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Colonel Vaughan Witten Making International Moves with Two Books On Display at the 75th Frankfurter Buchmesse in Germany

The Southern Truth  By Gloria Zuurveen, Editor-in-Chief Colonel Vaughan Witten has risen from a small West Virginia coal mining village of Anawalt with a population of approximately 2000 people in McDowell County to become one of the most prolific authors whose books, “Learned Helplessness: The Poison Pill Threat to Black America”  and “The Journey:Appalachia To…

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Los Angeles City Controller Audit Says Interim and Permanent Housing Resources are Woefully Inadequate and Data Collection, Referral Process are Antiquated and Inefficient

  December 5, 2023 Honorable Karen Bass, Mayor Honorable Hydee Feldstein Soto, City Attorney Honorable Members of the Los Angeles City Council RE: Interim Housing Bed Availability Data The results of the 2023 Greater Los Angeles Homeless count revealed that an estimated 46,260 people in the City were experiencing either sheltered or unsheltered homelessness, a…

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Leimert Park Station Temporary Re-named for the Honorable Diane E. Watson

    By Ricky Richardson Contributing Writer   (Los Angeles, CA) It is the most wonderful time of the year! Everyone is enjoying and experiencing the spirit of the holidays. This is also a special season for a special reason. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, the Honorable Diane Edith Watson is glowing brightly in…

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A Growing Number of Black Californians Are Claiming Their American Indian Lineage

  By Lila Brown | California Black Media A growing number of Black Americans, relying on newly digitized federal records and other sources, are discovering direct bloodlines to Native American ancestors. These discoveries are inspiring individuals to trace and claim their Native American ancestry, leading some to apply for citizenship with tribal Nations. When Daniel…

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Mayor Karen Bass Announces Latest Inside Safe Operation in Partnership with Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson

LOS ANGELES – Mayor Karen Bass and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson today announced the newest Inside Safe operation, which concluded earlier today near the intersection of 81st Street and Hoover Street. Inside Safe is an initiative that was launched to house Angelenos living in encampments and to prevent encampments from returning. This citywide, voluntary approach leads…

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