NATIONAL SPORTS BEAT 06-22-2017

June 22, 2017  

BY BRAD PYE JR. 

SPORTS EDITOR EMERITUS 

 

Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. Read more...

NNPA Hosts National Black Parents Town Hall

June 22, 2017 

By Freddie Allen 

NNPA Newswire Managing Editor

 

In an on-going effort to increase awareness about the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) in the Black community, the National... Read more...

Judge in Quincy Jones/ Michael Jackson Case not Familiar with Jackson’s Work

June 22, 2017 

City News Service 

 

A judge said Wednesday that videos to be played during the upcoming trial of producer Quincy Jones' multimillion-dollar breach-of- contract lawsuit against one of... Read more...

Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

June 22, 2017 

By Ivan Moreno 

Associated Press 

 

A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the... Read more...

Ice Cube Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

June 15, 2017 

City News Service 

 

Rapper-turned-actor and movie producer Ice Cube Monday became the latest celebrity to be added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 

Speaking at the... Read more...

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L.A. Watts Times Endorses Measure on H Written by LAWT News Service
Councilmember Harris-Dawson says Yes on H and No on S; We ought to reject selfishness on March 7th Written by Brandon I. Brooks Managing Editor and Kimberlee Buck Contributing Writer
Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time Written by Lauren Victoria Burke
Black Women’s Forum celebrates Black History Month with Founder and Special Guest Congresswoman Maxine Waters Written by Shonassee Shaver
Al Jarreau Dead at 76 Written by City News Service
Sen. Kamala Harris talks Black History Month and Politics Written by Brandon I. Brooks
City Approves $1.5 million settlement in lawsuit over police shooting of Ezell Ford Written by City News Service
L.A. County steps up efforts to eradicate homelessness Written by Charlene Muhammad
California says #RESIST Written by Niele Anderson
Emmett Till’s accuser admits it was all a lie; Emmett Till’s Accuser Carolyn Bryant Admits It was All a Lie Written by Stacy M. Brown
Mother of Ezell Ford speaks out against DA’s refusal to file charges; No criminal charges for LAPD officers involved in the killing of Ezell Ford Written by Kimberlee Buck
Women’s March Global Takeover Written by Niele Anderson
Top 10 Michelle Obama Speeches & Moments Written by Niele Anderson
The Best of President Barack Obama; As we forge ahead, we look back at some of the highlights of the United States of America’s first African American president Written by LAWT Report
Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing 9 church members Written by Meg Kinnard and Jeffrey Collins
Civil Rights Leaders challenge rigged confirmations Written by Charlene Muhammad
The CBC celebrates history with 49 members in the 115th Congress Written by Freddie Allen
No charges for Wayne Spindler Written by CRAIG CLOUGH 
Notable Deaths Written by LAWT News Service
Michelle Obama tells Oprah that 2016 Election ‘Was Painful’ Written by Associated Press
William Scott Named New San Francisco Police Chief; Big loss for the city of Los Angeles Written by Brandon Brooks,and Jennifer Bihm
An Incarcerated Woman’s Journey to ‘A New Way of Life’ Written by Kimberlee Buck
Rev. Jackson Discusses Voter Suppression, Trump Victory and Moving Forward Written by Brandon I Brooks
White House ‘Roundtable on Diversity, Youth, and the Outdoors’ to Include Compton Mayor Aja Brown Written by LAWT News Service
Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Written by Charlene Muhammad
Pipeline protesters vow to stay camped on federal land Written by JAMES MacPHERSON
U.S. Senators demand study on Federal Advertising in Black-owned Media Written by Stacy M. Brown
Obama: I’ll push back on Trump if needed to defend U.S. ideals Written by JOSH LEDERMAN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE
A community of journalists and politicians deliver an emotional goodbye to Gwen Ifill Written by Lauren Victoria Burke
Tuskegee Airmen receive Congressional Gold Medal Written by CAROLYN THOMPSON

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New System May Speed Up LAX Security Lines

New System May Speed Up LAX Security Lines

June 22, 2017  City News Service    A company specializing in biometric identification through fingerprints or eye scans has opened kiosks at Los...

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Community

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down LAPD’s 30-Day Vehicle Impounds

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down LAPD’s 30-Day Vehicle Impounds

June 22, 2017  City News Service  A federal appeals court panel Wednesday unanimously struck down a city policy allowing the Los Angeles Police Department...

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Sports News

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

June 15, 2017  By JANIE McCAULEY  AP Sports Writer    Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled...

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Arts & Culture

Names of Jurors in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Released

Names of Jurors in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Released

June 22, 2017  Associated Press    The judge who presided over Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial on Wednesday ordered the public re­lease of the...

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