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Krispy Krunchy Chicken to make first appearance at 10th Annual Taste of Soul
July 30, 2015
Louisiana-based Krispy Krunchy Chicken is a national, fast food restaurant that has recently made its way to the west coast. . ... read more »
WSCUC Notes Significant Change and Improvement at CDU
July 30, 2015
Dr. David M. Carlisle, President and CEO of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science(CDU) is delighted to announce the affirmation and commendation of WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) for the University’s recent significant progress and changes as a full-fledged university. ... read more »
July 30, 2015
A 1947 report, “The Problem of Violence: Observations on Race Conflict in Los Angeles,” by the American Council on Race Relations and the Haynes Foundation, focuses on racial tensions two decades before the 1965 Watts Revolt. “The Council and Foundation did not seek research and analysis so much as guidance, a way of thinking about the problem which offered some hope and genuinely useful application." Three neighborhoods with racial tension were chosen for observation—Watts, West Jefferson and Hollenbeck. Observations on Watts shed most light on factors culminating in the rebellion. Excerpts follow. ... read more »
‘Art of the Spirit – Myth to Reality’ At Museum of African American Art
July 30, 2015
The Museum of African American Art is pleased to acknowledge local artists who have received international acclaim for their artwork, in celebration of the museum’s upcoming 40-year anniversary in 2016 ... read more »
9th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair
July 30, 2015
Thousands of book lovers, families, and fans of all ages will converge on the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza for the 2015 Leimert Park Village Book Fair ... read more »
Seniors Targeted By Fake Landlords
July 30, 2015
Seniors should be skeptical of eye-catching photos of luxurious vacation properties posted online by scammers ... read more »
Local Educator Appointed National University Assistant Professor
July 30, 2015
Dr. Saul E. Lankster II, former three-term Compton School Board President and Civil Rights and the Law Adjunct Professor at California State University Long Beach, has been appointed Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Law for National University School of Professional Studies, ... read more »
July 30, 2015
Female LAPD Officer Sentenced to Jail for Assaulting Woman While on Duty ... read more »
This Week in Black History (July 30)
July 30, 2015
This week's facts about Black history figures. ... read more »
Family of Sandra Bland still seeks for answers after her funeral
July 30, 2015
On July 25 in Lisle, Illinois, 28 year-old Sandra Bland was laid to rest by her family and friends. Over 1,000 people attended her funeral at DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church. ... read more »
The Queen of Soul is coming to Los Angeles
July 30, 2015
All hail the Queen! The Queen of Soul that is. Yes, Aretha Franklin is making her way Los Angeles for her August 2 concert at Microsoft Theater (formerly L.A. Live Nokia Theatre). ... read more »
T.D. Jakes Moves Forward with Focus and Purpose
July 30, 2015
Positive movement surrounds Bishop T.D. Jakes. As a world-renowned preacher, best-selling author, and successful movie producer, Jakes touches millions of lives through television, radio, films and social media. ... read more »
July 29, 2015
Medical examiners performing an autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown said Monday their initial findings turned up no obvious cause of death, while experts said the months that have passed since Brown was found face-down in a bathtub are working against authorities now tasked with solving how she died. ... read more »
Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas hosts private Brown Paper Bag Luncheon for Black Press
July 29, 2015
L.A. County is known for having the best trauma care systems in the world, with South L.A. alone making up 20 percent of trauma related death with a mortality rate of 3.6 percent. With the reopening of King Community Hospital this summer, medical leaders have high hopes these numbers continue to decrease. ... read more »
Hollywood’s reaction to Bobbi Kristina’s death
July 29, 2015
Bobbi Kristina Brown’s family along with many celebrities mourn the tragic loss of the 22-year old upcoming star and social media has been flooded with tributes. ... read more »

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