Category: Los Angeles

Rep. Kevin McCarthy Ignores Award From Black Republican Group

(CBM) – A lack of action on behalf of U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has raised the ire of some Black Republicans. According to Johnnie Morgan, a charter member of the South Los Angeles-Inglewood Republican Assembly (SLAIRA) branch of the California Republican Assembly (CRA,) McCarthy was set to be honored by the group for outstanding leadership.

The Cost of Silence: How A Wealthy LA Democratic Donor Muted The Political Party of “Allies” & “Coalition Building”

OPINION (CBM) – The silence from L.A.’s Democratic community on the recent death of a 26-year-old Black gay male sex worker in the West Hollywood apartment of 63-year-old prominent Democratic political donor Ed Buck has been astounding.

If Baby Boy 2 Is A Thing, I Have Some Sequel Ass Questions!

In what can only be described as the most covfefe’s of all covfefe’s, Baby Boy 2 might actually be a thing. What’s that you say? You didn’t know Baby Boy 2 was even a possibility because why would anybody sequelize (surprisingly, “sequelize” is a real word, in the same vein that Pinnochio was a real boy) a move that many folks didn’t think needed to exist in the first place? I scoff at that assertion.

Parents Outraged Over L.A. School’s 2nd Grade Slavery Math Problem

Parents are outraged and an investigation is underway after a math homework assignment for second graders used slavery as its setting during Black History Month.

NBC News Los Angeles reports the Los Angeles United School District is taking administrative measures against a teacher who gave a word problem to 7-year-olds that featured slaves, cotton picking, “masters,” “the missus,” and the “Big House.”

Parents Outraged Over L.A. School’s 2nd Grade Slavery Math Problem

Parents are outraged and an investigation is underway after a math homework assignment for second graders used slavery as its setting during Black History Month.

NBC News Los Angeles reports the Los Angeles United School District is taking administrative measures against a teacher who gave a word problem to 7-year-olds that featured slaves, cotton picking, “masters,” “the missus,” and the “Big House.”

Parents outraged over L.A. school’s 2nd grade slavery math problem

Parents are outraged and an investigation is underway after a math homework assignment for second graders used slavery as its setting during Black History Month.

NBC News Los Angeles reports the Los Angeles United School District is taking administrative measures against a teacher who gave a word problem to 7-year-olds that featured slaves, cotton picking, “masters,” “the missus,” and the “Big House.”

LAPD Reaches Tentative $4 Million Settlement With Family Of Slain Unarmed Homeless Man

Justice will be served for the family of an unarmed homeless man who was left slain by an LAPD officer in Venice last year. According to the Los Angeles Times, lawyers for the city of Los Angeles have reached a $4 million settlement with the family of Brendon Glenn.

LAPD Reaches Tentative $4 Million Settlement With Family Of Slain Unarmed Homeless Man

Justice will be served for the family of an unarmed homeless man who was left slain by an LAPD officer in Venice last year. According to the Los Angeles Times, lawyers for the city of Los Angeles have reached a $4 million settlement with the family of Brendon Glenn.

NEWS ROUNDUP: High School Students Lead Nationwide Anti-Trump Protests; Chicago Celebrates ‘Bernie Mac Day’…AND MORE

Teenagers in cities across the nation, including Baltimore, Los Angeles and Portland, are taking to the streets to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s win. Scores of students staged walk-outs on Monday to express their disdain for Trump. “We hope to get our rights and just get our freedom. We want less racism, stop the violence, all of that,” said a 14-year-old student. On Monday, students gathered at Mariachi Plaza in Los Angeles and marched to City Hall. They held signs that bared the words “Bridges Not Walls,” and “Be Kind Not Racist.” “Although it has been nearly a week since the presidential election, many students remain concerned about the outcome and want their voices to be heard,” said Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Michelle King. “These are important conversations that need to take place. We want our students to know they are not alone.”  Read more.

NEWS ROUNDUP: High School Students Lead Nationwide Anti-Trump Protests; Chicago Celebrates ‘Bernie Mac Day’…AND MORE

Teenagers in cities across the nation, including Baltimore, Los Angeles and Portland, are taking to the streets to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s win. Scores of students staged walk-outs on Monday to express their disdain for Trump. “We hope to get our rights and just get our freedom. We want less racism, stop the violence, all of that,” said a 14-year-old student. On Monday, students gathered at Mariachi Plaza in Los Angeles and marched to City Hall. They held signs that bared the words “Bridges Not Walls,” and “Be Kind Not Racist.” “Although it has been nearly a week since the presidential election, many students remain concerned about the outcome and want their voices to be heard,” said Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Michelle King. “These are important conversations that need to take place. We want our students to know they are not alone.”  Read more.

Regina King wins Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress

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Actress Regina King has delivered strong performances in a plethora throughout her three-decade career but, until recently, had little to show for it in terms of hardware, save an NAACP Image Awards (Supporting Actress, Ray).

Regina King wins Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress

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Actress Regina King has delivered strong performances in a plethora throughout her three-decade career but, until recently, had little to show for it in terms of hardware, save an NAACP Image Awards (Supporting Actress, Ray).