Inglewood mayor James Butts discusses progress in the City of Champions

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City of Inglewood residents have every reason to be proud of our mayor, James Butts, and the entire city council, for their valiant efforts to turn around the City of Champions.

The Congressional Black Caucus has helped with mass incarceration of African-Americans

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Charles Rangel (D-NY) founder of the Congressional Black Caucus and longest serving CBC member since 1970. Never discount the effectiveness of social media.  Through Twitter, a preferred social media tool, one can engage in thoughtful, non-emotional dialogue, with many respected journalists, constituents and elected officials.

Save the date: Watts Community Fun Day & Car Show

It is with great pleasure that I cordially invite the 2UrbanGirls readers to the Watts Community Fun Day & Car Show, hosted by Fire Station #65, in partnership with Nuevo South and other community organizations. This street fair event takes place on Saturday, August 9, 2014 beginning at 8 am and concluding at 3 pm at […]

The interview Dr. George McKenna hasn’t responded to

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2UrbanGirls reached out to both candidates for the LAUSD District 1 school board race.  The race has taken a nasty turn since this author reached out to them.  This interview was sent to Dr. McKenna’s campaign manager on July 9th and it has yet to be responded to. 

Letter to the Editor: Jim McDonnell

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2UrbanGirls has received this Letter to the Editor in response to the candidacy of Jim McDonnell for Sheriff of Los Angeles County.

Larry Elder Outlines Why GWB Is NOT To Blame For The Recent Fallout In Iraq

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For the second week in a row there isn’t a Soulvine in the Wave Newspaper.  Tired of all the bashing of the current LAUSD candidates, 2UrbanGirls has had no choice but to seek news elsewhere.  My eyes landed on The Elder Statement by of course, Larry Elder.  Folks in urban communities call Larry everything but […]

Compton school board trustee arrested

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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Compton school board trustee, Skyy Fisher, was arrested at his place of employment today, accused of a sex related crime.  Fisher, 31, is a recently elected school board member, who is in the middle of his first term.  

Where is Calvin now

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Facebook has this fun game going on called “I’m so…” where you insert something about the city you grew up in.  Here is the Urban Girl’s take on this game.

One on One with LAUSD candidate, Alex Johnson

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The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) special election is nearly two weeks away.  Voters will go to the polls on August 12th to elect the new District 1 representative who will fill the seat vacated by the late Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte.  Alex Johnson agreed to an interview with the Urban Girl for a no holds […]

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