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    By Khalil Abdullah Within the African American community, the conversation about the upcoming 2020 census ranges from ‘why bother’ to ‘we’re all in.’  Let’s speak to the ‘why bother’ question. FAQ: Why should I bother with Census 2020? I filled out the census form the last time and I didn’t see any improvements in my neighborhood ...
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    Crisis Is Hitting Black Californians the Hardest By Manny Otiko and Tanu Henry California Black Media Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $214.8 billion state spending plan he and legislative leaders are calling “the Affordability Budget” for the 2019-20 fiscal year. It took effect July 1 after the governor hashed out differences with the Assembly and ...
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    By Tanu Henry California Black Media A little over 2.2 million African Americans call California home. Of that number, 72 percent lives in southern California with the greatest concentration (about 36 percent) in Los Angeles County, followed by the Inland Empire, and then, the San Diego area. The other 28 percent lives in the northern ...
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    By Derrick Johnson Recently, the NAACP, alongside members of the Congressional Black Caucus, gathered on the steps of Capitol Hill to demand a halt of the Trump administration’s continued attempts to force Thomas Farr—a known racist with ties to the late segregationist Senator Jesse Helms—into the federal judgeship of North Carolina. Located in eastern North ...