NATIONAL SPORTS BEAT 06-22-2017

June 22, 2017  

BY BRAD PYE JR. 

SPORTS EDITOR EMERITUS 

 

Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. Read more...

NNPA Hosts National Black Parents Town Hall

June 22, 2017 

By Freddie Allen 

NNPA Newswire Managing Editor

 

In an on-going effort to increase awareness about the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) in the Black community, the National... Read more...

Judge in Quincy Jones/ Michael Jackson Case not Familiar with Jackson’s Work

June 22, 2017 

City News Service 

 

A judge said Wednesday that videos to be played during the upcoming trial of producer Quincy Jones' multimillion-dollar breach-of- contract lawsuit against one of... Read more...

Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

June 22, 2017 

By Ivan Moreno 

Associated Press 

 

A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the... Read more...

Ice Cube Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

June 15, 2017 

City News Service 

 

Rapper-turned-actor and movie producer Ice Cube Monday became the latest celebrity to be added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 

Speaking at the... Read more...

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The battle to educate our children; As the race moves forward the L.A. Watts Times takes a look at the candidates who are running to improve the quality of education for our children today, tomorrow and into the future Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
George McKenna confident that experience not money will win L.A. School Board race Written by LAWT News Service
Nation suffers because of underrepresentation of Black women in politics Written by Jazelle Hunt
Summer jobs available to city’s youth Written by LAWT News Service
US first lady meets Chinese rural students via web Written by Didi Tang
US announces sanctions against Russian officials Written by LAWT News Service
Waters calls for action on Data Security Written by LAWT News Service
Walker Temple AME opens bilingual mental health clinic Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett
Hawthorne's Mayor Chris Brown will Do Lateral Recruit to Strengthen Police Force and will Address Diversity Concerns Written by LA Watts Times Wire Service
Governor Brown warns against ­legalized marijuana Written by LAWT News Service
Voting Rights Advocates Try to Put Oversight Back on the Map Written by Kara Brandeisky
Young, Black and afraid of ‘The System’; The Michael Dunn trial and 2-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death lead young African-American men into the 21st century cynical of their justice system Written by Corey Arvin
Gun violence aimed at Black males triggers concern Written by Freddie Allen
High court allows disputed home search Written by MARK SHERMAN
John Punch: First documented American slave, Obama ancestor Written by Jennifer Bihm
California ‘lifers’ leaving prison at record pace Written by PAUL ELIAS
Marian Wright Edelman to be Inducted into South Carolina Hall of Fame Written by LAWT News Service
Black women still penalized for race and gender Written by Jazelle Hunt
Black Americans in the Revolutionary War: Part I – Taking Sides for Freedom Written by George J. Bryjak
Dunn to be retried on first-degree murder charge Written by LAWT News Service
Holder favors voting rights for ex-felons Written by Freddie Allen
FBI confirms activist was killed SD in 1973 Written by LAWT News Service
Ex-New Orleans mayor convicted of taking bribes Written by LAWT News Service
USC Halloween Shooter Convicted; Family says USC pressured prosecutors to satisfy university donors Written by LAWT News Service
Inaugural Black History Month Awards Luncheon Hosted by Al Sharpton; The National Action Network held it’s first annual Black History Awards Luncheon in Beverly Hills Written by Princess Manasseh
Report: Child Poverty in U.S. Escalating Written by Margaret Summers
LAPD officers violated policy in manhunt shooting Written by LAWT News Service
Civil Rights groups say ‘Herbalife’ is a Multi-Level Marketing Scheme; Coalition urges California and federal Attorneys General to take action Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
Murder suspect sought Written by LAWT News Service
International court weighs Kenya president’s case Written by TOBY STERLING

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New System May Speed Up LAX Security Lines

New System May Speed Up LAX Security Lines

June 22, 2017  City News Service    A company specializing in biometric identification through fingerprints or eye scans has opened kiosks at Los...

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Community

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down LAPD’s 30-Day Vehicle Impounds

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down LAPD’s 30-Day Vehicle Impounds

June 22, 2017  City News Service  A federal appeals court panel Wednesday unanimously struck down a city policy allowing the Los Angeles Police Department...

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Sports News

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

June 15, 2017  By JANIE McCAULEY  AP Sports Writer    Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled...

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Arts & Culture

Names of Jurors in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Released

Names of Jurors in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Released

June 22, 2017  Associated Press    The judge who presided over Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial on Wednesday ordered the public re­lease of the...

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