4/21/22 California News and Black Media Network — Issue #48
For reparations, descendants of slaves will have to prove their lineage. But how? — NewsBreak — www.newsbreak.com
Late last month, the California task force on reparations for slavery narrowly voted to limit restitution for those who could trace their ancestry to slavery in the United States. At the March 29 meeting, genealogists discussed how African Americans could establish their lineage to American slaves, who numbered about 4 million during the Civil War. […]
LAPD Officers Won’t Face Charges For Murdering Unarmed Black Couple That Was Asleep — NewsBreak — www.newsbreak.com
Prosecutors in Los Angeles County say there is not enough evidence to arrest five former Inglewood cops who opened fire on a couple sleeping inside a vehicle in 2016. The officers had “an honest belief” that they needed to use lethal force against Marquintan Sandlin and Kisha Michael in a vehicle…
Do white men financially support black women better than black men? (Opinion) | Lashaun Turner | NewsBreak Original — original.newsbreak.com
Do Black women marry interracially for upward mobility? Let’s talk about it!. Recently there was an op-ed published in the New York Post titled “Why more black women should consider marrying white men, written by a Harvard Law Professor by the name of Ralph Richard Banks a black man.
Ben Crump and BLM need to tell Black men to stop resisting police. (Opinion) | Lashaun Turner | NewsBreak Original — original.newsbreak.com
Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump is representing the family of Patrick Lyoya, a 26-year-old Black man who was shot in the head after struggling with a police officer. On April 4, 2022, in Grand Rapids Michigan, Patrick Lyoya was pulled over in a traffic stop due to an inconsistency in the license plates of the vehicle he was driving.
National Urban League says the state of Black America is grim — www.nbcnews.com
The National Urban League released its annual report on the State of Black America on Tuesday, and its findings are grim.
Race hustling, black equity, and the student loan debt debate (Opinion) | Lashaun Turner | NewsBreak Original — original.newsbreak.com
In today’s episode of how to use blacks and race hustling in any political agenda. Let’s talk about it!. On April 6, President Joe Biden announced that his administration would extend the student loan repayment pause through Aug. 31, 2022.
Activists look the other way as Black Americans pay bloody price for BLM, ‘woke agenda’: experts | Fox News — www.foxnews.com
Social justice activists have looked the other way on the crime and murder rates since 2020’s BLM and defund the police protests and riots, according to experts.
Trooper Brian North arrested for 2020 fatal shooting of Mubarak Soulemane, Black driver of car boxed in by cruisers after high-speed chase — CBS News — www.cbsnews.com
After a high-speed chase, Connecticut state trooper Brian North fired seven shots into a car that had been driven by alleged carjacker Mubarak Soulemane. The car was boxed in by police cruisers at the time.
Hi-Five Member Roderick ‘Pooh’ Clark Dead at 49: ‘Rest in Peace My Brother’ — people.com
“I am saddened to find out that Roderick ‘Pooh’ Clark another member of the famed singing group ‘Hi5’ passed away on Easter Sunday,” Hi-Five’s musical director Martinez Little said on Facebook Monday
A$AP Rocky out on bond after LAX arrest in November shooting — www.nbcnews.com
Rakim Mayers, better known as A$AP Rocky, was arrested Wednesday at Los Angeles International Airport in connection with a shooting in November, according to
Black voters give Biden high marks on the economy despite sting of inflation — www.nbcnews.com
Even though Black Americans are among the most impacted by inflation, they continue to give President Joe Biden high approval ratings.