California

LOS ANGELES- — A reporter for KABC-TV channel 7 in Los Angeles was shot with a BB gun during a live  newscast last week. Leanne Suter, who was standing near a highway when she was reporting on a story, was shot with a BB gun and it was caught on video. The Huffington Post Reports: […]

FULLERTON, Calif — Fullerton Police officers tased and beat Kelly Thomas, a mentally unstable homeless man to death in an incident that was caught on video. KABC reports: “They kept beating him and Tasering him. I could hear zapping, and he wasn’t even moving,” said Turgeon. “He had one arm in front of him like […]

Civil Rights groups in California are fighting to protect Black representation amid redistricting of the political map. Los Angeles is emerging as an important political zone for minorities in the state. Many civil rights groups opposed the California ballot measures, arguing that the reforms could actually harm communities of color by making it too difficult […]

CALIFORNIA — More than 1, 700 California prisons, held in maximum isolation units, have gone on a hunger strike in protest of their penance, which is met with no explicit crime. The strike began with inmates in the Security Housing Unit at Pelican Bay State Prison. Your Black World Reports: Their isolation, which can last […]

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — A Southern California woman remained jailed Wednesday after authorities said she drugged her estranged husband, tied him to a bed, cut off his penis and put it through a garbage disposal. Garden Grove police Lt. Jeff Nightengale said Catherine Kieu Becker drugged a meal and served it to the victim, whose […]