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Prostate Cancer Rising in Black America 
April 28, 2022
Whether it is other philanthropists, local or regional health centers, or state and federal officials, there is a desperate need for creative solutions to getting more people screened and saving more lives. Smith’s initiative is an innovative approach, but there are other ways to spread awareness and boost screenings in the Black community.   ... read more »
Not Until
January 7, 2021
I recently read about another African American man by the name of Andre Hill that was killed by a White police officer in Ohio. The officer mistakenly thought a cell phone Mr. Hill had in his hand was a gun. I also just read that since the death of George Floyd, there have been at least 76 Black people killed by White police officers. ... read more »
Members of St. Paul First Lutheran Church Reprimand A Black Woman for Sitting on their Lawn
July 30, 2020
They called security to handle “the problem” that quietly sat on their lawn with her laptop. Hired protection approached Marshall-Brown on their bikes to advise that it would be in her best interest to move, “they received a call from the church about her.” ... read more »
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Black Couple Files Racial Profiling Lawsuit Against Nike
July 16, 2020
The child’s mother, TaMiya Dickerson, claimed that “Being in that store and seeing him play with that ball was really a special moment, and it was robbed from us … which hurts me the most because it’s not something that we can’t get back.” ... read more »
Mothers of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner Join NNPA, Others in Opposing NYC Menthol Ban
October 24, 2019
Opponents of the ban fear that it would give police another reason to profile African Americans. ... read more »
Community Leaders Urge the L.A. Police Commission and City Officials to End Stop and Frisk Policy in South L.A.
February 7, 2019
According to the Los Angeles Times article, Metro officers stop African American drivers at a disproportionate rate. ... read more »
David G. Brown Editorial Cartoon
May 24, 2018
Race relations in the age of Trump, divided country, black vs white, calling police on black people ... read more / view cartoon »
Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley Thomas Explains What a “Sanctuary City” is
July 5, 2017
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas gives the definition of a "Sanctuary City," and talks about the impact international citizens have on the economy in Los Angeles. ... read more / watch video »
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Intellectual Honesty about Race and Criminal Justice Reform
July 27, 2016
In the wake of the most recent fatal tragedies in Dallas, Minneapolis, and Baton Rouge, there are renewed fervent calls for improving relations between police officers and the communities they are sworn to protect and serve. ... read more »
‘Open your hearts,’ President Barack Obama tells Americans
July 13, 2016
Obama said the violence has left all deeply wounded and hurt ... read more »
California panel takes up complex task: end racial profiling
July 13, 2016
California panel tasked with attempting to eradicate racial profiling by police held its first meeting Friday, with the nation stunned by the police shootings of two black men in Minnesota and Louisiana, followed by the Dallas attack that killed five officers. ... read more »
Pepperdine Campus Meeting Addresses Racial Profiling
November 25, 2015
Pepperdine Student Government Association president Ima Idahosa (center) noted at a recent campus-wide meeting, addressing racism at the school, that hateful racist comments were circulated across the campus in a computer app called Yik Yak. ... read more »
Racially Discriminatory Oil Drilling Alleged in L.A. Lawsuit
November 12, 2015
Youth groups and community organizations sued the City of Los Angeles last week for allegedly allowing oil companies to drill hundreds of contaminating wells near homes which they say exposed black and Latino residents to health and safety risks in violation of state environmental laws. ... read more »
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