Collins, NBA’s first openly gay player, to retire

November 20, 2014

 

Associated Press  

 

NEW YORK — Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement... Read more...

Metro, Didi Hirsch partner up for suicide prevention program

November 20, 2014

 

City News Service 

 

Fast trains, holiday depression and thoughts of suicide can be a deadly combination, but local commuter rail officials recently renewed a campaign aimed... Read more...

Court rules Michigan has no responsibility to provide quality public education

November 20, 2014

 

Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Citizen 

 

In a blow to schoolchildren statewide, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled on Nov. 7 the State of Michigan has no legal... Read more...

Netflix postpones launch of Cosby comedy special

November 20, 2014

 

By Lynn Elber

Associated Press 

 

Netflix said it is postponing Bill Cosby’s upcoming standup comedy special, a decision that followed a growing number of allegations... Read more...

New generation continues annual Thanksgiving feed at Ward Villa

November 20, 2014

 

By Jennifer Bihm

LAWT Contributing Writer

 

A new generation of Mothers In Action will once again be providing sustenance and love during the 19th... Read more...

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Criminal justice leaders Harris, Birotte, Brown and Lacey honored Written by Xavier Higgs
Rediscovering history for the first time: Historian Rev. Dr. Samson “Skip” Alexander reveals historical image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s funeral Written by Shonassee Shave
Israel to Deport African Migrants but Won’t Say to Where Written by LAWT News Service
Mississippi commemorates Evers’ civil rights work Written by EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
SAfrica: Mandela ‘responding better to treatment’ Written by JASON STRAZIUSO
Challenges to phone records face legal obstacles Written by MARK SHERMAN
Obama's ATF nominee gets Senate hearing; Obama's ATF choice gets Senate hearing 5 months after nomination, 6 months after Newtown Written by Alicia a. Caldwell
A Fathers Reflection; One on One with Tracy Martin, father of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin Written by Charlene Muhammad
Ethiopia: Nothing will stop Nile dam project; Ethiopia's leader: No one will stop Nile dam project despite Egypt's opposition Written by Kirubel Tadesse
Body of missing teacher found in Bayou; Former Long Beach Student Terrilynn Monette, discovered in New Orleans Written by Jennifer Bihm
Head of Black Mayors group urges accountability Written by George E. Curry
Rice named to National Security Advisor post Written by LAWT News Service
About 140 arrested in NC during NAACP protest Written by Chris Kardish
Review: Firing of ex-LAPD officer Dorner justified Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH
Activists push to limit solitary confinement for incarcerated youth Written by Charlene Muhammad
‘Dishwasher turned hero’: Charles Ramsey statue to be unveiled Written by LAWT News Service
‘Food Stamps’ cuts will hurt poor Black families Written by Freddie Allen
Wife: I'm sorry for trusting Pa. abortion doctor Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE
Black Mayors rally to reclaim their organization Written by George E. Curry
SAfrica: Mandela daughter talks about her father Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA
Chicago man charged in slaying of 6-month-old girl Written by LAWT News Service
Eleven Year Old Killed Written by LAWT News Service
Retired Postman Wins Lottery For The Fourth Time Written by LAWT News Service
Deputy pleads not guilty to assault Written by LAWT News Service
The new consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony Written by BARBARA ORTUTAY
South Africa: Winnie Mandela forced auction flops Written by LAWT News Service
3 charged in LA-area bank robbery Written by LAWT News Service
2 men arrested in killing over iPad in Las Vegas Written by Martin Griffith
Obama pledges urgent aid to Oklahoma town Written by LAWT News Service
Former IRS chief: Can't say how targeting happened Written by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and ALAN FRAM

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Southland immigrants wait for Obama’s executive action plans

Southland immigrants wait for Obama’s executive action plans

November 20, 2014   City News Service    Southland immigrant-rights groups this week were anxiously awaiting specifics of President Barack Obama’s...

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Community

Compton Unified and Vision To Learn launch partnership

Compton Unified and Vision To Learn launch partnership

November 20, 2014   City News Service    More than fifty Compton Unified School District students are seeing the world more clearly today thanks...

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Sports News

Carson – In it to win it

Carson – In it to win it

November 13, 2014   Ken Brooks LAWT Contributing Writer    Carson High Football remains among the favorites to win the City Section Division I...

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Arts & Culture

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury

November 20, 2014   By David Porter  Associated Press    Tracy Morgan is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a highway...

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