star Elijah Alexander passed away, his wife became an advocate for and supported many cancer-related organizations to continue to raise mindfulness and find cures. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Statement on Trump’s “Stop Deciding To Be Poor” Budget
May 25, 2017
“The President’s ‘stop deciding to be poor’ approach to the budget is a fundamental misstep that would permanently cripple the most vulnerable communities in the short run and erode our country’s international leadership in the long run" ... read more »
It’s Time to Act Like Men and Women
April 19, 2017
Today is National Transgender HIV Testing Day and I'm making it a point to address the issues of our Transgender brothers and sisters. ... read more »
MLK: Beyond Vietnam Speech 50 Years Later
April 5, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke his first public antiwar speech, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,” in front of 3,000 people at Riverside Church in New York City. ... read more »
Rep. Barbara Lee Fighting for Abortion Rights and Health Care 
January 25, 2017
On the 44th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, abortion rights and health care face the threat of drastic reforms as Donald Trump assumes the 45th Presidency of the United States. ... read more »
Pro Child, Pro Family, Pro Choice: Experts Fight to Bring Hyde Amendment Era to an End  
September 21, 2016
After 40 years of women of color primarily being affected by the decision to remove abortion from Medicaid, new polling data shows “battleground” voters are in 76 percent agreement that the Hyde Amendment needs to be overturned. ... read more »
Black Physicians – The Searing Journey
September 8, 2016
LACMAHeals and the National Medical Association hosted the roundtable discussion, “African American Physicians - The Searing Journey” roundtable discussion at the Los Angeles County Medical Association Headquarters downtown on Aug. 31. ... read more »
Black Enrollment Rate for Health Coverage Needs to Increase, says Health Agency
March 2, 2016
African-American healthcare enrollment through Covered California was at a rate of four percent during the latest open enrollment period. Covered California spokesperson Dana Howard said on Feb. ... read more »
Diversity among Doctors Drives Trust in Health Care
March 2, 2016
Black History Month gives us the opportunity to reflect on the countless examples of the contributions that African-Americans have made to build our country. By celebrating these pioneers who helped shape America, ... read more »
Uninsured Californians Will Pay Tax Penalty
February 3, 2016
Though young and in good health, Marcus Sesay of Riverside enrolled for health insurance in 2015 to fulfill the mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. ... read more »
Obama vetoes bill to repeal signature health care law
January 14, 2016
In this March 23, 2010 file photo President Barack Obama signs the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Protecting his signature domestic achievement, ... read more »
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