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Proposition 53

Perhaps one of the most controversial items on the November ballot for California voters is Proposition 53. It has both proponents and opponents, with spending on both sides headed toward more than $5 million.
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Proposition 54

Another one of the 18 propositions before California voters this November is Proposition 54, which is called the Public Display of Legislative Bills Prior to Vote Proposition.
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Legislature honors Runner, Chimbole

The California Legislature has given approval to name sections of two Antelope Valley highways as memorials for long-time community leaders Sharon Runner and Larry Chimbole.
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Carson objects to Measure M

Attorneys for a coalition of seven Los Angeles County cities attempted again this week to file a request for an accelerated hearing on a lawsuit filed on behalf of taxpayers concerning the ballot language for Measure M, the Metropolitan Transportation ...
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Proposition 54

Another one of the 18 propositions before California voters this November is Proposition 54, which is called the Public Display of Legislative Bills Prior to Vote Proposition. Currently, the Senate and Legislature propose bills, discuss them, and then consider them. ...
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Proposition 53

Perhaps one of the most controversial items on the November ballot for California voters is Proposition 53. It has both proponents and opponents, with spending on both sides headed toward more than $5 million.
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Family and creativity fuel Marlon Wayans’ success

Following the advice of his brother, Keenen, to not sit around and wait for Hollywood, Marlon Wayans has firmly established his own identity as an actor, writer, producer, director and stand-up comedian.
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Dancer Misty Copeland inspires new generation of ballerinas

“This is for the little brown girls,” writes Misty Copeland in the prologue of her New York Times bestselling memoir, Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina,
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Tony Dungy

Anthony Kevin "Tony" Dungy is a former professional American football player and coach in the National Football League. Dungy became the first African American head coach to win the Super Bowl when his Colts defeated the Chicago Bears in Super ...
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Grandmaster Flash

There are lots of stories about the birth of jazz and the beginning of rock n’ roll, but hip-hop has founding fathers: one of them is DJ Grandmaster Flash. In the early 70’s Joseph Saddler was living in the South ...
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Louis Gossett Jr

Born May 27, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY, Lou has a flair for projecting quiet authority and has scored well personally in a string of diverse and occasionally challenging roles. The aspiring actor caught a break at his first Broadway audition ...
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Beverly Johnson

The first African American supermodel on the cover of American Vogue was Ms. Beverly Johnson. Beverly was attending college Northeastern University in Boston, MA when she tried her hand at modeling.
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President Barack Obama

His story is the American story — values from the heartland, a middle-class upbringing in a strong family, hard work and education as the means of getting ahead, and the conviction that a life so blessed should be lived in ...
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Sanya Richards-Ross

4x Olympic Gold Medalist, Entrepreneur, Reality Show Star
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Hank Willis Thomas

Hank Willis Thomas, a prominent photo conceptual artist, grew up surrounded by art and culture.
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