Dodge Criticized for Using King Voiceover in Super Bowl Ad; Super Bowl Ad Using Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Sell Trucks Gets Negative Reaction

February 08, 2018 

By Lauren Victoria Burke 

NNPA Newswire 

 

There were ads with Morgan Freeman rapping and ads with babies from around the world and fast cars with singer Steven Tyler. There... Read more...

MLKCH Receives $15 Million to Bring Doctors to South L.A.; The combined grants from the Weingart Foundation and Ballmer Group support innovative efforts to fill the area’s physician shortage.

February 08, 2018 

LAWT News Service 

 

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH), a private, nonprofit hospital serving South Los Angeles, has been pledged $15 million from the Weingart... Read more...

Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther’ Film Teaches Self-Worth, Unity & Respect Among Black and African Cultures

February 08, 2018 

By Brittany K. Jackson 

Contributing Writer

 

It seems that we’ve been waiting for the release of the world’s very first Black Marvel film for a while now, but let’s... Read more...

Villaraigosa Picks Up Councilmembers Price and Harris-Dawson Endorsement in Run for Governor; Villaraigosa continues to mobilize his home turf in statewide gubernatorial race.

February 08, 2018 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer 

 

Former Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa kicked off his run for California Governor at Los Angeles Trade Tech last year... Read more...

L.A. Clippers Honor Danny Bakewell, Sr. on MLK Jr. Day

January 18, 2018 

By E. Mesiyah McGinnis 

Contributing Writer 

 

During the NBA’s L.A. Clippers vs. Houston Rockets game at the Staples Center, the Clippers organization honored Danny Bakewell,... Read more...

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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
Abuses, shootings of Black women spark outrage; Sisters besieged? Abuses, shootings of Black women spark outrage Written by Starla Muhammad
Late Mississippi Civil Rights hero Clyde Kennard honored in D.C. Written by Avis Thomas-Lester
Jesse Jackson celebrates 72nd birthday Written by Princess Manasseh
Marissa Alexander hopes for bond after being imprisoned over two years Written by D. Kevin McNeir
Last of ‘Scottsboro Boys’ pardoned Written by Herb Boyd
Civil Rights icon Jesse L. Jackson Sr. celebrates birthday at Rainbow PUSH Coalition gala Written by Kenneth D. Miller
Blacks continue fight to secure voting rights Written by Freddie Allen
First MLK’s kids, now the heirs of Malcolm X are headed to court Written by LAWT News Service
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Haiti’s prime minister tours Silicon Valley Written by MARTHA MENDOZA

News

California Legislative Black Caucus Selects Assemblymember Mike Gipson as the New Secretary/Treasurer

California Legislative Black Caucus Selects Assemblymember Mike Gipson as the New Secretary/Treasurer

February 08, 2018  LAWT News Service    The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) has selected Assemblymember Mike Gipson (AD-64) as the new...

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Community

Watts Rising Collective Awarded $35 Million Grant; The grant will help fund development and infrastructure projects that achieve major environmental, health, and economic benefits to the Watts community.

Watts Rising Collective Awarded $35 Million Grant; The grant will help fund development and infrastructure projects that achieve major environmental, health, and economic benefits to the Watts community.

February 08, 2018  By Niele Anderson  Contributing Writer    Mayor Eric Garcetti recently hosted a press conference celebration and ceremonial...

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Sports News

Tempers flare during & after Clippers 113-102 victory over Rockets

Tempers flare during & after Clippers 113-102 victory over Rockets

January 18, 2018  By Jarred Davis  Contributing Writer    An emotional reunion game spilled over to the hallways after the Los Angeles Clippers...

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Arts & Culture

HOROSCOPES February 08- 15, 2018

February 08, 2018  Aries    March 21 – April 19  Your social life continues to blossom, and with lovely Venus aligning with electric Uranus on...

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