Against all odds: The King brothers

October 16, 2014

 

By Kenneth D. Miller

Assistant Managing Editor

 

It’s been almost 50 years since Charles and Tony King became the first and only Black siblings to play on the same... Read more...

Yellow fever mosquitos arrive in L.A. County

October 16, 2014

 

City News Service

   

Yellow fever mosquitoes, a tropical and subtropical insect capable of spreading disease, were found in Commerce and Pico Rivera recently, the first... Read more...

‘Annie’ star Wallis hopes to become a veterinarian

October 16, 2014

 

By Alicia Rancilio

Associated Press

 

  

Quvenzhane Wallis says she took singing lessons to prepare for the lead role in a new version of “Annie,” opening... Read more...

StarQuest finalists and hosts to rock the stage for the 9th Annual Taste of Soul; From up-and-comers to entertainment vets Darrin Dewitt Henson and YoYo, the StarQuest Stage will be a blast

October 16, 2014

 

Shonassee Shaver

Contributing Writer

 

The 9th Annual Taste of Soul 2014 Family Festival arrives this upcoming Saturday October 18 from 10 am to 7pm on Crenshaw Blvd.... Read more...

Crenshaw welcomes back Taste of Soul; The family festival is here and ready to prove once again that it is the #1 festival in Los Angeles

October 16, 2014

 

By Brian W. Carter

LAWT Contributing Writer

 

There is no doubt that Taste of Soul will be bigger and better than ever. This year especially shows... Read more...

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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
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Black Americans in the Revolutionary War: Part I – Taking Sides for Freedom Written by George J. Bryjak
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News

Record number of black candidates seeking office

Record number of black candidates seeking office

October 16, 2014   By Jesse J. Holland Associated Press     More than 100 black candidates will be on the ballot in statewide and congressional...

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Community

VIDEO: Here's a taste of the Taste of Soul this Saturday

Grab your TAP card and your appetite and head over to the Taste of Soul festival this Saturday. You’ll be joining more than...

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Sports News

No Place Like Home; DeMar DeRozan returns to Compton

No Place Like Home; DeMar DeRozan returns to Compton

October 09, 2014   LAWT Wire Services    Fresh off his Gold Medal win with the United States Basketball Team at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup...

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Arts & Culture

Film Review: ‘Dear White People’

Film Review: ‘Dear White People’

October 16, 2014   By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic       “Dear White people: The minimum requirement of Black friends needed to not seem...

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