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    By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ California State Sen. Steven Bradford (D-Inglewood), 64, says the “time is right” and he is “up to the challenge” of becoming the next Lieutenant Governor of California. Bradford, who serves as the Vice Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), announced his bid for the second highest office in the state a while ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Cash is always king, but policies in the works could jumpstart reparations for Black Californians without breaking the bank. Earlier this year, the State Legislative Analyst’s Office projected a $38 billion budget deficit, meaning money is tight, and direct compensation is not likely, at least for now. But Kristin Nimmers said other ...
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    By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ The California Assembly ushered in new leadership with the swearing in of Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) at the State Capitol in Sacramento on June 30. Rivas replaces Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), the outgoing Speaker who presided over the Assembly for the last seven years. Rivas is the 71st Speaker of ...
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    By Antonio Ray Harvey California Black Media On Dec. 5, Asssemblymember Dr. Corey Jackson (D-Riverside) was sworn in at the State Capitol on the first day of the 2022-23 Legislative session. Right after taking the oath of office to represent California’s 60th Assembly District, Jackson appeared to be in awe when he walked into his ...
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    Members of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) reflect on the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, by former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin. In a video recording of the fatal arrest, Chauvin can be seen pressing his knee into the neck of Floyd for 9 minutes and 29 ...
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    Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) has been elected as Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC). The Caucus has had over a 50-year legacy of advocating for transformative legislation on behalf of African Americans and other marginalized people in California. Senator Bradford was elected to the legislature in 2009 making him the longest serving member ...