Tag: Los Angeles

Maxine Waters' Office Evacuated Due to 'Anne Thrax' Package

Someone noticed a suspicious package sent to Rep. Maxine Waters’ (D-Calif.) district office in South Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon addressed to “Anne Thrax.” As Waters has recently received death threats, the authorities were contacted. Parts of the office building were evacuated, and the Los Angeles Police Department and a…

'Justice Fund' to Cover Legal Costs for Immigrants Facing Deportation

Cities across the country have agreed to cover legal fees for immigrants who now face deportation following President-elect Donald Trump’s victory on Election Day. Notably, Los Angeles will have a $10 million fund dedicated to legal assistance in response to Trump’s “dangerous rhetoric,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced. “We…

Black Artists Host Events to Show Unity with Law Enforcement

In a time of violent and tense relations between law enforcement and Black citizens, celebrities in the Black community are using their status as role models to show their solidarity with police and community leaders. Over the weekend, hip-hop artist The Game, whose real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor, hosted…