California Black Media Network

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Mark T. Harris | Special to California Black Media Partners  Former comedian and entertainment mogul Byron Allen filed suit against Comcast in 2015 seeking $20 billion in damages. Allen alleged that Comcast refused to offer many of his television programs as part of its cable television offerings because he is African American.  Earlier this year, […]

Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media  Last week, African American activists confronted affirmative action opponents on a Zoom town hall a conservative Republican candidate organized. At least one Republican elected official attended the event that the Silicon Valley Chinese Association Foundation (SVCAF) supported.     June Yang Cutter is an Asian American Republican running for State Assembly in District 77, which covers parts of northern San Diego and the nearby cities of Poway and Rancho Santa Fe, among others.  She is running against incumbent Brian Maienschein (D-San Diego).  One major topic on the […]

Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media Last week, reacting to the violent death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American man in Minnesota, California Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) introduced a new bill. The legislation, AB 1196, bans law enforcement officers in the state from using carotid artery restraints to subdue and detain suspects. […]

Hardy Brown | Founder, California Black Media    Special to California Black Media Partners   Last year, I read a book titled “The Color of Law.” Every Californian should read it, too — especially if you truly care about Black lives.    “A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America,” the book subtitle reads. It is written by Richard Rothstein, a fellow at the Haas Institute in Berkeley.  I’ve made a note to […]

Joe W. Bowers Jr. | California Black Media  Last Thursday, the University of California’s (UC) Board of Regents voted 23-0 to end the use of the SAT and ACT tests in admissions for all California freshman applicants through 2024. The University plans to try to create a new standardized test to use in time for […]

Special to California Black Media Partners | Hardy Brown, Publisher Emeritus, Black Voice News and co-founder of California Black Media  Pres. Trump is tempting Christians to crowd into churches, implying your God will protect you. You have been pent up for three months now and you deserve to be free. This is a free country.   The President boasts that we had one of the greatest […]

On May 20, the California Assembly Public Safety Committee approved a bill that would make it illegal for first responders to take pictures or record video of a deceased person at the scene of an accident or crime.   Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Los Angeles) authored the bill, AB 2655, titled the “Invasion of Privacy: First Responders” act.   AB 2655 is one of the few non-coronavirus-related bills that has moved in the legislature since the global pandemic began. Now that the Public Safety Committee has approved […]

Modifications Required to Protect Californians against COVID-19 Places of Worship Should Limit Attendance to 25% of Total Capacityor a Maximum of 100 Attendees Retail Guidance for In-Store Shopping, Already in Place for Certain Counties,Now Applies Statewide  SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health today announced the statewide reopening of places of worship for religious […]

There is a lot going on in this world.. The leadership of the nation gives us pause, the COVID 19 pandemic has got us all wondering what’s next, there is unmitigated social justice and human rights issues violations in the land, the Census is upon us yet we could be undercounted if we dont act, […]

Even in the midst of political uncertainty and pandemic in America, it might be easy to forget that it is a census year. Join www.beachcityradio.com and #beachcityperspective as we join with @LaOpinionLA @RadioFreeKJLH @Power106LA @Univision34LA @979laraza Voices for a special event about #2020Census THIS THURSDAY MAY 14th at 11 AM on FB Live #BlackBrownGetCounted https://bit.ly/bbgetcounted  […]


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