AJ Diggs has been hired by the Boston Celtics Organization

October 23, 2014

Long Beach Poly assistant basketball coach AJ Diggs has been hired by the Boston Celtics Organization, he announced on his Facebook page recently.

 

Diggs, 32, will be... Read more...

Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

October 23, 2014

 

By Lauran Neergaard

Associated Press 

 

People who shared an apartment with the country’s first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas... Read more...

LAUSD prepares for worst case scenarios with new app

October 23, 2014

 

LAWT News Service

 

  

The Los Angeles Unified School District Office of Emergency Services, announced the new “In Case of Crisis Mobile Emergency Management Application”... Read more...

Actress Daniele Watts charged with lewd conduct

October 23, 2014

 

Associated Press

 

  

Actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend,... Read more...

Enduring Legacy Memorialized; The Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Square stands as a testimony to the work, dedication and love one woman had for the African-American community

October 23, 2014

 

By Brian W. Carter]

Contributing Writer

Local officials, clergy, family and community came to support the dedication of the Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Square at the corner of Coliseum... Read more...

Against all odds: The King brothers

October 16, 2014

 

By Kenneth D. Miller

Assistant Managing Editor

 

It’s been almost 50 years since Charles and Tony King became the first and only Black siblings to play on the same... Read more...

Yellow fever mosquitos arrive in L.A. County

October 16, 2014

 

City News Service

   

Yellow fever mosquitoes, a tropical and subtropical insect capable of spreading disease, were found in Commerce and Pico Rivera recently, the first... Read more...

‘Annie’ star Wallis hopes to become a veterinarian

October 16, 2014

 

By Alicia Rancilio

Associated Press

 

  

Quvenzhane Wallis says she took singing lessons to prepare for the lead role in a new version of “Annie,” opening... Read more...

StarQuest finalists and hosts to rock the stage for the 9th Annual Taste of Soul; From up-and-comers to entertainment vets Darrin Dewitt Henson and YoYo, the StarQuest Stage will be a blast

October 16, 2014

 

Shonassee Shaver

Contributing Writer

 

The 9th Annual Taste of Soul 2014 Family Festival arrives this upcoming Saturday October 18 from 10 am to 7pm on Crenshaw Blvd.... Read more...

Crenshaw welcomes back Taste of Soul; The family festival is here and ready to prove once again that it is the #1 festival in Los Angeles

October 16, 2014

 

By Brian W. Carter

LAWT Contributing Writer

 

There is no doubt that Taste of Soul will be bigger and better than ever. This year especially shows... Read more...

News

Record number of black candidates seeking office

Record number of black candidates seeking office

October 16, 2014   By Jesse J. Holland Associated Press     More than 100 black candidates will be on the ballot in statewide and congressional...

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Community

City Council agrees on election shift measure

October 23, 2014 City News Service    The Los Angeles City Council agreed on October 22, to draft a ballot measure calling for city elections to be...

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Sports News

No Place Like Home; DeMar DeRozan returns to Compton

No Place Like Home; DeMar DeRozan returns to Compton

October 09, 2014   LAWT Wire Services    Fresh off his Gold Medal win with the United States Basketball Team at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup...

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Arts & Culture

Rap and a Revolution

Rap and a Revolution

October 23, 2014   By Kenya Vaughn Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American       “I’m not here looking for followers, I’m looking...

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