Coach Burton “Burkie” Burns; Univ. of Alabama coach leads players to Heisman glory

May 05, 2016 

By Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. 

Executive Editor 

 

Burton “Burkie” Burns is in his 10th season with the Alabama Crimson Tide football program in 2016 as associate head coach... Read more...

Miseries for the Homeless Don’t End in the Spring and Summer

May 05, 2016 

By Kishana Flenory, 

Howard University News Service 

 

Every winter, more than 3.5 billion people are homeless in the U. S., according to the National Law Center on Homelessness... Read more...

Nearly 4,000 L.A. students unite in this year’s Sea Change for a ‘Litter-Free’ Kids Ocean Day; Some Students to Visit the Ocean for First Time on May 19

May 05, 2016 

LAWT News Service

 

KIDS OCEAN DAY is the culmination of a year-round school assembly program by the Malibu Foundation for Environmental Education to teach school kids... Read more...

Jennifer Williams refocused & shifting her brand

May 05, 2016 

By Amen Oyiboke 

Staff Writer 

 

“I learned so much from my mother,” said reality TV star Jennifer Williams. “She taught me about strength.”

 

Williams... Read more...

Jury convicts two men in Christmas Day shooting of Victor McClinton

May 05, 2016 

By Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. 

Executive Editor 

 

A jury deliberated for over two weeks before returning with a guilty verdict on two men charged with fatally shooting Brotherhood... Read more...

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Life after the verdict; LAWT goes 1 on 1 with Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton(Exclusive) Written by Charlene Muhammad
Justice Department gets ‘Smart on Crime’ Written by Freddie Allen
Booker cruises in NJ Democratic Senate primary Written by Geoff Mulvill and Angela Delli Santi
Zimbabwe's Mugabe: Black empowerment tops agenda Written by Angus Shaw
Michelle Obama in hip-hop healthy eating video Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE
Fidel Castro turns 87 behind closed doors Written by Peter Orsi
Judge changing baby's name Messiah draws reaction Written by Travis Loller
Jesse Jackson, Jr. sentenced to 2 ½ years; wife to serve 12 months Written by Freddie Allen
Organizers push to finalize march plans; March on Washington 50th Anniversary takes shape Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Bankruptcy clouds Detroit mayoral primary election; Detroit mayoral candidates head to primary with unclear responsibilities under city bankruptcy Written by Corey Williams
Will fast-food street protests in big cities help spur hike in minimum wage? Written by Sharon Cohen
Egypt says diplomacy has failed to resolve crisis Written by AYA BATRAWY
Jesse Jackson calls Morocco reforms the ‘Wave of the Future’ Written by George E. Curry
Gun Violence Leading Cause of Death of Black Children Written by Freddie Allen
Obama to speak at March on Washington Written by LAWT News Service
Jobs still a key issue 50 years after historic D.C. march Written by George E. Curry
Senate finally approves Obama nominee for ATF Written by Alan Fram
Chemist hopes to be Germany's first black lawmaker Written by Frank Jordans
MSG banking $100 million the Forum will be fabulous again; Inglewood Mayor Butts’ bold vision becomes reality Written by KENNETH MILLER
Securing the vote for all Americans Written by Valerie Jarrett
Obama, Clinton meet for lunch, sparking 2016 buzz Written by JOSH LEDERMAN
The United Job Creation Council helps ‘high risk’ youth in the Los Angeles community Written by Shonassee Shaver
Congress commemorates historic March on Washington Written by Suzanne Gamboa
Jesse Jackson to Fla. gov: No apology for comments Written by Gary Fineout
U.S. Attorney Birotte speaks to Black Journalists Written by Xavier Higgs
California Black Caucus Contemplate Florida Boycott Written by Xavier Higgs
Black leaders celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday Written by Freddie Allen
New documentary about Trinidadian “Hero” Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks Who Stand Their Ground Often Imprisoned Written by Zenitha Prince
Samuel L. Jackson in the dark on new ‘Star Wars’ Written by CHRIS TALBOTT

News

'Mystery man' defense in 'Grim Sleeper' case gets DA's scorn

'Mystery man' defense in 'Grim Sleeper' case gets DA's scorn

May 05, 2016  By BRIAN MELLEY  Associated Press   Closing arguments in the trial of the man charged in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings lurched...

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Community

MTA celebrates new Crenshaw Line with ‘Halfway There’ event

MTA celebrates new Crenshaw Line with ‘Halfway There’ event

May 05, 2016  LAWT Staff Report    Officials of the Metro Transportation Authority Board, including supervisor and chair Mark Ridley-Thomas and vice...

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Sports News

AP source: Byron Scott won’t return to coach Lakers

AP source: Byron Scott won’t return to coach Lakers

April 28, 2016  Associated Press    Byron Scott will not return to coach the Los Angeles Lakers, a person with knowledge of the situation told The...

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Arts & Culture

Can musicians make Washington a jazz mecca again?

Can musicians make Washington a jazz mecca again?

May 05, 2016  By PERRY STEIN  The Washington Post   A walk down U Street reveals relics of the strip's jazz-rich history.   There's the mural...

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