Carson shuts down Crenshaw

November 27, 2014

 

By Jevone Moore 

LAWT Contributing Writer 

 

The old cliché “Defense Wins Championships” proved to be the perfect ingredient as the Carson Colts (9-3) shutdown... Read more...

Feeding Your Face

November 27, 2014

 

By Valecia Weeks 

Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times 

 

They say that you are the food that you eat. Well, what if I told you that... Read more...

LAUSD hosts Second Annual ‘Move It’ Challenge

November 27, 2014

 

LAWT News Service

 

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) hosted its second annual 5K ‘Move It’ Challenge and Health Festival on Saturday, Nov.... Read more...

Aretha Franklin blasts author of unauthorized bio

November 27, 2014

 

By MESFIN FEKADU 

Associated Press 

 

The Queen of Soul says don't waste your money — or soul — on the recently released unauthorized biography about her.

 

In... Read more...

Protests break out in L.A. area following Missouri grand jury decision

November 27, 2014

 

City News Service 

 

Scattered protests broke out earlier this week in various portions of the Los Angeles area in response to a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to... Read more...

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Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt seek justice for Johnson family; Law firm files wrongful death suit against Riverside law enforcement officers’ after use of excessive force resulted in the death of an unarmed man Written by Brian W. Carter
Science fiction can rescue Black communities Written by Stafford L. Battle
Egypt: Relations with United States in ‘turmoil’ Written by Barbara Surk
Sagging pants banned in some Texas restaurants Written by Cierra Duncan
U.S. increases un-needed surveillance of citizens Written by Freddie Allen
28 years in prison for corrupt ex-Detroit mayor Written by Ed White
National Black Church Initiative; NBCI asks Black community to leave Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West alone, “take their hands off of these brothers” Written by LAWT News Service
Death of Florida Man Run Over by Police Car Still Worries Family Written by James Harper
Egypt's capital scarred by 2½ years of turmoil; Egypt's vital capital of Cairo now scarred by 2½ years of turmoil, violence Written by Hamza Hendawi
The Black mecca 50 years later: Did Black Atlanta get to the promise land? Written by Kenya King
Politicians weigh in on shutdown Written by Jennifer Bihm
SCLC Veteran Evelyn Lowery dies Written by David Stokes
Lee Thornton, famed journalist and former NPR host, dies Written by LAWT News Service
Government shutdown harder on Black workers Written by George E. Curry
Obama hopeful, but unyielding in talks with Iran Written by LAWT News Service
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Obama lacks Black support on Syria Written by Charles Ellison
Gunman Navy Yard rampage had mental problems Written by ERIC TUCKER, BRETT ZONGKER, LOLITA C. BALDOR
Congress looks at Justice’s marijuana decision; After Justice Department decision on recreational marijuana, questions about what happens now Written by Pete Yost
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President Obama Seeks America’s Trust on Syria; Congressional Members Waters, Bass and Hahn Weigh In Written by Kenneth Miller
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Jealous Resigns as NAACP President Written by Brian W. Carter
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News

Marion Barry hailed as a freedom fighter former Washington D.C. Mayor succumbs

Marion Barry hailed as a freedom fighter former Washington D.C. Mayor succumbs

November 27, 2014   By Kenneth D. Miller  Assistant Managing Editor       Former Washington, District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry long recognized...

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Community

Local veteran finally gets S. Korean medal

Local veteran finally gets S. Korean medal

November 27, 2014   LAWT News Service      Lawrence D. Harris born to Brither Harris Sr and Pauline Harris in the beginning of 1930 in Magnolia...

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Sports News

Collins, NBA’s first openly gay player, to retire

Collins, NBA’s first openly gay player, to retire

November 20, 2014   Associated Press     NEW YORK — Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in one of the four major North American professional...

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Arts & Culture

‘The Man from Essence’ Edward Lewis pens the tail of his involvement in the creation of the Essence brand.

‘The Man from Essence’ Edward Lewis pens the tail of his involvement in the creation of the Essence brand.

November 27, 2014   By Troy Tieuel      On Saturday, Novem­ber 22, the Post & Beam Restaurant, located at the Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Plaza,...

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