State of Black America 2018

May 17, 2018 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributing Writer 

 

 

The National Urban League has released its 42nd annual report on the State of Black America themed, “Save... Read more...

Local Community Organization Bails Pregnant Black Mother Out of Jail for Mother’s Day

May 17, 2018 

Staff Report 

 

26-year-old Deshay Murphy received an early Mother’s Day gift when her $30,000 bail was posted allowing her to be released from Los Angeles County’s Century Regional... Read more...

CA Assembly Bill 2303 Proposes Tax on Privatized Prison Industry

May 17, 2018 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer 

 

While the private prison industry is receiving lucrative government contracts from the Trump administration and favorable policy shifts... Read more...

Settlement reached in L.A. ­shooting of homeless black man

May 17, 2018 

Associated Press 

 

A settlement of $1.9 million was reached Thursday in a civil lawsuit stemming from the fatal police shooting of a homeless black man on Skid Row in Los Angeles three... Read more...

News

Christmas Killing: Gang Member's First-Degree Murder Conviction Reversed

May 17, 2018  City News Service    A state appeals court panel today reversed the first-degree murder conviction of one of three gang members allegedly...

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Community

LA County Makes $402M Investment in Fight Against Homelessness; Year 2 Measure H spending plan funds expansion of housing and outreach

LA County Makes $402M Investment in Fight Against Homelessness; Year 2 Measure H spending plan funds expansion of housing and outreach

May 17, 2018  LAWT News Service    Building on an array of promising successes, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $402-million...

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Sports News

NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling

NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling

May 17, 2018  By STEVE MEGARGEE  AP Sports Writer    The NFL wants Congress to enact a framework for legalized sports betting in the wake of a...

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Arts & Culture

Cosby Jurors Allegedly Shopped for Book Deal During Trial

Cosby Jurors Allegedly Shopped for Book Deal During Trial

May 17, 2018  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire    Before they convicted Bill Cosby on three counts of aggravated indecent assault last month, some...

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