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Will African-Americans benefit from the marijuana industry

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African-Americans looking to enter the legal marijuana industry face higher hurdles BY TRACY JAN AND FENIT NIRAPPIL THE WASHINGTON POST Darryl Hill, hailed for integrating college football in his youth half a century ago, was a successful entrepreneur with no criminal record and plenty of capital when he applied for a license to grow marijuana […]


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.


Breaking News: Active shoooter on Dominguez High School Campus

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Reports are coming in there is an active shooter at Dominguez High School, located in the unincorporated area of Compton.  Will school police activate their arsenal of AR-15’s?  Teachers describing scene as “chaotic”.  Story still developing.


Former Compton deputy treasurer cops a plea

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The caged bird won’t SING.  Former Compton Deputy City Treauserer Salvador Galvan has agreed to cop a plea with the United States of America.  So did Galvan’s wife Rosa Galvan, who terminated her employment with the city of Compton the day her husband was arrested.  As opposed to pleading “guilty” he has decided to take […]


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Black Lives Matter activists continue to speak out at Inglewood city council meetings

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 By Veronica Mackey for Inglewood Today The Inglewood council meeting on Tuesday was adjourned early after a young man at the podium refused to leave when his time was up. The man was one of several activists who have been showing up regularly since the one year anniversary of the shooting […]


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Event: May 9th FBI DIRECTOR COMEY TO ADDRESS FBI RECRUITS AT EXCLUSIVE HIRING EVENT IN HOLLYWOOD

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Los Angeles – As part of the FBI’s continuing commitment to attract highly skilled and diverse talent, the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office will host a unique event on May 9, 2017, in Hollywood, California.  The event is part of the FBI’s “Diversity Agent Recruitment” Program, an initiative aimed at reaching applicants with a variety […]


Rest in Peace: Mike Chattom

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Today the hood lost a real one.  Mike Chattom was an active community member who fought on behalf of those who could not.  Whether he was attending a Compton city council meeting, moderating candidate forums, hosting NAEJA community meetings or advocating on behalf of the (formerly) incarcerated, those who knew him knew he did it […]


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