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L.A. Sheriff is Wrong for Spying on Compton Residents

I am not oblivious to the fact that I can be watched and tracked by the powers that be. I realize that when I check-in on Facebook, drive my car, or use my cellphone, I am practically inviting them to do so. I resigned myself a long time ago to
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2 Latinos Plead Guilty to Hate Crimes Against Blacks in Compton

COMPTON, CA – JANUARY 25, 2013: Graffiti marred steeple on the Greater Holy Faith Baptist Church on 155th Street in Compton on JANUARY 25, 2013. Members of 155th Street Gang have been arrested for hate crimes in the neighborhood. Neighbors say the black ministers don’t live in the area and
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Compton Statewide Skateboarding Competition

Michael Jones *Compton CA – Not since the Tony Hawk Foundation donated $15,000 to build the skate park at Compton’s historic Wilson Park have the words Compton and Skateboard been used in the same sentence… until now. On September 14, 2013 the city of Compton will be holding its first
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The ‘Compton Cricket Club’ Continues to Change Lives (Watch)

Ted Hayes  *Did you know that the city of Compton has a cricket club? Neither did we. But last Tuesday, the Grantland Channel placed a short film they produced about the “Compton Cricket Club” on YouTube and received 59,402 views. We guess a lot of people didn’t know and they’re
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Congresswoman Hahn Congratulates Compton Mayor-Elect Aja Brown

Compton’s Mayor-elect Aja Brown *WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) released the following statement regarding the newly-elected Mayor of Compton (CA.), Aja Brown: “Congratulations to Aja Brown, Compton’s new Mayor-elect.Yesterday’s election was an historic moment for the City of Compton. Aja Brown will become Compton’s second woman mayor, the first
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Latino on Black Hate Crime in Compton Spurs Press Conference at City Hall

Jeffrey Aguilar and Efren Marquez were arrested for allegedly committing a hate crime. *A press conference has been called by a Southern California organization called California Friends of the African American Caucus to highlight increasing hate crimes in Compton. The press conference, scheduled for Monday (01-28-13) morning at 11am Pacific
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