Collins, NBA’s first openly gay player, to retire

November 20, 2014

 

Associated Press  

 

NEW YORK — Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement... Read more...

Metro, Didi Hirsch partner up for suicide prevention program

November 20, 2014

 

City News Service 

 

Fast trains, holiday depression and thoughts of suicide can be a deadly combination, but local commuter rail officials recently renewed a campaign aimed... Read more...

Court rules Michigan has no responsibility to provide quality public education

November 20, 2014

 

Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Citizen 

 

In a blow to schoolchildren statewide, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled on Nov. 7 the State of Michigan has no legal... Read more...

Netflix postpones launch of Cosby comedy special

November 20, 2014

 

By Lynn Elber

Associated Press 

 

Netflix said it is postponing Bill Cosby’s upcoming standup comedy special, a decision that followed a growing number of allegations... Read more...

New generation continues annual Thanksgiving feed at Ward Villa

November 20, 2014

 

By Jennifer Bihm

LAWT Contributing Writer

 

A new generation of Mothers In Action will once again be providing sustenance and love during the 19th... Read more...

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Cold case arrest prompts cross-country probe Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH
On the offensive: Was Minister Farrakhan’s Twitter account attacked? Written by Jesse Muhammad
Presidents discuss countries’ successes and Africa’s future Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Deborah Cox loves the ‘beginning of a new chapter’ Written by MARK KENNEDY
Survivor of ’63 Ala. church bombing seeks funds Written by JAY REEVES
NKorea warns military cleared to wage nuke attack Written by JEAN H. LEE
Scientists find possible hint of dark matter Written by JOHN HEILPRIN and SETH BORENSTEIN
US missile defense shield to counter NKorea threat Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR
Black woman who walked for peace now walking for the environment Written by Edith Billups
NAACP Chief addresses Wharton students Written by Ayana Jones
Haiti splashes slum with psychedelic colors Written by Trenton Daniel
C. African Republic president flees to Cameroon Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI
African sentenced to 11 years in child labor case Written by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER
Obama calls for April debate on immigration bill Obama tells Congress to take up debate on immigration bill next month so he can sign ASAP Written by Julie Pace
Obama pledges resolve against Iran’s nuclear aims Written by Julie Pace and Matthew Lee
5 of 6 ex-officials convicted in Bell, CA, case Written by JOHN ROGERS
Law gives tribes new authority over non-Indians Written by FELICIA FONSECA
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick convicted of corruption charges Written by LAWT News Service
Michelle Obama urges CEOs to hire more veterans Written by Darlene Superville
Justice Dept watchdog: problems in voting section Written by PETE YOST
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Symbol and Substance: Voting Rights Act History and Future is Front and Center Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
Where is Terry Lyn Monnette? From Long Beach to New Orleans the search for the missing teacher continues Written by Kenneth Miller
Accused triple-murderer pleads not guilty Written by LAWT News Service
Supreme Court Justice equates Black voting rights with ‘racial entitlements’ Written by LAWT News Service
Rosa Parks honored by Congress with full-length statue Written by Maya Rhodan
SCLC leader warns FBI – hands off Rep. Brooks Written by Kalin Thomas
Detroit mayor opposes financial emergency appeal Written by COREY WILLIAMS
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Baltimore Felon Gets 15 Years for Possessing Bullets Written by Krishana Davis

News

Southland immigrants wait for Obama’s executive action plans

Southland immigrants wait for Obama’s executive action plans

November 20, 2014   City News Service    Southland immigrant-rights groups this week were anxiously awaiting specifics of President Barack Obama’s...

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Community

Compton Unified and Vision To Learn launch partnership

Compton Unified and Vision To Learn launch partnership

November 20, 2014   City News Service    More than fifty Compton Unified School District students are seeing the world more clearly today thanks...

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Sports News

Carson – In it to win it

Carson – In it to win it

November 13, 2014   Ken Brooks LAWT Contributing Writer    Carson High Football remains among the favorites to win the City Section Division I...

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Arts & Culture

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury

November 20, 2014   By David Porter  Associated Press    Tracy Morgan is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a highway...

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