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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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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.


Is the Black Lives Matter movement falling apart

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Pasadena Now is reporting there is strife between Black Lives Matter Los Angeles and Pasadena chapters.  Specifically, a letter is circulating asking the founder of the Pasadena chapter to basically stay away from the Los Angeles members.


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Urban Girl of the Year: Dr. Melina Abdullah

Dr. Melina Abdullah is an organizer within Black Lives Matter-LA (BLMLA) and the Chair of the Pan-African Studies Department at California State University, Los Angeles.  She was selected as our “Urban Girl of the Year” for her consistent advocacy, for the last two years, on behalf of unarmed men being killed by police.  


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