NFL putting stronger Rooney Rule front and center

February 20, 2020 

By Barry Wilner 

AP Pro Football Writer 

 

Pro football is discovering that the spirit of the Rooney Rule is being violated.

 

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell... Read more...

‘Hair Love’ Creators Honored by Los Angeles City Council for Oscar Win

February 20, 2020 

By City News Service 

 

The creators of “Hair Love” were honored today by the Los Angeles City Council for their seven-minute Oscar-winning animated short that explores the challenges... Read more...

Museum of African American Art Welcomes Residents to Travel to Senegal for an Eight-Day Cultural Immersion

February 20, 2020

By Saybin Roberson

 Contributing Writer 

 

For the first time, the Museum of African American Art (MAAA) will be journeying to Dakar, Senegal for a cultural experience. Essential... Read more...

COMMENTARY: Snoop Dogg V. Gayle King and Ambassador Susan Rice

February 20, 2020 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent 

 

Last week, just days after the tragic death of basketball superstar and entrepreneur Kobe Bryant, CBS This... Read more...

Donald Trump, Bill Barr & Roger Stone should be Sharing a Jail Cell

February 20, 2020 

LAWT News Service 

 

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement on Attorney General Bill Barr’s decision to recommend leniency in the sentencing of Roger Stone, one... Read more...

News

Public Service Embedded in Ridley-Thomas’ DNA; He seeks yet another opportunity to serve, even after devoting 40+ years in the public arena

Public Service Embedded in Ridley-Thomas’ DNA; He seeks yet another opportunity to serve, even after devoting 40+ years in the public arena

February 20, 2020  By Cora Jackson-Fossett  Contributing Writer    When it comes to public service, Mark Ridley-Thomas has done it all. He’s...

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Community

CicLAvia: South Los Angeles Presented by Metro kicks off its 10-year anniversary season with an event in South Los Angeles on Feb. 23; The six-mile route will travel between South Central, Florence-Firestone and Watts from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

CicLAvia: South Los Angeles Presented by Metro kicks off its 10-year anniversary season with an event in South Los Angeles on Feb. 23; The six-mile route will travel between South Central, Florence-Firestone and Watts from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

February 20, 2020  LAWT News Service    CicLAvia kicks off its 2020 season on Feb. 23 in South Los Angeles, launching the celebration of its 10-year...

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Sports News

Los Angeles Rams linebacker Kenny Young believes teaching “emotional intelligence” will create a better future

Los Angeles Rams linebacker Kenny Young believes teaching “emotional intelligence” will create a better future

February 13, 2020  By Khari Jones Jr.  Contributing Writer    Los Angeles Rams linebacker, Kenny Young hosted the first event from his foundation,...

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Arts & Culture

‘Good Times’ Actress Ja’net Dubois Dies at 74

‘Good Times’ Actress Ja’net Dubois Dies at 74

February 20, 2020  By City News Service    Actress/singer Ja'net Dubois, best known for her role as outspoken neighbor Willona Woods on the classic...

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