L.A. Sparks Host Mental Health Panel

July 02, 2020

By Amanda Scurlock

Sports Writer

 

The Los Angeles Sparks recently hosted a panel for student athletes called: Navigating Mental Health & Wellness During Times of Social Unrest.... Read more...

City Council Cuts $150 Million From LAPD Budget to Fund Community Programs

July 02, 2020

City News Service

 

The Los Angeles City Council voted July 1, to cut $150 million from the police department's budget next fiscal year, following weeks of demands from activists to reduce... Read more...

Single Black Mother of Three Murdered on Father’s Day, Community Responds with Open Arms

July 02, 2020

By Betti Halsell

Contributing Writer

 

Heinous acts of murder widen the gashes of agony within the Black American community; the wounds never have enough time to heal.  A recent... Read more...

To Save Black Lives, and the Soul of Our Nation, Congress Must Act Boldly

July 02, 2020

By Kamala Harris & Cory Booker

 

For too long, Black people in America have been burdened with the unjust responsibility of keeping ourselves safe from police.

We have been... Read more...

Movement for Black Lives plans virtual national convention

July 02, 2020

By Aaron Morrison

Associated Press

 

Spurred by broad public support for the Black Lives Matter movement, thousands of Black activists from across the U.S. will hold a virtual convention... Read more...

News

Senator Holly J. Mitchell blocked cuts to MLKCH, signed off by Governor

Senator Holly J. Mitchell blocked cuts to MLKCH, signed off by Governor

July 02, 2020 LAWT News Service   Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Budget Act of 2020.  This Budget is a joint effort from both houses and the Governor,...

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Community

African American Neighborhoods Falling Behind in 2020 Census Count; L.A. County Board of Supervisors urge residents to ­complete the census during National Census Day of Action

African American Neighborhoods Falling Behind in 2020 Census Count; L.A. County Board of Supervisors urge residents to ­complete the census during National Census Day of Action

June 18, 2020 LAWT News Service   The L.A. County Board of Supervisors is joining national and state government officials in recognizing Census Day...

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Sports News

NASCAR Joins Growing List of Those Taking Stand Against Racial Injustice

NASCAR Joins Growing List of Those Taking Stand Against Racial Injustice

June 18, 2020  By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent   Since protestors and demonstrators have taken to the streets around the globe...

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Arts & Culture

Dr. Dre’s wife of 24 years, Nicole Young, files for divorce

Dr. Dre’s wife of 24 years, Nicole Young, files for divorce

July 02, 2020 Associated Press   Nicole Young, Dr. Dre’s wife of 24 years, has filed for divorce. Young filed documents seeking to end her marriage...

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