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The taskforce recommends up to $1.2 million for a 71 year old Black person in California.: CA AB3121 Reparations Task Force Released Reparations Recommendations. Some Ask do They Even Make Sense?

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*The California Reparations Task Force released their recommendation and according to the NY Times, it calls for billions of dollars. The problem is California is 22.5 billion dollars in deficit. Leaving the question, “What is the end result of the panel’s work?” “One such estimate laid out in the report determined that to address the […]

Women’s History Month: Meet the Black Women Legislators Shaping California Policy

Asm.Dr. Akilah Weber (D- San Diego), Asm. Mia Bonta (D- Oakland) Asm. Tina Mickinnor ( D-Los Angeles) Senator Lola Smallwood Cuevas (D-Los Angeles) Asm. Lori Wilson ( D- Solano)

*Since Yvonne Braithwaite Burke became the first Black woman elected to serve in the California State Assembly in 1966, 20 other African women have represented their constituents in both houses of the California State Legislature with distinction. Many of them have gone on to make their marks in various political arenas at the state, local […]

Rep. Barbara Lee Joins Competitive Race to Replace Sen. Dianne Feinstein

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*Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA12), the highest-ranking African American woman serving in the U.S. Congress, has announced that she will enter the race to replace U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein — the 89-year-old, California’s senior U.S. Senator who has announced that she would not seek another term. “No one is rolling out the welcome mat – especially […]

Barbara Lee Says She Plans to Run for Senate | Video

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*(CNN) — Rep. Barbara Lee of California told her colleagues in the Congressional Black Caucus during a closed-door meeting Wednesday that she plans to run for the Senate, multiple sources told CNN. This comes a day after Rep. Katie Porter of California announced a 2024 Senate bid, launching her campaign for Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s seat […]

Kimberly Ellis: Triple-Dog Dare: An Open Letter to California Governor Newsom

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*No governor likes to be bullied, especially you (we know from personal experience). Nor would I recommend anyone to dare the leader of the fifth largest economy in the world to demonstrate his raw political power, for that also is not the wisest way to convince Governor Newsom to go your way. And yet, here […]

Is the Black Politics movement #ADOS Under Attack from Democratic Donors?

*It has been an explosive week for the grassroots hashtag movement #ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery), an article came out on theintercept.com pushing back against the unfounded accusation that the people using their hash tag were Russian bots by Joy Ann Reid of MSNBC and Angela Rye of CNN. Eurweb brought that to you first, […]