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Kevin De León : Don’t Hate the Player, Change the Game 
October 27, 2022
Last week, disgraced Los Angeles Councilmember Kevin De León emerged from hiding to go on a curated media tour to double down on his position that he will not resign from office after his involvement in a recorded conversation in which Latino officials made crude, racist remarks and conspired to expand their political power.  ... read more »
Los Angeles – on Kevin de León, It’s Time to Put Up or Shut Up
October 20, 2022
The situation with disgraced Los Angeles City Councilmember Kevin de León reached a new low Wednesday, Oct. 19, with his proud admission during a news interview that he is not resigning, putting to rest any hope that he would do the right thing and step down. ... read more »
Black Mother Struggles to Avoid Sex Work in South LA to Survive 
June 9, 2022
Everyday the streets of Los Angeles are filled with people suffering from unbearable loss.  The kind of loss that makes you simply lose your mind.  Loss of your job, loss of your home, loss of your car, loss of your family, loss of your standing in this world, and worse of all, the loss of hope.    ... read more »
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Majority Whip Clyburn Shocked After Congresswoman Bass Takes Him to L.A.’s Skid Row
May 5, 2022
House Majority Whip James Clyburn has concluded a trip to Los Angeles to see in person the condition of Black men and women in a city where they make up less than 9 percent of the population, but nearly 40 percent of the homeless. ... read more »
Best Wishes for a Happy New Year in 2022
December 30, 2021
L.A.’s community, political and faith leaders share best wishes and words of advice on ways to have a happy new year in 2022. ... read more »
Journalism and Justice: Jasmyne Cannick’s Work Led to Ed Buck Conviction in L.A. Black Men Deaths
August 12, 2021
Reporters are expected to remain neutral as they uncover the facts of a story even when their biases or details they discover pull them in particular directions. ... read more »
Judge Denies Bail for Ed Buck
October 1, 2020
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. ... read more »
Petition Urges Judge to Deny Bail to Democratic Donor Ed Buck in Deaths of Black Gay Men
September 17, 2020
On the eve of the one=year incarceration of Democratic donor and activist, Ed Buck in the deaths of two Black gay men, the group, Justice 4 Gemmel and All of Ed Buck’s Victims, has begun gathering signatures for a petition calling upon Magistrate Judge Rozella A. Oliver to deny bail to Buck.  The petition comes after Buck, 65, petitioned the court arguing that he is at higher risk for contracting COVID-19 while in jail due to his age and because he says he suffers from gum disease and needs specialized cardiac care. ... read more »
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Comedian Tiffany Haddish Joins Councilmember Herb Wesson in Donating Computers to Students in Foster Care
August 6, 2020
On Wednesday, Jul. 30, actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish joined Los Angeles Councilmember Herb Wesson and Sentinel columnist and political strategist Jasmyne Cannick in handing out over 700 laptops to students in the L.A. County foster system. ... read more »
After Democratic Party’s Silence on Death of Two Black Gay Men at Democratic Donor’s Home, Jasmyne Cannick Won Her Election to their Board
March 12, 2020
After being ignored by her state and local Democratic Party’s leadership when she called attention to the crystal meth overdose deaths of two Black gay men at Democratic donor Ed Buck’s home-- Jasmyne Cannick has won a seat on the Party’s coveted County Central Committee. On Super Tuesday, March 3, Cannick earned enough votes to secure her seat on the elected body that oversees the Los Angeles County Democratic Party. ... read more »
Second Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Democratic Donor Ed Buck
January 16, 2020
Attorneys for the family and estate of Timothy Dean, a 55-year-old fashion consultant, who died of a crystal meth overdose in California Democratic major donor Ed Buck’s West Hollywood home on January 7, 2019, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in L.A. Superior Court. Filed with the court on January 7, 2020, just one year after Dean’s death, this is the second wrongful death lawsuit filed against Ed Buck involving crystal meth overdose deaths at his home.  The lawsuit is seeking damages against Ed Buck for wrongful death, sexual battery, drug dealer liability, negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and hate violence. ... read more »
A Response to Critics of Blueface Making It Rain on Skid Row
January 3, 2020
When 22-year-old Los Angeles rapper Blueface posted a video of himself on Christmas Eve standing on a car parked on a street in the middle of the homeless capital of America throwing money with the caption “season of giving”--I thought good for him. ... read more »
Black Inspirations of 2019
December 26, 2019
These Black men and women, through their passions, gave the community inspiration ... read more / view gallery »
Black Women’s Political Organization Holds Holiday Gala
December 19, 2019
LAAAWPAC hold Inaugural Awards Gala. Honors 8 with ‘Black Excellence’ award. ... read more »
LaTisha Nixon: ‘I Want Ed Buck to Know I’m Never Going Away’
October 3, 2019
LaTisha Nixon is still mourning the death of her son Gemmel Moore, who will be forever 26, the age he died in the home of longtime Democratic donor Ed Buck. But, she said she is really happy that he can’t hurt anybody else. Buck was arrested on September 17 and charged with three counts of battery causing serious injury, administering methamphetamine and maintaining a drug house, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.  He is accused of injecting a 37-year-old man, who overdosed but survived, with methamphetamine on September 11. ... read more »
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