Criminal Grand Juries Banned In Officer-Involved Shooting CasesThe ban, which was signed by the governor Tuesday is drawing both praise and criticism.
Sacramento NAACP Calls News & Review's Kevin Johnson Cover RacistThe image depicts Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson reading the weekly newspaper with the headline "K.J. Sues SN&R" with a furrowed brow and two beads of sweat coming from his forehead.
Los Angeles NAACP Chapter President Resigns Over Move To Honor Donald SterlingLeon Jenkins said he is stepping down because of "negative exposure" after Sterling controversy.
California Has Similar 'Stand Your Ground' Wording As Florida Self-Defense LawMcGeorge Law School Professor John Myers says Florida’s self-defense law that led to George Zimmerman’s acquittal is similar to California’s, with nearly identical language.
Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex MarriageRev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Opinion: Learn To Be An AmericanOne day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.
Opinion: Romney's Speech To NAACP A Cynical Play For White VotesRomney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.
Lobbyists To Host Schwarzenegger Farewell PartyGov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is leaving office just as he came in -- with a party paid for by outside interest groups.