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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Police Commission President aims to partner with South L.A. Community; Matt Johnson faces tough issues as he seeks to improve LAPD image Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett
Hundreds celebrate as Nation’s African American Museum nears completion Written by Savannah Harris
Missouri Football team members protest to end Racism on campus Written by Amanda Scurlock
Veteran’s Day for a Black Soldier Written by By Amen Oyiboke and Brian Carter, Staff Writers
Arrest in LA serial shooting case that killed 2, wounded 6 Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS
2016 Tournament of Roses Princesses Bryce Bakewell and Regina Pullens; Friends share a love for their city, their community and the adventure of a lifetime Written by Dr. Valerie Wardlaw
Tournament of Roses selects 2016 Queen Written by Dr. Valerie Wardlaw
L.A. Clergy demand apology from Black Lives Matter Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett
Missing Florida girl 'is dead or something,' brother says Written by By FREIDA FRISARO and KELLI KENNEDY
A glimpse of heaven at Justice or Else Washington, DC gathering Written by Charlene Muhammad
Ethiopia appeals for food aid following poor crop yields Written by ELIAS MESERET
Attorney General, tech leaders in L.A. launch cyber exploitation online resource Written by FRED SHUSTER
Pinnock Taken for Psychiatric Evaluation and Treatment Written by City News Service
2016 Tournament of Roses Royal Court Selected Written by LAWT News Service
Betty Yee is proud to support Katrina Manning in Hawthorne; CA State Controller excited about Katrina’s dedicated leadership Written by LAWT News Service
Jackson accuser can’t file late claim against estate, said Judge Written by City News Service
Republican Ben Carson claims benefits from Muslim criticism Written by STEVE PEOPLES
Obama recognizes women, pushes for criminal reform Written by LaTrina Antoine
Study: Blacks not likely to support Black Republican candidates Written by Zenitha Prince
Man charged with death of second student in Virginia Written by Associated Press
A mother speaks on the murder of her son; “I’m trying not to be bitter and not allow myself to wallow in grief or misery.” Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
Helen Burns Jackson, mother of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, dies at 92 in South Carolina Written by Associated Press
Amelia Boynton Robinson noted as fearless, tireless leader Written by PHILLIP LUCAS
Will there be justice for Sandra Bland? Unfair system exposed when DPS shows lack of urgency Written by Jerry Ford II
Fired reporter kills former co-workers on live TV Written by Steve Helber, Pam Ramsey and Jonathan Drew
Farrakhan stresses importance of Black press for Million Man March anniversary Written by D. Kevin McNeir
Obama to visit New Orleans for 10th anniversary of hurricane Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE
Julian Bond Praised for Unselfish Devotion to Human Rights Written by Freddie Allen
Chad leader: Boko Haram has new leader ready to negotiate Written by Michelle Faul
Kids killed in shooting had been taken from home by state Written by JUAN A. LOZANO

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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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