Rams stun Seahawks in home opening game

September 22, 2016 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

“Our first game back here the fans were incredible,” said Rams Head coach Jeff Fisher. “It made this a tough place to play starting day... Read more...

#GivingBloodMatters—It Truly Makes A Difference; Join Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation for a day of saving lives by giving a little bit of love.

September 22, 2016 

By Brian W. Carter 

Staff Writer 

Giving blood benefits everybody involved.

 

How you ask? This is how…

 

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USC is coming to Taste of Soul

September 22, 2016 

LAWT Staff Report 

For the past 11 years, Taste of Soul has grown to become the largest street festival, family celebration and economic engine in all of Los Angeles.  This... Read more...

Beyoncé’s protégés, Chloe x Halle headline Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza’s Back-To-School Party; Former YouTube sensations kicked off the school season with a free concert for Los Angeles fans while bringing talent and the community together. Signed by the

September 22, 2016 

By Shonassee Shaver 

Contributing Writer 

Rising stars, Chloe x Halle, not only are building a name in the music industry, but are staying connected to the community while supporting... Read more...

Police try to quell anger after shooting triggers unrest

September 22, 2016 

By JEFFREY COLLINS

Associated Press 

Authorities tried to quell public anger and correct what they characterized as false information Wednesday as Charlotte dealt with a second night... Read more...

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Jesse Jackson celebrates 72nd birthday Written by Princess Manasseh
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Last of ‘Scottsboro Boys’ pardoned Written by Herb Boyd
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NNPA Honors Champions of the Black Press

NNPA Honors Champions of the Black Press

September 22, 2016  By Sarafina Wright NNPA Newswire Contributor  Black publishers representing over 200 newspapers gathered to honor some of the...

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Community

United Hood Nation holds town hall to end gun violence

United Hood Nation holds town hall to end gun violence

September 22, 2016  By Charlene Muhammad  Contributing Writer  United Hood Nation, a coalition of clergy, gang members, gang interventionists, activists,...

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Sports News

More NFL Players, Teams Protest With Kaepernick

More NFL Players, Teams Protest With Kaepernick

September 15, 2016  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  It was the first game of the NFL season, a rematch between defending NFL champions the Denver...

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Arts & Culture

Emmys Insult Legacy of Famed Attorney Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.

Emmys Insult Legacy of Famed Attorney Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.

September 22, 2016  By Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.  Executive Editor  Community and Civil Rights leaders were offended by disrespectful comments made...

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