Ted is a talk series that’s all about presenting ideas worth spreading. Brandale Randolph is the executive director of Project: Poverty and is diligently working to eradicate poverty. Brandale is an author, Tedx licensee holder and former student of the Foshay Learning Center. In February 2013, Brandale was the keynote speaker at the Texas Tech Black […]
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority, MTA, spent $90 million of its own money to create the ExpressLanes along the I-110 and I-10 corridors. Did they get their money’s worth?
Nearly 70 years ago, African-American men climbed into old substandard airplanes and fought Germany in the skies of Italy, while being discriminated at home. It was widely known that German prisoners of war in the states were treated better than the African-Americans that vanquished them on the battlefield. It is amazing that this treatment never […]
Inglewood High School students protest the school’s administrators spending $40k to attend an educational retreat. Inglewood Unified School District responds with multi-agency police strategy.
As we edge closer to the election for the 62nd Assembly race, it’s not looking good for Gloria D. Gray. After a scathing edition of this weeks Soulvine column, many are speculating will she remain in the race? Having raised a dismal $11k and with many elected officials publicly supporting Autumn Burke along with L.A. […]
The California Employment Development Department, aka EDD, has been inundated with phone calls, due to the high number of California residents seeking unemployment benefits. In direct response to the demands on EDD employees, upper management has reduced the number of hours a live representative can assist you, via the 800-300-5616 phone number. You may also […]
This long-term elected official, who is the “people’s” choice, raise a paltry $12k for a statewide race? Will it be enough to secure the seat they currently hold if then how out of the state race? Will the unions and IE’s step in to save her? Find out these answers and more at the 62nd […]
While attending the campaign victory party for Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, I was introduced to movie producer, Scott Budnick. As we conversed with newly elected mayor of Hawthorne, Chris Brown, the conversation shifted to the upcoming election to replace Isadore Hall. We discussed the usual suspects: Micah Ali, Mike Gipson and Steve Neal, but Scott wanted […]
T. Thomas Fortune (1856-928) was the preeminent black journalist of his day and was the first to popularize the term “Afro-American”. As a black editor and journalist, he was key to the understanding of black leadership after Reconstruction. Born a slave in Florida’s Jackson County, encounters with the Ku Klux Klan, forced Fortune’s family to flee […]