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Black women critical of college board appointment

Wave Staff Report LOS ANGELES — Former Montebello school board member David Vela has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. Vela was selected from a field of 26 applicants to replace Sydney Kamlager-Dove, who was elected earlier this year to the state Assembly, serving the Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Trustee appointment disrespects black community

By Najee Ali Contributing Writer The Los Angeles Community College District and its current trustees disrespected the African-American community after a unanimous vote last week by the board to appoint David Vela to fill the vacancy left when Sydney Kamlager-Dove resigned her seat representing District 3 after she was elected to the state Assembly. Vela will serve the remainder Read More…