Anthony, Catchings create discussion session for Youth, Pro players and Law Enforcement

July 28, 2016 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

Professional basketball players Carmelo Anthony and Tamika Catchings united LAPD officers with Los Angeles Youth and pro basketball... Read more...

UCLA SAFE Program to Help Low Income Residents Avoid Second Hand Smoke

July 28, 2016 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor 

On April 6, organizers of UCLA SAFE (Smoke Free Air For Everyone) launched a three year program aimed at increasing access to smoke... Read more...

Developer Sells Chicago Property, Later Discovers Emmett Till Lived There

July 28, 2016 

By Erick Johnson 

NNPA Member, The Chicago Crusader 

It looks like an ordinary building on the South Side, but its occupants were not. For 121 years, the two-story structure has stood... Read more...

Joshua Ledet discusses life after ‘American Idol’

July 28, 2016 

By Brittany K. Jackson 

Contributing Writer 

Smoother crooning Southerner. Soulful. “Mantasia.” Down to Earth. These are just a few ways to describe international singer and pop-star,... Read more...

Black Lives Matter Los Angeles brings together Black families of those killed by the police in historic first

July 28, 2016 

LAWT News Service 

On Sunday, July 24, day 13 of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles’ 24-hour protest calling for the firing of Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, the group brought... Read more...

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Sagging pants banned in some Texas restaurants Written by Cierra Duncan
U.S. increases un-needed surveillance of citizens Written by Freddie Allen
28 years in prison for corrupt ex-Detroit mayor Written by Ed White
National Black Church Initiative; NBCI asks Black community to leave Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West alone, “take their hands off of these brothers” Written by LAWT News Service
Death of Florida Man Run Over by Police Car Still Worries Family Written by James Harper
Egypt's capital scarred by 2½ years of turmoil; Egypt's vital capital of Cairo now scarred by 2½ years of turmoil, violence Written by Hamza Hendawi
The Black mecca 50 years later: Did Black Atlanta get to the promise land? Written by Kenya King
Politicians weigh in on shutdown Written by Jennifer Bihm
SCLC Veteran Evelyn Lowery dies Written by David Stokes
Lee Thornton, famed journalist and former NPR host, dies Written by LAWT News Service
Government shutdown harder on Black workers Written by George E. Curry
Obama hopeful, but unyielding in talks with Iran Written by LAWT News Service
Governor signs Calif. quake warning system bill Written by LAWT News Service
Report: Shooter lied about previous arrest, debts Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR
Kenyan president declares victory in mall siege Written by LAWT News Service
Red cape drawing bids during Jackson Jr. auction Written by MICHAEL TARM
Affordable Care Act enrollment starts Oct. 1 Written by Cierra Duncan
Jamaica Urged to Legalize Marijuana Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks Receive Life Sentences at High Rates Written by Freddie Allen
Obama lacks Black support on Syria Written by Charles Ellison
Gunman Navy Yard rampage had mental problems Written by ERIC TUCKER, BRETT ZONGKER, LOLITA C. BALDOR
Congress looks at Justice’s marijuana decision; After Justice Department decision on recreational marijuana, questions about what happens now Written by Pete Yost
Unbelievable: Dunkin Donuts uses black face to advertise charcoal doughnut Written by LAWT News Service
President Obama Seeks America’s Trust on Syria; Congressional Members Waters, Bass and Hahn Weigh In Written by Kenneth Miller
For rape victim, Second attack at Howard University brings nightmare back Written by Bria Freeman
Jealous Resigns as NAACP President Written by Brian W. Carter
Once again Dr. Cornel West blasts Obama & Sharpton; Accuses them of having “sanitized” the King Vision at the MOW Written by Blair Adams
Egypt judges recommend dissolving the Brotherhood Written by SARAH EL DEEB
South Africa welcomes Mandela’s return home Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA
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News

Chicago Police union to officers: Don't request overtime

Chicago Police union to officers: Don't request overtime

July 28, 2016  Associated Press  Chicago's police union is asking officers to not volunteer to work overtime during the Labor Day weekend to protest...

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Community

Twelfth Annual Books and Basketball returns to South L.A.

Twelfth Annual Books and Basketball returns to South L.A.

July 28, 2016  LAWT News Service  The 12th Annual Brotherhood Crusade Jim Cleamons Books and Basketball Camp will take place August 1 through August...

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Sports News

Raiders Donald Penn hosts Annual Camp

Raiders Donald Penn hosts Annual Camp

July 21, 2016  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  Oakland Raiders player Donald Penn and his wife, Dominique hosted a one day football and cheer...

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Arts & Culture

Former Cosby Actress's Husband Calls It Quits After 6 Mos.

Former Cosby Actress's Husband Calls It Quits After 6 Mos.

July 28, 2016  The Associated Press  Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam's husband is calling it quits after just six months of marriage.   Former NFL...

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