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CA Attorney General Rob Bonta Announces Investigation into Riverside Sheriff’s Department

Gail Fry | IE Voice News & Black Voice News Contributor At a February 23, 2023, press conference, California State Attorney General Rob Bonta announced he is opening an investigation into the Riverside Sheriff’s Department seeking to determine whether the sheriff’s office has engaged in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional or unlawful policing. Bonta […]

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4th Annual Health Disparities Research Symposium Focuses on Health Justice

Breanna Reeves “Equity is the path to justice. Justice is when we have complete elimination of systems of power that cause the inequities to begin with,” Dr. Medell K. Briggs-Malonson explained. Dr. Briggs-Malonson is the chief of health equity, diversity and inclusion at UCLA Health System. As one of the keynote speakers during the fourth […]

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Uncovering and Honoring the Contributions of Queer Black Sheroes and Heroes

Asante-Ra | This February, in honor of Black History Month, let’s celebrate the contributions of Black LGBTQ+ individuals who have made significant impacts in history. These sheroes and heroes have overcome adversity and pushed for change in their unique ways, and their legacies continue to inspire and guide today’s and future generations. The following three […]

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A Black Woman, Amanda E/J Morrison, Created New, FDA Approved Morning After Pill Brand

Breanna Reeves | Roughly 19 million women of “reproductive age” who live in the U.S. are in need of publicly funded contraception and lack access to full service health centers, according to Power to Decide, a nonprofit organization that advocates to reduce teen pregnancy.  Since the overturning of Roe last June, access to reproductive services […]