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!

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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