Barack, Michelle, and the Sports World

January 19, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

Championship Jerseys

 

President Obama has invited several champions to the White House. Annual NBA champs, Team... Read more...

Obama’s Top Entertainment Moments

January 19, 2017  

1. Kicking It With Queen Bey

 

What better way to kick off your second term as president than in the presence of royalty? In 2008, Obama had the “Queen of Soul”, Read more...

The Best of President Barack Obama; As we forge ahead, we look back at some of the highlights of the United States of America’s first African American president

January 19, 2017 

LAWT Report 

Obama wins in 2008 

On November 4, 2008 Senator Barack Obama was elected president of the United States. On January 20, 2009 Senator Barack Obama was... Read more...

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy

January 12, 2017 

By Xavier Higgs

For many, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day is a just another a national holiday or maybe a day of public service. For some who personally knew Dr. King, it changed their life forever... Read more...

Civil Rights Leaders challenge rigged confirmations

January 12, 2017 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributing Writer

Civil rights leaders condemned the rushed Jan. 10 hearing of Senator Jeff Sessions, President-Elect Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. Attorney... Read more...

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Top 10 Michelle Obama Speeches & Moments

Top 10 Michelle Obama Speeches & Moments

January 19, 2017  By Niele Anderson  Contributing Writer    Creative, innovative, a scholar of Harvard and Princeton all the while still the home...

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Community

First Daughters Forever—We Remember Our FDFs; Malia and Sasha Obama have set the tone for what the nation expects from children who grown up in the White House

First Daughters Forever—We Remember Our FDFs; Malia and Sasha Obama have set the tone for what the nation expects from children who grown up in the White House

January 19, 2017  By Brian W. Carter  Contributing Writer  We have watched them grow up in front of our eyes over the past eight years. They have...

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Sports News

L.A. Rockstars Laud 10-Year Anniversary with Baseball Festival

L.A. Rockstars Laud 10-Year Anniversary with Baseball Festival

January 12, 2017  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  The Inglewood baseball fund brought together professional and youth baseball players at the...

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Arts & Culture

HOROSCOPES January 19-26, 2017

January 19, 2017 Aries  With Mars in Pisces and a quieter sector of your chart, it could be difficult to feel as motivated as usual. Tie this in with...

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