De’Anthony Thomas returns home in preseason

August 25, 2016 

By Amanda Scurlock

Sports Writer 

Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receiver De’Anthony Thomas’ has always been a standout player. Those who witness his running ability can’t deny his greatness.

 

At... Read more...

Police warn Skid Row residents against synthetic drug spice

August 25, 2016 

City News Service 

Police officers are passing out fliers informing drug users on Skid Row about the dangers of the synthetic drug Spice in the wake of two mass illness breakouts that prompted... Read more...

Defunct Southland Beauty Schools' Insurer Pays $8.6 Million to Resolve Fraud Claims

August 25, 2016 

City News Service 

The insurance carrier of the now-defunct Marinello Schools of Beauty has paid $8.6 million to resolve civil allegations that the school -- which operated... Read more...

Become the next StarQuest Singing Sensation! Quick & Easy steps to entering the competition

August 25, 2016 

There’s THREE ways to enter the StarQuest Singing Competition this year!

 

Option 1: Enter Via Taste of Soul mobile app

 

(DEADLINE TO ENTER: September... Read more...

‘A Trusted Comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69

August 25, 2016 

By Stacy M. Brown

NNPA News Wire Contributor) 

The Black Press lost one of it’s most celebrated warriors when George Curry, veteran journalist and former Editor-In-Chief of the NNPA... Read more...

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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
2 out of 3 people face hunger as Haiti woes mount Written by TRENTON DANIEL
Summary of Supreme Court actions Written by LAWT News Service
Criminal justice leaders Harris, Birotte, Brown and Lacey honored Written by Xavier Higgs
Rediscovering history for the first time: Historian Rev. Dr. Samson “Skip” Alexander reveals historical image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s funeral Written by Shonassee Shave
Israel to Deport African Migrants but Won’t Say to Where Written by LAWT News Service
Mississippi commemorates Evers’ civil rights work Written by EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
SAfrica: Mandela ‘responding better to treatment’ Written by JASON STRAZIUSO
Challenges to phone records face legal obstacles Written by MARK SHERMAN
Obama's ATF nominee gets Senate hearing; Obama's ATF choice gets Senate hearing 5 months after nomination, 6 months after Newtown Written by Alicia a. Caldwell
A Fathers Reflection; One on One with Tracy Martin, father of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin Written by Charlene Muhammad
Ethiopia: Nothing will stop Nile dam project; Ethiopia's leader: No one will stop Nile dam project despite Egypt's opposition Written by Kirubel Tadesse
Body of missing teacher found in Bayou; Former Long Beach Student Terrilynn Monette, discovered in New Orleans Written by Jennifer Bihm
Head of Black Mayors group urges accountability Written by George E. Curry
Rice named to National Security Advisor post Written by LAWT News Service
About 140 arrested in NC during NAACP protest Written by Chris Kardish
Review: Firing of ex-LAPD officer Dorner justified Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH
Activists push to limit solitary confinement for incarcerated youth Written by Charlene Muhammad
‘Dishwasher turned hero’: Charles Ramsey statue to be unveiled Written by LAWT News Service
‘Food Stamps’ cuts will hurt poor Black families Written by Freddie Allen
Wife: I'm sorry for trusting Pa. abortion doctor Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE
Black Mayors rally to reclaim their organization Written by George E. Curry
SAfrica: Mandela daughter talks about her father Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA
Chicago man charged in slaying of 6-month-old girl Written by LAWT News Service
Eleven Year Old Killed Written by LAWT News Service
Retired Postman Wins Lottery For The Fourth Time Written by LAWT News Service
Deputy pleads not guilty to assault Written by LAWT News Service

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Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

August 25, 2016  By GARANCE BURKE  Associated Press  The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers last month showed symptoms of post-traumatic...

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The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair draws thousands

The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair draws thousands

August 25, 2016  By Shirley Hawkins  Contributing Writer  Thousands of book lovers flocked to the 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair at the...

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Sports News

Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

August 18, 2016  By JOSH HOFFNER  Associated Press  Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another...

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History Detectives

History Detectives

August 25, 2016  By Zon D’Amour  Contributing Writer  How many generations back can you trace your family lineage? Many people who consider themselves...

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