Former Maranatha Stand Out Returns Home in Lakers’ Victory

January 11, 2018 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

 

“It felt good to be back home and actually get on the court,” said Hawks rookie guard Tyler Dorsey. “All my family and everybody... Read more...

Tony Cornelius Among Four New Members Appointed to Suicide Prevention Board

January 11, 2018 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor 

 

Tony Cornelius, son of legendary television personality and creator of the hit dance show Soul Train, Don Cornelius, was recently appointed... Read more...

Tavis Smiley announces deal for new show

January 11, 2018 

By DAVID BAUDER 

AP Media Writer 

 

Less than a month after PBS dropped Tavis Smiley's talk show after reported inappropriate relationships with subordinates, Smiley announced... Read more...

Congresswoman Karen Bass Continues the Fight to End Slave Auctions in Libya

January 11, 2018 

By Kimberlee Buck 

Staff Writer 

 

Since CNN’s International report exposed slave trading in Libya, Congresswoman Karen Bass and other members of the Congressional Black... Read more...

As California legalizes pot, laws collide at U.S. checkpoints

December 28, 2017 

By Elliot Spagat 

Associated Press 

 

 

California legalizes marijuana for recreational use Monday, but that won’t stop federal agents from seizing the drug —... Read more...

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L.A. Council -Wesson Challenge Feds on Marijuana Laws

L.A. Council -Wesson Challenge Feds on Marijuana Laws

January 11, 2018  By Jennifer Bihm  Assistant Editor    Los Angeles Council President Herb Wesson recently responded on the city’s behalf, to...

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‘LA 92’ – Then and Now: The Conversation Continues

‘LA 92’ – Then and Now: The Conversation Continues

January 11, 2018  By Bev Dolva  Special to the LAWT     As dusk approached on Saturday, January 6 in LA, it seemed another winter day for the City...

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Top Sports Moments of 2017

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December 28, 2017  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer    Year of the Trojan   USC football started their year with a bang by outscoring the Penn...

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Richelieu Dennis Purchases Essence Communications; Essence Magazine, Once Again, Black-Owned after Purchase by Sundial Brands Founder Richelieu Dennis

Richelieu Dennis Purchases Essence Communications; Essence Magazine, Once Again, Black-Owned after Purchase by Sundial Brands Founder Richelieu Dennis

January 11, 2018  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire    In a deal that reestablishes Essence magazine as a totally, Black and independently-owned...

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