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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.

Inglewood Senator supports Black Lives Matter via new legislation

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Senator Steve Bradford was the first Black politician to publicly declare his support of Black Lives Matter.  At the time, Bradford was termed out of the Assembly and moving towards Senate, yet took time to show solidarity with millions across America outraged over the number of unarmed people being killed by the police.  Bradford now […]


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Compton Elections: Unofficial Results

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City of Compton residents sent a STRONG message to the public.  They have no desire to be involved in local government, despite 44,911 of them being registered voters in the city of nearly 100,000 residents.  Only 3,520 people turned up at the polls. 5,597 ballots have been counted resulting in a 12.4% voter turnout.  City […]


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Compton Elections: Who is funding Aja Brown’s campaign

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As Mayor Aja Brown continues her quest to become the city’s first female mayor to successfully be re-elected, 2 Urban Girls has examined where her campaign monies are coming from.  Interestingly, the majority is coming from outside city limits.  The mayor’s annual form 700’s show she claims most of her income derives from her nonprofit, […]


Black newspaper publisher prints lies on former mayor; received loan forgiveness from current mayor

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On June 1st the LA Sentinel exposed themselves.  Owner/publisher Danny Bakewell owed the city of Compton millions of dollars that he refused to pay.  Since then, he has continued to tout the re-election of the members of the dais, who absolved him of his debt.  The June 1st article included a lie on the former […]


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Compton Elections: New newspapers hits the Hub City

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The Daughters of Compton have published an insightful newspaper leading up to next Tuesday’s election.  2 Urban Girls supports their decision to endorse former Mayor Omar Bradley as the city’s next mayor and we also encourage Compton residents to vote #TeamBradley.


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5 Inglewood officers who killed couple in parked car are now off police force

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According to the LA Times and Inglewood Mayor James Butts, five Inglewood Police officers are no longer working for the department.  The announcement marked the end of an internal probe of the Feb. 21, 2016, slayings of Marquintan Sandlin and Kisha Michael.


Letter to the Editor: Compton Elections

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2 Urban Girls posed a question on our Facebook page asking followers what do they see as the biggest difference between the candidates for mayor of Compton.  One long time resident submitted the following and also gave thoughts on other small tidbits around the city…


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