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    Bracy Hawkins Law, P.C. announced that it has been selected to represent the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) California Hawaii State Conference Legal Redress Program and Stop the Hate Campaign. The firm will provide legal counsel and representation to the organization’s members in its efforts to prevent workplace discrimination and harassment ...
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    By Manny Otiko California Black Media A new report released by the California Department of Justice warns of the danger of ghost guns (weapons assembled at home that have no serial numbers.) The weapons cannot be traced, making them a go-to for criminals who want to operate under the radar of law enforcement. Over the past ...
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    By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ The California Assembly ushered in new leadership with the swearing in of Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) at the State Capitol in Sacramento on June 30. Rivas replaces Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), the outgoing Speaker who presided over the Assembly for the last seven years. Rivas is the 71st Speaker of ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Unfinished business set the benchmark last week for California leaders with a plan to help the Black community emerge from the ruins of centuries of enslavement, exploitation and oppression. Even though California is considered a free state, Secretary of State Shirley Weber said the development of African Americans has been historically hindered, ...
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    By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌   The members of the California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans are preparing the pretext for recommending a modern-day Freedmen’s Bureau that will be critical for compensating descendants of enslaved Blacks for the injustices of slavery and Jim Crow discrimination they suffered. Task force chairperson Kamilah ...
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    By Tanu Henry California Black Media As the monkeypox virus outbreak spreads across the globe, Gov. Gavin Newsom says California will need to galvanize “forces” across regions and relax some state regulations and statutes to combat a disease that poses a threat greater than local authorities may be able to respond to effectively. “California is ...
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    Gov. Signs $308 Billion Budget: By Edward Henderson California Black Media Around 23 million California residents will receive “inflation relief” checks of up to $1,050 soon. The aid is included in the new budget deal reached by state lawmakers and Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday, June 26th. “California’s budget addresses the state’s most pressing needs, ...
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    By Antonio Ray Harvey California Black Media One year to the day since making its historic debut, the California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans delivered its anticipated interim report to the California legislature. Responding to the release, Black reparations activists are encouraging Black Californians to read the report and ...
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    By Aldon Thomas Stiles California Black Media African American water experts are joining state officials calling on Californians to conserve as much water as possible in preparation for an abnormally dry summer ahead. California is in year three of a drought that scientists have called the driest in the history of the state. “Look at ...
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    By Antonio Ray Harvey California Black Media To advance housing access, affordability, and equity, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced earlier this month the creation of a Housing Strike Force. The team, housed within the California Department of Justice (Cal DOJ) has been tasked with enforcing California housing laws that cities across the state have ...