Los Angeles Southwest College names new football coach; Henry Washington steps aside. Nate Turner, former college standout on the gridiron and in the classroom, to lead Cougars.

April 20, 2017 

LAWT News Service 

 

Los Angeles South­west College names new football coach after Henry Washing­ton steps aside

 

Nate Turner, former college standout on the gridiron... Read more...

Wesson Introduces Anti Drilling Motion

April 20, 2017 

By CRAIG CLOUGH 

City News Service

 

City Council President Herb Wesson introduced a motion Wednesday to eliminate oil drilling in Los Angeles near homes, schools and other... Read more...

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Partnership with Lynwood Unified School District Will Give ‘Guaranteed Admission’ to Qualified LUSD Students; Memorandum of Understanding, signed April 10, will enable qualified LUSD students to attend CD

April 20, 2017 

LAWT News Service

 

As part of its local outreach strategy—and mission—to increase access to quality medical education in traditionally underserved areas of Los Angeles, Charles... Read more...

Anthony Scruncho McKinley, from Hustler to Comedian

April 20, 2017 

By Kimberlee Buck 

Staff Writer 

 

For nearly two decades, Anthony “Scruncho” McKinley has entertained comedy show lovers both on and off the stage. He has made several... Read more...

Compton Mayor Aja Brown Stands Strong on Election Night

April 20, 2017 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer

 

The City of Compton election results will not be finalized until April 27.  There are approximately 1,713 ballots that still need to... Read more...

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Coach Victor McClinton murderers sentenced Written by Staff and Wire Report
Police Commission Approves New Use of Force Policies Written by City News Service
Many Anxious as Supreme Court Considers Pivotal Cases Written by Rushawn Walters
Black Caucus Analyzes Civil Rights in the Trump Era at Forum Written by Lauren Victoria Burke
New PACs Focus on Getting More Blacks into Politics Written by Lauren Victoria Burke
Her Dream Deferred: On the Status of Black Women Written by Lauren Jones
Minority-owned Companies Fight for Equity in Advertising; Anti-trust lawsuit could shake up Newspaper Industry forever Written by Stacy M. Brown
Senator Harris Names Heather Hutt So. Cal Deputy Director Written by Brandon I. Brooks
William Coleman, lawyer, ex-Cabinet member, passes Written by JEFF HORWITZ
Rep. Bass, CBC Leadership Deliver 130-Page Policy Document to Trump Written by LAWT News Service
Missing D.C. Black Girls Spark National Outcry Written by Charlene Muhammad
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Mulls ‘High Crimes and Misdemeanors’ for Trump Written by Stacy M. Brown
Trumpcare Defeated but Political Leaders Warn against Complacency Written by Jennifer Bihm
Pasadena Police Calling for Witnesses in Gang Murder Written by City News Service
Dylann Roof’s friend gets over 2 years for hindering FBI Written by JEFFREY COLLINS
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell named recipient of inaugural Willie L. Brown, Jr., award; Award marks 40th anniversary of California Association of Black Lawyers Written by LAWT News Service
Women’s History Month Recognizes: Linda Jay; Activism is an ongoing job—and she’s committed! Written by Brian W. Carter
Ex-Sheriff Convicted in Federal Corruption Retrial Written by FRED SHUSTER
Waters Launches “Trump Tracker” to hold Administration Accountable Written by LAWT News Service
District Attorney Jackie Lacey tells the truth and nothing but the truth; Lacey made history becoming the first woman, and the first African-American to hold the position of Los Angeles District Attorney Written by Brandon I. Brooks
HBCU Presidents’ White House Visit Debacle; HBCU alumni respond as the Trump Administration does it again and black folks walk away feeling used, tricked and uncertain about Trumps motives Written by Niele Anderson, Contributing Writer
No on Measure S Wins, Yes on Measure H Delivers For Homeless Written by Staff Report
Mayor Garcetti Reelected in Landslide Written by Jennifer Bihm
Councilman Price Reelected to The New 9th Written by Kimberlee Buck
Los Angeles County Sues State of California To Block Flawed Redistricting Law; SB 958 violates state’s constitution, discriminates against more than 1 million voters, eliminates local control Written by LAWT News Service 
L.A. Watts Times Endorses Measure on H Written by LAWT News Service
Councilmember Harris-Dawson says Yes on H and No on S; We ought to reject selfishness on March 7th Written by Brandon I. Brooks Managing Editor and Kimberlee Buck Contributing Writer
Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time Written by Lauren Victoria Burke
Black Women’s Forum celebrates Black History Month with Founder and Special Guest Congresswoman Maxine Waters Written by Shonassee Shaver
Al Jarreau Dead at 76 Written by City News Service

News

Coach Victor McClinton murderers sentenced

Coach Victor McClinton murderers sentenced

April 20, 2017  Staff and Wire Report    Two men, Larry Darnell Bishop, 24, and Jerron Donald Harris, 29, were sentenced April 18 to life in prison,...

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Community

City Attorney files suits against ‘Crime Property’ Owners

City Attorney files suits against ‘Crime Property’ Owners

April 20, 2017  City News Service    Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said Wednesday his office has filed lawsuits against the owners of six...

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Sports News

Dodgers Stadium Honors Jackie Robinson with Statue

Dodgers Stadium Honors Jackie Robinson with Statue

April 20, 2017  Amanda Scurlock  LAWT Sports Writer  The unveiling of the new Jackie Robinson statue at Dodgers Stadium brought together people who...

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Arts & Culture

Jay Pharoah says he had rocky relationship with ‘SNL’

Jay Pharoah says he had rocky relationship with ‘SNL’

April 20, 2017  By LYNN ELBER  AP Television Writer   Jay Pharoah said he had a rocky time on “Saturday Night Live” because he refused to keep...

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