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 Written by D. Kevin McNeir
NNPA Honors Champions of the Black Press Written by Sarafina Wright
Police try to quell anger after shooting triggers unrest Written by JEFFREY COLLINS
Obama to speak at opening of African-American Museum Written by Associated Press
Harris-Dawson, LADWP Break Ground on 99th Street Water Treatment Plant Written by LAWT News Service
Police probe shooting death of Ferguson activist Seals Written by LAWT News Service
Community unites for Town Hall to stop killings; Min. Tony Muhammad leads ‘United Hood Nations: 10,000 fearless’ for town hall at Holman United Methodist Church Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. Written by LAWT Staff Report 
Marvin Pegues, Jr. wrongly convicted; Victor Gouche admits he lied about Pegues, Jr. shooting him Written by Charlene Muhammad
AG and Senate candidate Kamala Harris meets with California Black Publishers and Media Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr
Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms Written by GARANCE BURKE
‘A Trusted Comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69 Written by Stacy M. Brown
Operation saves eight children, two adults from sex trafficking Written by City News Service
Shot first, vindicated later: L.A. Sheriffs admit too little too late deputies killed an innocent Written by Charlene Muhammad
Witnesses: Shots fired in Ferguson after car hits protester Written by JIM SALTER
‘Grim Sleeper’ killer sentenced to death Written by Terri Vermeulen Keith
Trump is ‘unfit,’ Obama says, challenging GOP to end support Written by JULIE PACE
Obama commutes 214 inmates, five from L.A. County Written by City News Service
Chicago Police union to officers: Don't request overtime Written by Associated Press
Black Lives Matter Los Angeles brings together Black families of those killed by the police in historic first Written by LAWT News Service
Cedric ‘The Entertainer’ hosts Black Hollywood to stand up for justice; Cedric ‘The Entertainer’, Omar Epps, Marlon Wayans, Tasha Smith and Megan Good lead Black Hollywood movement to stand united in support of ending the senseless violence Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.
Gunman’s manifesto describes actions as ‘necessary evil’ Written by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN
Protests continue in Los Angeles amidst Police Commission’s latest decision Written by City News Service
Donald Trump Snubs NAACP Convention, Clinton to Speak on July 18 Written by Lauren Victoria Burke
No end to Afghan war: Obama slows US withdrawal Written by JOSH LEDERMAN
Feds open civil rights investigation in Louisiana shooting Written by Mike Kunzelman and Melinda Deslatte
Family still seeks answers in inmate death after 80 days Written by Kimberlee Buck
Famed L.A. photographer Bill Jones dead at 83 Written by Staff and Wire Report
BLM criticizes arrest of senior citizen at Police Commission meeting Written by City News Service
CBC members join Rep. John Lewis and House Democrats to stage sit-in demanding a vote on gun violence legislation Written by LAWT News Service
Californians for Energy Independence and the Los Angeles Urban League encourage high school students to pursue jobs in the energy industry Written by LAWT News Service

News

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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