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#BlackLivesMatter’s #BlackXmas is Not Just About Buying Black, It’s About Saving Black Lives
December 7, 2018
This weekend the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles co-hosted #BlackSunday, an opportunity for the community to intentionally spend their dollars with Black-owned businesses, who were provided with booth space at no charge. ... read more »
CSUN Fails its Faculty and Students in Terms of Safety
November 15, 2018
Karin Stanford says she was the target of threats and harassment last year by White supremacists and Donald Trump supporters because of a question on a final exam ... read more »
Don’t Blame BLM for Lone Gunman’s Actions
July 14, 2016
Attempts to understand Johnson’s behavior have turned toward Black nationalists and afro-centric groups, both online and in the Dallas area ... read more »
A Mother Speaks on the Murder of her Son: “I’m trying not to be bitter and not allow myself to wallow in grief or misery.”
September 9, 2015
Ezell Ford was shot and killed by Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Officers Sharlton Warmpler and Antonio Villegas on Aug. 11, 2014. A 10-month investigation culminated in the Los Angeles Police Commission, the body that oversees the LAPD, ruling that Warmpler was “unjustified to open fire on Ford … wrong to draw his weapon, and had used unacceptable tactics” when the two officers observed Ford walking down 65th Street near Broadway in South Los Angeles, as reported by the L.A. Times. ... read more »
Six Years Later, Mitrice Richardson’s Case Still Haunts Her Family – and Los Angeles
September 9, 2015
This past summer saw the deaths of five Black women in police custody across the U.S. The deaths were a jolt to the collective Black community already reeling from the seemingly rampant (and unending) police shootings of unarmed Black men nationwide. Here in Los Angeles, the deaths of those five Black women preceded an anniversary in another young Black woman’s death after being in the custody of law enforcement: Mitrice Richardson. ... read more »

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