Breanna Clark’s Journey to the Gold Medal in Rio

February 23, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

Olympic silver medalist Rosalyn Clark usually brings her daughter, Breanna when she visits Trinity Elementary School for the ‘Ready, Set, Gold!’... Read more...

Black Girl Magic: ‘Hidden Figures’ Outshines ‘La La Land’ at U.S. Box Office

February 23, 2017 

By Lauren Victoria Burke 

NNPA Newswire Contributor

  Looks like the myth that Black films can't make big money in Hollywood is about to become a thing of the past.

 

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Los Angeles Southwest College to host Manchild Conference on February 25; Conference will offer self-help strategies to support and motivate all community members

February 23, 2017 

LAWT News Service 

Los Angeles Southwest College will host the annual Manchild Conference on February 25 that will provide attendees with strategies to help support and motivate... Read more...

Black Women’s Forum celebrates Black History Month with Founder and Special Guest Congresswoman Maxine Waters

February 23, 2017 

By Shonassee Shaver 

Contributing Writer 

Over 50 people gathered and loaded two buses February 18 at the Black Women’s Forum office to attend the foundation’s latest community... Read more...

Dean Eugene M. Deloatch: the man who created an army of Black Engineers

February 16, 2017 

By Darlene Aderoju 

Howard University News Service 

Most people have never heard of Eugene M. DeLoatch, but all over the world, they have seen the fruits of his labor, across the... Read more...

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Summer jobs available to city’s youth Written by LAWT News Service
US first lady meets Chinese rural students via web Written by Didi Tang
US announces sanctions against Russian officials Written by LAWT News Service
Waters calls for action on Data Security Written by LAWT News Service
Walker Temple AME opens bilingual mental health clinic Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett
Hawthorne's Mayor Chris Brown will Do Lateral Recruit to Strengthen Police Force and will Address Diversity Concerns Written by LA Watts Times Wire Service
Governor Brown warns against ­legalized marijuana Written by LAWT News Service
Voting Rights Advocates Try to Put Oversight Back on the Map Written by Kara Brandeisky
Young, Black and afraid of ‘The System’; The Michael Dunn trial and 2-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death lead young African-American men into the 21st century cynical of their justice system Written by Corey Arvin
Gun violence aimed at Black males triggers concern Written by Freddie Allen
High court allows disputed home search Written by MARK SHERMAN
John Punch: First documented American slave, Obama ancestor Written by Jennifer Bihm
California ‘lifers’ leaving prison at record pace Written by PAUL ELIAS
Marian Wright Edelman to be Inducted into South Carolina Hall of Fame Written by LAWT News Service
Black women still penalized for race and gender Written by Jazelle Hunt
Black Americans in the Revolutionary War: Part I – Taking Sides for Freedom Written by George J. Bryjak
Dunn to be retried on first-degree murder charge Written by LAWT News Service
Holder favors voting rights for ex-felons Written by Freddie Allen
FBI confirms activist was killed SD in 1973 Written by LAWT News Service
Ex-New Orleans mayor convicted of taking bribes Written by LAWT News Service
USC Halloween Shooter Convicted; Family says USC pressured prosecutors to satisfy university donors Written by LAWT News Service
Inaugural Black History Month Awards Luncheon Hosted by Al Sharpton; The National Action Network held it’s first annual Black History Awards Luncheon in Beverly Hills Written by Princess Manasseh
Report: Child Poverty in U.S. Escalating Written by Margaret Summers
LAPD officers violated policy in manhunt shooting Written by LAWT News Service
Civil Rights groups say ‘Herbalife’ is a Multi-Level Marketing Scheme; Coalition urges California and federal Attorneys General to take action Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
Murder suspect sought Written by LAWT News Service
International court weighs Kenya president’s case Written by TOBY STERLING
Upward mobility not based on merit Written by Jazelle Hunt
Judge to decide if Black press will be treated fairly by tobacco firms Written by George E. Curry
Morris Turner, Wee Pals comic strip creator, dies Written by LAWT News Service

News

Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time

Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time

February 23, 2017  By Lauren Victoria Burke  NNPA Newswire Contributor  Following a bizarre exchange with American Urban Radio Networks White House...

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Community

South L.A. says No to Measure S; Measure S would block the jobs, economic development and affordable housing South LA needs and demands—just as revitalization is taking off

South L.A. says No to Measure S; Measure S would block the jobs, economic development and affordable housing South LA needs and demands—just as revitalization is taking off

February 23, 2017  LAWT News Service   South Los Angeles recently elected and community leaders stood together at the site of 150 units of affordable...

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Sports News

National Sports Beat

National Sports Beat

February 16, 2017  By Brad Pye Jr.  Sports Editor Emeritus  Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast to-coast and all the stops in...

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Arts & Culture

Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

February 23, 2017  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Contributor  Last week, a federal judge in Massachusetts struck down a defamation suit against...

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