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NNPA Honors Black Lives Matter Founder with Newsmaker of the Year Award 
March 21, 2019
Alicia Garza, who coined the term “Black Lives Matter,” is an Oakland-based organizer, writer, public speaker and freedom fighter who also serves as the special projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance which stands as the nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in America.  ... read more »
Black Lives Matter Co-Founder to Deliver Over 6K Petitions Demanding L.A. City Attorney Stop ‘Criminalizing Black Protest’
February 5, 2019
Patrisse Cullors to lead delegation opposing the prosecution of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles’ Dr. Melina Abdullah ... read more »
L.A. County Votes to Further Study ‘Reform L.A. Jails’ Initiative
September 14, 2018
Dozens of advocates of criminal justice reform urged the board to simply adopt the Reform L.A. Jails initiative, which has garnered enough signatures to be certified for the November 2020 ballot. The measure would also prioritize alternatives to incarceration over jail construction. ... read more »
Reform L.A. Jails Coalition Makes History and Turns in Over 246K Signatures  
August 2, 2018
Community-driven ballot measure aimed at L.A. Sheriff Deputy misconduct and prioritizing alternatives to jail for vulnerable populations ... read more »
15 Past and Modern Day Female Activists of Our Time 
March 1, 2018
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 »
After Death of Black Gay Man in Top Democratic Donor’s Home, Petition Calls on Democrats to Return Money 
September 7, 2017
Family of Gemmel Moore and activists launch Color of Change petition  ... read more »
The Women behind #BlackLivesMatter  
March 15, 2017
On February 26, 2012 Black America was in an outrage over the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin who was killed in Sanford, Florida by a white 28-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman after reporting Martin to the police as “suspicious.” ... read more »
The President and the People: A National Conversation
July 21, 2016
The discussion seemed to focus an inordinate amount on what black people can do to eschew being targeted by law enforcement ... read more »
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