De’Anthony Thomas returns home in preseason

August 25, 2016 

By Amanda Scurlock

Sports Writer 

Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receiver De’Anthony Thomas’ has always been a standout player. Those who witness his running ability can’t deny his greatness.

 

At... Read more...

Police warn Skid Row residents against synthetic drug spice

August 25, 2016 

City News Service 

Police officers are passing out fliers informing drug users on Skid Row about the dangers of the synthetic drug Spice in the wake of two mass illness breakouts that prompted... Read more...

Defunct Southland Beauty Schools' Insurer Pays $8.6 Million to Resolve Fraud Claims

August 25, 2016 

City News Service 

The insurance carrier of the now-defunct Marinello Schools of Beauty has paid $8.6 million to resolve civil allegations that the school -- which operated... Read more...

Become the next StarQuest Singing Sensation! Quick & Easy steps to entering the competition

August 25, 2016 

There’s THREE ways to enter the StarQuest Singing Competition this year!

 

Option 1: Enter Via Taste of Soul mobile app

 

(DEADLINE TO ENTER: September... Read more...

‘A Trusted Comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69

August 25, 2016 

By Stacy M. Brown

NNPA News Wire Contributor) 

The Black Press lost one of it’s most celebrated warriors when George Curry, veteran journalist and former Editor-In-Chief of the NNPA... Read more...

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Up and coming writers, artists recognized at 30th Annual Event Written by Jennifer Bihm
UCLA student helps the next generation through Compton Pipeline Task Force Program Written by Jennifer Bihm
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Student wins at LA County Science Fair, qualifies for Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Written by LAWT News Service
The battle to educate our children; As the race moves forward the L.A. Watts Times takes a look at the candidates who are running to improve the quality of education for our children today, tomorrow and into the future Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
George McKenna confident that experience not money will win L.A. School Board race Written by LAWT News Service
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Summer jobs available to city’s youth Written by LAWT News Service
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Gun violence aimed at Black males triggers concern Written by Freddie Allen
High court allows disputed home search Written by MARK SHERMAN
John Punch: First documented American slave, Obama ancestor Written by Jennifer Bihm
California ‘lifers’ leaving prison at record pace Written by PAUL ELIAS
Marian Wright Edelman to be Inducted into South Carolina Hall of Fame Written by LAWT News Service
Black women still penalized for race and gender Written by Jazelle Hunt
Black Americans in the Revolutionary War: Part I – Taking Sides for Freedom Written by George J. Bryjak
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Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

August 25, 2016  By GARANCE BURKE  Associated Press  The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers last month showed symptoms of post-traumatic...

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The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair draws thousands

The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair draws thousands

August 25, 2016  By Shirley Hawkins  Contributing Writer  Thousands of book lovers flocked to the 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair at the...

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Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

August 18, 2016  By JOSH HOFFNER  Associated Press  Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another...

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History Detectives

History Detectives

August 25, 2016  By Zon D’Amour  Contributing Writer  How many generations back can you trace your family lineage? Many people who consider themselves...

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