South Los Angeles Goes for the Gold in Hosting 2015 Special Olympics World Games

July 30, 2015

 

Danny J. Bakewell, Jr 

Executive Editor 

 

A record crowd of fans watched 6,500 athletes from 165 nations march into the Los Angeles Coliseum for the opening ceremonies... Read more...

County reminds residents to update vaccinations

July 30, 2015

City News Service 

 

 

The county’s top health official reminded residents this week to update their vaccines for measles, rubella, pertussis, polio and hepatitis... Read more...

Administration would give prisoners access to student grants

July 30, 2015

 

By JENNIFER C. KERR 

Associated Press 

 

Some federal and state prisoners could soon be eligible for federal student aid to take college courses while behind bars.

 

The... Read more...

Fakeness Tarnishes Hip Hop

July 30, 2015

 

By Jineea Butler 

NNPA Columnist 

 

 Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson recently filed for bankruptcy and testified in court that despite his flashy public persona, he is... Read more...

Community activists launch Let Me Live #MyLifeMatters peace rally

July 30, 2015

 

by Brittany K. Jackson 

LAWT Contributing Writer 

 

A large crowd of community members, social activists, preachers and children gathered at the Park and Ride on Crenshaw... Read more...

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News

Desmond Tutu returns for treatment in South African hospital

Desmond Tutu returns for treatment in South African hospital

July 30, 2015   By Christopher  Torchia  Associated Press    South African re­tired archbishop Des­mond Tutu has re­turned for hospital treatment,...

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Community

Watts Re:Imagined spearheads rebirth of famed community

Watts Re:Imagined spearheads rebirth of famed community

July 30, 2015   Cora Jackson-Fossett  LAWT Contributing Writer    Fifty years after the ill-fated Watts Riots, pockets of improvement are appearing...

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Sports News

Kiesha Nix named Executive Director of the LA Lakers Youth Foundation

Kiesha Nix named Executive Director of the LA Lakers Youth Foundation

July 23, 2015   By Dr. Valerie Wardlaw  LAWT Contributing Writer    Kiesha Nix is the new Laker girl in town and what a gem she is!  The Los...

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Arts & Culture

Paul Mooney: Bill Cosby Got His ‘Wake-Up Call’; Outspoken Comedian Comes to D.C. With Dick Gregory

Paul Mooney: Bill Cosby Got His ‘Wake-Up Call’; Outspoken Comedian Comes to D.C. With Dick Gregory

July 30, 2015   By Stacy M. Brown  Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer    Paul Mooney has never been one to mince words, particularly...

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