LAPD Seeks to Increase Number of Black Officers; Request for recruits was among the topics discussed at the recent African American Community Forum

July 29, 2021

By Cora Jackson-Fossett

Contributing Writer

 

Top staff of the Los Angeles Police Department made an earnest plea for help with increasing the number of Black law enforcement officers... Read more...

Councilman Curren Price Establishes $1 Million Emergency Relief Fund for Victims of the South LA Fireworks Blast

July 29, 2021

LAWT News Service

 

On Wednesday, July 21, L.A. City Councilmember Curren Price unveiled details of a $1 Million emergency relief fund that will help District 9 victims of the LAPD fireworks... Read more...

Biden-Harris Administration to Invest More Than $1.6 Billion to Support COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation in Vulnerable Communities; As Part of Biden’s National Testing Initiatives, More Testing in Congregate Settings Will Help Prevent Infections as Delta V

July 29, 2021

NNPA Newswire Report

 

As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing COVID-19 response efforts, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will invest more than $1.6... Read more...

National Council of Negro Women, Ben Crump File Suit Against Johnson & Johnson

July 29, 2021

By Stacy M. Brown

NNPA Newswire

 

Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorneys Ben Crump of Ben Crump Law and Paul Napoli of Napoli Shkolnik today announced the... Read more...

Ex-Political Donor Ed Buck Guilty of Giving Meth to 2 Men Who Died in WeHo

July 29, 2021 

By Fred Shuster

City News Service

 

After just 4 1/2 hours of deliberations, former political donor Ed Buck was convicted of a series... Read more...

ADVERTORIAL; INFLUENCING CHANGE TO AFFECT FOOD INSECURITY– A group effort must be taken to not shift the burden –

June 10, 2021

By Dr. James Cruz, interim chief medical officer

Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan

 

One in four Californians currently struggle with food insecurity, which is defined... Read more...

News

Former State Official Charges State Treasurer With Sexual Harassment

Former State Official Charges State Treasurer With Sexual Harassment

July 22, 2021 By Antonio Ray Harvey California Black Media   Five months after Judith Blackwell was replaced as the head of two California state committees...

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Community

Councilmember Curren Price Addresses Needs of Neighbors Affected by Botched Fireworks Detonation

Councilmember Curren Price Addresses Needs of Neighbors Affected by Botched Fireworks Detonation

July 15, 2021 LAWT News Service   More than 100 residents came out on July 12 to Trinity Recreation Center for a community forum, hosted by Councilmember...

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Sports News

Raiders Star Keisean Nixon Hosts Backpack Giveaway in Compton

Raiders Star Keisean Nixon Hosts Backpack Giveaway in Compton

July 29, 2021 By Amanda Scurlock Sports Writer   Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Keisean Nixon returned to his hometown of Compton to host a backpack...

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Arts & Culture

Idris Elba is Bloodsport in ‘The Suicide Squad’; Confesses that maybe his suit didn’t fit as well as he suspected. Opening, August 6th.

Idris Elba is Bloodsport in ‘The Suicide Squad’; Confesses that maybe his suit didn’t fit as well as he suspected. Opening, August 6th.

July 29, 2021 By Lapacazo Sandoval Contributing Writer   Ladies and gentlemen and all of those that live in-between hold on to your proverbial hats...

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