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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Do these #BlackLivesMatter

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I first heard of the name “Boko Haram” after he kidnapped 300 school girls, in April of last year and they have yet to be found. Apparently his violence dates back to 2009.  Since then, Boko Haram has set about kidnapping/killing 1,000’s more and was responsible for killing 2,000 residents in Baga, a town in […]


Los Angeles Times has high hopes with our new Sheriff

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In today’s news, the newly installed L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. Inspector General has found that the is opting to not be transparent, as it relates to identifying officers involved in shootings. The report went on to further suggest LASD are doing worse than LAPD. The bright side is the author of Report urges greater transparency […]


State Superintendent of Public Instruction to meet with Inglewood Unified Teachers

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The California State Superintendent of Public Instruction has agreed to meet with Inglewood Teachers Association (ITA) to discuss his committment to Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD).  IUSD insiders say the teachers association was behind the move to speed up the state takeover of the district.  ITA organizer Doug Mirk, sent the following out today:


Compton Mayor did NOT mislead the community

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City of Compton residents were confused by a recent article that claimed the city received a $1.3 billion dollar grant.  The article initially appeared in Essence Magazine.  Titled Aja Brown’s Master Plan some residents questioned the size of the grant and whether it were true or not.  After researching, 2UrbanGirls found the information that confirms […]


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Inglewood’s City Honors is a mess

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City Honors (CH), the dependent charter high school, within Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) finds themselves in quite a pickle.  Apparently the staff and counselors are jeopardizing the education of students attending, as indicated by the recent board agenda for El Camino College (ECC).  On Thursday, January 15th, the ECC Board of Trustees unanimously approved […]


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City of Inglewood at the Crossroads

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I read an interesting op-ed titled “Can Inglewood survive the NFL and gentrification?”  It was written by Erin Aubry Kaplan, a familiar writer from Inglewood, CA.  Her father Larry previously served as a board member for the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD).  She has a long history of being critical of the city and this […]


CA Dem Party selects Delegates this past weekend

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As the Democratic Party came together over the weekend, party members cast their votes, to elect delegates to serve at conventions and what not.  We at 2 Urban Girls were only concerned with delegates, who will represent:  the 54th, 62nd and 64th assembly districts.


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