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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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
Winnie denies Mandela family feud Written by RAY FAURE
French-African Teen Wins Beauty Pageant, Igniting National Uproar Written by LAWT News Service
South Sudan on edge as army hunts coup plotters Written by CHARLTON DOKI and RODNEY MUHUMUZA
Senate Dems push Obama nominees, GOP bides time Written by ALAN FRAM
A commitment to Mandela Written by Xavier Higgs
Obama praises Mandela as ‘Great Liberator’ Written by George E. Curry
The Meaning of Nelson Mandela Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
The Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela Written by Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.
Nelson Mandela Celebrated during International Memorial Written by Jennifer Bihm
Obama’s Kenyan-born uncle allowed to remain in US Written by DENISE LAVOIE
Kenya breaks ground on big new airport; Kenya breaks ground on big, new airport to serve as regional hub only 4 months after fire Written by Jason Straziuso
Abuses, shootings of Black women spark outrage; Sisters besieged? Abuses, shootings of Black women spark outrage Written by Starla Muhammad
Late Mississippi Civil Rights hero Clyde Kennard honored in D.C. Written by Avis Thomas-Lester
Jesse Jackson celebrates 72nd birthday Written by Princess Manasseh
Marissa Alexander hopes for bond after being imprisoned over two years Written by D. Kevin McNeir
Last of ‘Scottsboro Boys’ pardoned Written by Herb Boyd
Civil Rights icon Jesse L. Jackson Sr. celebrates birthday at Rainbow PUSH Coalition gala Written by Kenneth D. Miller
Blacks continue fight to secure voting rights Written by Freddie Allen
First MLK’s kids, now the heirs of Malcolm X are headed to court Written by LAWT News Service
Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE
Haiti’s prime minister tours Silicon Valley Written by MARTHA MENDOZA

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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