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    by Dianne Anderson Trump Make American Great Again supporters were out full force last month in Yorba Linda where they closed in on the car of one of the members of the Urban Organizers Coalition as she fled for safety. During the Caravan 4 Justice anti-racism rally, available footage shows Trump’s side protesters converged on ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Those who may have never dreamed of voting before are now going out of their way to find a local drop box, or heading down to the Registrar of Voters office to get their ballots deposited extra early, and safely. Until the last minute voters can get help at www.iwillvote.com. The state ...
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    By Ben Jealous Just weeks before Election Day, with millions of people voting already, the Black vote is being attacked from every angle. After the Supreme Court’s conservatives gutted important parts of the Voting Rights Act a few years ago, many states controlled by right-wing Republicans went wild imposing restrictions on voter registration and voting. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Apparently, voters are not slacking off as drop boxes have sprung up across the nation and are getting a lot of action. As of Tuesday, over nine million early votes have already been cast. By now, everyone should have their ballot with pre-printed barcode, ready to walk it into their County Registrar ...
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    By Quinci LeGardye California Black Media     California is expanding aid and protections to health care workers as the COVID-19 pandemic continues through two new laws and an executive order.    Late last month, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that orders new actions on health care in response to the pandemic.    The order allows public health ...
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    By Dr. Maulana Karenga In the midst of the pandemic of COVID 19, the ongoing pathology of racist oppression and lying imposed as a way of life, the sacred charge to us by our honored foremother, Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer (October 6), to constantly question and radically transform America is both urgent and enduringly relevant. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Parts of Orange County have turned from red to purple, and many more are becoming a deeper shade of blue. Dr. DeVera Heard, longtime educator and member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc Orange County, said the politics this election is too big for any single organization to handle. For that reason, ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent On Jan. 21, 2011, former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge was sentenced to four and a half years in federal prison for perjury and obstruction of justice because he lied under oath about his use of torture to extract confessions from numerous criminal suspects, overwhelmingly Black ...
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    By Tanu Henry California Black Media Most small businesses in California are very small. A whopping 95 % of them are companies with less than 50 employees, according to the Public Policy Institute of California. Yet these businesses employ a majority of workers in the state – up to an estimated 75 % of the labor force. But, for most official purposes, California defines ...
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    By Quinci LeGardye California Black Media  In the wake of recent calls to shift responsibility for non-violent intervention away from police departments, lawmakers and community advocates around California are calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign AB 2054, also known as the CRISES Act.  CRISES is an acronym for Community Response Initiative to Strengthen Emergency ...