AJ Diggs has been hired by the Boston Celtics Organization

October 23, 2014

Long Beach Poly assistant basketball coach AJ Diggs has been hired by the Boston Celtics Organization, he announced on his Facebook page recently.

 

Diggs, 32, will be... Read more...

Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

October 23, 2014

 

By Lauran Neergaard

Associated Press 

 

People who shared an apartment with the country’s first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas... Read more...

LAUSD prepares for worst case scenarios with new app

October 23, 2014

 

LAWT News Service

 

  

The Los Angeles Unified School District Office of Emergency Services, announced the new “In Case of Crisis Mobile Emergency Management Application”... Read more...

Actress Daniele Watts charged with lewd conduct

October 23, 2014

 

Associated Press

 

  

Actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend,... Read more...

Enduring Legacy Memorialized; The Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Square stands as a testimony to the work, dedication and love one woman had for the African-American community

October 23, 2014

 

By Brian W. Carter]

Contributing Writer

Local officials, clergy, family and community came to support the dedication of the Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Square at the corner of Coliseum... Read more...

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Walker Temple AME opens bilingual mental health clinic Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett
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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
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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
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Report: Child Poverty in U.S. Escalating Written by Margaret Summers
LAPD officers violated policy in manhunt shooting Written by LAWT News Service
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Murder suspect sought Written by LAWT News Service
International court weighs Kenya president’s case Written by TOBY STERLING
Upward mobility not based on merit Written by Jazelle Hunt
Judge to decide if Black press will be treated fairly by tobacco firms Written by George E. Curry
Morris Turner, Wee Pals comic strip creator, dies Written by LAWT News Service
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