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The Executive Leadership Council Statement on Racial Injustice and Disparities Facing the Black Community

WASHINGTON/PRNewswire/ –– The Executive Leadership Council issues the following statement in response to recent events fatally impacting the Black community. Racism, in any form, is unacceptable to The Executive Leadership Council (ELC). The ELC unequivocally denounces all criminal and racist acts of violence against our people. George Floyd is senselessly murdered by four white Minnesota…

IZZY’S COLUMN: RIP George Floyd

  Hello Readers! It is a horrible thing that happened to George Floyd this past week and I pray that his family will get through this difficult time. The last time, I remember, something like this happened that created riots throughout the US and primarily in Los Angeles occurred after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.…

Rep. Maxine Waters, Janelle Monae, Jidenna, Angela Rye, Dr. D’Artagnan Scorza Distribute 10,000 Meals at Inglewood “Wondalunch”

LOS ANGELES – More than 10,000 pre-packed meals were provided to families in Inglewood and the surrounding communities during the “Wondalunch” in Inglewood event that was hosted by Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Janelle Monae, Jidenna, Angela Rye, Wondaland, and Inglewood Unified School District Board President Dr. D’Artagnan Scorza on Friday, May 29. “Wondalunch” in Inglewood was…

Slavery and the Origins of the American Police State

By Ben Fountain From the beginning, some Americans have been able to move more freely than others They were called patrollers or, variously, “paterollers,” “paddyrollers,” or “patterolls,” and they were meant to be part of the solution to Colonial America’s biggest problem, labor. Unlike Great Britain, which had a large, basically immobile peasant class that could…

Listen To Tupac, a Legend, with Solutions before the Revolution

Tupac speaks on the system of greed in America and how it should not exist in a world of vast riches, especially America and people like the president, Donald Trump and others, who are humanitarians with wealth untold and yet people are lying homeless and destitute in the streets.  

Angry Protesters Take Fight for Blacks Lives To Beverly Hills

Here We Go Again, the Rodney King Blues All Over Again

  By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief     My friend, Larry Morris a former resident of Los Angeles and who now lives in Memphis, Tennessee, sent me a link today called “Rodney King Blues”. He sent it after seeing the unrest today that reminded him of what happened in 1992. But today, it’s the cold-blooded murder…

Council of Pakistan Calls for The Rooting Out of the Pandemic of Racism in America

Today, Leaders and Members of the Council of Pakistan call for the racist treatment of African Americans to be stopped. The Council stands in solidarity with every thoughtful American in sending our thoughts and prayers to the families of those who have been killed and with every leader who is not afraid to call out…

California After COVID – Recovery is Not Good Enough

By Senator Steven Bradford, Special to CalMatters and California Black Media Partners   The coronavirus crisis is testing most households and businesses in California, pushing some to the very brink of what they can bear before falling off a cliff. But for some, clinging to the edge is nothing new. If you are Black or…

Trump asks DOJ, FBI to expedite probe into George Floyd death

Trump asks DOJ, FBI to expedite probe into George Floyd death BY MORGAN CHALFANT –    President Trump on Wednesday said he asked the Justice Department and FBI to expedite an investigation into the death of George Floyd, who was killed in the custody of Minneapolis police earlier this week.

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Israel Matthews, author, Izzy’s Column,
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