Snoop Dogg on Cordell’s future

August 27, 2015

 

LAWT News Service 

 

Snoop Dogg was one of many celebrities present for this past weekend’s Athletes vs. Cancer Celebrity Flag Football Game in Los Angeles, Calif. The event... Read more...

Advocates and former victims of abuse talk prison pipeline among girls and women of Color

August 27, 2015

 

By Brittany K. Jackson 

LAWT Contributing Writer 

 

On August 15, Congresswoman Karen Bass of the 37th District of California hosted an important discussion about... Read more...

Thurgood Marshall College Fund launches Apple Scholars Program

August 27, 2015

 

By Freddie Allen 

NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 

 

On Tuesday [Aug. 25], the Thur­good Marshall College Fund (TMCF) opened the application... Read more...

Tucker cared for teens in trouble

August 27, 2015

 

Staff and wire Report 

 

Retired Juvenile court judge Marcus O. Tucker who died at age 80 from heart condition complications was the first black judge appointed to the Long... Read more...

Farrakhan stresses importance of Black press for Million Man March anniversary

August 27, 2015 

by D. Kevin McNeir 

Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer 

 

As the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March approaches this fall, strategies continue to be formulated... Read more...

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Fired reporter kills former co-workers on live TV

Fired reporter kills former co-workers on live TV

August 27, 2015   By Steve Helber, Pam Ramsey and Jonathan Drew  Associated Press    He planned it all so carefully — a choreographed execution...

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Community

Supervisors Vote for Vermont Corridor Revamp

Supervisors Vote for Vermont Corridor Revamp

August 20, 2015   City News Services      The Board of Supervisors voted on August 18 to start soliciting bids to tear down some of Los Angeles...

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Sports News

Jamaicans provide some smiles in the 200 at worlds

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Arts & Culture

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Residents of New England town reluctantly reckon with Cosby

August 27, 2015   By PHILIP MARCELO  Associated Press      Deep in the rolling farmland of western Massachusetts, Bill Cosby’s compound has...

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