Michael Jordan gets emotional after winning business award

January 22, 2015

 

Associated Press 

 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A humbled and emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears, feeling vindicated after years of criticism, after being named the... Read more...

L.A. County seeks entries for 2015 Green Leadership Awards; Board of Supervisors to recognize outstanding environmental projects during Earth Week

January 22, 2015 

LAWT News Service

 

The County of Los Angeles is now accepting applications for the 2015 “Green Leadership Awards” program, announced Interim Chief Executive Officer... Read more...

Feb. 1 is deadline to apply for $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program

January 22, 2015

 

City News Service

 

 

Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), reminds high school seniors that there’s still... Read more...

TV networks make unequal progress toward on-screen diversity

January 22, 2015 

By DAVID BAUDER,

LYNN ELBER and

FRAZIER MOORE 

Associated Press 

 

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s “black-ish,” was motivated to write the comedy about... Read more...

US, Cuba spar over migration policy at historic Havana talks

January 22, 2015

By Bradley Klapper and

Michael Weissenstein

Associated Press 

 

The United... Read more...

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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
John Punch: First documented American slave, Obama ancestor Written by Jennifer Bihm
California ‘lifers’ leaving prison at record pace Written by PAUL ELIAS
Marian Wright Edelman to be Inducted into South Carolina Hall of Fame Written by LAWT News Service
Black women still penalized for race and gender Written by Jazelle Hunt
Black Americans in the Revolutionary War: Part I – Taking Sides for Freedom Written by George J. Bryjak
Dunn to be retried on first-degree murder charge Written by LAWT News Service
Holder favors voting rights for ex-felons Written by Freddie Allen
FBI confirms activist was killed SD in 1973 Written by LAWT News Service
Ex-New Orleans mayor convicted of taking bribes Written by LAWT News Service
USC Halloween Shooter Convicted; Family says USC pressured prosecutors to satisfy university donors Written by LAWT News Service
Inaugural Black History Month Awards Luncheon Hosted by Al Sharpton; The National Action Network held it’s first annual Black History Awards Luncheon in Beverly Hills Written by Princess Manasseh
Report: Child Poverty in U.S. Escalating Written by Margaret Summers
LAPD officers violated policy in manhunt shooting Written by LAWT News Service
Civil Rights groups say ‘Herbalife’ is a Multi-Level Marketing Scheme; Coalition urges California and federal Attorneys General to take action Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
Murder suspect sought Written by LAWT News Service
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Upward mobility not based on merit Written by Jazelle Hunt
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News

Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

January 22, 2015   By Haruna Umar and Michelle Faul  Associated Press    Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for the...

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Community

Local PVJOBS participant chosen to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during State of the Union address

Local PVJOBS participant chosen to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during State of the Union address

January 22, 2015   LeDaya Epps, a PVJOBS participant working on the Cren­shaw/LAX Transportation Project, was seated in the box with First Lady Michelle...

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Sports News

History revisited in WBC title tilt; Promoter Don King has been the KING of the Heavy’s

History revisited in WBC title tilt; Promoter Don King has been the KING of the Heavy’s

January 15, 2015   By Kenneth D. Miller  Assistant Managing Editor  His spike hair is symbolic of how legendary boxing promoter Don King rose from...

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Arts & Culture

Movie Review: ‘The Wedding Ringer’

Movie Review: ‘The Wedding Ringer’

January 22, 2015   By Dwight Brown  NNPA Film Critic      In a now infamously leaked email, Screen Gems President Clint Culpepper called comedian...

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