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Valeisha Butterfield Jones Named as The Recording Academy’s First Diversity & Inclusion Officer
May 7, 2020
“We are thrilled to welcome Valeisha Butterfield Jones into the Recording Academy family,” said Academy Chair and Interim President and CEO Harvey Mason Mason in a statement. “Valeisha has been a force in driving systemic change and enhancing equal opportunities for underrepresented groups across entertainment, technology, and politics.” ... read more »
Deval Patrick, last black candidate in 2020 race, drops out
February 20, 2020
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, the last remaining African American candidate in a Democratic presidential field once defined by its diversity, ended his 2020 campaign Wednesday after his late bid failed to catch fire or resonate with voters.  ... read more »
Mayor Aja Brown Endorses Mike Bloomberg for President, Hosts Presidential Rally in City of Compton
February 6, 2020
Compton Mayor Aja Brown and city Councilmembers Emma Shariff, Tana McCoy and Michelle Chambers all sign on to support Mike Bloomberg for president in 2020 elections. ... read more »
Herb Wesson Overwhelmingly Wins New Frontier Democratic Club Endorsement
January 23, 2020
Wesson secured over seventy votes from club members while former councilwoman Jan Perry had 18 votes and State Senator Holly Mitchell had 10. ... read more »
Dems appeal for GOP open minds as impeachment arguments open
January 23, 2020
Democratic accusers say Trump was the one with the “corrupt scheme” to abuse his presidential power and then obstruct Congress’ investigation. ... read more »
Bloomberg Rolls Out Voter Protection Plan
January 23, 2020
Bloomberg said he would also block voter purges and federally fund a voter rights awareness campaign ... read more »
Americans Deserve Answers Rather than Dangerous Disruption in the Entire Middle East, Says Rep. Waters
January 9, 2020
“As a founding member of the No War With Iran Caucus in the House, I stand with my colleagues in opposing an escalation of force and war with Iran." ... read more »
Rep. Waters and Bass play key role in impeachment of Donald Trump
December 26, 2019
In the aftermath of the United States House of Representatives’ approval of two articles of impeachment against Donald J. Trump, America’s 45th president, debates about the process wage on. ... read more »
PBS NewsHour and Politico host final Democratic debate of 2019
December 26, 2019
Loyola Marymount University transformed into the venue of the sixth and final democratic debate of 2019 Thursday evening. ... read more »
Life After Legislating: Gov. Appoints Longest-Serving Black Assembly Chief Clerk to New Job
December 19, 2019
On Friday, Dec. 13, Gov. Newsom appointed E. Dotson Wilson to the state’s five-member Political Practices Commission. ... read more »
Democrats’ Impeachment Charges Say Trump ‘Betrayed’ US
December 12, 2019
The specific charges aimed at removing the 45th president of the U.S.: Abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. ... read more »
Congresswoman Bass Forewarns Press of Theories Surrounding Impeachment Hearings
December 12, 2019
As the representative for District 37, Bass promises to update the press with calls and town halls. ... read more »
It’s a Woman’s World: Black Democrats Swear In All-Women Executive Team
November 21, 2019
Four Black women took control of the California Democratic Party African American Caucus (CDPAAC) this past weekend. ... read more »
John Conyers, longest serving Black congressman, dies at 90
October 31, 2019
Known as the dean of the Congressional Black Caucus, which he helped found, Conyers became one of only six Black House members when he won his first election by just 108 votes in 1964. ... read more »
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