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Innocent Until Proven Guilty

NEWS ANALYSIS By Geneviève Clavreul The recent news of Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas’ federal indictment and the plethora of articles covering this issue have left me somewhat heartbroken.  The past several days has seen a great deal of speculation about whether Ridley-Thomas would resign from the LA City Council or whether or not the City Council…

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 The Haitian Dilemma

By Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher,                                                            The San Diego Voice and Viewpoint This is a painful commentary. Humanity demands that we all be treated with fairness.…

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#BoycottcityofLA

The Southern Truth Stop Fattening Frogs for Snakes  #BoycottcityofLA Time and time again, we hear about Black people getting pushed to the side when it comes to economic community investments from the Black side. They always seem to change the rules and yell at Black people saying get back you can’t ride. This is what…

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Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction overturned by court

Bill Cosby In May, Cosby was denied paroled after refusing to participate in sex offender programs during his nearly three years in state prison. He has long said he would resist the treatment programs and refuse to acknowledge wrongdoing even if it means serving the full 10-year sentence writes Maryclaire Dale, AP, in breaking news…

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The Southern Truth: A Lesson On Satan

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief When I heard all the hype and media sensation about Lil Nas X “Satan Shoes” featuring a bronze pentagram, an inverted cross and a drop of real human blood, I thought it was the right time to talk about Satan from a Biblical perspective and what I believe is going on…

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Black History Includes Black American Slave Holocaust, a Justification for Reparations NOW! Remembering Mr. Peoples: The Legendary Social Prophet of Reparations NOW

By Ted Hayes LOS ANGELES—The prophetic work of the legendary Mr. John Peoples to bring about Reparations NOW between the United States of America and American Black US citizens, the descendants of West African Americanized chattel slaves and their children will be presented in a series of articles. Awakened out of a peaceful sleep in…

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Farewell To One of the Greatest Actresses of All Times, Cicely Tyson

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief  “I come from lowly status. I grew up in an area that was called the slums at the time,” “I still cannot imagine that I have met with presidents, kings, queens. How did I get here? I marvel at it.” Cicely Tyson spoke these words when she was presented with an…

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