UCLA Players Apologize for China Theft; are Suspended from Team

November 16, 2017

City News Service

 

Three UCLA freshmen basketball players arrested in China for shoplifting publicly apologized Wednesday and thanked everyone involved in helping to resolve the case... Read more...

LA Philharmonic Selects Downtown Inglewood for Youth Orchestra Campus

November 16, 2017

Special to LAWT

 

Last Thursday, internationally-renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel announced that the Los Angeles Philharmonic would be establishing a state-of-the art music and cultural... Read more...

Poet Nikki Giovanni shares memories, tears in new ­collection

November 16, 2017

By HILLEL ITALIE

AP National Writer

 

Nikki Giovanni has a thing about words, even a single one — like “needed.”

“I’m not needed,” the beloved poet, drinking... Read more...

Dylan Roof Sentenced to Death after Senseless Church Shooting in Charleston

November 16, 2017

By Kimberlee Buck

Contributing Writer

 

In June of 2015, Dylann Roof opened fire during a prayer meeting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South... Read more...

Charles R. Drew Recognized as One of Most Ethnically Diverse Colleges in U.S.

November 09, 2017

By Jennifer Bihm

Staff Writer

 

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science here in South Los Angeles, was recently listed as the number two most diverse non-profit college... Read more...

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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
Kerry: Muslim Brotherhood 'stole' Egypt revolution Written by LAWT News Service
Obama honors Clinton, Oprah with freedom medal; A look at Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients Written by LAWT News Service
Stop-and-Frisk More Court Action Ahead Written by Cyril Josh Barker
CBC, Others slam GOP over Watt snub; Congressman vows not to withdraw Written by Stacy M. Brown
Fight Continues to Tear Down Memorial to Jim Jones, New Book Honors the Children Written by Dr. Barbara Reynolds
Mandela’s granddaughter bares her past in book Written by CARLEY PETESCH
GOP blocks key Obama court nominee in Senate vote Written by ALAN FRAM
Immigration Reform Stuck in Limbo Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Study: 8.8 billion Earth-size, just-right planets Written by SETH BORENSTEIN
A Soldier's Story: Our Vets share their experience in the military Written by Edward Rice, III and Princess Manasseh
Holder looks for answers on overcrowded prisons Written by KATHY MATHESON and PETE YOST
Egypt court upholds Muslim Brotherhood ban Written by SARAH EL DEEB
Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. reports to Butner Federal Correctional Facility in North Carolina Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks still represent the majority of Orleans Parish residents Written by Christopher Tidmore
NAACP: New exams block graduation Written by Christian Morrow
Black NY bus driver saves woman from jumping off bridge Written by LAWT News Service
Radio One’s Sheila Stewart killed in Atlanta car accident Written by Avis Thomas-Lester
Judge delays ruling on a dismissal of charges against teen shot by police Written by Ashley N. Johnson

News

Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces Breelyn Pete as Chief of State and Federal Affairs

Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces Breelyn Pete as Chief of State and Federal Affairs

November 16, 2017 Staff Report   On Monday, November 13, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the appointment of Breelyn Pete as his administration’s...

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Community

Compton Performing Arts Complex Named After Hip Hop and Business Mogul Andre ‘Dr. Dre’ Young; As a part of the new Compton High School, the center will offer a variety of activities to youth.

Compton Performing Arts Complex Named After Hip Hop and Business Mogul Andre ‘Dr. Dre’ Young; As a part of the new Compton High School, the center will offer a variety of activities to youth.

November 16, 2017 Brian W. Carter Contributing Writer   “It’s icing to our turnaround… Compton has become an example for urban districts across...

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Sports News

Clippers fall short against Heat, 104-101, in their late Rally

Clippers fall short against Heat, 104-101, in their late Rally

November 09, 2017 By Jarred Davis Contributing Writer   For the first time this season, the Clippers hosted back-to-back matinee games over the weekend...

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Arts & Culture

‘The Talk’ unveils singer and actress Eve as new host

‘The Talk’ unveils singer and actress Eve as new host

November 16, 2017 By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer   Musician and actress Eve has been unveiled as a new permanent host of CBS’ “The Talk,”...

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