Rams make first signing since move

February 11, 2016 

City News Service 

 

 

The Rams this week announced their first signing since NFL owners gave them permission to return to Los Angeles — former North­western quarterback... Read more...

Here comes The Hamwich Shack! This fast food stop is offering a better burger and sandwich for the community to chomp on.

February 11, 2016 

By Brian W. Carter 

Staff Writer 

 

It’s no revelation that South L.A. is overloaded with fast food restaurants with few healthy alternatives. Although a wave of change... Read more...

17th Annual Black College Expo hits L.A. Convention Center

February 11, 2016 

By Shannen Hill 

Contributing Writer 

 

Thousands of students with folders of college information filled the Los Convention Center as the 17th Annual Black... Read more...

Celebrities discuss diversity at 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards

February 11, 2016 

By Amen Oyiboke 

Staff Writer 

 

The 47th annual NAACP Image Awards was a hit at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. On Friday, February 5 Black Hollywood came out to support... Read more...

Manhunt underway for baby killers

February 11, 2016 

City News Service 

 

A search continued this week for two men involved in the shooting death of a year-old girl in Compton during a suspected gang attack.

 

Witnesses... Read more...

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Voting rights workshop for Californians with criminal convictions and voter registration drive; The Crenshaw Legal Clinic hosts ‘Know Your Rights’ workshop for Californians with criminal convictions ahead of June 3 state primary election Written by LAWT News Service
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Stiviano lawyer says she’s sad over Sterling ban Written by LAWT News Service
Autopsy underway after botched Okla. Execution; Heart attack during execution kills inmate Written by LAWT News Service
Curren Price cleans up ninth district during Earth Day Written by LAWT News Service
Up and coming writers, artists recognized at 30th Annual Event Written by Jennifer Bihm
UCLA student helps the next generation through Compton Pipeline Task Force Program Written by Jennifer Bihm
To all our readers: Written by LAWT News Service
Student wins at LA County Science Fair, qualifies for Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Written by LAWT News Service
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

News

City Council approves $1.87 billion homeless plan

City Council approves $1.87 billion homeless plan

February 11, 2016  By Elizabeth Hsing-Huei Chou  City News Service    The plan, which could cost $1.87 billion over the next decade, also details...

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Community

Watts Life Car Club to hold annual community picnic

Watts Life Car Club to hold annual community picnic

February 11, 2016  By Jennifer Bihm  Assistant Editor    “There are no color lines when it comes to low riding,” said longtime member and organizer...

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Sports News

‘Thursday Night Football’ to air on both CBS and NBC

‘Thursday Night Football’ to air on both CBS and NBC

February 04, 2016  By JOSH DUBOW  Associated Press    “Thursday Night Football” will air on both CBS and NBC next season.   The NFL has...

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Arts & Culture

Beyoncé’s Super Bowl show bringing both praise and criticism

Beyoncé’s Super Bowl show bringing both praise and criticism

February 11, 2016  By JESSE J. HOLLAND  Associated Press    A few days after the Super Bowl, people are still parsing over each frame from Beyoncé’s...

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