Coach Burton “Burkie” Burns; Univ. of Alabama coach leads players to Heisman glory

May 05, 2016 

By Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. 

Executive Editor 

 

Burton “Burkie” Burns is in his 10th season with the Alabama Crimson Tide football program in 2016 as associate head coach... Read more...

Miseries for the Homeless Don’t End in the Spring and Summer

May 05, 2016 

By Kishana Flenory, 

Howard University News Service 

 

Every winter, more than 3.5 billion people are homeless in the U. S., according to the National Law Center on Homelessness... Read more...

Nearly 4,000 L.A. students unite in this year’s Sea Change for a ‘Litter-Free’ Kids Ocean Day; Some Students to Visit the Ocean for First Time on May 19

May 05, 2016 

LAWT News Service

 

KIDS OCEAN DAY is the culmination of a year-round school assembly program by the Malibu Foundation for Environmental Education to teach school kids... Read more...

Jennifer Williams refocused & shifting her brand

May 05, 2016 

By Amen Oyiboke 

Staff Writer 

 

“I learned so much from my mother,” said reality TV star Jennifer Williams. “She taught me about strength.”

 

Williams... Read more...

Jury convicts two men in Christmas Day shooting of Victor McClinton

May 05, 2016 

By Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. 

Executive Editor 

 

A jury deliberated for over two weeks before returning with a guilty verdict on two men charged with fatally shooting Brotherhood... Read more...

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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
Civil Rights groups say ‘Herbalife’ is a Multi-Level Marketing Scheme; Coalition urges California and federal Attorneys General to take action Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
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
Moving the race conversation forward Written by Jazelle Hunt
Obama Hopes to Sidestep Congress to have ‘a Year of Action’ Written by George E. Curry
Listen and act, environmental justice activists say to major federal agencies Written by Saeed Shabazz
‘Disrespected’ Obama appointed the most Black judges Written by Freddie Allen
Desegregation aid could end for Arkansas schools Written by CHUCK BARTELS
Sheriff’s lawsuits cost $43 million Written by LAWT News Service
Pete Scott named Nat’l Fireman of the Year in 2013; “Because of the prayers of my parents, I am what I am” Written by Gigi Tinsley
Consumer alert: Tips for Californians to prevent tax-related identity theft Written by LAWT News Service
Proposed tobacco settlement excludes Black media Written by George E. Curry
The rise and fall of the KKK Written by Michael McGee
Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress Written by HENRY C. JACKSON
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Preserving Nelson Mandela’s legacy Written by George E. Curry
Parents of Trayvon Martin in discussions for book deal Written by Dorothy Rowley
Man charged with murdering girlfriend Written by LAWT News Service
U.S. winning the ‘War on Poverty’ Written by Jazelle Hunt
As Mandela is lauded, contradictions surface Written by Brian E. Muhammad
Ethnic violence spreads in South Sudan Written by Charlton Doki and Jason Straziuso
Caribbean Immigrants: The Rush to Become American Citizens Surpassed the 100,000 mark last year and increasing Written by Tony Best
South Africans still celebrating ‘Tata’ Mandela Written by George E. Curry
Winnie denies Mandela family feud Written by RAY FAURE
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News

'Mystery man' defense in 'Grim Sleeper' case gets DA's scorn

'Mystery man' defense in 'Grim Sleeper' case gets DA's scorn

May 05, 2016  By BRIAN MELLEY  Associated Press   Closing arguments in the trial of the man charged in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings lurched...

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Community

MTA celebrates new Crenshaw Line with ‘Halfway There’ event

MTA celebrates new Crenshaw Line with ‘Halfway There’ event

May 05, 2016  LAWT Staff Report    Officials of the Metro Transportation Authority Board, including supervisor and chair Mark Ridley-Thomas and vice...

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Sports News

AP source: Byron Scott won’t return to coach Lakers

AP source: Byron Scott won’t return to coach Lakers

April 28, 2016  Associated Press    Byron Scott will not return to coach the Los Angeles Lakers, a person with knowledge of the situation told The...

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Arts & Culture

Can musicians make Washington a jazz mecca again?

Can musicians make Washington a jazz mecca again?

May 05, 2016  By PERRY STEIN  The Washington Post   A walk down U Street reveals relics of the strip's jazz-rich history.   There's the mural...

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