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2 Urban Girls has been cited in City Watch LA, Compton Herald, Daily News, Inglewood Today, Intersections South LA, KCRW, KPCC, Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, LA Watts Times, Mercury News and The Atlantic.


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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 […]


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 […]

The Community Meeting they don’t want you to attend

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters doesn’t appear to be a fan of eminent domain.  

Assembly District 54 race heats up

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Governor Jerry Brown has called for a special election to fill the seat vacated by Sebastian Ridley-Thomas. On April 3, 2018, voters in the 54th Assembly District will have to choose between Sydney Kamlager-Dove, who currently serves on the Community College District Board of Trustees or Steve Dunwoody, a veterans advocate and former staffer in […]

California Legislators admonished for sexual misconduct

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The Sacramento Bee is reporting four state legislators have received verbal reprimands for misconduct of a sexual nature.  Included in the list were Republican Governor candidate Assemblymember Travis Allen, Sen. Bob Hertzberg and Sen. Tony Mendoza, who was reprimanded while in the Assembly, and Assemblywoman Autumn Burke. 

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