*Pasco County, Florida resident, Thomas Herris Sigler III, and his accomplice, William A. Dennis, were finally handed down sentences in relation to a shocking cross burning incident carried out in 2012, outside of a neighbor?s home.
Released court documents show that the two men, residents of a mostly white Pasco County community known as Seward Drive, conspired to commit the crime along with other residents at a Halloween party, shortly after an interracial couple moved in next door.
Sigler, Dennis and others reportedly gathered wood, gasoline and other tools and carried the cross to their neighbors? yard together before setting it alight in full view. In later statements, Sigler describes his actions as an attempt to force his neighbors from their home.
*A coalition of clergy and civil rights leaders are calling upon L.A. County D.A. Jackie Lacey to follow the recommendation of LAPD, Chief Charlie Beck and file criminal charges against LAPD officer Clifford Procter for the murder of Brendon Glenn.
Proctor shot and killed Glenn who was unarmed and homeless on May 5th, 2015. On the 2-year anniversary of Glenn?s killing Our city is still waiting on justice and for Lacey to simply follow the recommendation of LAPD Chief Beck.
L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Local Healthcare Leaders to Discuss Future of Obamacare and Potential Impact to L.A. County?s Underserved Populations
WHAT:??????????? Today, there are an estimated 750,000 uninsured residents in L.A. County, according to a 2015 Community Health Assessment conducted by the L.A. County Department of Public Health. Although, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has provided healthcare for many, it is clear there is still an immense need for access to quality, low-cost care. Continue reading →