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 leagues, announced his retirement... Read more...

Metro, Didi Hirsch partner up for suicide prevention program

November 20, 2014

 

City News Service 

 

Fast trains, holiday depression and thoughts of suicide can be a deadly combination, but local commuter rail officials recently renewed a campaign aimed... Read more...

Court rules Michigan has no responsibility to provide quality public education

November 20, 2014

 

Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Citizen 

 

In a blow to schoolchildren statewide, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled on Nov. 7 the State of Michigan has no legal... Read more...

Netflix postpones launch of Cosby comedy special

November 20, 2014

 

By Lynn Elber

Associated Press 

 

Netflix said it is postponing Bill Cosby’s upcoming standup comedy special, a decision that followed a growing number of allegations... Read more...

New generation continues annual Thanksgiving feed at Ward Villa

November 20, 2014

 

By Jennifer Bihm

LAWT Contributing Writer

 

A new generation of Mothers In Action will once again be providing sustenance and love during the 19th... Read more...

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Blacks Receive Life Sentences at High Rates Written by Freddie Allen
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
Unbelievable: Dunkin Donuts uses black face to advertise charcoal doughnut Written by LAWT News Service
President Obama Seeks America’s Trust on Syria; Congressional Members Waters, Bass and Hahn Weigh In Written by Kenneth Miller
For rape victim, Second attack at Howard University brings nightmare back Written by Bria Freeman
Jealous Resigns as NAACP President Written by Brian W. Carter
Once again Dr. Cornel West blasts Obama & Sharpton; Accuses them of having “sanitized” the King Vision at the MOW Written by Blair Adams
Egypt judges recommend dissolving the Brotherhood Written by SARAH EL DEEB
South Africa welcomes Mandela’s return home Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA
Nigeria ruling party splinters as some urge change Written by ARLEY PETESCH
Descendants of slaves hold out against coal mining Written by RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI
Islam – A religion of peace? Written by Eric E. Vickers
Campbell’s quips: Mmm… Mmm… Good! Written by Kam Williams
50th Anniversary March on Washington, A nation pays tribute Written by Xavier Higgs
Keep on Walking, Keep on Talking,’ MLK III Urges Marchers ; Crowd Covers National Mall for 50th Anniversary of 1963 March Written by Gregory Dale
Powell questions Zimmerman verdict; suggests case will be forgotten Written by Kevin Liptak
Those who were there, March on Washington, 50th Anniversary Written by Xavier Higgs
Obama: Because they marched, America changed Written by Kevin Liptak
Moving out of the dreamer’s shadow: A King daughter’s long journey Written by John Blake
Staff Sgt. Randolph Elder was posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal Written by Sgt. Jacob Harrer
ACLU: Muslims face more scrutiny for citizenship Written by AMY TAXIN
Civil service rights limited for ‘sensitive’ jobs Written by FREDERIC J. FROMMER
Phoenix Black community tackles racial profiling and Stand Your Ground Written by Charlene Muhammad
President Obama recognized integrated military force during keynote remarks at 60th anniversary Korean War event in Washington;Korean War Veterans from across the nation attended observance Written by LAWT News Service
Life after the verdict; LAWT goes 1 on 1 with Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton(Exclusive) Written by Charlene Muhammad
Justice Department gets ‘Smart on Crime’ Written by Freddie Allen
Booker cruises in NJ Democratic Senate primary Written by Geoff Mulvill and Angela Delli Santi
Zimbabwe's Mugabe: Black empowerment tops agenda Written by Angus Shaw

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Southland immigrants wait for Obama’s executive action plans

Southland immigrants wait for Obama’s executive action plans

November 20, 2014   City News Service    Southland immigrant-rights groups this week were anxiously awaiting specifics of President Barack Obama’s...

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Community

Compton Unified and Vision To Learn launch partnership

Compton Unified and Vision To Learn launch partnership

November 20, 2014   City News Service    More than fifty Compton Unified School District students are seeing the world more clearly today thanks...

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Sports News

Carson – In it to win it

Carson – In it to win it

November 13, 2014   Ken Brooks LAWT Contributing Writer    Carson High Football remains among the favorites to win the City Section Division I...

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Arts & Culture

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury

November 20, 2014   By David Porter  Associated Press    Tracy Morgan is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a highway...

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