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2024 California Presidential Primary Election: A Look at the Black Candidates

The ballot for the 2024 California presidential primary election, set for March 5 -- commonly called “Super Tuesday in political media speak -- features leading presidential candidates President Joe Biden (D) and former President Donald Trump (R). Black candidates for President include President R. Boddie (D), Eban Cambridge (D), Jasmine Sherman (Peace and Freedom), and Cornel West (Peace and Freedom).

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2024 California Presidential Primary Election: A Look at the Black Candidates

The ballot for the 2024 California presidential primary election, set for March 5 -- commonly called “Super Tuesday in political media speak -- features leading presidential candidates President Joe Biden (D) and former President Donald Trump (R). Black candidates for President include President R. Boddie (D), Eban Cambridge (D), Jasmine Sherman (Peace and Freedom), and Cornel West (Peace and Freedom).

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Trump and Associates Ordered to Pay $354 Million in Damages in Fraud Trial

When she assumed the role of New York Attorney General, Letitia James made little bones about her desire to take down Donald Trump for what she said was the massive business fraud his organization had committed in the Empire State.  She also took aim at his politics, filing numerous lawsuits related to immigration and environmental policies during Trump’s White House tenure. James also inherited an ongoing state lawsuit against Trump’s charitable foundation, initiated before her term, successfully steering it towards a settlement that included a substantial $2 million fine.

Mahomes’ Magical Comeback: Chiefs Triumph in Super Bowl OT Thriller After Usher’s Star-Studded Halftime Show

Maybe it was Usher’s star-studded halftime show that inspired the Kansas City Chiefs and their superstar quarterback Pat Mahomes in the second half to win their third Super Bowl in four years with a thrilling 25-22 OT victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Las Vegas. Or, perhaps, it was just inevitable that Mahomes, a Black quarterback was inspired by the pregame singing of “Lift Every Voice,” and the bold “End Racism” sign painted at each end zone. Or could it have been a combination of all of the above along with the specter of playing a 49ers team where Colin Kaepernick took a stand for Black Lives Matter that’s cost him a football career?

Historic Obesity Bill of Rights Unveiled Amidst Surging Obesity Rates Nationwide

In response to a relentless surge in obesity rates nationwide, a powerful alliance of leading consumer advocates, aging experts, and public health groups have introduced the groundbreaking Obesity Bill of Rights for Americans. The initiative, with the National Consumers League (NCL) and the National Council on Aging (NCOA) at its forefront, aims to transform obesity care by enacting significant changes in federal, state, and employer policies.

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2024 California Presidential Primary Election: A Look at the Black Candidates

The ballot for the 2024 California presidential primary election, set for March 5 — commonly called “Super Tuesday in political media speak — features leading presidential candidates President Joe Biden (D) and former President Donald Trump (R). Black candidates for President include President R. Boddie (D), Eban Cambridge (D), Jasmine Sherman (Peace and Freedom), and Cornel West (Peace and Freedom).

A Pathway For Black Educators Who Raise Up Legacies

In Los Angeles, I witness the immense yet untapped impact Black educators can have in inspiring and empowering our youth daily. However, stark representation disparities create barriers for many of our Black students struggling to envision education careers without those shared cultural mirrors. The absence of more diverse mentors ripples through generations. My aim is to construct accessible pipelines now guiding young Black scholars into the classroom to realize the tremendous potential. California desperately needs more Black educators not only as role models, but to unlock possibilities for students who will reshape our future. Now is the time to remedy the gaps that have constrained them for too long.

Trump and Associates Ordered to Pay $354 Million in Damages in Fraud Trial

When she assumed the role of New York Attorney General, Letitia James made little bones about her desire to take down Donald Trump for what she said was the massive business fraud his organization had committed in the Empire State.  She also took aim at his politics, filing numerous lawsuits related to immigration and environmental policies during Trump’s White House tenure. James also inherited an ongoing state lawsuit against Trump’s charitable foundation, initiated before her term, successfully steering it towards a settlement that included a substantial $2 million fine.

Rep. James Clyburn Steps Down from House Leadership

Longtime South Carolina Democratic Rep. James Clyburn has announced his resignation from his House leadership position, effective immediately, while simultaneously committing to run for reelection. Clyburn, a staunch supporter of President Joe Biden, said he aims to focus on conveying the message of inclusivity and unity that defines the greatness of the United States.

DOJ Inspector General Exposes Critical Failures in Federal Prisons Leading to Inmate Deaths

A scathing report released by the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz unveiled a disturbing pattern of operational and managerial deficiencies within the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), shedding light on the alarming rate of inmate deaths. The report, covering the years FY 2014 through FY 2021, scrutinizes 344 deaths in BOP institutions and points to a multitude of issues, notably suicides, homicides, accidents, and a concerning number resulting from unknown factors.

Justice for Elijah McClain: Advocates Rally for Maximum Sentence for EMTs Involved in Fatal Encounter

 More than four years after the tragic death of Elijah McClain, advocates led by Midian Holmes, a friend and supporter of Elijah’s mother, are intensifying their efforts to ensure justice is served. The focus is now on the upcoming sentencing of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) Peter Cichuniec, 51, and Jeremy Cooper, 49, scheduled for March 1, 2024.

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