Man arrested in ex-NFL player’s death; sheriff defends probe

December 08, 2016 

By REBECCA SANTANA and BILL FULLER 

The Louisiana man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a manslaughter charge as a sheriff angrily defended... Read more...

December deadline to have health coverage locked in for Jan. 1 is around the corner; Covered California agents say the time is now to get coverage for 2017

December 08, 2016 

LAWT News Service 

The political environment may be changing, but the health coverage realities for many people have not.

 

That is the message Covered California... Read more...

Educating Young Minds; Educational non-profit continues to excel students to excellence through presidential administrations, core values and parental help.

December 08, 2016 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer 

Supplemental Education Ser­vices was a huge component of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002  under the Bush Administration, in 2015 President... Read more...

Iconic comedian Michael Colyar brings his funny to radio

December 08, 2016 

By Kimberlee Buck 

Contributing Writer 

Legendary comedian, actor, author, and motivational speaker Michael Colyar has been in the game for a number of years. Just when fans thought... Read more...

Victory for Standing Rock Sioux

December 08, 2016 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributor Writer 

Some 10,000 water protectors in camps at Standing Rock, North Dakota and supporters worldwide claimed a victory after Pres. Barack Obama... Read more...

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Innocent immigrants, a Black perspective Written by Torré Brannon-Reese
California Science Center presents 16th Annual Discovery Ball; Amidst the splendor and elegance of Pompeii: The Exhibition Written by LAWT News Service
8-Year-Old Hero Laid to Rest; Boy killed while defending his sister from sexual assault Written by Joey Matthews
City Council signs off on revised budget proposal Written by LAWT News Service
County sheriff’s employees due in court Written by LAWT News Service
Ogwumike sisters affected by Nigerian kidnappings Written by LAWT News Service
Frito-Lay donates $20,000 to UNCF in culmination of Black History Month Art Contest; 2014 “Create to Celebrate” Black History Month Art Contest winners announced Written by LAWT News Service
Voting rights workshop for Californians with criminal convictions and voter registration drive; The Crenshaw Legal Clinic hosts ‘Know Your Rights’ workshop for Californians with criminal convictions ahead of June 3 state primary election Written by LAWT News Service
Stepping through the open door Written by Craig Carter
Stiviano lawyer says she’s sad over Sterling ban Written by LAWT News Service
Autopsy underway after botched Okla. Execution; Heart attack during execution kills inmate Written by LAWT News Service
Curren Price cleans up ninth district during Earth Day Written by LAWT News Service
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
To all our readers: Written by LAWT News Service
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
Nation suffers because of underrepresentation of Black women in politics Written by Jazelle Hunt
Summer jobs available to city’s youth Written by LAWT News Service
US first lady meets Chinese rural students via web Written by Didi Tang
US announces sanctions against Russian officials Written by LAWT News Service
Waters calls for action on Data Security Written by LAWT News Service
Walker Temple AME opens bilingual mental health clinic Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett
Hawthorne's Mayor Chris Brown will Do Lateral Recruit to Strengthen Police Force and will Address Diversity Concerns Written by LA Watts Times Wire Service
Governor Brown warns against ­legalized marijuana Written by LAWT News Service
Voting Rights Advocates Try to Put Oversight Back on the Map Written by Kara Brandeisky
Young, Black and afraid of ‘The System’; The Michael Dunn trial and 2-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death lead young African-American men into the 21st century cynical of their justice system Written by Corey Arvin
Gun violence aimed at Black males triggers concern Written by Freddie Allen
High court allows disputed home search Written by MARK SHERMAN

News

White House ‘Roundtable on Diversity, Youth, and the Outdoors’ to Include Compton Mayor Aja Brown

White House ‘Roundtable on Diversity, Youth, and the Outdoors’ to Include Compton Mayor Aja Brown

December 08, 2016  LAWT News Service  Compton and Alaska Native youth leaders will join Compton Mayor Aja Brown and the First Lady of Washington State,...

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Community

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas assumes Board chairmanship

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas assumes Board chairmanship

December 08, 2016  LAWT News Service  Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thom­as on Tuesday December 6 became the chairman of the Board of Supervisors, expressing...

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Sports News

Serra Honors Legacy of Late Basketball Coach Dwan Hurt

Serra Honors Legacy of Late Basketball Coach Dwan Hurt

December 01, 2016  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  Serra High School basketball coach and dean of students Dwan Hurt passed away on Friday November...

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Arts & Culture

Chaney Shares Keys to Releasing Power of God in Your Life; His new book, “Your Miraculous Potential,” explains how to hear and understand God’s voice

Chaney Shares Keys to Releasing Power of God in Your Life; His new book, “Your Miraculous Potential,” explains how to hear and understand God’s voice

December 08, 2016  By Cora Jackson-Fossett  Contributing Writer If your walk with Christ needs a boost or direction, the new book by the Rev. Wayne...

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