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How Kamala Harris Plans to fix the criminal justice system
September 12, 2019
Criminal justice reform remains a pressing concern for American citizens regardless of political affiliations. A recent study conducted by Public Opinion Strategies on behalf of Justice Action Network, found that support for reform spans all sides of the political spectrum—with 68 percent of Republicans, 78 percent of Independents and 80 percent of Democrats supporting criminal justice system reform. With an issue so urgent to the nation, 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are being called upon to explain how they will fix the system in which more than 2.3 million people are incarcerated and where African-American citizens are disproportionately and excessively imprisoned and criminalized. Democratic candidate Kamala Harris is speaking out with a solution to overhaul the severely flawed institution if she becomes president. ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Held a Public Hearing To Discuss the Homeless Epidemic of Los Angeles
August 22, 2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019, Congresswoman Maxine Waters held a hearing entitled, “Examining The Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles” to discuss ending homelessness with key stakeholders in Los Angeles County. ... read more »
Former NNPA Chairs Talk Yesterday, Today and the Future: Part One in a series, as the NNPA prepares to Celebrate 80 Years as the Voice of Black America
July 19, 2019
Whether it’s taking a stand for the Double V campaign during World War II; marching with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement; or fighting to have a voice in the White House in more recent times, NNPA’s board chairpersons’ responsibilities have historically gone far beyond any standard business definitions. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Tara Moore
June 20, 2019
Tara Moore is a passionate soccer player and is a leader at LACES Middle School. With a 4.0 GPA, she was valedictorian of her class and spoke at her eighth-grade graduation this month. ... read more »
Tulloss Prepares to Lead Baptist Ministers Conference of L.A. and SoCal
January 23, 2019
Choosing another young minister to head their organization, the Baptist Ministers Conference (BMC) of Los Angeles and Southern California elected the Rev. K.W. Tulloss as president on Jan. ... read more »
Donald Trump, the President and Leader of the Republican Party, Declares He’s a Nationalist, Code Word for KKK
November 1, 2018
If you thought the white supremacy groups we’re just down south think again. ... read more »
Ugandan Leader Tarnished By Torture Of Reggae Pop-Star
September 6, 2018
Images of a popular reggae music star in a wheel chair holding crutches have raised questions of whether Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni ordered the arrest and torture of the star-turned-parliamentarian, Bobi Wine, who attended a recent rally of the opposition in the town of Arua.  ... read more »
Former US Attorney General Eric Holder Confirms He’s Considering Running For President
July 24, 2018
Former US Attorney General Eric Holder recently appeared on The Late Show with host Stephen Colbert and confirms he’s considering a run for president. Holder currently is chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, ... read more »
Los Angeles Black Workers Center Leads Rally and March Against Work Place Discrimination 
May 3, 2018
Advocacy mixed with celebration draws hundreds to stand up for workers’ rights.  ... read more »
Former Brown University president takes over at Prairie View
April 26, 2018
Retired Brown University President Ruth Simmons is being installed as president of Prairie View A&M University, making her the first female leader of the school in Texas. ... read more »
Exclusive: West L.A. College President Dr. James Limbaugh goes one-on-one  
March 29, 2017
Dr. Limbaugh discusses his vision to lead West LA College and outreach to Black community   ... read more »
Lakers name Magic Johnson president of basketball operations 
February 22, 2017
Magic takes charge after GM Mitch Kupchak fired and Jim Buss removed as VP of basketball operations  ... read more »
Success On The Way, Ask Dr. Jeanette: Master Choreographer-Conductor
February 9, 2017
Many do not fulfill their dreams in life block themselves because of prejudice ... read more »
In Dissent, Defiance and Resistance: Refusing to Concede to Elected Evil
November 16, 2016
we cannot go along with the tyranny of a majority in numbers or in electoral votes and turn a deaf ear to truth or a blind eye to injustice because of official or unofficial calls for compliance, calm or giving election-sanctioned evil a chance to prove itself. ... read more »
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