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LA Mayoral Race: Black Women Leaders Promise to “Provide Cover” for Rep. Karen Bass
October 7, 2021
California Black Women Collective joined hands on a Zoom call for a meeting to support the mayoral candidacy of the sitting, six-term U.S. Congresswoman. ... read more »
Mark Ridley-Thomas Will Not Run for Mayor
August 19, 2021
Says he will focus on addressing homelessness and says, “I would love to see Congresswoman Karen Bass enter Mayor’s race” ... read more »
L.A. Mayor’s House Vandalized
July 30, 2021
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's home in the Windsor Square area of Los Angeles was vandalized overnight. ... read more »
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COVID-19 on the rise; Los Angeles City Mayor Issues a ‘Hard Pause’ on Reopening Anymore Businesses
July 2, 2020
L.A. has seen a resurgence of outdoor activity, there has been added testing sites to handle the projected rise in positive cases. Gradually, Los Angeles has been opening different sectors in the work industry with the modified health directives. They serve as the armor against the spread of COVID-19 between guests and staff members. Small businesses are advised to open only when they are aligned with the public health mandates. ... read more »
Mike Bloomberg Makes History with the Black Press of America
February 20, 2020
“The Bloomberg campaign’s initiative is groundbreaking, and it goes to significantly increasing the economic health of African Americans by tripling their net worth,” said Columbia, South Carolina Mayor Steve Benjamin, who co-chairs Bloomberg’s campaign. “The Bloomberg model is intentionally focused on creating a million new African American homeowners, 100,000 new African American-owned businesses, and $70 billion in federal capital to go in the 100 most challenged neighborhoods across the country.” ... read more »
IN MEMORIAM: Sterling Tucker, Civil Rights Leader and Activist Politician, Dies at 95 By Lauren Victoria Burke
July 25, 2019
Prominent American civil rights activist and Washington, D.C. politician Sterling Tucker passed away on July 14, in Washington, D.C. Tucker was the first chair of the District of Columbia City Council and ran for mayor in 1978. He was defeated by Marion Barry by 1,500 votes. ... read more »
San Francisco mayor asks for brother’s early prison release
December 27, 2018
San Francisco's mayor has joined other members of her family in requesting an early release from prison for an older brother who has served nearly two decades of a 44-year sentence on a manslaughter conviction. ... read more »
London Breed Overcomes Adversity to Become San Francisco’s First Black Female Mayor
July 5, 2018
On June 13, San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed, 43, overcame tremendous adversity and challenges to become the first African American woman to become mayor of San Francisco. ... read more »
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Memorial Set for Doris Davis, Compton’s First Black Female Mayor
March 1, 2018
Memorial Set for Doris Davis, Compton’s First Black Female Mayor ... read more »
Court affirms conviction, long sentence for Detroit ex-mayor
August 19, 2015
In this May 25, 2010 file photo former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sits in a Detroit courtroom. An appeals court on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015 upheld the corruption conviction and 28-year prison sentence of Kilpatrick, ... read more »
Garcetti Unveils ‘Battle Plan’ for Homeless with New Skid Row Apartments
August 5, 2015
Mayor Eric Garcetti last week promised to unveil a ``battle-plan'' in about a month that will lay out ways to end homelessness in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Mayor James Butts Responds to City Decapitation Rumors
July 8, 2015
Inglewood Mayor James Butts is dismissing rumors that there are multiple other cases like the murder of Robert Hollis, who was found decapitated in his apartment. ... read more »
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