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Council Members Martinez and de León Attract the Ire of The Black Community

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ and Joe W. Bowers ‌Jr.|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ A leaked audio recording of a meeting between Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez, Council Members Kevin de León and Gil Cedillo and L.A. County Federation of Labor President Ron Herrera revealed that a number of racially insensitive comments were made. The…

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VSEDC Hosts First Stop of SBA and Operation Hope’s National One Million Black Businesses by 2030 Tour

Mayor Garcetti taking a selfie backstage with Ronald Spencer, Isabella Guzman, John Hope Bryant, Lance Triggs, Victor Parker, and Kevin Boucher By Corey Carleton The Small Business Administration and Operation Hope have partnered on a One Million Black Businesses by 2030 initiative. They kicked off their 15-stop national tour at Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation Wednesday,…

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Black Farmers Concerned Inflation Reduction Act Will Roll Back Promised Debt Relief

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ The National Black Farmers Association is  worried that the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will roll back debt relief provided Black, indigenous, and other farmers of color in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. When President Joe Biden signs the law, which just passed both houses…

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

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…

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Weekly Links By West

Editor’s Note: Brother Wesley Boyd is an avid reader of PACE NEWS online. He is a researcher and truth-seeker with over 40 years of electrical experience and 20 years in the IBEW electrical union.      He said he started taking apart light switches and outlets when he was young. Brother West is still electrifying…

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Los Angeles County Launches New Department of Economic Opportunity

New department to advance workforce equity and mobility, also will drive inclusive and sustainable growth for local businesses LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), formerly the economic and workforce development branch of the now-dissolved LA County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS), becomes an…

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