Jackie Lacey

Judge Pondering Diversion for Former DA’s Husband in Gun Case

A judge said today that he would consider whether to allow former Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s husband to enter a diversion program for a misdemeanor case in which he is charged with pointing a gun out his door while ordering a group of Black Lives Matter
protesters to leave the couple’s Granada Hills property.

Ed Buck is in Jail and Now the Culture Vultures are Circling

It took almost three years, but Ed Buck is finally sitting in a jail charged with nine federal counts–including that he supplied the crystal meth that caused two overdose deaths and that he engaged in a pattern of soliciting Black men to consume drugs that he provided.

A List of Notable Black Women Who Have Been the First in Politics

As we move forward as a collective, the Black community still continues to stand on the strength of Black women. A strength that has been proven beyond resilient, full of love and compassion and just as equally full of passion and fire. That fire can be seen on the faces of women such as Vice-President Elect Madam Kamala Harris, but her story had been told time and time before.

In Most Cases Local Voters Affirm Candidates Are Serving The People

As residence of Los Angeles and the rest of the country focus on the outcome of the Presidential race a number of key races were also happening throughout Los Angeles and the surrounding communities.  No matter what happens in Washington DC these local races will have as much if not more of an impact on the everyday lives of our community no matter who ends up residing at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.  HERE IS A RECAP OF KEY LOCAL RACES IN OUR COMMUNITY.

Why I Support District Attorney Jackie Lacey

Jackie Lacey has been a member of my church since she was five years old. She was baptized here and met her husband of 50 years in the youth choir group when she was 17. Today, she and her family have been active members and I know that her life has been shaped by the extraordinary church leaders that have counseled her over the years.

Judge Denies Bail for Ed Buck

A request for bail was denied last Friday for Democratic Party fundraiser Ed Buck, who is accused of giving drugs to a man who died at his West Hollywood apartment after allegedly being lured across state lines for prostitution.

THE ELECTION OF OUR LIFE

Noted activist, playwright and novelist, James Baldwin, wrote “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”  His words are as relevant today as they were when Baldwin first wrote them.

Husband of DA charged with pulling gun on protesters in LA

The husband of Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey has been charged with pointing a gun at Black Lives Matter members who demonstrated outside the couple’s home the day before she faced a primary election in March.

District Attorney Jackie Lacey Responds to Judicial Council’s Decision to Set Zero Bail Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

“I applaud the Chief Justice and the Judicial Council for adopting a statewide zero bail for people charged with most misdemeanors and low-level felonies,” District Attorney Lacey said. “In Los Angeles County, we implemented a zero-bail measure last week that allows us to further reduce the number of people in county jails and courthouses. I appreciate the collaboration among criminal justice leaders in Los Angeles County that has resulted in the rapid deployment of new and innovative approaches as we work to try to stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community.”

Lacey Wins Big, Wesson And Ridley-Thomas Headed for Run-Off

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, despite controversy surrounding her campaign, overwhelmingly won reelection to her seat. Lacey said she wants to create more transparency in the office so that people will better understand what her job entails.

Vigil held for killing of Christopher DeAndre Mitchell

Mitchell was killed on Dec. 9th, 2018, during an officer-involved shooting in a Torrance when officers responded to a call about a stolen vehicle.  Authorities said he was armed with a rifle and in a stolen vehicle. Police later clarified the alleged rifle was a toy air rifle. The family feels the police already had in their minds they wanted to shoot Mitchell because within fifteen seconds of making contact with him, they were already shooting. When viewing the video you can see  Mitchell had his hands up, complying with the officers.

L.A. District Attorney Jackie Lacey Failed the Victims of Ed Buck

Jackie Lacey’s failure to charge Ed Buck for the deaths of Gemmel Moore and Timo­thy Dean was not because of a lack of evidence or probable cause. Her failure was a direct result of a lack of interest and political will. All of which was the reason that the sheriff’s de­partment sought outside help from their federal counterparts to finally bring Buck to justice.