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Black students at Cornell University want “real” Blacks recruited to the Ivy League school

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Is this considered a form of racism or nah?  Cornell University’s Black Students United demanded the university start recruiting more black American students because the campus has too many African and Caribbean students.  Huh?  Shouldn’t a group called “Black Students United” unite with ALL Black students, without regard to country of origin?


City of Compton to proceed with spending Measure P funds outside of ordinance guidelines

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In June 2016 city of Compton residents were asked to increase their sales tax to fix the streets (potholes).  Measure P narrowly passed and at the next regular city council meeting, on, Tuesday, October 3rd, council will vote on Item #6 to establish an “urgent response team” to address illegal dumping, graffiti and potholes.  More […]


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Inglewood Assemblywoman appointed to CA Domestic Violence Advisory Council

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SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke was appointed today by California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon to serve as a member of the California Domestic Violence Advisory Council (DVAC).


Construction Job Training information: HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program

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Apprenticeship Readiness Program (ARP) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has launched the HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program in partnership with Los Angeles Trade Technical College, Los Angeles Southwest College, and the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council. The workforce development program will prepare local residents for skilled craft labor careers to support the $15 […]


Compton was the American dream, is it still

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2 Urban Girls stumbled across a video which details the state of the city of Compton in 1971.  The video looks at the city from the lens of the newly elected Black leadership and whether they were able to stave off poverty in the Hub.  When Dr. Dre released his latest CD titled “Compton” residents were […]


Does recent arrests vindicate the former mayor of Compton

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A former member of the Compton Police Department (CPD) and his son were recently indicted on charges of drug trafficking and money laundering.  Former Compton Mayor Omar Bradley disbanded CPD due to numerous allegations of missing narcotics and guns from the Compton station.  Ironically, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office received an internal affairs […]


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Pastor Fred Price Jr. steps down over ‘personal misjudgements’

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The Christian Post is reporting that Fred Price Jr. shocked his flock and  announced his departure from the pulpit during last Sunday’s service.  This moves comes a little over eight years after his father, Dr. Frederick K.C. Price, handed him the reins of the 28,000-member Crenshaw Christian Center. Price Jr. cited “personal misjudgments” as the reason he […]


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