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Senator Bradford Secures More than $130 Million in Direct, Equitable Investments for His District in the State Budget
July 1, 2021
This week, the California Senate and the Assembly passed an unprecedented budget. While Governor Gavin Newsom has yet to sign Assembly Bill 129: the Budget Act of 2021, this measure does represent a three-party agreement between the Senate, Assembly, and the Newsom Administration. ... read more »
Price, Ridley-Thomas, and Harris-Dawson lead charge to protect Blacks from menthol flavored tobacco 
June 24, 2021
Flavored tobacco products are moving closer to being banned from Los Angeles retailers with efforts led by the L.A. City Councilman Curren Price to protect the health of African Americans. ... read more »
Supreme Court Win for College Athletes in Compensation Case
June 22, 2021
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday the NCAA can’t limit education-related benefits — like computers and paid internships — that colleges can offer their sports stars, a victory for athletes that could help open the door to further easing in the decades-old fight over paying student-athletes. ... read more »
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Garcetti Signs $11 Billion Budget, With Nearly $1 Billion for Homeless Crisis 
June 4, 2021
Mayor Eric Garcetti today signed the city's $11.2 billion budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year, which allocates historic spending of nearly $1 billion to combat Los Angeles' homelessness crisis.  ... read more »
HEATHER HUTT: THE VOICE AND THE CHOICE WE NEED IN SACRAMENTO 
May 13, 2021
With less than a week until the votes are counted in the 54th Assembly Special Election on this Tuesday, May 18, 2021.  Heather Hutt is taking nothing for granted.  ... read more / view gallery »
David G. Brown Editorial Cartoon (March 18-24)
March 18, 2021
David G. Brown Editorial Cartoon (March 18-24) ... read more / view cartoon »
Congressional Black Caucus Expresses Strong Support for Shalanda Young as Director of the Office of Management and Budget
March 5, 2021
Congressional Black Caucus today expressed its wholehearted support for Shalanda Young as Director of the Office of Management and Budget.  If confirmed, Young would be the first African-American woman to lead the OMB, one of the most important federal government agencies. ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, American Petroleum Institute Welcome New Fellow Cody West
December 25, 2020
West, a graduate of Texas State University and the University of Houston, earned a two-year fellowship from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) and American Petroleum Institute (API) as an Energy Policy Fellow. ... read more »
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Senator Holly J. Mitchell Projected to Win Seat For 2nd District
November 5, 2020
Mitchell maintained a steady lead early on during election night. ... read more »
California Dem Party African American Caucus Endorses Propositions
October 29, 2020
The initiatives the CDPAAC has endorsed are: Prop 15 (split roll tax), Prop 16 (repeal of Prop 209); Prop. 17 (restoring voting rights for ex-prisoners); and Prop 21 (rent control). ... read more »
Waters: “Trump the Biggest Threat to Our Democracy Since Civil War”
September 17, 2020
"The United States of America stands on the brink of collapse..." ... read more »
The 60-Day Checkpoint for the 2020 Presidential Election is Upon Us
September 10, 2020
The African American Leadership Finance Council (AALFC), a fundraising team for the Joe Biden campaign, organized an online press conference to discuss the importance of Biden/Harris winning the 2020 election. America is currently in uncertain times with the continual threat of police violence, the trends in bigotry, as well as 180,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19 related deaths. The 60-day checkpoint for the 2020 Presidential Election is upon us, and it is now become a matter of life or death. ... read more »
Senator Kamala Harris Formally Accepts Vice President of the United States Nomination
August 19, 2020
Senator Kamala Harris accepted the nomination for Vice President of the United States, she stated, “I do so, committed to the values she taught me. To the word that teaches me to walk by faith, and not by sight. And to a vision passed on through generations of Americans—one that Joe Biden shares. A vision of our nation as a Beloved Community—where all are welcome, no matter what we look like, where we come from, or who we love.” ... read more »
Dr. Anthony Fauci Discusses the Impact and Severity of COVID-19 Disparities in African Americans
August 6, 2020
Addressing the disparities surrounding COVID-19 and other illnesses, Dr. Fauci pointed to many African Americans, Latinx, and Native Americans occupying essential jobs that provide employees with little — or no — protection. ... read more »
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