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The Lookout: Newsom Takes Action To Keep Californians Safe From Gun Violence

August 5, 2022

By Aldon Thomas Stiles | California Black Media Last Thursday, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed several bills  focused on addressing gun violence. “California has the toughest gun safety laws in the nation, but none of us can afford to be complacent in tackling the gun violence crisis ravaging our country,” Newsom said. “These new measures will…

6 Killed, 9 Injured In Fiery Crash As Car Runs Light, Slams Into Cross Traffic In Windsor Hills

August 5, 2022

Update: Mercedes Benz driver arrested.  Six people were killed and nine others were injured in a violent, fiery crash involving multiple vehicles on Thursday in Windsor Hills. The incident backed up traffic. Drivers were diverted away from La Brea Avenue and Slauson Avenue and   directed to neighborhood streets. The crash, according to the CHP, was…

New Low-Cost Internet Program Promotes Digital Equity in L.A.

July 25, 2022

By L.A. County Supervisor Hilda Solis Despite being one of the top tech hubs in the nation, Los Angeles is home to a deep-rooted digital divide that has effectively cut off hundreds of thousands of Latinos from the tools and resources they need to improve their lives. Central to this divide is the high cost…

Mississippi Goddam: A Mississippi Police Supervisor Sanctions the Killing of Black Men

July 24, 2022

  The Southern Truth By Gloria Zuurveen, Editor-in-Chief “Mississippi Goddam” is a song of protest written and performed by singer and pianist Nina Simone, who later announced the anthem to be her “first civil rights song”.  A song that took Ms. Simone less than an hour to composed is befitting 58 years later and it…

Atty Gen. Rob Bonta Takes Action to Protect Renters From Unlawful Evictions

July 22, 2022

By Edward Henderson | California Black Media On Wednesday, July 13, Attorney General Rob Bonta hosted a virtual press conference to   announce new directives to help protect tenants against unlawful eviction from their landlords. “California’s families are facing a housing affordability crisis at levels we have never seen before,” said Bonta. “About 1 in 7 renters…

‘I Shot That N***** 119 Times’: Mississippi Police Chief Fired After Racist Recording Leaks

July 22, 2022

By Zack Linly From News Talk 1490 Apparently, Jim Crow never died —he just moved to the majority Black city of Lexington, Mississippi, and took up permanent residence in its police department to declare that “oppression ain’t dead, these n*****rs just scared.” Recently, a civil rights and international human rights organization called JULIAN shared a recording with the Mississippi…

Mississippi Has Become An Oasis Of Freedom and Justice

July 21, 2022

Mississippi Has Become An Oasis Of Freedom and Justice By Rev. Dr. Clenard H. Childress, Jr.  Dr. Martin Luther King communicated often to his audiences and readers this quote: “We must all come to see that the end we seek is a society of peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience.…

Incidents of Hate Crimes Against Blacks Highest in California

July 20, 2022

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ A report released by the California Department of Justice (DOJ) last month revealed that hate crimes targeting Black people in the state “remain the most prevalent” violations regarding a recent increase in violence motivated by race. On June 28, State Attorney General Rob Bonta hosted a press…

Gov. Signs $308 Billion Budget: Californians to Get “Inflation Relief” Checks of Up to $1050

July 12, 2022

By Edward Henderson | California Black Media Around 23 million California residents will receive “inflation relief” checks of up to $1,050 soon. The aid is included in the new budget deal reached by state lawmakers and Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday, June 26th. “California’s budget addresses the state’s most pressing needs, and prioritizes getting dollars…

Nicholas Dance Studio Presents 4th Annual Spring Recital

June 25, 2022

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