Today's guilty verdict shows that no one, including a police officer, is above the law. The immediacy of the jury's conclusion indicates the evidence was overwhelming and that body cameras play a vital role in providing a truthful perspective on what occurs during police interactions.
Reacting to a CalMatters investigation, state lawmakers said they’re concerned about defendants’ long waits behind bars before trials and substantial backlogs in California’s courts. And they’re touting their bills as steps toward fixing the problem.
On this week's In Focus: SoCal, host Tanya McRae takes a closer look at how mass incarceration and the criminal justice system are affecting Black Americans, who make up 40% of the country's incarcerated population despite representing 13% of the general population.
(Sacramento, California) – Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer (D- South Los Angeles) announced HR-12, a resolution recognizing the first week of February as Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action, passed off the Assembly floor.
In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech wherein Dr. King speaks to a nation embroiled in a seminal debate on the issue of race equality in America.
The Governor's budget announcement today is a testament to government working diligently and working through the major issues presented by a global pandemic, which remains a threat to the health of our citizens and our statewide e