Shaq Honored With Statue

March 23, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer

 

There will be a new addition to the family of statues in front of the Staples Center. On March 24, a statue of Laker great and sports analyst... Read more...

DDS fails to implement changes addressing disparities among minority children with disabilities; Despite instruction from state Legislature, California’s Department of Developmental Services continues to provide fewer resources and services to minority ch

March 23, 2017 

LAWT News Service 

 

According to testimony during an oversight hearing last week in Sacramento, California’s Department of Developmental Services (DDS) has failed to address disparities... Read more...

2017 Buick LaCrosse Drive Experience: A Journey of a Lifetime; Sentinel and Watts Times Managing Editor Brandon I. Brooks journals his road trip from Philadelphia to Washington D.C. and visits Smithsonian National Museum of African American of History and

March 23, 2017 

By Brandon I. Brooks 

Managing Editor

 

This past weekend I, along with a select group of Black journalists and publishers from around the country were invited by General Motors... Read more...

Rock ‘N’ Roll Pioneer Chuck Berry Dies at 90; Considered by many the greatest guitarist of all time and a founding father of Rock ‘N’ Roll Chuck Berry leaves a legacy of American music history

March 23, 2017 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer

 

The soul of Rock ‘N’ Roll is found in the legacy and life of Charles Edward Anderson Berry better known as Chuck... Read more...

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell named recipient of inaugural Willie L. Brown, Jr., award; Award marks 40th anniversary of California Association of Black Lawyers

March 23, 2017 

LAWT News Service

 

The California Association of Black Lawyers has named Sen. Holly J. Mitchell recipient of its inaugural “Willie L. Brown, Jr., Advocacy Award,” the president... Read more...











News

Women’s History Month Recognizes: Linda Jay; Activism is an ongoing job—and she’s committed!

Women’s History Month Recognizes: Linda Jay; Activism is an ongoing job—and she’s committed!

March 16, 2017  By Brian W. Carter  Contributing Writer   “Activism is the ability to act on a cause or an issue that you are passionate about,”...

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Community

South Central Los Angeles Regional Center Renames Its Family Resource Center

South Central Los Angeles Regional Center Renames Its Family Resource Center

March 16, 2017  LAWT News Service    On Saturday February 25, South Central Los Angeles Regional Center’s (SCLARC) Family Re­source Center (FRC)...

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Sports News

‘Beyond the Court’ with Los Angeles Lakers Rookie Brandon Ingram"

‘Beyond the Court’ with Los Angeles Lakers Rookie Brandon Ingram"

March 16, 2017  By Lauren Jones  Contributing Writer   Just one short year ago, Brandon Ingram was preparing for a March Madness run in the NCAA...

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Arts & Culture

Michelle Obama writes college letter for ‘Black-ish’ star

Michelle Obama writes college letter for ‘Black-ish’ star

March 16, 2017  Associated Press    “Black-ish” star Yara Shahidi had lots of fans and supporters as she applied for college. She also had a...

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