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 »
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 »
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 »
The call for radio host Bill Handel’s resignation for calling Congresswoman Frederica Wilson a whore has gained momentum across the nation, and local black leaders and activists have joined the campaign. ... read more »
I am morally opposed to the death penalty—even for crimes as vile as self-avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof’s. That said, if Roof’s crimes merit punishment by death then so should similar crimes committed by gang members. When I took to social media with this I was hit with dozens of comments from mostly African-Americans justifying how Roof’s plotting and planning to kill as many Blacks as he could didn’t warrant comparison to the same actions by your garden-variety gang member. But why is that?
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