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Making Sense of the 2020 Census
April 9, 2020
According to the Census Bureau post-enumeration survey, 800,000 African Americans went uncounted. What does this mean? It means once again, the voice of African Americans was denied. Many programs that impact African Americans are based in whole or part on data derived from the Census. History proves the disenfranchisement of Black people socially, politically and financially. Another ten years cannot pass before we realize how vital the United States Census is to the United States democracy. ... read more »
Though Unopposed, Harris-Dawson Mounts Intense Campaign for Re-Election
February 27, 2020
A life-long community organizer, Harris-Dawson has enjoyed his transition to the public arena, even in the midst of challenges. ... read more »
ALERT: Don’t Forget You Can Now Vote!
February 27, 2020
Voting began on February 22. Many vote centers have opened for an 11-day period on February 22. However, all vote centers will open on Saturday, February 29, ... read more »
Black Voters are the Cornerstone of the Democratic Party
February 20, 2020
Trump is increasingly highlighting his pitch to African Americans as Democrats struggle to decide amongst a crowded field. Political observers understand that Trump is unlikely to win more than ten percent of the Black vote. But it is also understood that any percentage higher than average could be the margin of victory in a close race. ... read more »
Community Service Fuels Harper’s Run for Judge
January 30, 2020
A candidate for Seat 162 on the March 3 ballot, she hopes to convince voters that the breathe of her experiences will benefit the people of Los Angeles County. ... read more »
NNPA Makes Plans for the Future During Informal Gathering in Houston
August 22, 2019
Though it was not an official board of directors meeting, the two-day planning session and retreat in Houston included NNPA executive board members: NNPA Chair Karen Carter Richards; First Vice Chair Janis Ware; Second Vice Chair Fran Farrer; Treasurer Brenda Andrews; and Secretary Jackie Hampton. ... read more »
Black Women for Wellness Holds Vote Center Placement Community Meeting in South L.A.
January 17, 2019
The Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder/County Clerk partnered with multiple community organizations to educate and prepare the public about the transition from polling places to vote centers. ... read more »
Another voter ID law challenge filed in federal court
December 27, 2018
The North Carolina NAACP and several local chapters have sued in federal court challenging anew voter photo identification law. ... read more »
NBA All-Star Voting 2019 Presented By Google is in Full Swing
December 27, 2018
Google Becomes the Presenting Partner of NBA All-Star Voting for First Time. Fan Voting Across Google, NBA.com and NBA App from Dec. 25 to Jan. 21; Includes Five “2-for-1 Days” When Votes Count Twice ... read more »
An Invitation From Inglewood City Clerk Horton
December 6, 2018
The city clerk is additionally requesting that the polling locations placed in the Inglewood accommodate seniors, students, the disabled and others with special needs. ... read more »
Camille Cosby: Vote for Justice, Equality and Democracy
November 5, 2018
My husband, Bill Cosby, was recently victimized by a malicious District Attorney and an equally vicious judge. This is not the first time that my husband has been persecuted by corrupt and self-serving politicians. In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, Bill Cosby, along with hundreds of other people, was secretly and illegally harassed by a President of the United States. ... read more »
Holly Hancock For Superior Court Judge #60
November 1, 2018
The deputy public defender has her sights on the seat. ... read more »
Your vote is an act of social justice
November 1, 2018
This November we have a chance to participate in our democracy and make it more just. ... read more »
Voter Campaign WOKEUP Wants To Increase Voter Turnout
September 13, 2018
The WOKEUP event took place Saturday, Sep. 1 at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
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