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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Blind Item: He’s Black, Gay and Proud

This former elected official has come “straight out the closet”!  


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Black Assembly members will face Latino challengers

Assembly members Cheryl Brown of San Bernardino and Mike Gipson of Los Angeles represent safely Democratic districts where re-election should be a mere formality. But Brown faces a challenge from Eloise Gomez Reyes, an attorney who ran for Congress in 2014. And a Los Angeles planning commissioner, Marta Segura, has filed a statement of intent […]


Rest in Peace: former Inglewood councilman Mike Stevens

Inglewood residents were saddened by the sudden loss of former Inglewood councilman Mike Stevens.  Mike was well liked beyond the city of Inglewood.  He made a huge impact for residents fighting the LAX airport expansion and it allowed him to easily transition to the Inglewood city council.  Although he only served one term, he brought the […]


Was the former Inglewood Unified Trustee fired

Dr. Don Brann was given special allowances to take the helm of the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) back in July 2012.  He was allowed to keep his pension AND collect a six figure salary thanks to Governor Jerry Brown.  Last July, Dr. Brann announced his resignation.  Thanks to the good folks at IUSD, 2 Urban […]


Sen. Isadore Hall secures CA Dem Party Endorsement

COMPTON, CA— In a stunning blow to his opposition while simultaneously underscoring his tremendous district-based grassroots support, today State Senator Isadore Hall’s campaign for California’s 44th Congressional District announced that it has confirmed support from over 75% of the district’s California State Central Committee, L.A. County Committee and Club Appointed Democratic Party Delegates. 


LINC Housing to Build New Affordable Apartment Community in Willowbrook

LINC Housing proudly announced in late 2015 they will build affordable housing for those who are formerly homeless and are classified as low-income.  A review of LINC’s website confirm that no African-Americans are part of the leadership staff or sit on the board of directors.  In fact, one of the board members is previously affiliated with Bechtel. […]


Yoga comes to ICEF Charter Schools

2 Urban Girls is VERY excited to learn about this new partnership between a local Inglewood entrepreneur and an established charter school founded by former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan.


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