Sherri Shepherd Gives Epic Performance as Leomia Banks

August 15, 2019 

By Lapacazo Sandoval 

Contributing Writer 

Director Tom Shadyac (“Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”) was not originally looking at 52 years old actress Sherri Shepherd to play Leomia... Read more...

Howard University Professor and Artist Included in The Broad Museum’s ‘Soul of A Nation’

August 15, 2019 

By Nadine Matthews 

Contributing Writer 

James Phillips started creating art when he was about five years old; in a family that was decidedly not artistic. He says, “My family would... Read more...

Ending HIV Only Happens if Black America Leads

August 15, 2019 

By Raniyah Copeland 

President and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute (BAI) 

 

In 2011, Science Magazine’s “Breakthrough of the Year” was the discovery that antiretroviral... Read more...

L.A. County Woman Receives Governor’s Pardon

August 15, 2019 

By City News Service

 

Gov. Gavin Newsom has granted pardons to seven people, including Susan H. Burton, a former inmate from East L.A. who now helps other women transition from prison... Read more...

Criminal Case Dismissed Against Black Lives Matter Leader

August 15, 2019 

By City News Service 

 

All criminal charges have been dismissed against a prominent local Black Lives Matter leader arrested after a raucous Los Angeles Police Commission meeting... Read more...

News

California Officer Likely Unaware of Killer’s Criminal Past

California Officer Likely Unaware of Killer’s Criminal Past

August 15, 2019  By Stefanie Dazio  Associated Press    The man who suddenly grabbed a rifle and opened fire during a traffic stop just off a Southern...

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Community

L.A. County Adopts ‘Socially Conscious’ Animal Shelter Practices

L.A. County Adopts ‘Socially Conscious’ Animal Shelter Practices

August 08, 2019  By Elizabeth Marcellino  City News Service    Animal rights activists today praised Los Angeles County’s decision to adopt “socially...

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Sports News

Penny Hardaway, Jerry Stackhouse Bring NBA Edge to Tennessee

Penny Hardaway, Jerry Stackhouse Bring NBA Edge to Tennessee

August 15, 2019  By Teresa  M. Walker  AP Sports Writer    Former NBA stars Penny Hardaway and Jerry Stackhouse have taken on new challenges with...

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Arts & Culture

‘Hitsville: The Making of Motown’ Premieres in Los Angeles, Reinforcing the Legacy of Berry Gordy’s Iconic Label

‘Hitsville: The Making of Motown’ Premieres in Los Angeles, Reinforcing the Legacy of Berry Gordy’s Iconic Label

August 15, 2019  By Imani Sumbi  Contributing Writer    Many of Motown’s biggest icons were in attendance at the premiere of Showtime’s latest...

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