UCLA Study Reveals Educational and Social Challenges Affecting Black Youth in Los Angeles County

October 17, 2019 

By Alysha Conner 

Contributing Writer 

African-American students in Los Angeles County are currently facing a dual-threat of inadequate educational opportunities and support. It has... Read more...

Fashion Icon B Michael Shares Insight into His Vision

October 17, 2019 

By Lapacazo Sandoval 

Contributing Writer 

 

One of the first things that you notice about fashion designer B Michael is his effervescent smile. A picture of a confident... Read more...

Kierra Coles: Young, Pregnant, Black and Still Missing;This is part of an ongoing series about missing Black women and girls by the National Newspaper Publishers Association, the trade association that represents African American-owned newspapers and medi

October 17, 2019 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Correspondent

 

Kierra Coles was checking off some critical milestones in her life when she suddenly vanished in 2018 from her Southside Chicago... Read more...

Man Charged with Killing Ex-College Football Player in Long Beach

October 17, 2019 

By City News Service 

 

An ex-con was charged this week with the murder of a former Long Beach City College football player who was shot in the drive-thru lane of a fast-food restaurant... Read more...

#ACCESS901: Memoir Provides Lens to ‘See’ Cyntoia Brown-Long

October 17, 2019 

By Joy Doss 

Special to the New Tri-State Defender 

 

Cyntoia Brown’s story sent waves of nausea across my stomach and a riptide of ire through my mind. The ham-fisted... Read more...

News

Residents Demand Greater Restrictions from City on Oil, Gas Drilling

October 17, 2019  By ERIC HEINZ  City News Service    Members of a Los Angeles City Council committee today asked for additional information before...

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Community

TASTE OF SOUL’S CHILDREN’S WORLD; Fun-Filled Activities & Musical Entertainment for Kids All Day

TASTE OF SOUL’S CHILDREN’S WORLD; Fun-Filled Activities & Musical Entertainment for Kids All Day

October 10, 2019  By E. Mesiyah McGinnis  Contributing Writer    With the Taste of Soul Food and Family Festival being famous for showcasing primarily...

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Sports News

IN MEMORIAM: Legendary Morgan State and New York Knicks Assistant Coach: Nat Frazier Passes Away at 84

IN MEMORIAM: Legendary Morgan State and New York Knicks Assistant Coach: Nat Frazier Passes Away at 84

October 17, 2019  By Lauren Poteat  NNPA Washington Correspondent    Morgan State University, a historically Black institution located in Baltimore,...

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Arts & Culture

HOROSCOPES October 17- 24, 2019

October 17, 2019 Aries  MAR 21 - APR 19  You might feel like your partner is not being supportive of you and your goals this week. If that's the case,...

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