Teka-Lark Fleming: Ferguson is a microcosm of the system of institutional nationwide oppression that has been bought by corporate America.
Teka-Lark Fleming: People who live in cities like Los Angeles heavily subsidize big agriculture, so urban city dwellers like Los Angeles will be paying the bulk of this “conservation” project that will do nothing in getting us more water or more water security.
Teka-Lark Fleming: How is allowing big oil to kill people and contribute to the early death of children until 2015 preventing anything?
Teka-Lark Fleming: Damien Goodmon of the Crenshaw Subway Coalition is doing a better job advocating for the entire community than the almost 100-year-old L.A. Urban League.
Teka-Lark Fleming: Kimbrew seems to also have a history of targeting women with backbone who aren’t stupid enough to give California Friends of the African-American Caucus or his other organization California Women 4 Women money.
Teka-Lark Fleming: “We need STEM, we need development, we need clean energy, but we also need community partnering companies that are going to commit and stay long-term,” said Simona Farrise.
Teka-Lark Fleming: Burke is taking money from these groups because, while they may not be her values, they most definitely are her parents’ values. Autumn Burke is not running for the 62nd Assembly; her father’s business associates are.
Teka-Lark Fleming: In Inglewood you rarely see any political action. You don’t see even really calm ones where people invite their mother to follow them along and honk.