Drake to host first-ever ‘NBA Awards’ on June 26

April 27, 2017 

Associated Press 

 

Drake will host the NBA’s first-ever awards show this June.

 

The Canadian rapper will preside over the June 26 ceremony in New York, which will... Read more...

A lesson for the nation’s Education Secretary: Serve public, not private interests

April 27, 2017 

By Charlene Crowell 

 

This year’s swearing in of a new Congress and President signaled a surge of new ideas and approaches to government. However, no elected or appointed official... Read more...

Charlie Murphy remembered by fellow comedians at funeral

April 27, 2017 

By Associated Press 

 

Dave Chappelle, Cedric the Entertainer and George Lopez were among comedians who gathered to say goodbye to fellow comic Charlie Murphy, who died last week following... Read more...

State’s High Court won’t hear case of Gang Member convicted of Halloween 2010 Shooting Death of 5-Year-Old Boy

April 27, 2017 

City News Service

 

The state Supreme Court refused Wednesday to review the case of a gang member convicted of the Halloween 2010 shooting death of a 5-year-old boy who was gunned down... Read more...

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Partnership with Lynwood Unified School District Will Give ‘Guaranteed Admission’ to Qualified LUSD Students; Memorandum of Understanding, signed April 10, will enable qualified LUSD students to attend CD

April 20, 2017 

LAWT News Service

 

As part of its local outreach strategy—and mission—to increase access to quality medical education in traditionally underserved areas of Los Angeles, Charles... Read more...

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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
Moving the race conversation forward Written by Jazelle Hunt
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

News

LAPD Tentatively Settles Sexual Harassment Suit

April 27, 2017  City News Service    A female police officer and the city of Los Angeles tentatively settled her lawsuit in which she alleged she...

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Community

City Attorney files suits against ‘Crime Property’ Owners

City Attorney files suits against ‘Crime Property’ Owners

April 20, 2017  City News Service    Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said Wednesday his office has filed lawsuits against the owners of six...

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Sports News

George’s future could dictate Pacers’ offseason moves

George’s future could dictate Pacers’ offseason moves

April 27, 2017  By MICHAEL MAROT  AP Sports Writer    The questions started less than an hour after the Indiana Pacers season officially ended.   Will...

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Arts & Culture

Katherine Jackson’s Restraining Order Dismissed

Katherine Jackson’s Restraining Order Dismissed

April 27, 2017  City News Service   A judge Tuesday dismissed Katherine Jackson’s request for an extension of a restraining order against her nephew,...

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