Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

August 18, 2016 

By JOSH HOFFNER 

Associated Press 

Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another sprint as he makes a run at one final Olympic title... Read more...

Ridley-Thomas, Supervisors continue homelessness fight with new revenue plan

August 18, 2016 

City News Service 

The Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to inventory county buildings and vehicles that could be used for advertising, with an eye toward collecting ad revenues to combat... Read more...

Donors, Sponsors Generously Support African-American History Museum

August 18, 2016 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA News Wire Contributor 

 

Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and... Read more...

Teenage entertainer Tim Johnson Jr. talks life after 2014 StarQuest singing competition; Tim Johnson Jr. says God opened doors for him after winning 2014 StarQuest kids competition

August 18, 2016 

By Kimberlee Buck 

Contributing Writer 

From stage plays to the big screen, 16 year-old Tim Johnson Jr. has been making a name for himself by capturing the attention of big names and... Read more...

Shot first, vindicated later: L.A. Sheriffs admit too little too late deputies killed an innocent

August 18, 2016 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributing Writer

The family of a mentally disabled Black man unjustly accused of carjacking and fatally shot by L.A. County Sheriff Deputies in Compton held... Read more...

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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
Summary of Supreme Court actions Written by LAWT News Service
Criminal justice leaders Harris, Birotte, Brown and Lacey honored Written by Xavier Higgs
Rediscovering history for the first time: Historian Rev. Dr. Samson “Skip” Alexander reveals historical image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s funeral Written by Shonassee Shave
Israel to Deport African Migrants but Won’t Say to Where Written by LAWT News Service
Mississippi commemorates Evers’ civil rights work Written by EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
SAfrica: Mandela ‘responding better to treatment’ Written by JASON STRAZIUSO
Challenges to phone records face legal obstacles Written by MARK SHERMAN

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Operation saves eight children, two adults from sex trafficking

Operation saves eight children, two adults from sex trafficking

August 18, 2016  City News Service  A multi-agency operation against human trafficking in Los Angeles County resulted in 286 arrests, including 153...

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Community

Become the next StarQuest Singing Sensation! Quick & Easy steps to entering the competition

Become the next StarQuest Singing Sensation! Quick & Easy steps to entering the competition

August 18, 2016   There’s THREE ways to enter the StarQuest Singing Competition this year!   Option 1: Enter Via Taste of Soul mobile app   (DEADLINE...

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Sports News

L.A. in the Running for 2024 Olympics

L.A. in the Running for 2024 Olympics

August 11, 2016  City News Service  Mayor Eric Garcetti touted Los Angeles this week as the safest bet for organizers of the 2024 Olympic Games to...

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Arts & Culture

Comedian Katt Williams charged with misdemeanor battery

Comedian Katt Williams charged with misdemeanor battery

August 18, 2016  City News Service   Stand-up comedian Micah “Katt” Williams was scheduled to be arraigned this week on a misdemeanor battery...

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