NBA Draft rumors: Karl-Anthony Towns to be available for Lakers at No. 2?

May 21, 2015

 

LAWT News Service 

 

The good news came down on Tuesday night as the Los Angeles Lakers moved up from their number four slot and wound up with the second overall pick in the... Read more...

Timetable for decision on teams in LA could be moved up

May 21, 2015

 

Associated Press 

 

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The timetable for approving a franchise's relocation to Los Angeles could be moved up to the end of 2015.

 

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Dru Hill’s Nokio speaks about Baltimore’s recovery

May 21, 2015

 

Special to the NNPA 

Afro-American Newspaper

 

Nokio has been all around the world in the two decades the 36-year-old has performed, written and recorded music as one-fourth... Read more...

Obama calls climate change an ‘indisputable’ security threat

May 21, 2015

 

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international obligation. On Wednesday,... Read more...

ITT Educational faces SEC charges of student loan cover-up

May 14, 2015

 

Michael Liedtke 

AP Business Writer 

ITT Educational Services is facing charges that it duped investors by concealing huge losses on loans made to students attending the company's... Read more...

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Gun violence aimed at Black males triggers concern Written by Freddie Allen
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Black Americans in the Revolutionary War: Part I – Taking Sides for Freedom Written by George J. Bryjak
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AG Kamala Harris is still a star among stars; U.S. Senate Candidate Shines at Convention

AG Kamala Harris is still a star among stars; U.S. Senate Candidate Shines at Convention

May 21, 2015   By Kenneth D. Miller  Assistant Managing Editor      There have been moments in American politics such as 2004 when a relatively...

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Community

Community garden brings about positive change in Willowbrook

Community garden brings about positive change in Willowbrook

May 14, 2015   LAWT News Service    The Willowbrook Community Garden is a project that was fostered by the Los Angeles Community Garden Council...

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Sports News

American Pharoah heads small field of 8 horses in Preakness

American Pharoah heads small field of 8 horses in Preakness

May 14, 2015     BALTIMORE (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah will face seven challengers in Saturday’s Preakness.   Vying to become...

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Arts & Culture

B.B. King, Blues Legend, dead at age 89

B.B. King, Blues Legend, dead at age 89

May 21, 2015   Special to the NNPA  Houston Forward Times     Blues legend B.B. King has died at the age of 89, Clark County, Nevada Coroner...

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