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    California Attorney General Rob Bonta and California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. filed a lawsuit against the city of Huntington Beach challenging its voter identification (voter ID) law, Measure A, which amended the city’s charter to purportedly allow the city to impose voter ID requirements at the polls for all municipal elections starting ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Zuriah McKnight, the only full-time Black officer in the Val Verde Unified School District based in Perris, says he was subjected to consistent racism, hostility and harassment, and faced false investigations despite his steadfast commitment to his students and safe schools. So says the lawsuit against the district and its Police Department ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Money aside, the daily grind has been a brutal battle for Black employees at the City of Long Beach, having suffered years of racist harassment from their supervisors, even as some of the city’s leadership praised the Ku Klux Klan. That, and many other allegations of discrimination in the city’s departments is ...
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    By Antonio Ray Harvey California Black Media   Seven out of 10 African American youth between ages 12 and 17 who smoke use menthol cigarettes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And a higher percentage of Black adults who smoke began using menthol cigarettes (93%) — that’s more than two times higher than the number of White adults ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Kickbacks and backroom dealings usurped $1.1 million from the West Valley Water District are among numerous controversial charges in a recent whistleblower lawsuit that seeks to get the district’s money back. On the question of how the money will be restored to the department, the attorney representing the plaintiffs said the California ...