De’Anthony Thomas returns home in preseason

August 25, 2016 

By Amanda Scurlock

Sports Writer 

Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receiver De’Anthony Thomas’ has always been a standout player. Those who witness his running ability can’t deny his greatness.

 

At... Read more...

Police warn Skid Row residents against synthetic drug spice

August 25, 2016 

City News Service 

Police officers are passing out fliers informing drug users on Skid Row about the dangers of the synthetic drug Spice in the wake of two mass illness breakouts that prompted... Read more...

Defunct Southland Beauty Schools' Insurer Pays $8.6 Million to Resolve Fraud Claims

August 25, 2016 

City News Service 

The insurance carrier of the now-defunct Marinello Schools of Beauty has paid $8.6 million to resolve civil allegations that the school -- which operated... Read more...

Become the next StarQuest Singing Sensation! Quick & Easy steps to entering the competition

August 25, 2016 

There’s THREE ways to enter the StarQuest Singing Competition this year!

 

Option 1: Enter Via Taste of Soul mobile app

 

(DEADLINE TO ENTER: September... Read more...

‘A Trusted Comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69

August 25, 2016 

By Stacy M. Brown

NNPA News Wire Contributor) 

The Black Press lost one of it’s most celebrated warriors when George Curry, veteran journalist and former Editor-In-Chief of the NNPA... Read more...

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Blacks are still majority of the wrongfully convicted Written by Freddie Allen
Jurors: Pa. abortion doc got greedy, lost his way Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE
Man accused of Las Vegas shooting and crash arraigned Written by MICHELLE RINDELS
Holder: Potential civil rights violations at IRS Written by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER
South Africa withdraws award to Ex-Prez Written by Bert Wilkinson
Trial date set for Kobe Bryant family auction Written by LAWT News Service
Trouble always followed Malcolm Shabazz Written by Maya Rhodan
President Obama nominates Rep. Melvin Watt for housing post Written by LAWT News Service
Social Security changes could hurt Blacks most Written by Maya Rhodan
Public hearings to probe improvements to discounted phone service program Written by Charlene Muhammad
May is ‘CalFresh Awareness Month’ Department of Public Social Services employees play a major role in department’s coordinated effort with community to reduce hunger in Los Angeles County Written by LAWT News Service
Assata Shakur placed on the FBI’s most wanted terrorist list; First woman to be so designated; reward for her capture increased to $2 million dollars Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
A new front for gun background checks: the ballot, Proponents of background checks for gun sales are exploring ballot options Written by Mike Baker
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Mandela appears an ailing man in video Written by MICHELLE FAUL
George Zimmerman won't seek immunity hearing Written by KYLE HIGHTOWER
Jesse Jackson Honored for Anti-apartheid Work Written by George E. Curry
Anthony Foxx Written by LAWT News Service
Los Angeles settles with women fired on in manhunt Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH
Illinois police agency investigating Farrakhan son Written by LAWT News Service
Nevada senator comes out as gay during debate Written by SANDRA CHEREB
Black Generals, rich in legacy, make history Written by Frank J. Phillips
VP Swears in Congresswoman Robin Kelly Written by LAWT News Service
Genocide survivor: saved by member of enemy tribe Written by VERENA DOBNIK
Man Accused in Las Vegas Strip Deaths is Extradited From Los Angeles Written by LAWT News Service
Obama says Boston bombings an act of terrorism Written by JULIE PACE
Cold case arrest prompts cross-country probe Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH
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News

Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

August 25, 2016  By GARANCE BURKE  Associated Press  The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers last month showed symptoms of post-traumatic...

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Community

The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair draws thousands

The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair draws thousands

August 25, 2016  By Shirley Hawkins  Contributing Writer  Thousands of book lovers flocked to the 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair at the...

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Sports News

Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

August 18, 2016  By JOSH HOFFNER  Associated Press  Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another...

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Arts & Culture

History Detectives

History Detectives

August 25, 2016  By Zon D’Amour  Contributing Writer  How many generations back can you trace your family lineage? Many people who consider themselves...

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