Darby Park earned two Dodgers Dreamfields

May 25, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer

 

The baseball diamonds at Darby Park in Inglewood will shine brighter than ever before. The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) continued... Read more...

House GOP Health Bill Projection: 23 Million More Uninsured

May 25, 2017 

By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar 

ASSOCIATED PRESS 

 

The health care bill Republicans have pushed through the House would leave 23 million additional people uninsured... Read more...

Breast Health Advocates Focus on Disparities among African American Women

May 25, 2017 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor

 

Breast Health advocates from all over the state of California, gathered at the Dignity Health Enhancement Center in Long Beach on Wednesday... Read more...

11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias

May 25, 2017 

By JOE MANDAK and MARYCLAIRE DALE 

Associated Press

 

Bill Cosby’s lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to “systematically” keep blacks off the jury Tuesday... Read more...

NAACP President Cornell Brooks Voted Out; NAACP National Board Makes Dramatic Move to Regain Relevance

May 25, 2017 

By Lauren Victoria Burke 

NNPA Newswire Contributor 

 

Why did the NAACP’s national board vote to part ways with their president, Cornell William Brooks? Several longtime members... Read more...

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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
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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
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Walker Temple AME opens bilingual mental health clinic Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett
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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
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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
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Holder favors voting rights for ex-felons Written by Freddie Allen
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Flint residents still suffering, forgotten, abandoned; Three Years Since Discovery of Tainted Water, Little Has Changed

Flint residents still suffering, forgotten, abandoned; Three Years Since Discovery of Tainted Water, Little Has Changed

May 25, 2017  By D. Kevin McNeir  The Washington Informer/NNPA Member    Residents of Flint, Michigan have very little to celebrate, three years...

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Community

Metro Makes Plans to Improve Bus Service in the Southland

Metro Makes Plans to Improve Bus Service in the Southland

May 25, 2017  City News Service    Metro officials said in remarks reported this week that they plan to develop ways to improve bus service in the...

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Sports News

NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead at age 48

NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead at age 48

May 25, 2017  By TIM BOOTH  AP Sports Writer    Cortez Kennedy was a hulking force at defensive tackle, the cornerstone of a franchise that had...

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Arts & Culture

Ruben Studdard Digs Deep for Soulful Sam Cooke Classic

Ruben Studdard Digs Deep for Soulful Sam Cooke Classic

May 25, 2017  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Contributor    If anyone’s been asking whatever happened to Ruben Studdard, they probably haven’t...

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