Rev. William Moses Summerville says, in a time when politicians are clamoring for the Black vote, he sees most offering nothing more than lip service.
On this episode of “The Word,” CSULB professor Jason Whitehead, who specializes in Supreme Court matters, helps sort out what a post-Roe v. Wade world means for California and Long Beach.
During the pandemic, Marcos Cervantes, a 31-year-old man with autism, began inviting the world in to see parts of his life.
Seven-year-old Shelby Cordon’s family has a saying around the house: “Why be Elsa or any other Disney princess when you can be Shelby?” And it’s that level of acceptance people in the autism community want others to embrace.
The district and the Teachers Association of Long Beach are still in talks over a new contract, with compensation the largest point still to be decided.
“It’s a street course,” said O’Ward. “You’re around walls, there’s not a lot of room for error, it’s a difficult track just because it’s technical.”
Could this year’s budgeted amount for the canceled MLK parade, roughly $59,000, be better used to support the Black community? We’ll explore that question in this week’s edition of The Word on Long Beach.
The sisters say they started a group called “Lesbians Are Life” to make sure people in their community had a place to go to learn about resources, and express their frustrations about the lack of acceptance they feel from the heterosexual Black community.
Lathan Singleton III is the founder of the Unspoken Hero Society, a nonprofit organization that provides support, advocacy and tools to those affected by chronic illnesses.
Toxic Tours is a nonprofit that gives people an on-the-ground look at how harmful refineries and pollutants are to communities like West Long Beach.