South Los Angeles Goes for the Gold in Hosting 2015 Special Olympics World Games

July 30, 2015

 

Danny J. Bakewell, Jr 

Executive Editor 

 

A record crowd of fans watched 6,500 athletes from 165 nations march into the Los Angeles Coliseum for the opening ceremonies... Read more...

County reminds residents to update vaccinations

July 30, 2015

City News Service 

 

 

The county’s top health official reminded residents this week to update their vaccines for measles, rubella, pertussis, polio and hepatitis... Read more...

Administration would give prisoners access to student grants

July 30, 2015

 

By JENNIFER C. KERR 

Associated Press 

 

Some federal and state prisoners could soon be eligible for federal student aid to take college courses while behind bars.

 

The... Read more...

Fakeness Tarnishes Hip Hop

July 30, 2015

 

By Jineea Butler 

NNPA Columnist 

 

 Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson recently filed for bankruptcy and testified in court that despite his flashy public persona, he is... Read more...

Community activists launch Let Me Live #MyLifeMatters peace rally

July 30, 2015

 

by Brittany K. Jackson 

LAWT Contributing Writer 

 

A large crowd of community members, social activists, preachers and children gathered at the Park and Ride on Crenshaw... Read more...

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Last of ‘Scottsboro Boys’ pardoned Written by Herb Boyd
Civil Rights icon Jesse L. Jackson Sr. celebrates birthday at Rainbow PUSH Coalition gala Written by Kenneth D. Miller
Blacks continue fight to secure voting rights Written by Freddie Allen
First MLK’s kids, now the heirs of Malcolm X are headed to court Written by LAWT News Service
Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE
Haiti’s prime minister tours Silicon Valley Written by MARTHA MENDOZA
Kerry: Muslim Brotherhood 'stole' Egypt revolution Written by LAWT News Service
Obama honors Clinton, Oprah with freedom medal; A look at Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients Written by LAWT News Service
Stop-and-Frisk More Court Action Ahead Written by Cyril Josh Barker
CBC, Others slam GOP over Watt snub; Congressman vows not to withdraw Written by Stacy M. Brown
Fight Continues to Tear Down Memorial to Jim Jones, New Book Honors the Children Written by Dr. Barbara Reynolds
Mandela’s granddaughter bares her past in book Written by CARLEY PETESCH
GOP blocks key Obama court nominee in Senate vote Written by ALAN FRAM
Immigration Reform Stuck in Limbo Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Study: 8.8 billion Earth-size, just-right planets Written by SETH BORENSTEIN
A Soldier's Story: Our Vets share their experience in the military Written by Edward Rice, III and Princess Manasseh
Holder looks for answers on overcrowded prisons Written by KATHY MATHESON and PETE YOST
Egypt court upholds Muslim Brotherhood ban Written by SARAH EL DEEB
Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. reports to Butner Federal Correctional Facility in North Carolina Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks still represent the majority of Orleans Parish residents Written by Christopher Tidmore
NAACP: New exams block graduation Written by Christian Morrow
Black NY bus driver saves woman from jumping off bridge Written by LAWT News Service
Radio One’s Sheila Stewart killed in Atlanta car accident Written by Avis Thomas-Lester
Judge delays ruling on a dismissal of charges against teen shot by police Written by Ashley N. Johnson
Call me Senator Cory Booker; Booker wins Senate seat Written by Glenn Townes
Black farmers finally collect in $1.2 billion in discrimination case Written by Freddie Allen
NAACP Board of Directors holds final board meeting of the year Written by LAWT News Service
Walters honored, lionized at Howard U. Conference Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Back on the job, federal workers worry about another shutdown Written by Jazelle Hunt
Obama taps Jeh Johnson to lead Homeland Security Written by LAWT News Service

News

Desmond Tutu returns for treatment in South African hospital

Desmond Tutu returns for treatment in South African hospital

July 30, 2015   By Christopher  Torchia  Associated Press    South African re­tired archbishop Des­mond Tutu has re­turned for hospital treatment,...

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Community

Watts Re:Imagined spearheads rebirth of famed community

Watts Re:Imagined spearheads rebirth of famed community

July 30, 2015   Cora Jackson-Fossett  LAWT Contributing Writer    Fifty years after the ill-fated Watts Riots, pockets of improvement are appearing...

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Sports News

Kiesha Nix named Executive Director of the LA Lakers Youth Foundation

Kiesha Nix named Executive Director of the LA Lakers Youth Foundation

July 23, 2015   By Dr. Valerie Wardlaw  LAWT Contributing Writer    Kiesha Nix is the new Laker girl in town and what a gem she is!  The Los...

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Arts & Culture

Paul Mooney: Bill Cosby Got His ‘Wake-Up Call’; Outspoken Comedian Comes to D.C. With Dick Gregory

Paul Mooney: Bill Cosby Got His ‘Wake-Up Call’; Outspoken Comedian Comes to D.C. With Dick Gregory

July 30, 2015   By Stacy M. Brown  Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer    Paul Mooney has never been one to mince words, particularly...

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