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First Black Woman VP Swears in First Black Woman Mayor of Los Angeles 

By Maxim Elramsisy | California Black Media On Sunday, Dec. 12, Karen Bass was sworn in as Los Angeles’ first Black woman and second Black mayor. Vice President Kamala Harris, who has a home in Los Angeles, conducted the swearing-in of the new mayor. Though originally planned to be conducted at Los Angeles City Hall,…

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Karen Bass Makes History as the First Black Woman Mayor of Los Angeles

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief LOS ANGELES-Karen Bass has won. She has made history and she has done it with the grassroots against a billionaire. She is the first Black woman to hold the highest position as mayor of Los Angeles. She was consistent and steady with her message and it touched the citizens of Los…

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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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