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Poll reveals blacks’ political leanings before 2020 election

LOS ANGELES — A poll of black voters in Los Angeles County reveals that black voters are highly engaged in civic affairs, voting and charitable giving, and are decidedly concerned with homelessness, affordable housing and transportation policy issues. The Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State Los Angeles released the results of the Read More…

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L.A. DIGEST: Diversity discussion planned at CAAM

EXPOSITION PARK — A discussion, entitled “What Now? After the Hashtag: #OscarsSoWhite with April Reign”  will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. May 15 at the California African American Museum, 600 State Drive. As the creator of the hashtag-turned-movement #OscarsSoWhite, Reign has challenged the lack of representation of people of color and marginalized communities Read More…

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Terry Crews talks about a life somewhat less than idyllic

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer EXPOSITION PARK — From professional football player to a star on the hit television sitcom “Brooklyn Nine Nine,” actor Terry Crews has enjoyed a life of celebrity and privilege. But Crews, who was the guest speaker Nov. 14 at the California African American Museum where he delivered a talk on Read More…