Breanna Clark’s Journey to the Gold Medal in Rio

February 23, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

Olympic silver medalist Rosalyn Clark usually brings her daughter, Breanna when she visits Trinity Elementary School for the ‘Ready, Set, Gold!’... Read more...

Black Girl Magic: ‘Hidden Figures’ Outshines ‘La La Land’ at U.S. Box Office

February 23, 2017 

By Lauren Victoria Burke 

NNPA Newswire Contributor

  Looks like the myth that Black films can't make big money in Hollywood is about to become a thing of the past.

 

In... Read more...

Los Angeles Southwest College to host Manchild Conference on February 25; Conference will offer self-help strategies to support and motivate all community members

February 23, 2017 

LAWT News Service 

Los Angeles Southwest College will host the annual Manchild Conference on February 25 that will provide attendees with strategies to help support and motivate... Read more...

Black Women’s Forum celebrates Black History Month with Founder and Special Guest Congresswoman Maxine Waters

February 23, 2017 

By Shonassee Shaver 

Contributing Writer 

Over 50 people gathered and loaded two buses February 18 at the Black Women’s Forum office to attend the foundation’s latest community... Read more...

Dean Eugene M. Deloatch: the man who created an army of Black Engineers

February 16, 2017 

By Darlene Aderoju 

Howard University News Service 

Most people have never heard of Eugene M. DeLoatch, but all over the world, they have seen the fruits of his labor, across the... Read more...

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Blacks suffer in Colombia, despite 20-year-old law Written by Charlene Muhammad
Justice for Trayvon? Written by Jennifer Bihm
Oversight board hears testimony on NSA spying Written by STEPHEN BRAUN
UN irrelevant to Palestinian-Israeli peace process? Written by Saeed Shabazz
Marijuana's march toward mainstream confounds feds Written by NANCY BENAC and ALICIA A. CALDWELL
Obama courts Africa’s business on trip’s final leg Written by JULIE PACE
Mandela grandson to face charges in grave dispute Written by Christopher Torchia and Jason Straziuso
Supreme Court dodges affirmative action decision Written by LAWT News Service
SAfrica president cancels trip amid Mandela worry Written by LAWT News Service
Obama in Senegal for first leg of Africa trip Written by JULIE PACE
Trayvon Martin’s friend describes final phone call Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks Outraged at Supreme Court Rulings; High Court Deals Voting Rights Act Severe Blow Written by Kenneth Miller
Mandela’s wife thanks world for ‘love, generosity’ Written by JASON STRAZIUSO
Booker encounters bumps on possible path to Senate Written by ANGELA DELLI SANTI
2 out of 3 people face hunger as Haiti woes mount Written by TRENTON DANIEL
Summary of Supreme Court actions Written by LAWT News Service
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

News

Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time

Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time

February 23, 2017  By Lauren Victoria Burke  NNPA Newswire Contributor  Following a bizarre exchange with American Urban Radio Networks White House...

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Community

South L.A. says No to Measure S; Measure S would block the jobs, economic development and affordable housing South LA needs and demands—just as revitalization is taking off

South L.A. says No to Measure S; Measure S would block the jobs, economic development and affordable housing South LA needs and demands—just as revitalization is taking off

February 23, 2017  LAWT News Service   South Los Angeles recently elected and community leaders stood together at the site of 150 units of affordable...

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Sports News

National Sports Beat

National Sports Beat

February 16, 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...

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Arts & Culture

Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

February 23, 2017  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Contributor  Last week, a federal judge in Massachusetts struck down a defamation suit against...

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