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Mayor Bass Statement Following Release of Memphis Police Tape Showing the Killing of Tyre Nichols

January 27, 2023

LOS ANGELES – Mayor Karen Bass today issued the following statement: Tonight, we saw ferocious violence from an out of control herd. We saw a sickening disregard for humanity as they left Tyre just lying there. No words can express the chilling familiarity of a Black man crying out for his mother as he is…

California Reparations Task Force Aims At More Than Dollars, Seeks Policies To Prevent Harm

January 27, 2023

How to participate in the public meeting: When: 9 a.m, all day Friday, Jan. 27, and Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023 Where: San Diego State University, Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center—Fowler Family Ballroom, 5250 55th St., San Diego Livestream the meeting at https://oag.ca.gov/ab3121 (Public comments are from 9:10 — 10:10 a.m. Dial toll-free 844-291-5495, then use…

Nichols Video Expected Soon, TBI Director Says ‘It’s Absolutely Appalling’ The video is expected to be released after 6 p.m. Friday.

January 27, 2023

Posted to Facebook by Hunter Demster. Toby Sells     Video of the Tyre Nichols incident will be made public sometime after 6 p.m. Friday, Shelby County District Attorney Steve Mulroy said during a Thursday press conference. The video belongs to the city of Memphis, Mulroy said. It is a mix of body-worn police camera footage…

Memphis Mayor Strickland: Nichols Video Will Publish After 6 p.m.

January 27, 2023

“No one, including law enforcement, is above the law.” (Credit: City of Memphis/Twitter) By Toby Sells Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland issued a statement Thursday evening saying the police video of Tyre Nichols’ death will be issued Friday after 6 p.m. Here’s what he said:  “Since learning of this tragic event, transparency and swift methodical action…

Memphis Bracing for Release of Tyre Nichols Arrest Video

January 27, 2023

Tyre Nichols’ Death: All 5 Former Officers Charged With Murder, Bond Out Of Jail Story by FOX13 Memphis News Staff • 1h ago All five former Memphis Police officers who were fired following the death of Tyre Nichols were charged Thursday with second-degree murder. On Jan. 7, 2023, Nichols had two different confrontations with Memphis Police officers…

The Southern Truth: Something Fishy Is Going On In Mississippi!

January 21, 2023

  The Southern Truth By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief “But federal prosecutors are keeping quiet about their ongoing probe into the $77 million in welfare funds squandered while Bryant was governor.” Ann Wolfe From the MississippiToday.org   Phil Bryant, the former governor of Mississippi, is who the above statement is talking about. Yes, $77 million in…

California’s First African American Controller Malia M. Cohen Takes Office

January 13, 2023

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ Last week Malia M. Cohen was sworn-in as the first Black woman – and first African American — to serve as California’s State Controller.  On Monday, Jan. 2, the oath of office was administered by Gov. Gavin Newsom. “I am proud and honored to serve as California’s…

FreXinet, Spoken Word Lyricist, Actor, Headline 2022 Virtual GLORY AWARDS To Honor “Light Leaders”

October 21, 2022

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief FreXinet is her name and her gifts and talents are the same, unique. She is smooth and precise as her words roll off her lips with power like you’ve  never heard  because you haven they are unique and special for this occasion to shine a light on hate to wash it…

Former LAPD Chief/LA City Councilmember Bernard Parks’ Statement in Response to the LA Times Article Regarding Rick Caruso’s Role in Denying His 2002 Reappointment at LAPD Chief

April 18, 2022

   

Youth Filmmakers From 39 US States and 17 Countries Selected For the 12th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival Streaming On BHERC TV Jan. 15 – 30, 2022

January 11, 2022

Youth filmmakers defy the challenges of COVID – 19 reaching across languages, states, and oceans to create cultural bonds, share their stories both dark and light, and renew their hopes for a brighter future thru film. (Hollywood, CA) – The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 12th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF)…

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