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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 […]


Is the Compton City Attorney contradicting himself

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Will the Compton City Attorney need his own lawyer?  Compton City Attorney Craig Cornwell has advised the mayor and council that they can begin spending proceeds from the recent passage of Measure P but his latest advice contradicts his impartial analysis he provided voters.


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Word on the Streets: Top executive to be transferred to another department

A top Compton City Hall executive is expected to be transferred to another department.  City Hall insiders share with 2 Urban Girls that former CRA director, now Successor Agency head, Kofi Sefa-Boakye, might be moved to the city’s housing department.  This alleged action comes at a time that the Successor Agency is hosting a community […]


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Congressional Black Caucus says “NO” to the White House

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What have you done for us lately?   That’s the question members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are asking President Donald Trump?  Citing the Trump Administrations “doing nothing to advance the CBC’s priorities” members of the CBC have turned down an invitation to meet with Trump.  What is the CBC’s priority?  Giving local school […]


District Attorney files charges against mayor of Palmdale

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District Attorney Jackie Lacey has filed public corruption charges against Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford.  Ledford was charged with illegally receiving more than $60,000 a year from local consultants and failing to publicly disclose the income on annual Form 700’s aka economic statements. Two consultants were also charged with embezzlement and misappropriation of public funds.


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Sen. Steve Bradford retracts statement on Inglewood Police Shooting

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2 Urban Girls previously published an article on June 8th titled “Inglewood Senator supports Black Lives Matter via new legislation” where he stated his support of legislation to increase transparency of police agencies.  Sen. Bradford could not be reached for comment.


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