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Leigh Ann Darby, Senatobia, Mississippi Attorney and Republican Candidate for Supervisor, Could Have Stopped 10 Year Old from Being Arrested, Going To Jail for Peeing On Her Private Property

The Southern Truth By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief   Last month on August 10, 2023, a little Black boy, Quantavious Eason, had to pee. He had to go and while his mother was visiting in Leigh Ann Darby’s law office in Senatobia, Mississippi, my hometown, he didn’t go inside he went behind his mother’s car instead.…

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The City Of Los Angeles Is Set To Launch The Emergency Renters Assistance Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — In a continued effort to prevent individuals from becoming unhoused, today the City of Los Angeles Measure United to House LA (ULA) launches the Emergency Renters Assistance Program. The program provides financial assistance toward back rent to low-income renters at risk of homelessness due to COVID-19 or other financial hardships.  The application period…

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Rep. Maxine Waters on John Lewis Forever Stamp Unveiling in Los Angeles

On Sunday, I was honored to preside over the unveiling of the United States Postal Service Forever postage stamp, which commemorates the extraordinary life and legacy of my dear friend and civil rights icon, John R. Lewis. The Los Angeles community embraced the opportunity to honor and celebrate his remarkable contributions to our nation by…

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NNPA Wins in Four-Year Internal Voting Rights Civil Cases

NNPA NEWSWIRE —In a definitive and consequential ruling, the Honorable Ebony Scott in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Civil Division, issued on May 10, 2023, a factual “Summary Judgment” in favor of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA). Today, in an official notice sent out to each member publisher of the NNPA,…

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