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Newsom: 'California hasn't done enough'

Posted at 1:32 PM, Jun 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 16:39:14-04

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Governor Newsom, June 5 discussed the racial climate plaguing the world today.

Newsom also expressed frustration as he feels California hasn't done enough to change how the black and brown communities are being treated and respected.

He is quoted as saying "The black community doesn't need to change, we need to change."

He expressed incredible support in ending racial profiling, and ending how black and brown people are being disrespected and looked at as less than because of the color of their skin.

"People weren't left in society, they started behind in society."

He is working diligently with his administration to make choke holds absolutely illegal in the state of California.

He is working closely with Lateefah Simon, president of the Akonadi Foundation, an advocacy conglomerate focused on the advocacy of the black community, and Ron Davis, an advocate.

Simon Ron Davis, have focused their efforts with the support of Newsom to bring about real change in California and beyond.

"We do this work in the honor of justice," Simon.

According to Newsom "Leaders encourage others to lead."