(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 city’s oldest black-owned newspaper goes back daily in a bold move
Additional reporting by Katrice L. Mines
Plans to move forward with the redevelopment of the Atlanta Civic Center as a mixed-use development have finally been finalized — a conclusion Mayor Kasim Reed called “one of the most important projects in the history of the city.”
Despite decades of affirmative action, black and Hispanic students are more underrepresented at the nation’s top colleges and universities than they were 35 years ago, according to data available from the National Center for Education Statistics.
The share of black freshmen at elite schools is virtually unchanged since 1980. Black students are just 6 percent of freshmen but 15 percent of college-age Americans.
“I support Stacey Abrams for Governor of Georgia because her life’s work is informed by her dedication to helping others. Now, more than ever, we need a leader who is resilient, puts people first, and refuses to leave anyone behind. Stacey Abrams is a leader who will work for change, and help all of us find the power within ourselves to do the same. A Georgia that Stacey Abrams leads will be our Georgia — one where people are empowered to speak up and take action in the face of injustice.”
Police officers consistently use less respectful language with black community members than with white community members, the first systematic analysis of body camera footage shows.
Although subtle, widespread racial disparities in officers’ language use may erode police-community relations, researchers warn.
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.
Jazz spans the generations.
From its inception more than a century ago when Buddy Bolden started his first band in 1895, growing from a blue seed planted deep in black earth, the treasured art form some refer to as America’s classical music, jazz, encompasses an ever-expanding width and depth spanning the reaches of past, present and future.
There’s an old adage: “If you don’t hear a baby crying, the church is dying.”