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Compton Mayor, Council To Call for State and Federal Investigations into Compton Sheriff’s Station and Deputies

Compton Mayor Aja Brown, City Attorney Damon Brown, and members of the Compton City Council will hold a press conference Tuesday to announce a call for California State Attorney Xavier Becerra and the U.S. Justice Department to investigate if the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies assigned to the Compton station have engaged in a…

Despite FDA Warnings, Mississippi Lawmaker Pushes Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 Treatment

 By Bobby Harrison from Mississippi Today An elected official is urging his constituents to sign a petition asking the governor to allow for the use of a controversial drug as a treatment for the coronavirus. State Rep. Dana Criswell’s petition drive to get Gov. Tate Reeves to sign an order allowing the use of the…

Groups Aim to Shoot Down Rule That Would Let Lawmakers Vote When Absent

Antonio Ray Harvey California Black Media     Lobbying firms, public interest advocates and some California constitutionalists are concerned about what would happen if the legislature approves a rule that would allow lawmakers to vote in their absence. They are also urging Californians to vote no on similar measure that might make it to the November ballot as a proposition. “It has been widely reported that the Assembly is going…

New Bill Demands More Color On Corporate Boards

By Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media In response to calls for more diversity among corporate leaders in America, Assemblymembers Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Eloise Gomez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) have co-sponsored AB 979. The legislation requires publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have at least one member on their board of directors from an under-represented community by the end of 2021. The…

The Political and Media Witch Hunt of Dr. Immanuel Must Stop!

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief When I look at how they are tearing down Dr. Stella Immanuel, I am reminded of what Isaiah said, “Whose report will you believe?”I am speaking of Black people specifically and others in general, whose report will you believe? Will you believe the white mainstream media or will you believe a Black…

John Lewis’s Motorcade Stops at Rainbow Crosswalks To Honor His Support for LGBTQ People

By Alex Bollinger    The hearse carrying the late civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) stopped by Atlanta’s rainbow crosswalks in remembrance of his embrace of LGBTQ equality. The motorcade made its way from Dobbins Air Force Base in Atlanta to the Georgia State Capitol on Wednesday. The motorcade stopped at the rainbow crosswalks at…

Reader’s Response: Thank you Dr. Randy Short

  From:JD Speigner In reply to Dr. Randy Short. Thank you Dr. Randy Short. I have been watching this ‘pomp and circumstance’ parade and wondering what the ultimate purpose is. I recall hearing about the bridge as a child born in the middle 1950’s and as such trying to mentally and academically reason why he has…

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Dr. Stella Immanuel: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

By Caroline Warnock From the Heavy.com   Dr. Stella Immanuel is the Houston doctor who is advocating the use of hydroxychloroquine as a cure for coronavirus. Immanuel, 55, went viral after championing the use of the drug in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on July 27 as part of the America’s Frontline Doctors Summit.…

Negrogate Part II: The Beatification of John Lewis When Cowardice, Subservience and Servile Obedience is Celebrated as Heroic Leadership

  By Dr. Randy Short Arguably, some of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most powerful and thought-provoking quotations concerned ignorance and moral cowardice. There is a ceremonial styrofoam Martin Luther King, Jr. that even the most debased racist or self-hating Black assimilationist can feel comfortable, and there is a serious and uncompromising Martin Luther…

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