Calling All Singers, Last Chance to Audition for the StarQuest Singing Competition! Don’t miss out on your opportunity to audition in-person on Sat., Sept. 22 & Sunday, Sept. 23 at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

September 20, 2018 

By Kimberlee Buck 

Staff Writer 

 

Are you a local singer waiting to share your vocal talent? Look no further than the 7th annual StarQuest Singing Competition, whose primary... Read more...

Prop 10 Will Do More Harm Than Good; L.A. Watts Times Urges Community to Vote NO ON Proposition 10

September 20, 2018 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Contributing Writer 

 

Politically, housing has been a hot-button issue in California for years now, with candidates vying for various... Read more...

Hooks Continues Appeal of Watts Towers Suspension

September 20, 2018 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Contributing Writer 

 

Educator and Watts Towers Arts Director Rosie Lee Hooks was found not guilty of insubordination after a July 31 hearing, but guilty... Read more...

Booker Fuels 2020 Talk With South Carolina Dem Fundraiser

September 20, 2018 

By Bill Barrow 

Associated Press

 

Fueling speculation about his White House ambitions, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will headline a Democratic fundraiser in South Carolina,... Read more...

Black Governor Nominees Become Stars In Bid For History

September 20, 2018 

By Jesse J. Holland 

Associated Press 

 

It was a raucous scene that could have been backstage at a rock concert: camera flashes, fans clamoring for autographs, scowling... Read more...

Serena Williams Sheds Light on Double Standard in U.S. Open Title Loss

September 13, 2018 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

 

Serena Williams was one match victory away from history. After giving birth to Alexis Olympia, the 23-time Grand Slam winner put on... Read more...

“Quincy” a look at the extraordinary life of Quincy Jones; Co-directed by his daughter, Rashida Jones—on Netflix September 21

September 13, 2018 

By Lapacazo Sandoval 

Contributing Writer 

 

The definition of the word, legend,  that you find inside a dictionary describes “an extremely famous or notorious person,... Read more...

Nia Franklin Wins Miss America

September 13, 2018 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire 

 

The genius, intelligence, beauty and spirit of Black women, which continues to transform the world, shined brightly again Sunday as... Read more...

Officials Tout Three-Year Effort To Reduce Crime in Compton

September 13, 2018 

City News Service 

 

Officials today celebrated the success a three-year effort to reduce crime in Compton.

 

The reduction in crime – including... Read more...

Former GOP Chair Steele Says He Knows Identity of Op-Ed Writer

September 13, 2018 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire 

 

Former Republican Party National Chairman Michael Steele goes on the record with NNPA Newswire and it turns out there are more resisters... Read more...

News

L.A. County Votes to Further Study ‘Reform L.A. Jails’ Initiative

September 13, 2018  By Elizabeth Marcellino  City News Service    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors called today for further study before...

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Community

102.3 Radio-Free KJLH plans a lineup of powerful speakers and valuable resources for the Men’s Empowerment Summit

102.3 Radio-Free KJLH plans a lineup of powerful speakers and valuable resources for the Men’s Empowerment Summit

September 06, 2018  LAWT News Service    102.3 Radio-Free KJLH is set to present the 2nd Annual Men’s Empowerment Summit on Saturday, September...

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Sports News

Good for business? Nike gets political with Kaepernick ad

Good for business? Nike gets political with Kaepernick ad

September 06, 2018  By MAE ANDERSON  AP Business Writer   Why do it?   Nike has touched off a furor by wading into football’s national anthem...

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Arts & Culture

HOROSCOPES September 13- 20 , 2018

September 13, 2018 Aries  MAR 21 - APR 19  You are back on track, Aries, in every possible way! Mars, your ruler, is finally regulating his orbit...

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