L.A. County’s Vision of Justice Requires Major Mental Health Investments

June 13, 2019 

By Elizabeth Marcellino 

City News Service 

 

If Los Angeles County hopes to create a “care first, jail last” system of justice, it will need to make a major investment... Read more...

As the 65th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education Passes Researcher Believe the Journey is Just Beginning

June 06, 2019 

By Saybin Roberson 

Contributing Writer 

 

May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court held that segregated education was “inherently unequal” and would only create further problems.... Read more...

Judge Says Nipsey Hussle Documents Will Stay Sealed for Now

June 06, 2019 

By Andrew Dalton 

Associated Press 

 

A Los Angeles judge ruled Wednesday that grand jury transcripts in a murder case over the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle will remain sealed,... Read more...

A Tradition of Organizing; When there’s a crisis in the community, we help our neighbors. A new movement is bringing back this tradition to address the housing crisis.

June 06, 2019 

By Konstantin Hatcher 

Director of Organizing, California YIMBY 

 

As young student activists and organizers in Ohio and Los Angeles in the early 1970s, my parents were a part... Read more...

Leah Chase… A New Orleans Culinary Icon & Lovely Lady – ‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’ Passes Away at Age 96; The renowned chef and civil rights icon created a hub for the civil rights movement and brought people together.

June 06, 2019 

By Brian W. Carter 

Contributing Writer 

 

“Life is about listening, learning and never giving up. As long as you’re here on earth, you’re here for a purpose and it’s... Read more...

The List of Black and Missing Continues to Grow; The National Newspaper Publishers Association Continues its Series on Missing Black Women and Girls

June 06, 2019 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Correspondent 

 

Type the name Tawny Reed in the Google search engine and click on “News.”

 

In doing so, one will find... Read more...

News

Exclusive: 25 Years After Murders, OJ says ‘Life is Fine’

Exclusive: 25 Years After Murders, OJ says ‘Life is Fine’

June 13, 2019  By Linda Deutsch  Associated Press    After 25 years living under the shadow of one of the nation's most notorious murder cases,...

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Community

DA: Gardena Police Officer Justified in Killing Shooting Suspect

DA: Gardena Police Officer Justified in Killing Shooting Suspect

June 13, 2019  By City News Service    Los Angeles County prosecutors have determined that a Gardena police officer acted in lawful self-defense...

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Sports News

In the dugout with L.A. Dodgers head manager Dave Roberts; Roberts opens up about life, legacy, family and faith.

In the dugout with L.A. Dodgers head manager Dave Roberts; Roberts opens up about life, legacy, family and faith.

June 13, 2019  By Brandon I. Brooks  Managing Editor    In a sport that has historically marginalized Black players, African American baseball...

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Arts & Culture

Three Generations of ‘Shaft’;“Shaft” directed by Tim Story brings a generation of bad-a** mother-f****** together for an action film with humor!

Three Generations of ‘Shaft’;“Shaft” directed by Tim Story brings a generation of bad-a** mother-f****** together for an action film with humor!

June 13, 2019  By Lapacazo Sandoval  Contributing Writer    “Who's the Black private d***   that's a sex machine to all the chicks? (Shaft)   You're...

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