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A look at transportation infrastructure’s racial and genocidal practices against Black, Brown and poor communities, and plans for the fix.
Warning shot fired as the California-Hawaii NAACP monitors the CRC’s redrawing of maps to ensure that Black-led coalition legislative districts and voters are not disempowered or disenfranchised.
Ongoing corrupt and genocidal USDA policies, denials of land, wealth and constitutional rights for California Black farmers is being scrutinized by the California Reparations Task Force.
Systems like the California Association of Realtors (CAR) were/are created by White people for White people, perpetrating racist wealth gap impact against Black people.
Warehouse Workers Protection Act, AB 701, intends to reign in the profits over people culture causing pain, injury, suffering and job loss to employees, predominantly Black and Brown people.
California’s nine-member Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans, convened the second of 10 planned meetings and voted on a proposed community engagement plan to include “listening sessions” across the state.
By hook or by crook, and a shake or two of KKK collusion, no fair playing field was created for early Black entrepreneurs, nor their descendants who today demand action from reparations task forces.
Biden administration’s FDA makes a recovery out of the rough with new rules intended to ban mentholated tobacco products, which cause smoking-related illnesses, the number one killer of Black Americans.
A year of deep study by the Committee on Revision of the Penal Code revealed glaringly widespread problems rooted in deep racial inequity and culminated in a final report with 10 substantial recommendations for reform; in tandem with the report, Senate Bills SB 81 and SB 82 are now working their way through the Senate, introduced by Senator Nancy Skinner and Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager.
Undeniably qualified and supported, Assemblymember Dr. Shirley N. Weber accepted Gov. Newsom’s nomination to be the first African American woman California Secretary of State. Also heard are prominent voices from the Black community who expressed disappointment at Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ seat not being filled by either one of two most probable Black women, each highly qualified to continue the work and maintain a woman’s place in the Senate.
U.S. Congressman Jim Clyburn publicly urges Gov. Gavin Newsom to appoint a Black woman to fill the Senate seat vacated by Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris, saying a Black woman is essential to the Senate and that Congresswomen Barbara Lee and Karen Bass are excellent choices.
Gov. Gavin Newsom again has his feet to the fire to make the right choice, with predictable, understandable and for some, given the state of the country, no-brainer pressure to “Keep the Seat” by appointing a Black woman to the Senate seat soon-to-be-vacated by Vice President Elect Kamala Harris.
The 13-page letter from Concerned Black Employees to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to specify experiences of racism at CARB – widespread, routine and systemic – and shared, as well, with CARB’s staff, may provide the incentive to engage action towards introspection and change at the agency.
The votes of the people have chosen Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States and Oakland’s own Kamala Harris as the 49th vice president of the United States to craft the changes voters want to see. The Biden-Harris partnership is capable and focused on the suffering of a divided nation with broad possibilities and hope to build a better America.
Racist and dangerous politics by the California Correctional Peace Officers Association (CCPOA), that target a Black elected lawmaker, draw disgust, condemnation and outrage from numerous entities and the people at large. The image of the “crosshairs” symbol placed over the lawmaker’s photograph and then posted on social media, represents an attack, as well as clear and present danger to the “target,” his family and our democracy by "peace" officers, who are sworn to protect.
Civil rights attorneys John Burris and Adante Pointer filed a legal claim against the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department on behalf of the 14-year-old boy who was brutally assaulted by Sacramento Sheriff Deputy Brian Fowell. Deputy Fowell is contracted out to the City of Rancho Cordova as a police officer.
“For decades, college sports have generated billions for all involved except the very people most responsible for creating the wealth. That’s wrong.”