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California Leaders, Activists Praise Kamala Harris’ “Reform First” Criminal Justice Plan
September 27, 2019
Other policies in the plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system include introducing a national standard for police use of force; providing incentives for states to get rid of mandatory minimums; equalizing sentencing for possession and distribution of crack and cocaine; mandating prisons to offer educational courses, vocational training as well as mental health and addiction treatment. Harris also wants to end federal laws that prohibit formerly incarcerated people from accessing housing, loans, food stamps and other public services. ... read more »
Pelosi Orders Impeachment Probe: ‘No One Is Above The Law’
September 26, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, acquiescing to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander in chief. ... read more »
Podcast ‘democracy-ish’ Gives Insight on Black Political Experience
September 19, 2019
The 2020 Democratic debates are stirring up the political atmosphere. Millions have tuned in to witness candidates’ viewpoints. The most recent debate happened on September 12 in Houston, Texas.  But are any candidates highlighting the Black experience? That question is answered in Touréand Danielle Moodie-Mills podcast “democracy-ish.” ... read more »
‘Suspect wore a hoodie’
September 13, 2019
For a piece of clothing, the hoodie carries a lot of baggage. The hooded sweatshirt has been at the center of heated debates about racial profiling, most famously following the 2012 shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin. ... read more »
Senator Bernie Sanders Makes His Case with Ethnic Media Outlets
August 1, 2019
The Los Angeles Sentinel, along with other ethnic-based independent media platforms, met with Senator Bernie Sanders last Friday, to discuss issues affecting the communities they cover. From topics like the racial wealth gap and environmental racism, to gentrification, immigration and affordable healthcare — Sen. Sanders addressed it all. ... read more »
Attendees Reflect on Biden’s Breakfast Meeting at Dulan’s
July 25, 2019
At a breakfast gathering held at Dulan’s On Crenshaw soul food restaurant, Biden greeted, chatted and donned an apron and hat to serve meals to more than 60 people who attended the event on iconic Crenshaw Blvd., in South Los Angeles.  He outlined his reasons for running, saying that he wants “to restore the soul of the country,” and he also took time to take a shot at President Donald Trump, referring to Trump’s recent Twitter comments, which disparaged four Democratic congresswomen and stated that they should  “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came.”  ... read more »
That Little Girl Was Me: Kamala Harris Rises in the Polls After Stellar Debate
July 4, 2019
In the crowded competition of presidential democratic candidates, Kamala Harris has managed to rise to the number two spot after the recent two-night Democratic presidential debate. ... read more »
Biden going it alone as the Democratic 2020 front-runner
June 6, 2019
Joe Biden is running his own race at his own pace ... read more »
Biden to Test Appeal among Black Voters in South Carolina
May 3, 2019
Courtesy Photo COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden will have his first chance this weekend to demonstrate whether he can attract the type of diverse coalition that twice sent Barack Obama to the White House. ... read more »
Experts: Reparations Are Workable and Should Be Provided
May 3, 2019
“With the racial divide stoked by President Donald Trump’s racial bias, the need for some healing among the races is a progressive and necessary policy and redress and reparations promote this healing so that we can move toward a less factionalized, less racially divided country,” Minami said. ... read more »
Biden Hires Strategist Symone Sanders, Adds Diversity to Bid
April 26, 2019
Symone Sanders courtesy photo WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has hired Symone Sanders, a prominent African American political strategist, as a senior adviser to his newly launched presidential campaign. ... read more »
WATCH: Biden Launches 2020 Bid Warning ‘Soul’ of America at Stake
April 25, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the “soul of this nation” at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election. ... read more / watch video »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/7-3/13/19)
March 21, 2019
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
October 12, 2018
For movies opening October 19, 2018. ... read more »
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