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Assessing the Million Man March:
October 22, 2020
Lessons Learned from the Mission Statement ... read more »
Black Dems Prod California’s Elected Officials to Take Emmett Till Pledge
September 17, 2020
The California Democratic Party African American Caucus (CDPAAC) is calling on all elected officials in California at the local, state and national levels to take a firm stand against racism.   ... read more »
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Declaration of Principles for the Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks
September 17, 2020
"And so this march must go beyond this historic moment. We must support the strong. We must give courage to the timid. We must remind the indifferent, and we must warn the opposed. Civil rights, which are God-given and constitutionally guaranteed, are not negotiable in 1963.” – National Urban League President Whitney M. Young, 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Justice ... read more »
Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson Honored with NNPA 2020 National Leadership Award
September 17, 2020
Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Mississippi), who began his grassroots political activism being a civil rights champion through the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) while a student at Tougaloo College, will receive the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) 2020 National Leadership Award. ... read more »
Los Angeles County Launches ‘L.A. VS Hate’ Campaign to Challenge Hate Crime Increase
August 27, 2020
From January through July, the 2-1-1 hotline received 256 calls reporting hate. In response the County is launching the ‘L.A. VS Hate’ Campaign. It is a 3-part strategy to bring the County under one mission of unity, create a system to make reporting hate crime easier, and finally to expand the capacity to act when faced with a hate crime. The campaign uses art inspired programs to uplift the unity in a diversified community. Artists are invited to participate in creative interventions to share a common passion with all residents.   ... read more »
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Hosts Virtual Meeting to Discuss Anti-Racist Policy in L.A. County
August 6, 2020
The approval of the measure follows other local governments in California addressing racism including Santa Bernardino County, Goleta and Santa Barabara. UCLA professor Paul Ong said during the live meeting that a “web of inequality” is different barriers that are implemented into fields of life that aid in oppressing Black communities. “We need to understand in a very detailed, fundamental way about how this mechanism interlocks today but also as mentioned, how it interlocks over time, over generations,” Ong said. ... 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 »
Words of the Week: Where is the Vision?
July 16, 2020
A vision helps you determine how you can get what you want, when you want, how you want. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: Culturally Competent in a Time of Controversy
July 16, 2020
Watching little children play is such a joy.  I have two beautiful little grandchildren and the smiles and laughter that so innocently flow from their faces brings me such happiness.  Children have an innocence about them; it makes one wonder, what makes that end? ... read more »
Words of the Week – The House is on Fire!
July 9, 2020
The house is on fire and it is burning down, and it should burn down. ... read more »
United and Free…Really?
July 2, 2020
Wendy's Window ... read more »
Success On ‘The Way,’ Ask Dr. Jeanette Parker: “Beautiful Pictures From God Our Father”
June 25, 2020
Life has it’s many challenges. Here of late they have come to us more closely and more vividly. ... read more »
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