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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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California Black Clergy, Political Leaders Condemn Racism in Ukraine

  By Tanu Henry |California Black Media “There were many persons of color living in the Ukraine, enjoying, working and going to school. The Russian invasion on Feb. 24, 2022, made a major change,” read a letter the Rev. Steven Shepard, pastor of St. Paul African Methodist Church in San Bernardino, shared with parishioners and…

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Councilwoman Jan Perry Declares Candidacy for Congress Joins Race to Represent Congressional District 37

Los Angeles, Calif.  Former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry, recently declared her candidacy for the United States Congress to fill the seat vacated by Representative Karen Bass. The newly drawn 37th Congressional District includes a large portion of Perry’s former Council District. “I am running because all we see in Congress is gridlock and inaction…

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