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The ‘Conscience of the Congress’, U. S. Rep. John Lewis, Dies at 80

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) - He was the son of a sharecropper who came to be known as the “conscience of the Congress” and...

Petition Urges Trader Joe’s to Change Ethnic Food Labels

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Responding to calls for Trader Joe's to stop labeling its international food products with ethnic-sounding names, the grocery store...

A Preview of What’s On Your November Ballot

BY BEN CHRISTOPHER, CALMatters After a bit of last-minute legislative maneuvering, the list of propositions that California voters will be asked to weigh in on...

Scrubbing California Landmarks of Racist Symbols — And The Word “Negro”

By Antonio Ray Harvey and Manny Otiko | California Black Media This past weekend, the Mississippi Legislature approved the removal of the Confederate battle emblem...

There’s No Way Around It, California. You Owe Descendants of  Enslaved  Black  Americans 

Hardy Brown, Founder California Black Media | Special to California Black Media Partners      Last year, I read a book titled “The Color of Law.” Every Californian should read it, too — especially if...

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