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Monthly Archives: February 2018

IAMA announces recipient of Shonda Rhimes-sponsored ‘Unsung Voices Playwrighting Commission’

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IAMA Theatre Company has named Brooklyn-based playwright and activist Geraldine Inoa as the first recipient of The Rhimes Unsung Voices Playwriting Commission. The commission, created to support an underrepresented writer of color who has not had a play professionally produced, is sponsored by TV producer/writer Shonda Rhimes (Scandal, How To Get Away With Murder, Grey’s Anatomy).


CA Lawmaker wants to BAN tackle football for youth until High School

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Are you a parent concerned your child will get a concussion playing on his youth football team?  If so, a proposed bill by state Assembly members Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, and Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, D-San Diego, will be of interest to you.


State Assembly candidate files lawsuit against California Democratic Party

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Assembly District 63 candidate Maria Estrada has filed a lawsuit against the CA Democratic Party alleging their interference with party nominations.  The lawsuit alleges that Asm. Speaker Anthony Rendon contacted two female delegates and intimidated them to get them to remove their signatures from her nomination forms.  Election Day is June 5, 2018.  Neither Estrada nor […]


Community Event: LOS ANGELES STADIUM COMMUNITY UPDATE MEETING February 15th

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Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 7:00pm


Opinion: Friends who like 2UrbanGirls weigh in on sexual harrassment claims in the Black community

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Sexual harassment ruled 2017 but isn’t new.  2018 was declared the ‘year of the woman’ and women are being hit with allegations too.  The public seems to be more forgiving of individuals accused of sexual harassment vs sexual assault.  2UrbanGirls reached out to members of our “Friends who like 2UrbanGirls” Facebook group for their thoughts. 


Is the #MeToo movement about to implode

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The political community has been dealt another devastating blow.  Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus, has been hit with sexual harassment allegations.  She gained national recognition for being at the forefront of the #MeToo movement. Her picture was included in the highly coveted TIME magazine Person of the Years edition […]


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City of Hawthorne includes President Trump in Black History Month display

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2UrbanGirls was sent a disturbing Instagram video made by a member of the Hawthorne City Council.  In the video, titled “Happy Black History Month” City Treasurer L. David Patterson films a display case located in Hawthorne’s City Hall.  Many wonder if the inclusion of Presidents Donald Trump and Ronald Reagan is a cruel joke by Republican Mayor […]


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