Texas Outgunned in Thrilling USC Win

September 21, 2017

 

By E. Mesiyah McGinnis

 

Contributing Writer

 

 

 

With a sea of orange wearing fans in attendance, the Texas Longhorns arrived aiming... Read more...

Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux Makes History as BSU’s First Female President

September 21, 2017

 

By Lauren Poteat

 

NNPA Newswire Contributor

 

 

 

In her historic role as Bowie State University’s first female president, Dr. Aminta... Read more...

Jazz At Drew Returns The Music To South L.A.;Jazz at Drew signals the return of one of L.A.’s best kept secrets…

September 21, 2017

 

Staff & Wire Report

 

 

 

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science recently announced their full artist line-up for the 20th Jazz At Drew... Read more...

State Senator Steven Bradford Endorses Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor

September 21, 2017

LAWT News Service

 

State Senator Steven Bradford, D-Gardena, endorsed Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor of California saying the former Assembly Speaker has the legislative record... Read more...

CBC Members Host Forum about Racism on College Campuses

September 14, 2017 

By Lauren Victoria Burke and 

Freddie Allen 

 

Congressional Democrats, led by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), the ranking member on the House Committee on Education and the... Read more...

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Sing Your Heart out at the Taste of Soul StarQuest Singing Competition

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Dick Gregory’s life celebrated in D.C. with memorial and tribute parade

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September 21, 2017  In the Works Media  Special to the L.A. Watts Times    The family of Civil Rights leader and icon Dick Gregory celebrated his...

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