Rep. Kevin McCarthy Ignores Award From Black Republican Group
Sep06

Rep. Kevin McCarthy Ignores Award From Black Republican Group

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.

After Calling On Followers To Boycott Starz, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Lands New Deal
Sep06

After Calling On Followers To Boycott Starz, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Lands New Deal

Power—starring Omari Hardwick as nightclub owner and drug kingpin, James St. Patrick, and ranked the second-most watched series on premium cable (behind “Game of Thrones”)—may have closed out its season on Sunday night, but the drama didn’t stop there.

 

Rep. Bass Slams Trump’s DACA Repeal
Sep06

Rep. Bass Slams Trump’s DACA Repeal

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced it would rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative.

Former President Barack Obama Slams Trump’s Rescission of DACA
Sep06

Former President Barack Obama Slams Trump’s Rescission of DACA

It was duly noted that Former President Barack would choose carefully his issues if and when he decided to speak out against the current administration. One of those issues was DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which he instituted via execution action five years ago, granting renewable two-year permits of deferred action from deportation to undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.

Pastor Profile: Pastor Rudy Hagood
Sep05

Pastor Profile: Pastor Rudy Hagood

What brought you to ministry?

I’ve been in ministry since 2000. My brother, Fate Hagood, who’s seven years older than me, started preaching when he was 15. People would ask are you are going to be like your brother and I would say no. I was on a different path. I went to Florida A&M on a basketball scholarship, but I was not ready for that so I came back home and started attending his church. 

Updated: Mother Seeks Justice in Death of 26-Year Old Black Gay Male in Apartment of Prominent Democratic Donor
Sep05

Updated: Mother Seeks Justice in Death of 26-Year Old Black Gay Male in Apartment of Prominent Democratic Donor

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. Gemmel Moore's July 27 death, was immediately classified as an accidental methamphetamine overdose by the coroner,

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