hese judicial evaluations have been provided by the Judicial Elections Evaluation Committee (JEEC) of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. The JEEC prepares an evaluation of candidates in contested Superior Court judicial elections in Los Angeles County; makes evaluations by interviewing candidates and communicating with lawyers, judges, and others; publishes ratings of candidates. The Judicial […]
Sharon Kyle: Known widely for his use of social media to promote social causes, including the Black Lives Matter movement, Shaun King recently posted a message on social media that offers 25 practical solutions that address police brutality
Sharon Kyle: “The Restorative Justice Vote,” a one-day conference in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 19, will convene attorneys, social justice activists, law enforcement professionals, and policymakers in advance of the November 8th election.
y son left the United States for a job in Japan last week. Even though he’s always had an interest in other cultures, I can’t help but wonder how much the pressure of living in America as a Black man influenced his decision to leave. Today, the stories are so frequent, the headlines so repetitive, the loss of life at […]
Sharon Kyle: So today, it is particularly ironic that several reports are surfacing questioning whether Donald Trump’s wife, Melania, might have a spotty immigration history herself.
Sharon Kyle: With input from members of Black Lives Matter as well as dozens of other organizations representing thousands of people across this country, The Movement for Black Lives released a comprehensive platform that provides a roadmap of sorts that would help to make life more fair and equitable for black people.
Sharon Kyle: But now that it’s all said and done and the two major parties have had their conventions and selected their nominees—what’s next in this, the most unusual presidential campaign in recent history.
Sharon Kyle: With such a large contingent of Bernie voters still up for grabs, it’s puzzling that Hillary’s VP pick wouldn’t be one that appealed more to the progressive vote that could put her back in the White House.
Sharon Kyle: The townhall was part of a series of events the President has participated in this week in the wake of the Dallas rampage that left five police officers dead and eleven others wounded, following the two police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota earlier in the week.
Sharon Kyle: Details have surfaced in the hours since these tragedies. But the most obvious common threads that connect them—America’s acceptance of the use of guns and violence to solve social problems and the enduring racial divide that has plagued this country since its inception.
Sharon Kyle: As an African-American who is the direct descendant of American chattel slaves whose labor built this country, I understand Maria Armoudian’s proposition about “The Young Turks.”
In 1852, former slave and legendary abolitionist Frederick Douglass was invited to give a speech at a 4th of July event to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Sharon Kyle: Do you believe the Bill Clinton/Loretta Lynch meeting was serendipitous or was it in some way calculated and by whom? We want to hear from you and let us know if you believe that Lynch and Clinton only had a social conversation.