Redemption Time for Lawndale and Chimezie Metu

March 19, 2015

 

By Kenneth D. Miller 

Assistant Managing Editor 

 

For the past two weeks Lawndale High School basketball has been the talk of the town for all of the wrong reasons.

 

The... Read more...

County scrutinizes Healthcare agency’s spending

March 19, 2015

 

By Elizabeth Marcellino 

City News Service 

 

A Los Angeles County supervisor took aim this week at an agency responsible for administering more than $6 billion in... Read more...

California hopes to ease path to historically black colleges

March 19, 2015

 

By LISA LEFF 

Associated Press 

 

Leaders of California’s vast community college system recently approved a program aimed at making it easier for students to transfer... Read more...

King’s personal life exposed in the play, ‘Martin, Duty Calls’

March 19, 2015 

By Troy Tieuel

LAWT Contributing Writer

 

On Saturday, March 14, at Valencia High School, the play ‘Martin, Duty Calls,’ will return to the stage for one night only.  Prior... Read more...

Jewelry Store Robbers Could be Charged for Fellow Thieves’ Murders

March 19, 2015

 

By PAUL ANDERSON 

City News Service  

 

Two men -- one accused of being a lookout and the other an alleged getaway driver -- were not present for two fatal shootings... Read more...

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Congress commemorates historic March on Washington Written by Suzanne Gamboa
Jesse Jackson to Fla. gov: No apology for comments Written by Gary Fineout
U.S. Attorney Birotte speaks to Black Journalists Written by Xavier Higgs
California Black Caucus Contemplate Florida Boycott Written by Xavier Higgs
Black leaders celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday Written by Freddie Allen
New documentary about Trinidadian “Hero” Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks Who Stand Their Ground Often Imprisoned Written by Zenitha Prince
Samuel L. Jackson in the dark on new ‘Star Wars’ Written by CHRIS TALBOTT
Activists, family rally, march in support of prison hunger strikers; Protesters demand an end to solitary and other issues in CA Prisons Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
George Zimmerman is not guilty of anything; What does that mean for us? Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
Holder calls Martin killing an ‘unnecessary shooting’ Written by PETE YOST
Two Re-sentenced for murders of two teens at Long Beach party Written by LAWT News Service
Dog Mauling Trial Postponed Written by LAWT News Service
Rep. Bass brings CBC Chair Rep. Fudge to L.A. Written by KENNETH MILLER
Rep. Waters and Rep. Bass hail first Black majority whip; Former Rep. William Gray and longtime Philly pastor succumbs Written by KENNETH MILLER
The crisis of Black males is a national problem Written by Freddie Allen
Blacks suffer in Colombia, despite 20-year-old law Written by Charlene Muhammad
Justice for Trayvon? Written by Jennifer Bihm
Oversight board hears testimony on NSA spying Written by STEPHEN BRAUN
UN irrelevant to Palestinian-Israeli peace process? Written by Saeed Shabazz
Marijuana's march toward mainstream confounds feds Written by NANCY BENAC and ALICIA A. CALDWELL
Obama courts Africa’s business on trip’s final leg Written by JULIE PACE
Mandela grandson to face charges in grave dispute Written by Christopher Torchia and Jason Straziuso
Supreme Court dodges affirmative action decision Written by LAWT News Service
SAfrica president cancels trip amid Mandela worry Written by LAWT News Service
Obama in Senegal for first leg of Africa trip Written by JULIE PACE
Trayvon Martin’s friend describes final phone call Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks Outraged at Supreme Court Rulings; High Court Deals Voting Rights Act Severe Blow Written by Kenneth Miller
Mandela’s wife thanks world for ‘love, generosity’ Written by JASON STRAZIUSO
Booker encounters bumps on possible path to Senate Written by ANGELA DELLI SANTI

News

Virginia gov. calls for investigation into student’s arrest

Virginia gov. calls for investigation into student’s arrest

March 19, 2015   Associated Press    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is calling for an investigation into the arrest of a college student who was...

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Community

Restaurants, hotels to be affected by water restrictions

Restaurants, hotels to be affected by water restrictions

March 19, 2015   City News Service      Patrons of Southland restaurants and eateries across the state will soon have to request a glass of water,...

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Sports News

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS ; Crowning Achievement and Celebrating Culture, Winning Moments for Treasure of Lifetime

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS ; Crowning Achievement and Celebrating Culture, Winning Moments for Treasure of Lifetime

March 12, 2015   By Kenneth D. Miller  Assistant Managing Editor    An exhausting and exhilarating bevy of local high school basketball championships...

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Arts & Culture

Actor tackles rehab, drug addiction in new drama

Actor tackles rehab, drug addiction in new drama

March 19, 2015   By Stacy M. Brown  Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer      Shiek Mahmud-Bey isn’t yet a household name, but...

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