State of Black America 2018

May 17, 2018 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributing Writer 

 

 

The National Urban League has released its 42nd annual report on the State of Black America themed, “Save... Read more...

Local Community Organization Bails Pregnant Black Mother Out of Jail for Mother’s Day

May 17, 2018 

Staff Report 

 

26-year-old Deshay Murphy received an early Mother’s Day gift when her $30,000 bail was posted allowing her to be released from Los Angeles County’s Century Regional... Read more...

CA Assembly Bill 2303 Proposes Tax on Privatized Prison Industry

May 17, 2018 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer 

 

While the private prison industry is receiving lucrative government contracts from the Trump administration and favorable policy shifts... Read more...

Settlement reached in L.A. ­shooting of homeless black man

May 17, 2018 

Associated Press 

 

A settlement of $1.9 million was reached Thursday in a civil lawsuit stemming from the fatal police shooting of a homeless black man on Skid Row in Los Angeles three... Read more...

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Innocent immigrants, a Black perspective Written by Torré Brannon-Reese
California Science Center presents 16th Annual Discovery Ball; Amidst the splendor and elegance of Pompeii: The Exhibition Written by LAWT News Service
8-Year-Old Hero Laid to Rest; Boy killed while defending his sister from sexual assault Written by Joey Matthews
City Council signs off on revised budget proposal Written by LAWT News Service
County sheriff’s employees due in court Written by LAWT News Service
Ogwumike sisters affected by Nigerian kidnappings Written by LAWT News Service
Frito-Lay donates $20,000 to UNCF in culmination of Black History Month Art Contest; 2014 “Create to Celebrate” Black History Month Art Contest winners announced Written by LAWT News Service
Voting rights workshop for Californians with criminal convictions and voter registration drive; The Crenshaw Legal Clinic hosts ‘Know Your Rights’ workshop for Californians with criminal convictions ahead of June 3 state primary election Written by LAWT News Service
Stepping through the open door Written by Craig Carter
Stiviano lawyer says she’s sad over Sterling ban Written by LAWT News Service
Autopsy underway after botched Okla. Execution; Heart attack during execution kills inmate Written by LAWT News Service
Curren Price cleans up ninth district during Earth Day Written by LAWT News Service
Up and coming writers, artists recognized at 30th Annual Event Written by Jennifer Bihm
UCLA student helps the next generation through Compton Pipeline Task Force Program Written by Jennifer Bihm
To all our readers: Written by LAWT News Service
Student wins at LA County Science Fair, qualifies for Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Written by LAWT News Service
The battle to educate our children; As the race moves forward the L.A. Watts Times takes a look at the candidates who are running to improve the quality of education for our children today, tomorrow and into the future Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
George McKenna confident that experience not money will win L.A. School Board race Written by LAWT News Service
Nation suffers because of underrepresentation of Black women in politics Written by Jazelle Hunt
Summer jobs available to city’s youth Written by LAWT News Service
US first lady meets Chinese rural students via web Written by Didi Tang
US announces sanctions against Russian officials Written by LAWT News Service
Waters calls for action on Data Security Written by LAWT News Service
Walker Temple AME opens bilingual mental health clinic Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett
Hawthorne's Mayor Chris Brown will Do Lateral Recruit to Strengthen Police Force and will Address Diversity Concerns Written by LA Watts Times Wire Service
Governor Brown warns against ­legalized marijuana Written by LAWT News Service
Voting Rights Advocates Try to Put Oversight Back on the Map Written by Kara Brandeisky
Young, Black and afraid of ‘The System’; The Michael Dunn trial and 2-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death lead young African-American men into the 21st century cynical of their justice system Written by Corey Arvin
Gun violence aimed at Black males triggers concern Written by Freddie Allen
High court allows disputed home search Written by MARK SHERMAN

News

Christmas Killing: Gang Member's First-Degree Murder Conviction Reversed

May 17, 2018  City News Service    A state appeals court panel today reversed the first-degree murder conviction of one of three gang members allegedly...

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Community

LA County Makes $402M Investment in Fight Against Homelessness; Year 2 Measure H spending plan funds expansion of housing and outreach

LA County Makes $402M Investment in Fight Against Homelessness; Year 2 Measure H spending plan funds expansion of housing and outreach

May 17, 2018  LAWT News Service    Building on an array of promising successes, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $402-million...

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Sports News

NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling

NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling

May 17, 2018  By STEVE MEGARGEE  AP Sports Writer    The NFL wants Congress to enact a framework for legalized sports betting in the wake of a...

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Arts & Culture

Cosby Jurors Allegedly Shopped for Book Deal During Trial

Cosby Jurors Allegedly Shopped for Book Deal During Trial

May 17, 2018  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire    Before they convicted Bill Cosby on three counts of aggravated indecent assault last month, some...

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