Graduation rate of black male players in NCAAs at 74 percent

March 16, 2017 

By STEVE REED 

AP Sports Writer

 

The graduation rate of African-American men’s basketball players from teams participating in the NCAA Tournament is 74 percent compared with... Read more...

Giving a Drop Saves a Million; It’s time to give blood to those who need it desperately

March 16, 2017 

Staff Report 

 

One prick and you are giving life to someone who may be fighting for their own. On Saturday, March 18, from 10am-3pm, Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation (SCFF) will... Read more...

Daniel Kaluuya responds to Samuel Jackson’s casting critique

March 16, 2017 

Associated Press 

 

Daniel Kaluuya, star of the horror hit “Get Out,” has responded to Samuel L. Jackson’s suggestion that a black American actor ought to have played his part.

 

Jackson... Read more...

District Attorney Jackie Lacey tells the truth and nothing but the truth; Lacey made history becoming the first woman, and the first African-American to hold the position of Los Angeles District Attorney

March 16, 2017 

By Brandon I. Brooks 

Managing Editor 

 

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is in a powerful and controversial position to say the least. As the first woman... Read more...

Car Clubs Promoting Peace and Unity in Los Angeles

March 09, 2017 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor 

 

When Andre Christian was young, his life was in turmoil. He wasn’t happy at home and looked for things like stability, love and acceptance... Read more...

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Women’s History Month Recognizes: Linda Jay; Activism is an ongoing job—and she’s committed! Written by Brian W. Carter
Ex-Sheriff Convicted in Federal Corruption Retrial Written by FRED SHUSTER
Waters Launches “Trump Tracker” to hold Administration Accountable Written by LAWT News Service
HBCU Presidents’ White House Visit Debacle; HBCU alumni respond as the Trump Administration does it again and black folks walk away feeling used, tricked and uncertain about Trumps motives Written by Niele Anderson, Contributing Writer
No on Measure S Wins, Yes on Measure H Delivers For Homeless Written by Staff Report
Mayor Garcetti Reelected in Landslide Written by Jennifer Bihm
Councilman Price Reelected to The New 9th Written by Kimberlee Buck
Los Angeles County Sues State of California To Block Flawed Redistricting Law; SB 958 violates state’s constitution, discriminates against more than 1 million voters, eliminates local control Written by LAWT News Service 
L.A. Watts Times Endorses Measure on H Written by LAWT News Service
Councilmember Harris-Dawson says Yes on H and No on S; We ought to reject selfishness on March 7th Written by Brandon I. Brooks Managing Editor and Kimberlee Buck Contributing Writer
Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time Written by Lauren Victoria Burke
Black Women’s Forum celebrates Black History Month with Founder and Special Guest Congresswoman Maxine Waters Written by Shonassee Shaver
Al Jarreau Dead at 76 Written by City News Service
Sen. Kamala Harris talks Black History Month and Politics Written by Brandon I. Brooks
City Approves $1.5 million settlement in lawsuit over police shooting of Ezell Ford Written by City News Service
L.A. County steps up efforts to eradicate homelessness Written by Charlene Muhammad
California says #RESIST Written by Niele Anderson
Emmett Till’s accuser admits it was all a lie; Emmett Till’s Accuser Carolyn Bryant Admits It was All a Lie Written by Stacy M. Brown
Mother of Ezell Ford speaks out against DA’s refusal to file charges; No criminal charges for LAPD officers involved in the killing of Ezell Ford Written by Kimberlee Buck
Women’s March Global Takeover Written by Niele Anderson
Top 10 Michelle Obama Speeches & Moments Written by Niele Anderson
The Best of President Barack Obama; As we forge ahead, we look back at some of the highlights of the United States of America’s first African American president Written by LAWT Report
Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing 9 church members Written by Meg Kinnard and Jeffrey Collins
Civil Rights Leaders challenge rigged confirmations Written by Charlene Muhammad
The CBC celebrates history with 49 members in the 115th Congress Written by Freddie Allen
No charges for Wayne Spindler Written by CRAIG CLOUGH 
Notable Deaths Written by LAWT News Service
Michelle Obama tells Oprah that 2016 Election ‘Was Painful’ Written by Associated Press
William Scott Named New San Francisco Police Chief; Big loss for the city of Los Angeles Written by Brandon Brooks,and Jennifer Bihm
An Incarcerated Woman’s Journey to ‘A New Way of Life’ Written by Kimberlee Buck

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Women’s History Month Recognizes: Linda Jay; Activism is an ongoing job—and she’s committed!

Women’s History Month Recognizes: Linda Jay; Activism is an ongoing job—and she’s committed!

March 16, 2017  By Brian W. Carter  Contributing Writer   “Activism is the ability to act on a cause or an issue that you are passionate about,”...

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Community

South Central Los Angeles Regional Center Renames Its Family Resource Center

South Central Los Angeles Regional Center Renames Its Family Resource Center

March 16, 2017  LAWT News Service    On Saturday February 25, South Central Los Angeles Regional Center’s (SCLARC) Family Re­source Center (FRC)...

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Sports News

‘Beyond the Court’ with Los Angeles Lakers Rookie Brandon Ingram"

‘Beyond the Court’ with Los Angeles Lakers Rookie Brandon Ingram"

March 16, 2017  By Lauren Jones  Contributing Writer   Just one short year ago, Brandon Ingram was preparing for a March Madness run in the NCAA...

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Arts & Culture

Michelle Obama writes college letter for ‘Black-ish’ star

Michelle Obama writes college letter for ‘Black-ish’ star

March 16, 2017  Associated Press    “Black-ish” star Yara Shahidi had lots of fans and supporters as she applied for college. She also had a...

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