California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (Rich Pedroncelli/AP Images)
In May, Calif., Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) introduced a bill that would define ‘stealthing’ as a form of sexual assault, and on Tuesday, the state Senate Public Safety Committee advanced the bill, while acknowledging it was unclear whether or how such a law would be enforced.
Read “‘Stealthing’ One Step Closer to Being a Form of Sexual Assault in Calif.“
Passengers check in at the Jet Blue terminal at JFK airport in New York on Monday, Feb. 19, 2007. PrimeFlight subcontracts employees to Jet Blue and other major airlines (AP Photo/Rick Maiman)
The airport worker strike that began with a mass walk off at three New York area airports Tuesday night has been suspended while contract talks continue.
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President Donald Trump (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
For months the nation’s collective breath has been held waiting for something, anything, that the president has done to be held against him and used to get him out of office, and it appears that time has finally come, so we can all exhale: a California congressman has filed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
Read “#Impeachment: 2 Democratic Congressmen Take the First Step to Get Donald Trump Out of Office“
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A personal injury attorney representing Baton Rouge police officers in two separate lawsuits against Black Lives Matter attempted to raise $20,000 for her cases through a crowdfunding website, but her campaign was taken down on Sunday not being within the “community guidelines around promoting harmony.”
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A California lawmaker has proposed a bill that would create greater transparency by requiring law enforcement agencies to release body camera video and recordings of police shootings and other significant incidents, something that has been at the center of a longstanding national debate.
Read “California Bill Seeks to Make Releasing Body Camera Mandatory For Police Shootings“
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
James Harden, the bearded dynamo guard for the Houston Rockets, signed a 4-year extension with his team on Saturday that will net him a total of $228 million over the next six years. Do you think Khloe Kardashian has hit him up with that “hey big head” message yet? Because I know I did.
Read “James Harden Signs 4-Year, $228,000,000 Extension With The Houston Rockets, Will He Lead Their Super Team?“
Barry Jenkins speaks onstage at Oscars Feb. 26, 2017. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Barry Jenkins, director of the Oscar-winning feature film Moonlight, has plans to bring more Black excellence to the screen in the form of a screen adaption of If Beale Street Could Talk, a novel by celebrated Black author James Baldwin.
Read “‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins to Write, Direct Film Version of James Baldwin Novel“
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Bill Cosby’s legal troubles stemming from the multiple allegations of sexual assault against him are far from over. On the heels of the announcement last week that he would go on trial in California in June 2018, his Philadelphia trial will get a do over in November.
Read “Bill Cosby Will Be Retried in November For Sexual Assault Against Andrea Constand “