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The Congressional Black Caucus Meets with FBI Director Over ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Report

FBI Director Christopher A. Wray failed to explain why the agency he leads changed the name of a domestic terrorism designation from “Black Separatist Extremist” to “Black Identity Extremist,” during a recent meeting with a group of Congressional Black Caucus members about a leaked FBI document. Continue reading The Congressional Black Caucus Meets with FBI Director Over ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Report

Community bids farewell to former LA City Councilmember David S. Cunningham Jr.

Los Angeles – Final arrangements were announced for former Los Angeles City Councilmember David S. Cunningham Jr. who passed away last week at the age of 82. His services were held Monday, November 20 at the First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME), Church, 3875 Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles. Continue reading Community bids farewell to former LA City Councilmember David S. Cunningham Jr.

Black Businesses Received Small Percent of Contracting Dollars from Big Utility Firms in 2016

Business the Golden State’s largest utility enterprises did with African-American-owned firms last year fell behind in contracting the companies did with most other diverse or minority-owned businesses, according to a report by The Greenlining Institute. Continue reading Black Businesses Received Small Percent of Contracting Dollars from Big Utility Firms in 2016

Gov. Signs Host of Bills: New Law Criminalizes Calling Transgender Elderly “Preferred” Gender Pronouns

In 2007, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) symbolically buried the ‘N-Word. The country’s oldest civil rights organization held the mock funeral at its convention in Detroit.  Continue reading Gov. Signs Host of Bills: New Law Criminalizes Calling Transgender Elderly “Preferred” Gender Pronouns

Did the FBI Just Declare War on Black People?

While White men are beating Black men on the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, while a “lone” White wolf is shooting people from the Mandalay Bay Hotel, and while the word “terrorist” is hardly used to describe these men, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), under the leadership of the racist Attorney General Jeff Beauregard Sessions, has thought up a new way to oppress Black people. Continue reading Did the FBI Just Declare War on Black People?