The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hosted a media briefing to inform the public on how to protect themselves from online and telephone scams, with scammers using telecommunications technology to cast a wide net and take advantage of unsuspecting victims.
Aryana Noroozi During the inaugural gathering of the State of Black IE Symposium, Assemblymember Corey Jackson was at the forefront of the day’s discussions about social justice, the economy, reparations, Black entrepreneurship, and Black health– including infant mortality. The symposium served as a point of connection for, and discussion of, the most critical and prominent […]
Afróntalo, a historical and cultural examination of Mexico’s Afrodescendant population, was unveiled at California State University, San Bernardino’s Anthropology Museum on September 21st, and was curated by representatives of four Afrodescendant communities in Mexico.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is investigating allegations of sexual abuse in their jails, and Assemblymember Corey Jackson is calling for Attorney General Rob Bonta to expand his current patterns and practices investigation into the department.
S. E. Williams Once heralded as a liberal but in recent years positioned herself more as a solid centrist, California’s senior U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is dead at the age of 90. Feinstein died Thursday night at her home in Washington, D.C. Her death was announced on the Senate floor by Democratic Majority Leader Chuck […]
Asante-Ra In a move to uphold educational freedom and ensure a comprehensive and inclusive learning experience for all students, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed Assembly Bill 1078 (AB 1078) into law, effectively banning book bans and textbook censorship in California’s vast network of over 10,000 schools. This landmark legislation, authored by Assemblymember Dr. Corey Jackson […]
Content Warning: This article mentions a child’s death and contains brief descriptions of graphic violence. Reader discretion is advised. Asante-Ra In a pivotal decision, the Moreno Valley Unified School District Board of Education voted 3 to 2 in a Special Closed Session Board Meeting on Tuesday, September 19, to terminate the contract of employment for […]
Breanna Reeves Trigger Warning: This article discusses the topic of suicide and suicide prevention. September is recognized as National Suicide Prevention Month. In 2021, more than 48,000 Americans died as a result of suicide — that’s one death every 11 minutes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). During the month […]
Phyllis Kimber Wilcox In a recent meeting with the California Black Caucus, Governor Gavin Newsom shared his proposal to fully fund the Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Project (MMBI). The MMBI, paid for by both state and federal funding, plans to create the physical infrastructure necessary to bring high spéed high capacity internet to the entire […]