July 2013 Blog Posts (12)

Thank you for sharing: thoughts on the Zimmerman verdict

89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio recently asked listeners and sources in the organization’s Public Insight Network to describe the kinds of conversations they were having with friends and family as a result of the Florida jury’s verdict on the trial of George Zimmerman.

Here are a few of the responses:

“As an African American male,…

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Added by Connie K. Ho on July 22, 2013 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Cherrywood Block Club Annual BBQ 2013

 

Photos by Paula Lauren Gibson/AfroPix

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Added by Paula Lauren Gibson on July 20, 2013 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Tha Pasadena Music Scene extends invitation to promote local artists throughout Los Angeles county.

There has been a lot of noise coming out of Pasadena, Ca. Only this time, it's not city-funded. Tha next generation of local, aspiring artists & musicians coming out are 'setting their own standard.' Before they are considered anybody, they are left to grind on tha indie underground circuit. This circuit consists of unknown to mildly known names. Here…

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Added by Mistah Wilson on July 17, 2013 at 1:39pm — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION’S BLOOM INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES PROGRESS AND NEW PARTNERS DURING COMMUNITY TOWN HALL MEETING

Photo Courtesy of Malcolm Ali

BLOOM youth Anthony Smith and BLOOM spokesperson and actor Larenz Tate

The California Community Foundation (CCF) celebrated the one-year anniversary of its Building a Lifetime of Options and Opportunities for Men (BLOOM) initiative with a town hall…

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Added by Terri Dixon on July 16, 2013 at 8:46am — 1 Comment

Journalists ask: after the Zimmerman verdict, what sort of conversations are you having?

The jury in the Florida murder trial of George Zimmerman last weekend acquitted the former neighborhood watch volunteer of all charges in the 2012 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

The acquittal has prompted protests in Los Angeles, Oakland and in cities across the United States. People have also taken to social media to express their thoughts on the verdict. 

In the wake of Zimmerman's acquittal, 89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio would like to know what…

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Added by Connie K. Ho on July 15, 2013 at 1:51pm — No Comments

The Day of the Zimmerman Verdict - 5 pm - Be at Leimert Park!

Post on Facebook, Twitter, spread the word!…

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Added by Revolution Books on July 13, 2013 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Urgent Act Now Justice for Trayvon

Urgent Need To Act Now!…

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Added by Revolution Books on July 12, 2013 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Journalists want to know: Tell us about your favorite book

89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio is bringing back #KidReads, and this time we are hosting a live program at the A C Bilbrew Library on July 20. KPCC early childhood development correspondent Deepa Fernandes will moderate a program with two literary whizzes who…

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Added by Connie K. Ho on July 11, 2013 at 2:18pm — No Comments

EvoRevoPhoto happenings!

Janet of Evolution Revolution Photography located in Inglewood, CA has been working a whole-hellava-lot!!  Hopefully you can join her for one of her events or have your photo taken for one of your own upcoming events.  Check out the listings below:

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/vol/3910341507.html…

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Added by Janet E. Dandridge on July 9, 2013 at 4:45pm — No Comments

*~ Freedom Of Ideas ~*

To: Mr Keith James of Stop Mass Incarceration & Revolution Books.

--- Since open 'comments' to your Blog are not available---

My respectful 'OPEN' response is just this...

"Guard the freedom of ideas at all costs. Be alert that dictators have always played on the natural human tendency to 'blame' others and to over simplify. And don't regard yourself as a Guardian Of Freedom unless you respect and preserve the rights of People…

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Added by AJea L on July 7, 2013 at 2:17pm — 2 Comments

The TRUTH About What Happened at the June 10 Rally for Justice for Trayvon Martin, responding to AJea L.

The TRUTH About What Happened at the June 10 Rally for Justice for Trayvon Martin, responding to AJea L.

from Keith James, Stop Mass Incarceration Network and Revolution Books volunteer

 

An article posted on The Leimert Park Beat (a website about the Leimert Park community), by AJea L on June 14, 2013 about a protest that took place in Leimert on June 10, 2013 – the first day of the trial of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin – is…

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Added by Revolution Books on July 3, 2013 at 6:23am — No Comments

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