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The Southern Truth: Google, the New Gestapo in News

April 14, 2024

By Gloria Zuurveen, Editor-in-Chief  The late great civil rights worker, Ms. Fannie Lou Hamer, famously expressed her frustration with the system of government and its treatment of Black people when she said, “I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.” When I hear a federal government-subsidized media company like Google threaten to exclude…

Remembering O.J. Simpson, “The Juice”

April 14, 2024

By Gloria Zuurveen, Editor-in-Chief It was last Friday when news of the passing of Reverend Dr. Cecil “Chip” Murray brought a wave of sadness over me. The loss of a stalwart advocate for justice and empowerment within the Black community struck a chord in our collective hearts. However, before the ink could dry on the…

Update: Rest in Peace: A.M.E. Pastor and L.A Civil Rights Icon Cecil “Chip” Murray Passes

April 13, 2024

By Bo Tefu, Antonio Ray Harvey, Lila Brown and Joe W. Bowers Jr. | California Black Media The Rev. Dr. Cecil L. “Chip” Murray, former pastor of First African Methodist Episcopal Church (FAME) in Los Angeles, died of natural causes April 6 at his Windsor Hills Home. He was 94. “Today, we lost a giant.…

PACE POLL: Who Should Represent the Senate District 35 Communities? Michelle Chambers or Laura Richardson?

April 9, 2024

Scroll down to the bottom of our front page to take the PACE POLL! California State Senate elections, 2024 General election   General election for California State Senate District 35 Michelle Chambers and Laura Richardson are running in the general election for California State Senate District 35 on November 5, 2024. Information compiled by Dr. Gloria Zuurveen

INSIDE INGLEWOOD: Lavender Blue Restaurant Lounge Celebrating 11 Years Strong!

April 8, 2024

By Ricky Richardson, Contributing Writer   ( Inglewood, CA) A joyous and jubilant group gathered at Lavender Blue Restaurant Lounge, 3310 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, California on a cool, overcast day, Thursday, April 4, 2024.   The group of influencers (movers and shakers) known for creating magic at events. The group consisted of chefs, photographers, videographers,…

Mayor Bass, Senator Padilla and Los Angeles Leaders Highlight Nearly $900 Million in Federal Funding to Bolster L.A. Transportation Infrastructure Ahead of 2028 Olympic Games

April 6, 2024

From the Mayor’s Office LOS ANGELES – On Wednesday, Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Chair Karen Bass, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla joined local leaders to highlight new transportation infrastructure funding. Leaders gathered outside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to highlight nearly $900 million in recent federal investments to LA Metro to improve mobility and upgrade…

Mayor Bass Acts Swiftly To Clean Up the “Trash House”

April 5, 2024

By Gloria Zuurveen, Editor-in-Chief LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass acted swiftly when she heard about the infamous “trash house” recently. I first heard about the house on one of the local news channel and it wasn’t long after seeing the house in the report which was, as the Mayor described it, “A Public Health…

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