Monthly Archives: December 2014

Isadore Hall III: Rise from local politician to Congressional hopeful

Post Image

Isadore Hall III (D-Compton) has worked his magic and risen from humble beginnings to become the frontrunner in the special election, to fill the seat for the 35th Senatorial District.  The seat was vacated by Roderick Wright, last month, due to his conviction for not living in his district.  Hall hails from the City of Compton, […]


Betty Pleasant’s Weekly Soulvine Column: December 8, 2014

SOULVINE                                                             By Betty Pleasant

Local Teens Celebrated at the Children’s Defense Fund 24th Annual Beat the Odds Awards

Post Image

The Children’s Defense Fund 24th Annual Beat the Odds awards honored local teen from around the Greater Los Angeles area, to assist them with paying for college. The teens come from diverse backgrounds and have overcome tremendous odds that the organization was proud to recognize.  The Beat the Odds scholarship program began in 1990 to […]

Trial Ordered for Compton School Trustee Skyy Fisher

Post Image

A Compton Unified School District trustee accused of committing a sex act on a  friend as he slept in a San Diego hotel room the two men were sharing must stand trial on a felony charge, a judge ruled Wednesday.


ICEF Public Schools Announces Plans to Build $19.8 Million State-of-the-Art Campus in South L.A.

ICEF has announced receiving a grant from the California School Finance Authority totaling $19.8 million dollars.  This will allow the contstruction of a new 54,000 square-foot campus to house View Park Preparatory Elementary and Middle schools.   ICEF expects to move into the new school during the 2015-16 school year.

How Al Sharpton cashes in on “protests”

Post Image

The Good Reverend Al Sharpton knows how to make a buck.  After raising $1 million dollars at his birthday party last month, it is alleged Rev. Al will perhaps make some quick change with the more than 25 police brutality protests he has scheduled across the nation.  This comes at a time when those attached […]

Local Activists accused of working with LAPD to arrest Ferguson Protestors

Post Image

USA Today reported back on November 25th, that local community activists met with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), weeks prior to the Ferguson Grand Jury decision, to discuss how to control the impending protests. 


Copyright © 2011 - 2018 Urban Girl Media All Rights Reserved.