South Los Angeles Goes for the Gold in Hosting 2015 Special Olympics World Games

July 30, 2015

 

Danny J. Bakewell, Jr 

Executive Editor 

 

A record crowd of fans watched 6,500 athletes from 165 nations march into the Los Angeles Coliseum for the opening ceremonies... Read more...

County reminds residents to update vaccinations

July 30, 2015

City News Service 

 

 

The county’s top health official reminded residents this week to update their vaccines for measles, rubella, pertussis, polio and hepatitis... Read more...

Administration would give prisoners access to student grants

July 30, 2015

 

By JENNIFER C. KERR 

Associated Press 

 

Some federal and state prisoners could soon be eligible for federal student aid to take college courses while behind bars.

 

The... Read more...

Fakeness Tarnishes Hip Hop

July 30, 2015

 

By Jineea Butler 

NNPA Columnist 

 

 Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson recently filed for bankruptcy and testified in court that despite his flashy public persona, he is... Read more...

Community activists launch Let Me Live #MyLifeMatters peace rally

July 30, 2015

 

by Brittany K. Jackson 

LAWT Contributing Writer 

 

A large crowd of community members, social activists, preachers and children gathered at the Park and Ride on Crenshaw... Read more...

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Jesse Jackson to Fla. gov: No apology for comments Written by Gary Fineout
U.S. Attorney Birotte speaks to Black Journalists Written by Xavier Higgs
California Black Caucus Contemplate Florida Boycott Written by Xavier Higgs
Black leaders celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday Written by Freddie Allen
New documentary about Trinidadian “Hero” Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks Who Stand Their Ground Often Imprisoned Written by Zenitha Prince
Samuel L. Jackson in the dark on new ‘Star Wars’ Written by CHRIS TALBOTT
Activists, family rally, march in support of prison hunger strikers; Protesters demand an end to solitary and other issues in CA Prisons Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
George Zimmerman is not guilty of anything; What does that mean for us? Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
Holder calls Martin killing an ‘unnecessary shooting’ Written by PETE YOST
Two Re-sentenced for murders of two teens at Long Beach party Written by LAWT News Service
Dog Mauling Trial Postponed Written by LAWT News Service
Rep. Bass brings CBC Chair Rep. Fudge to L.A. Written by KENNETH MILLER
Rep. Waters and Rep. Bass hail first Black majority whip; Former Rep. William Gray and longtime Philly pastor succumbs Written by KENNETH MILLER
The crisis of Black males is a national problem Written by Freddie Allen
Blacks suffer in Colombia, despite 20-year-old law Written by Charlene Muhammad
Justice for Trayvon? Written by Jennifer Bihm
Oversight board hears testimony on NSA spying Written by STEPHEN BRAUN
UN irrelevant to Palestinian-Israeli peace process? Written by Saeed Shabazz
Marijuana's march toward mainstream confounds feds Written by NANCY BENAC and ALICIA A. CALDWELL
Obama courts Africa’s business on trip’s final leg Written by JULIE PACE
Mandela grandson to face charges in grave dispute Written by Christopher Torchia and Jason Straziuso
Supreme Court dodges affirmative action decision Written by LAWT News Service
SAfrica president cancels trip amid Mandela worry Written by LAWT News Service
Obama in Senegal for first leg of Africa trip Written by JULIE PACE
Trayvon Martin’s friend describes final phone call Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks Outraged at Supreme Court Rulings; High Court Deals Voting Rights Act Severe Blow Written by Kenneth Miller
Mandela’s wife thanks world for ‘love, generosity’ Written by JASON STRAZIUSO
Booker encounters bumps on possible path to Senate Written by ANGELA DELLI SANTI
2 out of 3 people face hunger as Haiti woes mount Written by TRENTON DANIEL

News

Desmond Tutu returns for treatment in South African hospital

Desmond Tutu returns for treatment in South African hospital

July 30, 2015   By Christopher  Torchia  Associated Press    South African re­tired archbishop Des­mond Tutu has re­turned for hospital treatment,...

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Community

Watts Re:Imagined spearheads rebirth of famed community

Watts Re:Imagined spearheads rebirth of famed community

July 30, 2015   Cora Jackson-Fossett  LAWT Contributing Writer    Fifty years after the ill-fated Watts Riots, pockets of improvement are appearing...

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Sports News

Kiesha Nix named Executive Director of the LA Lakers Youth Foundation

Kiesha Nix named Executive Director of the LA Lakers Youth Foundation

July 23, 2015   By Dr. Valerie Wardlaw  LAWT Contributing Writer    Kiesha Nix is the new Laker girl in town and what a gem she is!  The Los...

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Arts & Culture

Paul Mooney: Bill Cosby Got His ‘Wake-Up Call’; Outspoken Comedian Comes to D.C. With Dick Gregory

Paul Mooney: Bill Cosby Got His ‘Wake-Up Call’; Outspoken Comedian Comes to D.C. With Dick Gregory

July 30, 2015   By Stacy M. Brown  Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer    Paul Mooney has never been one to mince words, particularly...

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