Sep 24, California News and Black Media Network-Cali.FM — Issue #31

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These families of missing Black people are frustrated with the lack of response to their cases —
The parents of Jelani Day, Daniel Robinson and Keeshae Jacobs say their cases have not received the same attention as high-profile cases like Gabby Petito

Why some Black Americans are leaving the U.S. to reclaim their “destiny” in Ghana — CBS
Sonjiah Davis had a good life in Washington D.C., but she “never felt safe.” Like many others, she’s discovered that “home is not a place. It’s how you feel where you are.”

Tens Of Thousands Of Black Women Vanish Each Year. This Website Tells Their
Erika Marie Rivers created the Our Black Girls website to shine a light on Black girls and women who have gone missing or were murdered, a demographic that gets disproportionately less media coverage.

Sorority suspended over racist presentation on Black football players at North Carolina
Methodist University in North Carolina suspended Alpha Delta Pi following outrage over a racist incident involving a sorority member critiquing the appearance of Black football players.

Housing discrimination causes generational wealth gap between White and Black
Decades of housing discrimination left a devastating legacy across the U.S. Unable to purchase property in some neighborhoods, many Black families were depri…

KATV removes news director following wig controversy and complaints from Black journalists — Arkansas
The news leader at KATV has departed following complaints that a gag during the nightly news was racially offensive.

Analysis: When a White-majority neighborhood wants to divorce its Black city —
The combustible, decades-long debate over a wealthy majority white suburb in Atlanta shines a light on a broader racial reality in the US. As Sheryll Cashin, a professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, explains it, the consequences of residential caste are vast.


Newsom signs law to hamstring warehouse production quotas | California |
(The Center Square) — California’s newest labor law is going to change the way major retail outlets such as Amazon manage their massive warehouses.

PG&E charged with manslaughter in California wildfire last year that killed
PG&E charged with manslaughter, other crimes in California’s Zogg Fire last year that killed 4 people and destroyed hundreds of homes

California will track violent deaths of LGBTQ+ people in nationwide first | California | The Guardian
Advocacy groups hail ‘huge victory’ as state becomes first in US to gather data on disproportionate harm


Singer Kelly Price is Missing in Georgia After COVID
Gospel singer Kelly Price has gone missing in Georgia, TMZ has learned — and it happened shortly after she was released from the hospital after battling COVID.

Melvin Van Peebles, godfather of Black cinema, dies at 89 — ABC
Melvin Van Peebles, a Broadway playwright, musician and movie director whose work ushered in the “blaxploitation” films of the 1970s, has died

Michael K. Williams died from accidental overdose, says New York medical examiner | Fox
Williams overdosed from a combination of “fentanyl, p-fluorofentanyl, heroin and cocaine.”

G Herbo — Stand the Rain (Mad Max) (Official Music Video)
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Black Business Spotlight: Keiko’s
Customers can expect many flavorful food options at Keiko’s Kitchen, a plant-based restaurant in North Minneapolis.

Black Entrepreneurs Day Presented by Chase for
A Celebration of Black Business Curated by Daymond John Live From The Apollo and Streaming Exclusively on Facebook ● Kevin Hart, Shaquille O’Neal, Tyra…

Black Business Spotlight: Du Nord Social
Du Nord Social Spirits, known as the only legal Black-owned distillery in the U.S., is headquartered right in the heart of South Minneapolis.


Haitian migrants in custody have ‘hijacked’ multiple buses —
DEL RIO, Texas — Haitian migrants in federal custody have “hijacked” multiple buses during transport rides and forced out drivers in incidents that threaten to stop the U.S. government’s immigration enforcement operations, according to three people familiar with the incidents.

Haitian migrants at the border: An asylum law scholar explains how US skirts its legal and moral
The Biden administration has used a public health provision to deport thousands of Haitian migrants entering the US via Mexico.

Federal police reform talks have failed — but local efforts stand a better chance of
Months of bipartisan talks in Congress aimed at reaching consensus over policing reforms have ended with no agreement. Two policing scholars argue that federal efforts are better placed focusing on supporting local measures.

‘Defund the Police’ Was a Catchy Slogan. It’s Also Why a Policing Bill Fell Apart —
This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. Richard Nixon had an energy crisis on his hands as he began what would be his last year as President. Arab members of the oil cartel OPEC had quadrupled prices for the United States to protest Washington’s support for Israel in the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, and the costs at the pump for Americans was mind blowing. The Interior Secretary was telling Americans to prepare for blackouts as the country was going to be short a million barrels of oil every day. There weren’t many holiday light displays during December of 1973 as Christmas carols came with brownouts.

Black Lives Matter leader promises ‘uprising’ against ‘racist’ vaccine mandates —
Black Lives Matter leader threatens vaccine mandate protests, Hawk and Chivona Newsome, the co-founders of Black Lives Matter Greater New York, promise George Floyd like uprising over mandatory vaccinations.

The Urban Craft Eatery in Canyon Lake: Small local restaurant with great service! | Lashaun Turner | NewsBreak
Menu Item — :Courtesy of Urban Craft Eatery Facebook Page. Tucked away in the Canyon Lake Town Center, the Urban Craft Eatery is a cozy eat-in or take out restaurant with an impressive breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.

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