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Pan African Film and Arts Festival Team With Independent Lens to Discuss Solution to Save The Community
May 9, 2019
Pan African Film and Arts Festival joined teams with Independent Lens to host an intense conversation searching for solutions to fight violence in marginalized communities. Inspired by a documentary film based in Baltimore, M.D., Charm City tells a story of various community members who are working to end senseless acts of crime in their own backyard. The film by Marilyn Mess speaks to the truth and pain felt across the country, which led the groups to create a space to discuss violence here in Los Angeles. ... read more »
How the Mainstream Media Wasted No Time in Turning Nipsey Hussle’s South L.A. Mourners Into Savages
April 12, 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. So I was not surprised that there had been a shooting Thursday evening in South L.A.–not Watts–near the intersection of 103rd and Main streets that left four Black people shot and one dead. I was more surprised to actually hear about on the news. ... read more »
Jasmyne Cannick Receives FAME WMS Trailblazer Award
April 3, 2019
Jasmyne Cannick, well-known communications strategist, community advocate and journalist, received the Trailblazer Award from First AME Church Women’s Missionary Society on March 31. The annual award is presented to women who have made significant contributions to their community and nation. ... read more »
California Democratic Party African American Caucus Names New Communications Chair
January 17, 2019
As a strategist, Cannick has worked at all levels of government including in the California State Assembly and House of Representatives. ... read more »
WeHo Death Investigation Renews Call for Arrest of Democratic Donor, Ed Buck  
January 10, 2019
A man was found dead early today at the West Hollywood apartment of prominent Democratic donor Ed Buck, where another man was found dead of what authorities deemed a drug overdose in 2017.  ... read more »
Community Policing Conference Discusses Bias in News Media Reporting
October 18, 2018
The day of dialogue brought together elected officials, community members, law enforcement, criminal justice professionals, academics and the media to discuss the future of policing in Los Angeles County. ... read more »
Reform L.A. Jails Coalition Makes History and Turns in Over 246K Signatures  
August 2, 2018
Community-driven ballot measure aimed at L.A. Sheriff Deputy misconduct and prioritizing alternatives to jail for vulnerable populations ... read more »
No Charges Filed Against Ed Buck in Death of Gemmel Moore
August 2, 2018
New Video Shows White Democratic Donor Continued to Lure Young Black Gay Men with Money and Meth While Under Investigation for Homicide  ... read more »
L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson Celebrate South L.A. Gay Pride
June 14, 2018
The event was attended by hundreds of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender South L.A. residents ... read more »
 City Offers Relocation Assistance to South LA Tenants Facing Homelessness After Room-For-Rent Scam   
April 12, 2018
Tenants Call on City Attorney Mike Feuer to Prosecute Rent Scammer  ... read more »
15 Past and Modern Day Female Activists of Our Time 
March 1, 2018
Since the beginning of its inception, women have dedicated their lives to shaping and transforming America into the country we see today. This week, we kick-off the celebration of Women’s History Month by paying homage to a few women of color, who have rallied for change both locally and nationally.  ... read more »
The Michael Baisden Show Adds Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist Dominique DiPrima As Co-Host
January 11, 2018
The Michael Baisden Show Adds Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist Dominique DiPrima As Co-Host ... read more »
NAN Confirms Ronald Eskew aka “Najee Ali” was dumped for abusing his wife
December 28, 2017
Ronald Eskew (AKA Najee Ali) has spent the past two weeks trying to minimize and spin his dismissal from National Action Network.  He has attacked his friend and loyal supporter, the Reverend K.W. Tulloss, both in publicly and in private, while trying to deflect blame for his own malicious actions and demons. ... read more »
Black Inspirations of 2017 
December 28, 2017
These Black men and women, through their passions, gave the community inspiration in 2017. ... read more »
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