Avis and Mark Ridley-Thomas Life Learning Center Opens; New South L.A. facility will provide clinical support and health services for transition-age youth

May 16, 2019 

By Cora Jackson-Fossett 

Contributing Writer 

 

South L.A. youth moving into adulthood received a big boost with the opening of the Avis and Mark Ridley-Thomas Life Learning... Read more...

Counseling Center in Watts Provides Accessible, Affordable Therapy for All

May 16, 2019 

By Lauren Floyd 

Contributing Writer 

 

Marianne Diaz’s 20-year counseling career began after a stint in jail for a gang-related arrest. At the time, she was hard and angry... Read more...

A Rally for Peace & Justice for Slain USC Student

May 16, 2019 

E. Mesiyah McGinnis 

Contributing Writer 

 

On the eve of Mother’s Day, a rally cry for help was held at the intersection of Adams Blvd. and Mable Ave. in South L.A., where... Read more...

Attorney Chris Darden Withdraws from Nipsey Hussle Murder Case

May 16, 2019 

By City News Service 

 

Chris Darden — a former prosecutor best known for his work in the O.J. Simpson murder trial — has withdrawn as the defense attorney for the man charged with... Read more...

Dr. Chakwera Seeks to Unite Malawi and African Diaspora

May 16, 2019 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Correspondent 

 

On May 21, 2019 the national elections in Malawi will mark a quarter of a century of multi-party democracy in this developing... Read more...

News

L.A. County Approves $460 Million in Homeless Initiatives

L.A. County Approves $460 Million in Homeless Initiatives

May 16, 2019  By Elizabeth Marcellino  City News Service    The five elected officials who govern Los Angeles County today approved $460 million...

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Community

Two Sentenced for Deadly Leimert Park Shooting

May 16, 2019  By City News Service    A Los Angeles resident was sentenced today to 50 years to life in state prison for the robbery-motivated shooting...

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Sports News

Brandon Jackson Will Forever be Remembered Through His Scholarship

Brandon Jackson Will Forever be Remembered Through His Scholarship

May 16, 2019  Special to the L.A. Watts Times    The Brandon Jackson Memorial Scholarship recognizes the life of Brandon Jackson, a young man who...

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Arts & Culture

COMMENTARY: Bill and Camille Cosby Hit Back at Judge’s Briefing

COMMENTARY: Bill and Camille Cosby Hit Back at Judge’s Briefing

May 16, 2019  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Correspondent    After delaying his mandated argument to the Pennsylvania Appellate Court for several...

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