Is the city’s investment in surveillance camera’s helping deter crime? The short answer is no. Dating back to 2012, the city of Compton has spent millions on installing surveillance camera’s around the city, and in city parks, to no avail. Crime is up and the rate of solving said crime is down. Residents are also […]
The YES Measure P 1% sales tax campaign amassed at least $54,150* in contributions of which only $1,425 was listed as being from Compton. Overwhelmingly contributions came from addresses outside of Compton to guarantee a win using slick branding, radio ads, multiple 4-color glossy mailers, videos, consultants, a professional office with a phone bank, a […]
2 Urban Girls spent Election Night in San Pedro, CA, with our next Congressman Isadore Hall. It was good to see a “who’s who” of elected officials and entertainment types mingling amongst Hall’s supporters. Hall would go on to be named the top vote getter in the 44th Congressional District race. He will face his […]
African-Americans got played this election cycle. The blatant disrespect of Black people is at an all time high and some of our very Black politicians are aiding and abetting. Well, not all of them but two in particular, in key positions we add. This Ghetto Report Card is based on 2 Urban Girls research and remembering […]
COMPTON, CALIFORNIA—-A coalition of citizen groups from Compton announced their opposition to the passage of Measure P, an initiative advertised to repair city streets that will raise the sales tax in the city by one percent, from nine to ten percent, to the highest sales tax level in the state.
What is going on in the city of Compton? Compton taxpayers are still fuming over thousands of dollars being spent to “educate” them on the mayor’s #VisionForCompton. Elected on a 12 point plan, Mayor Aja Brown is looking to fulfill her campaign promises via ballot Measure P, to raise the sales tax to a whopping […]
Inglewood Unified School Board Member D’Artagnan Scorza Receives 2016 UCLA Award Inglewood, CA — Dr. D’Artagnan Scorza, Ph.D. received the 2016 UCLA Award for Recent Graduate Achievement on Saturday, May 7th. The UCLA Awards were bestowed upon nine alumni, including Scorza, in front of 300 members of the UCLA community at Royce Hall on UCLA’s […]