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Monthly Archives: January 2015

State redistricting lawsuits will be heard in U.S. Supreme Court

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Redistricting has been a contentious subject in the States of Alabama, Arizona and California.   So much so that two cases involving the redistricting in Alabama and Arizona, will be heard in the United States Supreme Court, no later than June.  Political pundits speculate that the ruling in the Arizona case will have ramifications for us […]


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IUSD Advisory Board candidates lack children in the district

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Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) currently has four (4) open seats for Inglewood and Ladera Heights residents to choose from.  There is currently a field of nine candidates and our research thus far, shows none of the candidates have children in IUSD.  Surprisingly, two candidates have already secured the endorsement of our newly elected 62nd District […]


Questions for Obama’s Police Task Force

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After conducting more research into Constance “Connie” Rice I can see she has roots in civil rights work that goes far beyond reforming the LAPD.  She was instrumental in receiving bond proceeds for transit, education and police misconduct.  Ms. Rice also served on the LA NAACP Legal Defense Fund from 1991-1996.  How have her contributions […]


Inglewood Unified School District FINALLY awarded LAWA funds

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After reading about another round of RSI funding for City of Inglewood residents, I immediately contacted LAWA regarding the status of the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) application submitted by former state administrator, LaTanya Kirk-Carter, back in 2013.  IUSD students have suffered for over a decade and we are FINALLY having money awarded.  Are we […]


Fidel Castro speaks on renewed US/Cuba talks

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Disagreeing with then Cuban President Fulgencio Batista’s allowing the United States (U.S.) to dominate the Cuban economy, the Cuban Revolution was an armed revolt conducted by Fidel Castro‘s 26th of July Movement and its allies against Batista’s government.  After nearly six years of fighting, rebels finally ousted Batista on January 1, 1959.


Compton Mayor featured in Elle Magazine

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Compton Mayor Aja Brown is telling it like it is.  In a recent article that appeared in Elle Magazine titled “AJA BROWN WANTS TO TURN COMPTON INTO THE “NEW BROOKLYN“ she discusses her frustration with getting information out of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and also gives insight as to what is brewing behind the […]


Who is civil rights attorney Connie Rice

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  On Saturday, January 24th, Congressmember Karen Bass hosted a community forum titled “21st Century Policing:  A Forum on President Obama’s New Taskforce” with task force member Connie Rice.  Asm. Reggie Jones-Sawyer rounded out the panel.  Both Rice and Jones-Sawyer have strong ties to former City of LA Mayor Richard J. Riordan.  Many in the […]


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