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Jasmyne A. Cannick
L.A. District Attorney Jackie Lacey Failed the Victims of Ed Buck
October 17, 2019
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. ... read more »
How the Mainstream Media Wasted No Time in Turning Nipsey Hussle’s South L.A. Mourners Into Savages
April 18, 2019
A lot of things have changed in Los Angeles over the past two decades but one thing that’s been constant is the presence of street gangs and the violence they inflict. Shootings take place pretty much every day in Los Angeles. They’ve never stopped. People get shot–some live, some don’t. What stopped was the local news reporting on them. ... read more »
Wrongful Death Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed by Mother of Man Who Died in Calif. Democratic Major Donors Home 
February 28, 2019
Attorneys for the estate of Gemmel Moore and his mother LaTisha Nixon say the death of Timothy Dean could have been avoided had Ed Buck been prosecuted for the death of Gemmel Moore in 2017. Both Moore and Dean died as a result of drug overdoses at Buck’s West Hollywood home  ... read more »
My Best Friend Died of AIDS
February 7, 2019
Six years ago, I found my best friend in the hospital.  We hadn’t seen each other in a while--which isn’t uncommon for us.  We’d kept in touch through text and phone calls. I didn’t know my friend was sick until I walked into her hospital room and hardly recognized the person before me. My friend eventually confided in me that she had HIV and AIDS. ... read more »
Political Strategist and Journalist Jasmyne Cannick Announces Run for Delegate to California Democratic Party
January 8, 2019
Election Jan. 12 in Boyle Heights LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Political strategist and journalist Jasmyne Cannick is starting off 2019 by announcing her candidacy for delegate in the 53rd Assembly District to the California Democratic Party.   ... read more »
Community Critical of LAPD’s Ability to Solve Case of Swastikas Painted on Crenshaw Mural
December 13, 2018
LAPD officials are asking for witnesses who may have been driving down Crenshaw Blvd. between 8 p.m. and midnight on Nov. 29 ... read more »
LAPD Investigating Swastikas Painted on Crenshaw Mural
December 6, 2018
Community meeting scheduled for Friday ... read more »
Black Mother Wrongly Accused of Murder by Sheriff Wants Apology 
October 4, 2018
When Cherie Townsend dropped her 12-year-old daughter off for a playdate in Lomita and headed to a nearby mall in one of the wealthiest cities in Los Angeles County — it never occurred to her that she didn’t belong there. She just wanted to waste time while waiting to pick up her daughter and maybe get a little shopping in.  ... read more »
Local Community Organization Bails Pregnant Black Mother Out of Jail for Mother’s Day
May 17, 2018
Deshay Murphy’s release was a coordinated effort of the National Black Mama’s Bail Out Day campaign #FreeBlackMamas that will give incarcerated mothers around the country an opportunity to spend Mother’s Day with their families and build community through gatherings that highlight the impact of inhumane and destructive bail practices on local communities. ... read more »
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 »
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