Support Grows for Watts Towers Art Center Director

May 24, 2018 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Contributing Writer 

 

Community leaders and residents have come out recently in support of Watts Towers Art Center Director Rosie Lee Hooks, who was suspended... Read more...

Black Workers Lag behind Whites in the Energy Sector

May 24, 2018 

By Freddie Allen 

NNPA Newswire 

 

Energy jobs are growing faster than the national average and energy-related sectors are less diverse than the national workforce,... Read more...

A Royal Wedding with A Royal Message; Episcopal Church Bishop brought church to the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

May 24, 2018 

By Brian W. Carter 

Contributing Writer 

 

It would’ve been impossible to steal a scene from one of the most anticipated Royal Weddings in history but The Most Rev. Michael... Read more...

Dem Stacey Abrams makes history after winning primary in Georgia gubernatorial race

May 24, 2018 

Associated Press

 

Stacey Abrams has won the Democratic primary in Georgia’s gubernatorial race.

 

She is the state’s first woman nominee for governor from either... Read more...

State of Black America 2018

May 17, 2018 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributing Writer 

 

 

The National Urban League has released its 42nd annual report on the State of Black America themed, “Save... Read more...

Local Community Organization Bails Pregnant Black Mother Out of Jail for Mother’s Day

May 17, 2018 

Staff Report 

 

26-year-old Deshay Murphy received an early Mother’s Day gift when her $30,000 bail was posted allowing her to be released from Los Angeles County’s Century Regional... Read more...

CA Assembly Bill 2303 Proposes Tax on Privatized Prison Industry

May 17, 2018 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer 

 

While the private prison industry is receiving lucrative government contracts from the Trump administration and favorable policy shifts... Read more...

Settlement reached in L.A. ­shooting of homeless black man

May 17, 2018 

Associated Press 

 

A settlement of $1.9 million was reached Thursday in a civil lawsuit stemming from the fatal police shooting of a homeless black man on Skid Row in Los Angeles three... Read more...

News

Coroner Releases Name Of Second Fatal Shooting In Car Wash Shooting

May 24, 2018  City News Service    The Coroner’s Office today released the name of the second victim who was fatally wounded near a South Los Angeles...

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Community

LA County Makes $402M Investment in Fight Against Homelessness; Year 2 Measure H spending plan funds expansion of housing and outreach

LA County Makes $402M Investment in Fight Against Homelessness; Year 2 Measure H spending plan funds expansion of housing and outreach

May 17, 2018  LAWT News Service    Building on an array of promising successes, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $402-million...

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Sports News

Reuben Foster’s ex-girlfriend testifies she lied about abuse

Reuben Foster’s ex-girlfriend testifies she lied about abuse

May 24, 2018  By CHRIS BIDERMAN  Associated Press    The former girlfriend of Reuben Foster testified at a preliminary hearing Thursday that she...

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Arts & Culture

‘Cello Bae’ Steals Hearts At Royal Wedding; The talented cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, was an impressive wedding gift at the royal nuptials.

‘Cello Bae’ Steals Hearts At Royal Wedding; The talented cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, was an impressive wedding gift at the royal nuptials.

May 24, 2018  By Brian W. Carter  Contributing Writer   The first biracial bride becoming a part of the Royal Family.   A Black choir singing...

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