Dodge Criticized for Using King Voiceover in Super Bowl Ad; Super Bowl Ad Using Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Sell Trucks Gets Negative Reaction

February 08, 2018 

By Lauren Victoria Burke 

NNPA Newswire 

 

There were ads with Morgan Freeman rapping and ads with babies from around the world and fast cars with singer Steven Tyler. There... Read more...

MLKCH Receives $15 Million to Bring Doctors to South L.A.; The combined grants from the Weingart Foundation and Ballmer Group support innovative efforts to fill the area’s physician shortage.

February 08, 2018 

LAWT News Service 

 

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH), a private, nonprofit hospital serving South Los Angeles, has been pledged $15 million from the Weingart... Read more...

Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther’ Film Teaches Self-Worth, Unity & Respect Among Black and African Cultures

February 08, 2018 

By Brittany K. Jackson 

Contributing Writer

 

It seems that we’ve been waiting for the release of the world’s very first Black Marvel film for a while now, but let’s... Read more...

Villaraigosa Picks Up Councilmembers Price and Harris-Dawson Endorsement in Run for Governor; Villaraigosa continues to mobilize his home turf in statewide gubernatorial race.

February 08, 2018 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer 

 

Former Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa kicked off his run for California Governor at Los Angeles Trade Tech last year... Read more...

L.A. Clippers Honor Danny Bakewell, Sr. on MLK Jr. Day

January 18, 2018 

By E. Mesiyah McGinnis 

Contributing Writer 

 

During the NBA’s L.A. Clippers vs. Houston Rockets game at the Staples Center, the Clippers organization honored Danny Bakewell,... Read more...

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California Legislative Black Caucus Selects Assemblymember Mike Gipson as the New Secretary/Treasurer

California Legislative Black Caucus Selects Assemblymember Mike Gipson as the New Secretary/Treasurer

February 08, 2018  LAWT News Service    The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) has selected Assemblymember Mike Gipson (AD-64) as the new...

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Community

Watts Rising Collective Awarded $35 Million Grant; The grant will help fund development and infrastructure projects that achieve major environmental, health, and economic benefits to the Watts community.

Watts Rising Collective Awarded $35 Million Grant; The grant will help fund development and infrastructure projects that achieve major environmental, health, and economic benefits to the Watts community.

February 08, 2018  By Niele Anderson  Contributing Writer    Mayor Eric Garcetti recently hosted a press conference celebration and ceremonial...

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Sports News

Tempers flare during & after Clippers 113-102 victory over Rockets

Tempers flare during & after Clippers 113-102 victory over Rockets

January 18, 2018  By Jarred Davis  Contributing Writer    An emotional reunion game spilled over to the hallways after the Los Angeles Clippers...

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Arts & Culture

HOROSCOPES February 08- 15, 2018

February 08, 2018  Aries    March 21 – April 19  Your social life continues to blossom, and with lovely Venus aligning with electric Uranus on...

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