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Governor Newsom Statement on the Legislature’s Passage of CARE Court

SACRAMENTO–Governor Gavin Newsom issued the     following statement on Tuesday, August 31, after the Legislature’s passage of     Senate Bill 1338, legislation that establishes the CARE Court framework: “Today’s passage of the CARE Act means hope for thousands of Californians    suffering from severe forms of mental illness who too often languish on our streets without the treatment…

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Crimes Against Black Humanity Should Be Charged Against Los Angeles City and County Government for the Treatment of its Black People

The Southern Truth By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief When I read recently on the United Nation’s website what were “crimes against humanity”, I was moved with righteous indignation because thousands of Black men, women, and children, on any given day fits the description of being victims of the atrocities listed as crimes against humanity. According to…

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Bill To Increase Education Funding for  Black Students Moves Forward in Assembly 

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌ ‌|‌ ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ With a 7-0 vote, the Assembly Education Committee approved legislation that would require California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction to identify — and provide targeted funding for — the lowest-performing pupil subgroup in the state. That sub-group is Black students. Assemblymembers Akilah Weber (D-San Diego) and Chris Holden…

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Emergency Intervention Plan of Action Seeking Help To Lead the Way for the Homeless Without Hindrances

The Southern Truth  By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief Emergency Intervention Plan of Action better known as (E.I.) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization under the leadership of Eddie Flemming, a Lead Consultant and Field Organizer. Flemming along with several of his collaborative partners met recently at the headquarters of PACE NEWS  on 54th Street in Los Angeles…

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