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Compton Elections: Has Mayor Aja Brown risen to the challenge

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Compton Mayor Aja Brown is headed for a runoff with former Mayor Omar Bradley.  An old endorsement from Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas discusses why he supported her in the 2013 race and Compton residents are asking themselves, “has she risen to the occasion?”


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Save money on on-line shopping using Groupon Coupons

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Disclosure; this is a sponsored post! Lately I have taken advantage of the many Groupon Coupon offers delivered to my emails inbox.  One of my favorite stores to shop is Macy’s.  Have you tried Groupon Coupon’s before?  They are super easy to use and Macy’s currently has 136 for you to choose from.


Event: May 9th FBI DIRECTOR COMEY TO ADDRESS FBI RECRUITS AT EXCLUSIVE HIRING EVENT IN HOLLYWOOD

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Los Angeles – As part of the FBI’s continuing commitment to attract highly skilled and diverse talent, the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office will host a unique event on May 9, 2017, in Hollywood, California.  The event is part of the FBI’s “Diversity Agent Recruitment” Program, an initiative aimed at reaching applicants with a variety […]


Compton Elections: Official Results

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Compton residents will look forward to the General Election June 6th.  Seats for Mayor, Treasurer and Third District are all headed to the runoff between the top two vote getters.  In theory, Mayor Aja Brown lost to the residents of Compton only receiving 47% of the vote but will enter the runoff against Omar Bradley […]


Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke’s Bipartisan Bill to lift 1 million California Children Out of Poverty Advances

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LOS ANGELES – Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke advanced her landmark bill Wednesday, April 26th, to provide a comprehensive framework for economic, education, social service, health care and human service programs and innovations to help lift an estimated California’s 1-million children out of poverty.  Some critics argue this framework is a “stealthy threat” to Prop 13 which reduced property […]


Big Oil OWNS Black elected officials

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Who’s your Daddy?  Big oil has greased the palms of most Black elected officials which has resulted in those politicians backing off of energy efficient legislation as a direct result.  Legislation that would require 15% of new cars be emission free, extension of cap & trade and a host of other pollution solving bills have […]


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Rest in Peace: Mike Chattom

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Today the hood lost a real one.  Mike Chattom was an active community member who fought on behalf of those who could not.  Whether he was attending a Compton city council meeting, moderating candidate forums, hosting NAEJA community meetings or advocating on behalf of the (formerly) incarcerated, those who knew him knew he did it […]


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