Daryl Gross to lead Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles athletics

June 23, 2016 

LAWT News Service 

 

Dr. Daryl Gross was named the executive director for athletics at Cal State LA, the university announced Wednesday. He will begin his new position in July.

 

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Burke to host ‘Replace Your Ride’ event in Inglewood

June 23, 2016 

LAWT News Service 

 

Assembly­woman Autumn Burke will host a one-day “Replace Your Ride” event in Inglewood on Saturday June 25 from 10:00 to 3:00 pm, to help residents who wish,... Read more...

“Where are the African American and Latina Mark Zuckerbergs and Cheryl Sandbergs?"

June 23, 2016 

By Hill Harper 

NNPA News Wire Guest Columnist 

 

The question, which came from a participant in a minority business empowerment seminar, quieted the room. The answer is simple:... Read more...

Mahershala Ali Interview: The ‘Free State of Jones’ ; A Holler from Mahershala!

June 23, 2016 

By Kam Williams 

 

Born in Oakland and raised in neighboring Hayward, California, Mahershala Ali received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications at St. Mary’s College.... Read more...

CBC members join Rep. John Lewis and House Democrats to stage sit-in demanding a vote on gun violence legislation

June 23, 2016 

LAWT News Service 

 

CBC Chairman G. K. Butter­field (NC-01) and members of the CBC recently joined Democratic Leadership and their colleagues to stage a sit-in on the House Floor demanding... Read more...

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BLM criticizes arrest of senior citizen at Police Commission meeting

BLM criticizes arrest of senior citizen at Police Commission meeting

June 23, 2016  City News Service    Activists on Wednesday criticized the arrest of an 81-year- old black man during Tuesday’s Los Angeles Police...

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Community

7-Eleven celebrates South L.A. grand opening

7-Eleven celebrates South L.A. grand opening

June 23, 2016  by Charlene Muhammad  Contributing Writer   7-Eleven, Inc. franchisee Moiz Ali celebrated the grand opening of a new store in South...

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Sports News

Concussions end career of Notre Dame WR Corey Robinson

Concussions end career of Notre Dame WR Corey Robinson

June 16, 2016  By TOM COYNE  AP Sports Writer    Notre Dame’s Corey Robinson, the son of former NBA great David Robinson and the most experienced...

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Arts & Culture

Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital hosts Town Hall as first forum focuses on criminal justice and police reform

Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital hosts Town Hall as first forum focuses on criminal justice and police reform

June 23, 2016  LAWT News Service    Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital (ADD) moves into social justice programming by launching ADD’s first ever...

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