Dodge Criticized for Using King Voiceover in Super Bowl Ad; Super Bowl Ad Using Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Sell Trucks Gets Negative Reaction

February 08, 2018 

By Lauren Victoria Burke 

NNPA Newswire 

 

There were ads with Morgan Freeman rapping and ads with babies from around the world and fast cars with singer Steven Tyler. There... Read more...

MLKCH Receives $15 Million to Bring Doctors to South L.A.; The combined grants from the Weingart Foundation and Ballmer Group support innovative efforts to fill the area’s physician shortage.

February 08, 2018 

LAWT News Service 

 

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH), a private, nonprofit hospital serving South Los Angeles, has been pledged $15 million from the Weingart... Read more...

Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther’ Film Teaches Self-Worth, Unity & Respect Among Black and African Cultures

February 08, 2018 

By Brittany K. Jackson 

Contributing Writer

 

It seems that we’ve been waiting for the release of the world’s very first Black Marvel film for a while now, but let’s... Read more...

Villaraigosa Picks Up Councilmembers Price and Harris-Dawson Endorsement in Run for Governor; Villaraigosa continues to mobilize his home turf in statewide gubernatorial race.

February 08, 2018 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer 

 

Former Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa kicked off his run for California Governor at Los Angeles Trade Tech last year... Read more...

L.A. Clippers Honor Danny Bakewell, Sr. on MLK Jr. Day

January 18, 2018 

By E. Mesiyah McGinnis 

Contributing Writer 

 

During the NBA’s L.A. Clippers vs. Houston Rockets game at the Staples Center, the Clippers organization honored Danny Bakewell,... Read more...

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'Mystery man' defense in 'Grim Sleeper' case gets DA's scorn Written by BRIAN MELLEY
Jury convicts two men in Christmas Day shooting of Victor McClinton Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.
Stop The Presses: Few Endorsements Making Headlines In Black Newspapers Written by Erick Johnson
Funeral services pending for former LAPD Chief Willie Williams; Williams was the first black chief of the Los Angeles Police Department in the aftermath of the 1992 L.A. Riots Written by City News Service
A decade later, cops plead guilty in Katrina bridge shooting Written by Associated Press
Hamilton stays on $10 bill; Tubman goes on $20 Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Alleged Charleston church shooter trial delayed until 2017 Written by BRUCE SMITH
Bank of America supports local legend and national icon, Jackie Robinson; Danny Bakewell, Sr. selected to honor Robinson Legacy Written by Special to the LAWT
Family still looking for answers while burying woman who died in police custody Written by Jennifer Bihm
L.A. Watts Times Executive Publisher Danny Bakewell, Sr. chosen to throw 1st Pitch @ Dodgers game honoring Jackie Robinson Written by Dr. Valerie Wardlaw
L.A. Sentinel, L.A. Watts Times endorse Hahn for Supervisor Written by Staff and Wire Report
Racially biased code words used in NY housing case Written by LARRY NEUMEISTER
LAX security increased after Brussels attacks Written by City News Service
Ferguson City Council votes to accept DOJ reform deal Written by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER
Obama nominates Garland to high court, challenging GOP Written by KATHLEEN HENNESSEY
Possible Supreme Court pick would make history in many ways Written by Jessica Gresko
AG Lynch says she’s not interested in Supreme Court vacancy Written by LAWT News Service
Feds won’t charge NYC officer who killed unarmed teen Written by Jennifer Peltz and Michael Balsamo
Ferguson mayor: With costs clarified, DOJ agreement near Written by Jim Salter
AG Harris launches criminal investigation into Sheriff’s Department for Mitrice Richardson case Written by Staff and Wire Report
Guilty plea ends case of 2 slain Virginia college students Written by LARRY O'DELL
Harris wins California Democratic Party endorsement Written by Staff and Wire Report
Baltimore library chief tapped to lead Library of Congress Written by BEN NUCKOLS
As drought hammers countryside, many in Haiti go hungry Written by DAVID McFADDEN
Hall introduces legislation to create wage equality law Written by LAWT News Service
California’s attorney general: No interest in Supreme Court Written by Associated Press
City Council approves $1.87 billion homeless plan Written by Elizabeth Hsing-Huei Chou
Manhunt underway for baby killers Written by City News Service
Panel: LAPD justified in death of homeless black man Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS
Oldest death row inmate in Georgia, age 72, is executed Written by KATE BRUMBACK

News

California Legislative Black Caucus Selects Assemblymember Mike Gipson as the New Secretary/Treasurer

California Legislative Black Caucus Selects Assemblymember Mike Gipson as the New Secretary/Treasurer

February 08, 2018  LAWT News Service    The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) has selected Assemblymember Mike Gipson (AD-64) as the new...

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Community

Watts Rising Collective Awarded $35 Million Grant; The grant will help fund development and infrastructure projects that achieve major environmental, health, and economic benefits to the Watts community.

Watts Rising Collective Awarded $35 Million Grant; The grant will help fund development and infrastructure projects that achieve major environmental, health, and economic benefits to the Watts community.

February 08, 2018  By Niele Anderson  Contributing Writer    Mayor Eric Garcetti recently hosted a press conference celebration and ceremonial...

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Sports News

Tempers flare during & after Clippers 113-102 victory over Rockets

Tempers flare during & after Clippers 113-102 victory over Rockets

January 18, 2018  By Jarred Davis  Contributing Writer    An emotional reunion game spilled over to the hallways after the Los Angeles Clippers...

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Arts & Culture

HOROSCOPES February 08- 15, 2018

February 08, 2018  Aries    March 21 – April 19  Your social life continues to blossom, and with lovely Venus aligning with electric Uranus on...

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