Anthony, Catchings create discussion session for Youth, Pro players and Law Enforcement

July 28, 2016 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

Professional basketball players Carmelo Anthony and Tamika Catchings united LAPD officers with Los Angeles Youth and pro basketball... Read more...

UCLA SAFE Program to Help Low Income Residents Avoid Second Hand Smoke

July 28, 2016 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor 

On April 6, organizers of UCLA SAFE (Smoke Free Air For Everyone) launched a three year program aimed at increasing access to smoke... Read more...

Developer Sells Chicago Property, Later Discovers Emmett Till Lived There

July 28, 2016 

By Erick Johnson 

NNPA Member, The Chicago Crusader 

It looks like an ordinary building on the South Side, but its occupants were not. For 121 years, the two-story structure has stood... Read more...

Joshua Ledet discusses life after ‘American Idol’

July 28, 2016 

By Brittany K. Jackson 

Contributing Writer 

Smoother crooning Southerner. Soulful. “Mantasia.” Down to Earth. These are just a few ways to describe international singer and pop-star,... Read more...

Black Lives Matter Los Angeles brings together Black families of those killed by the police in historic first

July 28, 2016 

LAWT News Service 

On Sunday, July 24, day 13 of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles’ 24-hour protest calling for the firing of Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, the group brought... Read more...

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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
Museum at Vt. University to have Civil War exhibit Written by LAWT News Service
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
French-African Teen Wins Beauty Pageant, Igniting National Uproar Written by LAWT News Service
South Sudan on edge as army hunts coup plotters Written by CHARLTON DOKI and RODNEY MUHUMUZA
Senate Dems push Obama nominees, GOP bides time Written by ALAN FRAM
A commitment to Mandela Written by Xavier Higgs
Obama praises Mandela as ‘Great Liberator’ Written by George E. Curry
The Meaning of Nelson Mandela Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
The Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela Written by Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.
Nelson Mandela Celebrated during International Memorial Written by Jennifer Bihm
Obama’s Kenyan-born uncle allowed to remain in US Written by DENISE LAVOIE
Kenya breaks ground on big new airport; Kenya breaks ground on big, new airport to serve as regional hub only 4 months after fire Written by Jason Straziuso
Abuses, shootings of Black women spark outrage; Sisters besieged? Abuses, shootings of Black women spark outrage Written by Starla Muhammad
Late Mississippi Civil Rights hero Clyde Kennard honored in D.C. Written by Avis Thomas-Lester
Jesse Jackson celebrates 72nd birthday Written by Princess Manasseh
Marissa Alexander hopes for bond after being imprisoned over two years Written by D. Kevin McNeir
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

News

Chicago Police union to officers: Don't request overtime

Chicago Police union to officers: Don't request overtime

July 28, 2016  Associated Press  Chicago's police union is asking officers to not volunteer to work overtime during the Labor Day weekend to protest...

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Community

Twelfth Annual Books and Basketball returns to South L.A.

Twelfth Annual Books and Basketball returns to South L.A.

July 28, 2016  LAWT News Service  The 12th Annual Brotherhood Crusade Jim Cleamons Books and Basketball Camp will take place August 1 through August...

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Sports News

Raiders Donald Penn hosts Annual Camp

Raiders Donald Penn hosts Annual Camp

July 21, 2016  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  Oakland Raiders player Donald Penn and his wife, Dominique hosted a one day football and cheer...

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Arts & Culture

Former Cosby Actress's Husband Calls It Quits After 6 Mos.

Former Cosby Actress's Husband Calls It Quits After 6 Mos.

July 28, 2016  The Associated Press  Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam's husband is calling it quits after just six months of marriage.   Former NFL...

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