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Reps. Karen Bass, James Clyburn, Jane Elliott and More Join Lorna M. Johnson Virtual Town Hall Today At 3PM West/6PM East

*CONGRESSMEMBER KAREN BASS, DIVERSITY EDUCATOR JANE ELLIOTT, HOUSE MAJORITY WHIP JAMES E. CLYBURN, TIMOTHY SHRIVER, AMONG OTHERS, JOIN THE LORNA M. JOHNSON GLOBAL INSTITUTE VIRTUAL TOWN HALL WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 AT 6 P.M.ET/3 P.M. P.T. on https://www.lornamjohnson.com/townhall ‘One Nation, Under God, Indivisible… Conversations That Inspire Liberty and Justice f or All’ ; Leaders Who Approach […]

Earl Ofari Hutchinson: The Case for Karen

*There is one meeting, among many, I’ve had over the years with Congresswoman Karen Bass that always stands out. Some years back, I was having a heck of a time trying to get my paperwork to get IRS approval for my non-profit organization, the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable. There was always just one something […]

Congressmember Karen Bass Honors Nipsey Hussle’s Career and Activism on the House Floor [VIDEO]

*Democratic Rep. Karen Bass, who represents Nipsey Hussle’s neighborhood in California’s 37th Congressional District, fulfilled her promise to formally enter the slain rapper’s contributions to South Los Angeles into the Congressional Record. On Wednesday, Bass, a Democrat, honored the beloved artist and entrepreneur on the House floor, calling Hussle, born Ermias Asghedom, “an unabashed son […]

Muslim Heritage Month Observed in Los Angeles (PHOTOS)

*Los Angeles Muslim Heritage Month was observed and celebrated this week by Los Angeles City leaders who invited Muslim leaders to City Hall to be honored and recognized with a city resolution signed by each Council member and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. Civil rights leader Najee Ali CEO of Project Islamic Hope and the […]

Rep. Karen Bass Introduces Bill to Designate Post Office in Honor of Marvin Gaye

*A post office named “Marvin Gaye?” Oh yeah, why not? Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) introduced legislation to designate the post office located at 4040 West Washington Boulevard (Los Angeles) in honor of late great singer/performer. “Marvin Gaye’s music has transcended generations and gave 70s and 80s a sound,” said Rep. Bass. “I’m proud to have […]