Breanna Clark’s Journey to the Gold Medal in Rio

February 23, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

Olympic silver medalist Rosalyn Clark usually brings her daughter, Breanna when she visits Trinity Elementary School for the ‘Ready, Set, Gold!’... Read more...

Black Girl Magic: ‘Hidden Figures’ Outshines ‘La La Land’ at U.S. Box Office

February 23, 2017 

By Lauren Victoria Burke 

NNPA Newswire Contributor

  Looks like the myth that Black films can't make big money in Hollywood is about to become a thing of the past.

 

In... Read more...

Los Angeles Southwest College to host Manchild Conference on February 25; Conference will offer self-help strategies to support and motivate all community members

February 23, 2017 

LAWT News Service 

Los Angeles Southwest College will host the annual Manchild Conference on February 25 that will provide attendees with strategies to help support and motivate... Read more...

Black Women’s Forum celebrates Black History Month with Founder and Special Guest Congresswoman Maxine Waters

February 23, 2017 

By Shonassee Shaver 

Contributing Writer 

Over 50 people gathered and loaded two buses February 18 at the Black Women’s Forum office to attend the foundation’s latest community... Read more...

Dean Eugene M. Deloatch: the man who created an army of Black Engineers

February 16, 2017 

By Darlene Aderoju 

Howard University News Service 

Most people have never heard of Eugene M. DeLoatch, but all over the world, they have seen the fruits of his labor, across the... Read more...

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USC Halloween Shooter Convicted; Family says USC pressured prosecutors to satisfy university donors Written by LAWT News Service
Inaugural Black History Month Awards Luncheon Hosted by Al Sharpton; The National Action Network held it’s first annual Black History Awards Luncheon in Beverly Hills Written by Princess Manasseh
Report: Child Poverty in U.S. Escalating Written by Margaret Summers
LAPD officers violated policy in manhunt shooting Written by LAWT News Service
Civil Rights groups say ‘Herbalife’ is a Multi-Level Marketing Scheme; Coalition urges California and federal Attorneys General to take action Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
Murder suspect sought Written by LAWT News Service
International court weighs Kenya president’s case Written by TOBY STERLING
Upward mobility not based on merit Written by Jazelle Hunt
Judge to decide if Black press will be treated fairly by tobacco firms Written by George E. Curry
Morris Turner, Wee Pals comic strip creator, dies Written by LAWT News Service
Moving the race conversation forward Written by Jazelle Hunt
Obama Hopes to Sidestep Congress to have ‘a Year of Action’ Written by George E. Curry
Listen and act, environmental justice activists say to major federal agencies Written by Saeed Shabazz
‘Disrespected’ Obama appointed the most Black judges Written by Freddie Allen
Desegregation aid could end for Arkansas schools Written by CHUCK BARTELS
Sheriff’s lawsuits cost $43 million Written by LAWT News Service
Pete Scott named Nat’l Fireman of the Year in 2013; “Because of the prayers of my parents, I am what I am” Written by Gigi Tinsley
Consumer alert: Tips for Californians to prevent tax-related identity theft Written by LAWT News Service
Proposed tobacco settlement excludes Black media Written by George E. Curry
The rise and fall of the KKK Written by Michael McGee
Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress Written by HENRY C. JACKSON
Museum at Vt. University to have Civil War exhibit Written by LAWT News Service
Preserving Nelson Mandela’s legacy Written by George E. Curry
Parents of Trayvon Martin in discussions for book deal Written by Dorothy Rowley
Man charged with murdering girlfriend Written by LAWT News Service
U.S. winning the ‘War on Poverty’ Written by Jazelle Hunt
As Mandela is lauded, contradictions surface Written by Brian E. Muhammad
Ethnic violence spreads in South Sudan Written by Charlton Doki and Jason Straziuso
Caribbean Immigrants: The Rush to Become American Citizens Surpassed the 100,000 mark last year and increasing Written by Tony Best
South Africans still celebrating ‘Tata’ Mandela Written by George E. Curry

News

Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time

Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time

February 23, 2017  By Lauren Victoria Burke  NNPA Newswire Contributor  Following a bizarre exchange with American Urban Radio Networks White House...

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Community

South L.A. says No to Measure S; Measure S would block the jobs, economic development and affordable housing South LA needs and demands—just as revitalization is taking off

South L.A. says No to Measure S; Measure S would block the jobs, economic development and affordable housing South LA needs and demands—just as revitalization is taking off

February 23, 2017  LAWT News Service   South Los Angeles recently elected and community leaders stood together at the site of 150 units of affordable...

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Sports News

National Sports Beat

National Sports Beat

February 16, 2017  By Brad Pye Jr.  Sports Editor Emeritus  Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast to-coast and all the stops in...

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Arts & Culture

Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

February 23, 2017  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Contributor  Last week, a federal judge in Massachusetts struck down a defamation suit against...

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