Sunday, March 18, 2018
Jasmyne A. Cannick
Tenants Facing Eviction in South L.A. Room-for-Rent Scam Not the Only Victims 
March 8, 2018
“It was the perfect place for me,” laments Steven Jeter.  “That was my perfect opportunity to own something in Los Angeles.”  A one time property owner, ... read more »
Tenants Face Eviction After Room-For-Rent Scam 
March 1, 2018
Former comedian Vincent Cook found living in squalor conditions after stroke   ... read more »
Redefining what it means to be homeless is long overdue for politically correct Los Angeles
February 8, 2018
It’s no secret that Los Angeles has a homelessness crisis--but what is less talked about are the homeless that we can’t see. ... read more »
L.A. CARES Mentoring Movement Provides Pathway to Black Adults to be Mentors
January 18, 2018
January is National Mentoring month and there’s a big push to get more among African American adults involved in mentoring young people. ... read more »
Ronald Todd Eskew aka Najee Ali Ousted From National Action Network After Wife Says He Beat Her 
December 21, 2017
Ronald Todd Eskew, better known as Najee Ali is out as the National Action Network (NAN) Los Angeles Chapter’s political director after his current wife came forward about being physically abused by him.  In the wake of the allegations, NAN both locally in Los Angeles and nationally under the leadership and direction of Rev. Al Sharpton have cut all ties from Ali.  ... read more »
Stage 3 Cancer Won’t Slow Darren Parker Down 
November 30, 2017
Longtime political activist Darren Parker announces that he’s battling stage 3 esophageal cancer  ... read more »
After young Black man is gunned down in South L.A., Black teens jailed while white teen out on bail
November 23, 2017
It is expected at a future hearing that the DA’s office will move to have the two juveniles tried as adults thus paving the way for bail to be set depending on the judge’s discretion. ... read more »
It’s a Short Leap from “B—-” and “Ho” to #MeToo
November 16, 2017
If it’s truly time to focus on the systems that allow sexual violence to flourish then we have to be willing to talk about all of it and that includes our continued support and glorification of rape culture and sexual violence in rap music. ... read more »
Lawyer for Gemmel Moore’s Family Accuses Sheriff’s Department of ‘Dragging Their Feet’ in Investigating his Death at Democratic Donor Ed Buck’s Home 
October 26, 2017
Civil rights attorney and legal consultant  Nana Gyamfi accused the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department of “dragging their feet” in their investigation into the death of Gemmel Moore, a 26-year-old Black gay man who was found dead on July 27 in the apartment of prominent Democratic Donor Ed Buck.  ... read more »
L.A. Morning Radio Host Bill Handel Calls Rep. Frederica Wilson a “Cheap Sleazy Democrat Whore”
October 26, 2017
KFI needs to do the right thing about Handel’s egregious choice of words and their ongoing problem with how their hosts refer to Black women. ... read more »
After Death of Black Gay Man in Top Democratic Donor’s Home, Petition Calls on Democrats to Return Money 
September 7, 2017
Family of Gemmel Moore and activists launch Color of Change petition  ... read more »
Questions Surround Death of Black Man Found Dead in Prominent West Hollywood Democratic Donor’s Home 
August 24, 2017
On July 27, 26-year-old Gemmel Moore was found dead in the West Hollywood apartment of 63-year-old prominent Democratic political donor Ed Buck.  Moore was Black, gay, and worked as an escort. ... read more »
All mothers ain’t Clair Huxtable
May 11, 2017
We all weren’t blessed with mothers like Clair Huxtable and because of that Mother’s Day can be especially hard ... read more »
Remembering the Role of L.A.’s Black Media 25 Years After 1992 
April 26, 2017
I was having a conversation last week with a local producer who was trying to put together a piece commemorating the 25th anniversary of the South Central Los Angeles Riots. ... read more »
Why I Almost Sat Out the Women’s March
January 26, 2017
You can’t spend 8 years idolizing First Lady Michelle Obama and then forget about her sisters ... read more »


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