WNBA star Tamika Catchings retires after 15 years

September 29, 2016 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

Throughout her career, Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings gave the world profound style of gameplay that is immortalized in the records she... Read more...

African American leaders join efforts to push Anti-Smoking Initiative

September 29, 2016 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor 

Health advocates and political leaders in the African American community, joined efforts to push through anti smoking Prop 56 on September 23,... Read more...

Pasadena Boys and Girls Club Partners with UC System

September 29, 2016 

City News Service 

The Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena will take part in a pilot program announced on Wednesday aimed at providing club members with information and resources to help them... Read more...

Bill Nunn, actor in ‘Do the Right Thing,’ dead at 63

September 29, 2016 

Associated Press 

Bill Nunn, a veteran character actor whose credits ranged from the “Spider-Man” movie franchise to such Spike Lee films as “Do the Right Thing” and “He Got Game,”... Read more...

Say her name, Wakiesha Wilson; Attorney Carl Douglas, along with the mother and aunt of Wakiesha Wilson, hold press conference for $35 million lawsuit against LAPD.

September 29, 2016 

By Shannen Hill 

Contributing Writer 

The family of Wakiesha Wilson shared their heartbreak with the public regarding the death of their loved one while in custody of the Los Angeles... Read more...

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At Last: President Obama ­dedicates new Black History Museum on the National Mall

At Last: President Obama ­dedicates new Black History Museum on the National Mall

September 29, 2016  By D. Kevin McNeir  NNPA Newswire Contributor  The idea of erecting a museum that would highlight the contributions of African...

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Community

National Day of Remembrance for Murdered Victims; Local groups participate and organize to support each other

National Day of Remembrance for Murdered Victims; Local groups participate and organize to support each other

September 29, 2016  Family members, loved ones and strangers gathered at various locations this past weekend to recognize the National Day of Remembrance...

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Sports News

Rams stun Seahawks in home opening game

Rams stun Seahawks in home opening game

September 22, 2016  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  “Our first game back here the fans were incredible,” said Rams Head coach Jeff Fisher....

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Arts & Culture

R&B Songwriter/Producer/ Artist Kashif Dies at 59; Six-time Grammy-nominated musician produced hits for Whitney Houston, George Benson, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Kenny G, Melba Moore and more

R&B Songwriter/Producer/ Artist Kashif Dies at 59; Six-time Grammy-nominated musician produced hits for Whitney Houston, George Benson, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Kenny G, Melba Moore and more

September 29, 2016  LAWT News Service  Multifaceted R&B-Pop musician Kashif passed away from undetermined causes in his Playa del Rey, California...

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