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This Day in History: Rodney King Beating Is Videotaped

The video release pre-dated the widespread adoption of the internet and while many saw portions of the footage on their local television news programs,...

Biden grappling with ‘perfect storm’ of rising gun violence

By Colleen Long, Michael Balsamo and Michelle L. Price, Associated Press Illegal guns are flooding the streets. Teenagers are being murdered. And alarming numbers of...
Melina Abdullah speaks during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles.

Police: Teens Driven by Racial Hatred Targeted BLM Leader

Authorities say three teenagers driven by racial hatred were behind hoax calls that brought major police responses to the home of a leading Black...

Run, Karen, Run: Why Rep. Karen Bass Should Be L.A.’s First Woman Mayor

By Jasmyne A. Cannick, Special to California Black Media   I can describe the leading crop of declared candidates angling to lead the second largest...

The Lookout: Three California Cities Push Plans to Increase Police Spending

Aldon Thomas Stiles | California Black Media Watching your tax dollars, elected officials and legislation that affects you. It has been over 13 months since cops...