Abdul-Jabbar: 1-and-done makes college hoops a ‘travesty’

May 18, 2017 

By BRIAN MAHONEY 

AP Basketball Writer 

 

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar likes experienced players, part of the reason he picked San Antonio to knock off Golden State.

 

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Rep. Bobby Scott Urges Parents to Stay Vigilant on ESSA; Rep. Scott Warns about GOP Attacks on Obama’s Education Law

May 18, 2017 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Contributor

 

There’s no doubt that No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) had its share of problems, according to Rep. Bobby Scott, a Virginia Democrat... Read more...

Public Opinion Still Mixed on Rape Allegations against Cosby; Bill Cosby’s Supporters, Detractors Argue His Case in the Court of Public Opinion

May 18, 2017 

By Stacy M. Brown 

The Washington Informer 

NNPA Member

 

The arguments go back and forth.

 

Detractors of comedian Bill Cosby say he made his bed and... Read more...

Tommy The Clown Celebrates 25 Years at USC Galen Center

May 18, 2017 

By Brandon I. Brooks 

Managing Editor and 

Kimberlee Buck 

Staff Writer 

 

Thomas “Tommy the Clown” Johnson is an iconic dance industry figure and originator... Read more...

Judge Hatchett’s Son Files Lawsuit against Cedars Sinai for Wrongful Death of his Wife

May 18, 2017 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor

 

Charles Johnson IV, the son of television judge Glenda Hatchett, has filed a lawsuit against Cedars Sinai Medical Center and a group of its... Read more...

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Murder trial for 'Shield' actor set to begin in Los Angeles Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY
Zimmerman’s gun sold for a quarter million Written by Staff and Wire Report
Nigerian schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram found, pregnant two years after mass kidnapping Written by The Associated Press
Council President Wesson victim of terrorist threats and hate speech; Wayne Spindler arrested for threats Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.
Police: Man stabbed two-year-old multiple times Written by City News Service
Grim Sleeper found guilty Written by Charlene Muhammad
'Mystery man' defense in 'Grim Sleeper' case gets DA's scorn Written by BRIAN MELLEY
Jury convicts two men in Christmas Day shooting of Victor McClinton Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.
Stop The Presses: Few Endorsements Making Headlines In Black Newspapers Written by Erick Johnson
Funeral services pending for former LAPD Chief Willie Williams; Williams was the first black chief of the Los Angeles Police Department in the aftermath of the 1992 L.A. Riots Written by City News Service
A decade later, cops plead guilty in Katrina bridge shooting Written by Associated Press
Hamilton stays on $10 bill; Tubman goes on $20 Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Alleged Charleston church shooter trial delayed until 2017 Written by BRUCE SMITH
Bank of America supports local legend and national icon, Jackie Robinson; Danny Bakewell, Sr. selected to honor Robinson Legacy Written by Special to the LAWT
Family still looking for answers while burying woman who died in police custody Written by Jennifer Bihm
L.A. Watts Times Executive Publisher Danny Bakewell, Sr. chosen to throw 1st Pitch @ Dodgers game honoring Jackie Robinson Written by Dr. Valerie Wardlaw
L.A. Sentinel, L.A. Watts Times endorse Hahn for Supervisor Written by Staff and Wire Report
Racially biased code words used in NY housing case Written by LARRY NEUMEISTER
LAX security increased after Brussels attacks Written by City News Service
Ferguson City Council votes to accept DOJ reform deal Written by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER
Obama nominates Garland to high court, challenging GOP Written by KATHLEEN HENNESSEY
Possible Supreme Court pick would make history in many ways Written by Jessica Gresko
AG Lynch says she’s not interested in Supreme Court vacancy Written by LAWT News Service
Feds won’t charge NYC officer who killed unarmed teen Written by Jennifer Peltz and Michael Balsamo
Ferguson mayor: With costs clarified, DOJ agreement near Written by Jim Salter
AG Harris launches criminal investigation into Sheriff’s Department for Mitrice Richardson case Written by Staff and Wire Report
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CSU Dominguez Hills to Bestow Honorary Doctorate on L.A. Businessman and Activist Danny Bakewell, Sr.; Bakewell and LA World Airports CEO Deborah Flint to Give Commencement Keynote Addresses

CSU Dominguez Hills to Bestow Honorary Doctorate on L.A. Businessman and Activist Danny Bakewell, Sr.; Bakewell and LA World Airports CEO Deborah Flint to Give Commencement Keynote Addresses

May 18, 2017  LAWT News Service    Danny Bakewell, Sr., founder and chairman of The Bakewell Company, one of the largest African American commercial...

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Community

Inglewood Park Cemetery Caught in The Middle of City Parking Dilemma; Tension rises as community learns Inglewood Park Cemetery is being used after hours for Forum overflow parking.

Inglewood Park Cemetery Caught in The Middle of City Parking Dilemma; Tension rises as community learns Inglewood Park Cemetery is being used after hours for Forum overflow parking.

May 11, 2017  By Niele Anderson  Contributing Writer  Inglewood residents in Carlton Square, Briarwood, and Renaissance had been complaining about...

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Sports News

NATIONAL SPORTS BEAT

NATIONAL SPORTS BEAT

May 18, 2017  By Brad Pye Jr.  Sports Writer  Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and...

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Arts & Culture

Stunning Stenberg! Amandla Stenberg talks new film ‘Everything, Everything’

Stunning Stenberg! Amandla Stenberg talks new film ‘Everything, Everything’

May 18, 2017  By Kam Williams  Contributing Writer    Amandla Stenberg first gained recognition for her role as Rue in The Hunger Games, alongside...

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