Angela and Vanessa Simmons Reveal their Keys to Being Successful Entrepreneurs and Mothers

June 21, 2018 

By Lauren A. Jones 

Contributing Writer 

 

Angela and Vanessa Simmons, the daughters of Joseph Simmons better known as the legendary New York DJ Rev Run, have broken away from... Read more...

Deputies search for suspects in rapper XXXTentacion slaying

June 21, 2018 

By KELLI KENNEDY 

Associated Press 

 

Deputies were searching for suspects Tuesday after troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was fatally shot in the driver's seat of a luxury... Read more...

Brotherhood Crusade Celebrates 50th Anniversary

June 21, 2018  

Special to the L.A. Watts Times 

 

The Brotherhood Crusade, a community organization founded in 1968 by civil rights activist Walter Bremond. For 35 years businessman, publisher and... Read more...

NAACP on the Civil Rights Front Lines: Trump’s War against Civil Rights

June 21, 2018 

By Derrick Johnson 

President and CEO of the NAACP 

 

Recently, the NAACP, alongside members of the Congressional Black Caucus, gathered on the steps of Capitol Hill to demand... Read more...

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Democrats Approve $200B Budget That Sets Aside Money for Low-Achieving Students And More

Democrats Approve $200B Budget That Sets Aside Money for Low-Achieving Students And More

June 21, 2018 By Manny Otiko  California Black Media    The California Senate has approved an almost $200 billion budget which set asides money...

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Community

LAPD Releases First Critical Incident Video of Use of Force Investigation

June 21, 2018   City News Service     The Los Angeles Police Department today released the first of a planned series of “Critical Incident Videos”...

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Sports News

Bucks’ Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

  Bucks’ Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

June 21, 2018  By IVAN MORENO  Associated Press    Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown sued the city of Milwaukee and its police department Tuesday,...

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Arts & Culture

Birthplace of singer, activist Nina Simone to be preserved

Birthplace of singer, activist Nina Simone to be preserved

June 21, 2018  Associated Press    The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina...

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