‘On Strike for Our Students’: LAUSD Teachers Send Message to Beutner With Historic March

January 17, 2019 

By Kimberlee Buck 

Contributing Writer 

 

More than 50,000 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) teachers, parents, and United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) members... Read more...

Award-Winning Actress Regina King Opens Up About Sleeper Hit ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

January 17, 2019 

By Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell 

The New Tri-State Defender 

 

Regina King makes it easy to say “yes” to an assignment editor’s request for a reporter to join in on a national... Read more...

‘Nobody’s at the Switch’ as CBS Announces Election Coverage Team with No African Americans

January 17, 2019 

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent 

@StacyBrownMedia 

 

CBS News said its diversifying – adding a mix of women and minorities to its top staff and its upcoming... Read more...

CBC to Trump: ‘Stop Using Federal Workers as Political Pawns’

January 17, 2019 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Contributing Writer 

 

During a press call last week, members of the Congressional Black Caucus said that among other consequences, African Americans will... Read more...

The Content of Our Character

January 17, 2019 

By Alan Braxton 

Contributing Writer 

 

There isn’t much that hasn’t already been said (and written) about civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. The great orator... Read more...

News

Harris on Unpaid Government Workers: “They don’t need a wall. They need a paycheck.”

Harris on Unpaid Government Workers: “They don’t need a wall. They need a paycheck.”

January 17, 2019  LAWT News Service    U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris spoke on the Senate floor this week to call on her colleagues to immediately...

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Community

Nola Carter Passes at 100

Nola Carter Passes at 100

January 17, 2019  LAWT News Service    Nola Carter, was born in Shreveport, LA on April 15, 1918, where she finished high school and later migrated...

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Sports News

The Rams Take on the Saints in NFC Championship

The Rams Take on the Saints in NFC Championship

January 17, 2019  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer    The Los Angeles Rams are one game away from Super Bowl glory after they defeated the Dallas...

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Arts & Culture

Big Boi, Travis Scott to Join Maroon 5 in Super Bowl Show

Big Boi, Travis Scott to Join Maroon 5 in Super Bowl Show

January 17, 2019  Associated Press    The NFL on Sunday ended months of uncertainty by officially announcing Maroon 5, Big Boi and Travis Scott as...

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