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 sprint as he makes a run at one final Olympic title... Read more...

Ridley-Thomas, Supervisors continue homelessness fight with new revenue plan

August 18, 2016 

City News Service 

The Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to inventory county buildings and vehicles that could be used for advertising, with an eye toward collecting ad revenues to combat... Read more...

Donors, Sponsors Generously Support African-American History Museum

August 18, 2016 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA News Wire Contributor 

 

Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and... Read more...

Teenage entertainer Tim Johnson Jr. talks life after 2014 StarQuest singing competition; Tim Johnson Jr. says God opened doors for him after winning 2014 StarQuest kids competition

August 18, 2016 

By Kimberlee Buck 

Contributing Writer 

From stage plays to the big screen, 16 year-old Tim Johnson Jr. has been making a name for himself by capturing the attention of big names and... Read more...

Shot first, vindicated later: L.A. Sheriffs admit too little too late deputies killed an innocent

August 18, 2016 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributing Writer

The family of a mentally disabled Black man unjustly accused of carjacking and fatally shot by L.A. County Sheriff Deputies in Compton held... Read more...

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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
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
USC Halloween Shooter Convicted; Family says USC pressured prosecutors to satisfy university donors Written by LAWT News Service
Inaugural Black History Month Awards Luncheon Hosted by Al Sharpton; The National Action Network held it’s first annual Black History Awards Luncheon in Beverly Hills Written by Princess Manasseh

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Operation saves eight children, two adults from sex trafficking

Operation saves eight children, two adults from sex trafficking

August 18, 2016  City News Service  A multi-agency operation against human trafficking in Los Angeles County resulted in 286 arrests, including 153...

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Community

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

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

August 18, 2016   There’s THREE ways to enter the StarQuest Singing Competition this year!   Option 1: Enter Via Taste of Soul mobile app   (DEADLINE...

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Sports News

L.A. in the Running for 2024 Olympics

L.A. in the Running for 2024 Olympics

August 11, 2016  City News Service  Mayor Eric Garcetti touted Los Angeles this week as the safest bet for organizers of the 2024 Olympic Games to...

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Arts & Culture

Comedian Katt Williams charged with misdemeanor battery

Comedian Katt Williams charged with misdemeanor battery

August 18, 2016  City News Service   Stand-up comedian Micah “Katt” Williams was scheduled to be arraigned this week on a misdemeanor battery...

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