UCLA Players Apologize for China Theft; are Suspended from Team

November 16, 2017

City News Service

 

Three UCLA freshmen basketball players arrested in China for shoplifting publicly apologized Wednesday and thanked everyone involved in helping to resolve the case... Read more...

LA Philharmonic Selects Downtown Inglewood for Youth Orchestra Campus

November 16, 2017

Special to LAWT

 

Last Thursday, internationally-renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel announced that the Los Angeles Philharmonic would be establishing a state-of-the art music and cultural... Read more...

Poet Nikki Giovanni shares memories, tears in new ­collection

November 16, 2017

By HILLEL ITALIE

AP National Writer

 

Nikki Giovanni has a thing about words, even a single one — like “needed.”

“I’m not needed,” the beloved poet, drinking... Read more...

Dylan Roof Sentenced to Death after Senseless Church Shooting in Charleston

November 16, 2017

By Kimberlee Buck

Contributing Writer

 

In June of 2015, Dylann Roof opened fire during a prayer meeting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South... Read more...

Charles R. Drew Recognized as One of Most Ethnically Diverse Colleges in U.S.

November 09, 2017

By Jennifer Bihm

Staff Writer

 

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science here in South Los Angeles, was recently listed as the number two most diverse non-profit college... Read more...

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Nation suffers because of underrepresentation of Black women in politics Written by Jazelle Hunt
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

News

Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces Breelyn Pete as Chief of State and Federal Affairs

Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces Breelyn Pete as Chief of State and Federal Affairs

November 16, 2017 Staff Report   On Monday, November 13, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the appointment of Breelyn Pete as his administration’s...

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Community

Compton Performing Arts Complex Named After Hip Hop and Business Mogul Andre ‘Dr. Dre’ Young; As a part of the new Compton High School, the center will offer a variety of activities to youth.

Compton Performing Arts Complex Named After Hip Hop and Business Mogul Andre ‘Dr. Dre’ Young; As a part of the new Compton High School, the center will offer a variety of activities to youth.

November 16, 2017 Brian W. Carter Contributing Writer   “It’s icing to our turnaround… Compton has become an example for urban districts across...

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Sports News

Clippers fall short against Heat, 104-101, in their late Rally

Clippers fall short against Heat, 104-101, in their late Rally

November 09, 2017 By Jarred Davis Contributing Writer   For the first time this season, the Clippers hosted back-to-back matinee games over the weekend...

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Arts & Culture

‘The Talk’ unveils singer and actress Eve as new host

‘The Talk’ unveils singer and actress Eve as new host

November 16, 2017 By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer   Musician and actress Eve has been unveiled as a new permanent host of CBS’ “The Talk,”...

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