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).
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).
Black History Month: Calif. Legislative Black Caucus and Black Chamber Join Hands to Honor Businesses Owners
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) and the California Black Chamber of Commerce (CALBCC) celebrated Black-owned businesses from across the state at its 2024 Legislative Business Brunch, held at the Citizen Hotel in Sacramento on Feb. 12.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prop 1: A Mix of Skepticism and Hope Is Shaping Opinions About Calif’s Upcoming Mental Health Ballot Proposal
San Francisco resident Anthony Hardnett works at Hospitality House, a community-based organization that offers recovery, reintegration and personal growth resources to people struggling with addiction and homelessness in and around the city’s downtown area.