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#ACCESS901: Memoir Provides Lens to ‘See’ Cyntoia Brown-Long
October 18, 2019
As for “Young Cyntoia” specifically, “I would tell her, you don’t know half the things that you think you know,” she said. “I thought I knew better than my mother and anyone else around me. You couldn’t tell me anything! I would tell (Young Cyntoia), ‘you have no idea what life is really about. You’re not equipped, you’re not ready…to be grown… God has it so you’re in your home with your parents for a reason… so you learn the ways of the world.’” ... read more »
WENDY’S WINDOW: Are Racism and Hate Crimes on the Rise?
July 25, 2019
I have to believe that no matter how much hate may be in the atmosphere love trumps hate every day. ... read more »
Supreme Court Shoots Down Trump’s Census Citizenship Question
July 4, 2019
“In blocking Trump’s ability to add a citizenship question, the court has ensured that voting rights for people of color are protected, and that all communities – regardless of race, ethnicity, geographic location, religious views, political affiliation, and country of origin – are fairly represented,” said Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA). ... read more »
WENDY’S WINDOW: Put On Your Glasses
June 20, 2019
Wendy's Window ... 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 »
Spirituality, Activism and Social Transformation
April 4, 2019
The Black community in America has not lashed out with retribution, violence or hate. We remain the most abused, but have maintained a commitment to Dr. King’s principle of nonviolence. As a people we are still the most non-harming collective. Throughout the centuries we have been God-fearing and compassionate. But Scripture says, “faith without works is dead.” We must as a collective come together and where necessary, partner with others who have the same concerns and stand up. ... read more »
Award-Winning Actress Regina King Opens Up About Sleeper Hit “If Beale Street Could Talk”
January 17, 2019
At 7 p.m. Central time last Wednesday, I was in full-listen mode as King – fresh from her Golden-Globe winning evening – talked about her role in “If Beale Street Could Talk” with more than a thousand faith leaders, community activists, sororities and fraternities and African-American news outlets on the line. ... read more »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette: “Presumption of Innocence-The Assault on Lady Justice!”
October 11, 2018
The presumption of innocence: the principle that one is considered innocent unless proven guilty. “The burden of proof is on the one who declares, not on one who denies.” Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the lifetime position of Supreme Court Justice has piercing implications for the past, today and future; a pivotal, historical moment. ... read more »
Two Sentenced to Prison for USC Graduate Student’s Beating Death
July 19, 2018
A 20-year-old woman was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for her role in the fatal beating of a USC graduate student from China who was attacked near campus while walking to his apartment after a study session, and the getaway driver was sentenced to 15 years to life behind bars. ... read more »
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell celebrates #EquityAndJustice
November 7, 2017
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell Celebrates the Passing of #EquityAndJustice Package of Bills ... read more / watch video »
ASM. Jones-Sawyer Unveils New Digital Video for Re-election Campaign
October 31, 2017
We've led on workers' rights, immigrant rights, civil rights, equal rights, environmental rights, and more. ... read more »
PROPHETIC CHALLENGES OF MALCOLM X
May 25, 2017
Malcolm X’s birthday is May 19th and for those who understand and appreciate his incomparable gift of strength, courage, and commitment to Black people, especially, the entire month of May, (indeed, all year) is a time for reflecting on his contribution to his people. ... read more »
ACQUIRING JUSTICE CALLS FOR MORE THAN EPOSODIC OUTRAGE
April 12, 2017
Sustainable outrage is the key to mounting successful efforts to change a status quo that continues to deny Black people full equality and justice. Yet, most Blacks don’t seem to get it,   ... read more »
(Part 6) DA Jackie Lacey speaks on Marlene Pinnock case
March 22, 2017
"Did you know he tried to work with this women to get her off the freeway for quite some time?" -DA Jackie Lacey ... read more / watch video »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Ready For Second Term
December 7, 2016
Re-elected in June with no opposition, District Attorney Lacey plans to crack down on child abuse and drugs. ... read more »
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