Banning Menthol Cigarettes Will Have ‘Unintended Consequences’, Coalition Says

October 19, 2017

By Jennifer Bihm

Assistant Editor

 

A ban on menthol flavored cigarettes beginning to sweep the nation will have unintended negative consequences, especially for African Americans... Read more...

NAEJA Highlights Public Education at Annual Banquet

 October 19, 2017

By Cora Jackson-Fossett

Staff Writer

 

Nearly 300 people attended the 16th Annual Banquet and Awards Dinner sponsored by the National Association for Equal Justice in America... Read more...

Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre Break Ground on New Building for Their USC Academy

October 19, 2017

By Lauren A. Jones

Contributing Writer

 

Music legends Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young, also known as Dr. Dre, dug into what will be known as the Iovine and Young Hall, home to... Read more...

Taste Of Soul Nation Helps The Homeless

October 19, 2017

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LAWT News Service

 

The city and county of Los Angeles are undertaking a historic effort to address... Read more...

Los Angeles Clippers Foundation Join the Salvation Army to ‘Feed the Community’

October 12, 2017 

By Lauren A. Jones 

Contributing Writer 

 

Chaka Pruitt will not have to worry about purchasing groceries to cook for her two adolescent daughters for at least a week thanks... Read more...

Taste of Soul Has Your Medical, Safety, and Informational Plan Covered 

October 12, 2017  

By Kimberlee Buck 

Contributing Writer

 

The Taste of Soul (TOS) Family Festival is just one week away! As the TOS Nation counts down the days till Los Angeles’ largest... Read more...

Airbnb Campaigns to Increase Diversity on Its Platform

October 12, 2017 

By Freddie Allen 

NNPA Newswire 

 

Airbnb, the housing marketplace that connects travelers with hosts in 65,000 cities and 191 countries worldwide, is now on a mission to... Read more...

In Partnership with Habitat for Humanity: A New Homeowner’s Journey

October 12, 2017 

By Darralynn Hutson 

Contributing Writer 

 

There’s something to be said about perseverance, for 35-year-old new homeowner, Denise Harris of Watts; it means life for her... Read more...

Bill Russell Supports Pro Athlete’s Fight Against Injustice

October 05, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

 

NBA Legend Bill Russell posted a photo of himself taking a knee on his Twitter account. Russell was wearing his presidential medal of... Read more...

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NAACP Board of Directors holds final board meeting of the year Written by LAWT News Service
Walters honored, lionized at Howard U. Conference Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Back on the job, federal workers worry about another shutdown Written by Jazelle Hunt
Obama taps Jeh Johnson to lead Homeland Security Written by LAWT News Service
Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt seek justice for Johnson family; Law firm files wrongful death suit against Riverside law enforcement officers’ after use of excessive force resulted in the death of an unarmed man Written by Brian W. Carter
Science fiction can rescue Black communities Written by Stafford L. Battle
Egypt: Relations with United States in ‘turmoil’ Written by Barbara Surk
Sagging pants banned in some Texas restaurants Written by Cierra Duncan
U.S. increases un-needed surveillance of citizens Written by Freddie Allen
28 years in prison for corrupt ex-Detroit mayor Written by Ed White
National Black Church Initiative; NBCI asks Black community to leave Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West alone, “take their hands off of these brothers” Written by LAWT News Service
Death of Florida Man Run Over by Police Car Still Worries Family Written by James Harper
Egypt's capital scarred by 2½ years of turmoil; Egypt's vital capital of Cairo now scarred by 2½ years of turmoil, violence Written by Hamza Hendawi
The Black mecca 50 years later: Did Black Atlanta get to the promise land? Written by Kenya King
Politicians weigh in on shutdown Written by Jennifer Bihm
SCLC Veteran Evelyn Lowery dies Written by David Stokes
Lee Thornton, famed journalist and former NPR host, dies Written by LAWT News Service
Government shutdown harder on Black workers Written by George E. Curry
Obama hopeful, but unyielding in talks with Iran Written by LAWT News Service
Governor signs Calif. quake warning system bill Written by LAWT News Service
Report: Shooter lied about previous arrest, debts Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR
Kenyan president declares victory in mall siege Written by LAWT News Service
Red cape drawing bids during Jackson Jr. auction Written by MICHAEL TARM
Affordable Care Act enrollment starts Oct. 1 Written by Cierra Duncan
Jamaica Urged to Legalize Marijuana Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks Receive Life Sentences at High Rates Written by Freddie Allen
Obama lacks Black support on Syria Written by Charles Ellison
Gunman Navy Yard rampage had mental problems Written by ERIC TUCKER, BRETT ZONGKER, LOLITA C. BALDOR
Congress looks at Justice’s marijuana decision; After Justice Department decision on recreational marijuana, questions about what happens now Written by Pete Yost
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The NNPA Calls on Congress to Take More Aggressive Stance against ‘Fake Ads’ Targeting African-Americans

The NNPA Calls on Congress to Take More Aggressive Stance against ‘Fake Ads’ Targeting African-Americans

October 12, 2017  LAWT News Service    The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chairman Dorothy R. Leavell and NNPA President and CEO...

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Community

Travel with Metro and Stay at an Airbnb for the 12th Annual Taste of Soul; L.A. tourism and diversity take center stage for this year’s Taste of Soul with sponsors Airbnb and Metro

Travel with Metro and Stay at an Airbnb for the 12th Annual Taste of Soul; L.A. tourism and diversity take center stage for this year’s Taste of Soul with sponsors Airbnb and Metro

October 12, 2017  By Shonassee Shaver  Contributing Writer    As the 12th Annual Taste of Soul (TOS) Family Festival approaches, TOS sponsors Airbnb...

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Sports News

Los Angeles Chargers and WSS Lace Elementary School Students with New Kicks

Los Angeles Chargers and WSS Lace Elementary School Students with New Kicks

October 12, 2017  By Lauren A. Jones  Contributing Writer    The Chargers introduced their annual back-to-school give away to the south Los Angeles...

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Arts & Culture

Ed Gordon asks:  How Black Are You?; Gordon stars in Bounce network newsmagazine show, Ed Gordon

Ed Gordon asks:  How Black Are You?; Gordon stars in Bounce network newsmagazine show, Ed Gordon

October 12, 2017  By Lapacazo Sandoval  Contributing Writer    We live in an ugly world and as human beings, our very survival means the death...

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