Short Film ‘Colors of Sankofa’ Explores the Impact of Colorism

February 14, 2019 

By Shaquille Woods 

Contributing Writer 

 

Hundreds of short films appeared at the 2019 Pan African Film Festival. Some of them tell thought provoking stories including... Read more...

Alicia Olatuj: ‘Intuition Songs From The Minds Of Women’

February 14, 2019 

By Shaquille Woods 

Contributing Writer 

 

Not many musicians can say they performed at a presidential inauguration. But Alicia Olatuj can proudly hold that title. Years... Read more...

Why the New York City Council Proposal to Ban Menthol Cigarettes is Wrong

February 14, 2019 

By Major Neill Franklin (Ret.) 

Executive Director of the Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP) 

 

I dedicated 34 years of my life to public safety, enforcing the laws... Read more...

Black Press, UAW Moves to Strengthen Already Solid Relationship

February 14, 2019 

NNPA Newswire 

 

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) has enjoyed a long history of supporting organized labor, particularly during the Civil Rights Movement when... Read more...

Family of a Comatose Black Man Files Multi-million Claim Against LAPD

February 14, 2019 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributing Writer 

 

The family of a Black man left in a coma after an alleged race-based attack by an off-duty officer has filed a $195 million... Read more...

News

Harris Bill to Preserve and Improve Historic HBCU Buildings and Sites Passes Senate

Harris Bill to Preserve and Improve Historic HBCU Buildings and Sites Passes Senate

February 14, 2019  LAWT News Service    A bipartisan bill introduced by Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to reauthorize...

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Community

Community Leaders Urge the L.A. Police Commission and City Officials to End Stop and Frisk Policy in South L.A.

February 07, 2019  LAWT News Service                                                                           On...

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Sports News

Frank Robinson, MLB's First Black Manager and Hall of Famer Dies at 83

Frank Robinson, MLB's First Black Manager and Hall of Famer Dies at 83

February 14, 2019  By Lauren A. Jones  Contributing Writer     First-ballot Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who was Major League Baseball’s first...

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Arts & Culture

Vic Bulluck Directs Viola Davis & Julius Tennon Produced Play ‘Paradise’

Vic Bulluck Directs Viola Davis & Julius Tennon Produced Play ‘Paradise’

February 14, 2019  By Shaquille Woods  Contributing Writer    Black History Month celebrates the legacies of movements, triumphs, and the creative...

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