Barack, Michelle, and the Sports World

January 19, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

Championship Jerseys

 

President Obama has invited several champions to the White House. Annual NBA champs, Team... Read more...

Obama’s Top Entertainment Moments

January 19, 2017  

1. Kicking It With Queen Bey

 

What better way to kick off your second term as president than in the presence of royalty? In 2008, Obama had the “Queen of Soul”, Read more...

The Best of President Barack Obama; As we forge ahead, we look back at some of the highlights of the United States of America’s first African American president

January 19, 2017 

LAWT Report 

Obama wins in 2008 

On November 4, 2008 Senator Barack Obama was elected president of the United States. On January 20, 2009 Senator Barack Obama was... Read more...

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy

January 12, 2017 

By Xavier Higgs

For many, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day is a just another a national holiday or maybe a day of public service. For some who personally knew Dr. King, it changed their life forever... Read more...

Civil Rights Leaders challenge rigged confirmations

January 12, 2017 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributing Writer

Civil rights leaders condemned the rushed Jan. 10 hearing of Senator Jeff Sessions, President-Elect Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. Attorney... Read more...

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Obama Hopes to Sidestep Congress to have ‘a Year of Action’ Written by George E. Curry
Listen and act, environmental justice activists say to major federal agencies Written by Saeed Shabazz
‘Disrespected’ Obama appointed the most Black judges Written by Freddie Allen
Desegregation aid could end for Arkansas schools Written by CHUCK BARTELS
Sheriff’s lawsuits cost $43 million Written by LAWT News Service
Pete Scott named Nat’l Fireman of the Year in 2013; “Because of the prayers of my parents, I am what I am” Written by Gigi Tinsley
Consumer alert: Tips for Californians to prevent tax-related identity theft Written by LAWT News Service
Proposed tobacco settlement excludes Black media Written by George E. Curry
The rise and fall of the KKK Written by Michael McGee
Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress Written by HENRY C. JACKSON
Museum at Vt. University to have Civil War exhibit Written by LAWT News Service
Preserving Nelson Mandela’s legacy Written by George E. Curry
Parents of Trayvon Martin in discussions for book deal Written by Dorothy Rowley
Man charged with murdering girlfriend Written by LAWT News Service
U.S. winning the ‘War on Poverty’ Written by Jazelle Hunt
As Mandela is lauded, contradictions surface Written by Brian E. Muhammad
Ethnic violence spreads in South Sudan Written by Charlton Doki and Jason Straziuso
Caribbean Immigrants: The Rush to Become American Citizens Surpassed the 100,000 mark last year and increasing Written by Tony Best
South Africans still celebrating ‘Tata’ Mandela Written by George E. Curry
Winnie denies Mandela family feud Written by RAY FAURE
French-African Teen Wins Beauty Pageant, Igniting National Uproar Written by LAWT News Service
South Sudan on edge as army hunts coup plotters Written by CHARLTON DOKI and RODNEY MUHUMUZA
Senate Dems push Obama nominees, GOP bides time Written by ALAN FRAM
A commitment to Mandela Written by Xavier Higgs
Obama praises Mandela as ‘Great Liberator’ Written by George E. Curry
The Meaning of Nelson Mandela Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
The Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela Written by Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.
Nelson Mandela Celebrated during International Memorial Written by Jennifer Bihm
Obama’s Kenyan-born uncle allowed to remain in US Written by DENISE LAVOIE
Kenya breaks ground on big new airport; Kenya breaks ground on big, new airport to serve as regional hub only 4 months after fire Written by Jason Straziuso

News

Top 10 Michelle Obama Speeches & Moments

Top 10 Michelle Obama Speeches & Moments

January 19, 2017  By Niele Anderson  Contributing Writer    Creative, innovative, a scholar of Harvard and Princeton all the while still the home...

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Community

First Daughters Forever—We Remember Our FDFs; Malia and Sasha Obama have set the tone for what the nation expects from children who grown up in the White House

First Daughters Forever—We Remember Our FDFs; Malia and Sasha Obama have set the tone for what the nation expects from children who grown up in the White House

January 19, 2017  By Brian W. Carter  Contributing Writer  We have watched them grow up in front of our eyes over the past eight years. They have...

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Sports News

L.A. Rockstars Laud 10-Year Anniversary with Baseball Festival

L.A. Rockstars Laud 10-Year Anniversary with Baseball Festival

January 12, 2017  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  The Inglewood baseball fund brought together professional and youth baseball players at the...

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Arts & Culture

HOROSCOPES January 19-26, 2017

January 19, 2017 Aries  With Mars in Pisces and a quieter sector of your chart, it could be difficult to feel as motivated as usual. Tie this in with...

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