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Mayor-elect Karen Bass Appoints Chris Thompson as Chief of Staff
November 29, 2022
As she prepares to take Los Angeles in a new direction, L.A. Mayor-elect Karen Bass today announced she will appoint Chris Thompson to be her mayoral Chief of Staff and guide her transition starting Monday, December 5. ... read more »
Justice for Jaheim McMillan: teenager shot in the head by police
November 29, 2022
On Tuesday, Nov.29, local pillars of the community and selected guests were invited to a virtual discussion about the recent murder of 15-year-old Jaheim McMillan. His life was taken by the police force in Gulfport, Mississippi last month. ... read more »
Late Pacers Rally Defeats Lakers 116-115
November 29, 2022
After leading by as much as 17 points, Indiana Pacers guard Andrew Nembhard stole a win from the Lakers with a buzzer-beating three-point shot. ... read more »
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USC Trojans Soundly Defeat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 38-27
November 28, 2022
Caleb Williams, the effervescent quarterback, ruled the day in the Trojan's 38-27 win. Williams put on an electric performance, passing for 232 yards, completing 18 of 22 passes, nine carries for 35 yards, scoring three touchdowns on the ground, and throwing for one score. ... read more »
Ivica Zubac’s Historic Performance Gives Clippers a 114-100 Win Over the Pacers
November 28, 2022
Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac put on a historic performance to help the squad defeat the Indiana Pacers 114-100. Zubac scored 31 points, 29 rebounds, and three blocks; he is the third player in NBA history to make such a stat line. The last player to do it was Lakers great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on February 3, 1978. ... read more »
Michael R. Benbow, Inglewood Resident, Passes Away
November 24, 2022
Michael Ralph Benbow, a longtime resident and civic leader of Inglewood, passed away recently. He was 73-years-old. ... read more »
Frank Davie, World of Curls Founder, Succumbs
November 24, 2022
Frank Davie, who transformed haircare in the Black community in the 1970s and 1980s, was called home to be with the Lord on November 10. ... read more »
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Significance of Karen Bass’s Election as Mayor of the City of Los Angeles
November 24, 2022
The significance and relevance of Karen Bass being elected as the first female Mayor of the City of Los Angeles is not just a concern for people of color or persuasion. ... read more »
Debbie Allen’s Vision Soars to New Heights with Rhimes Performing Arts Center 
November 24, 2022
For Debbie Allen, the legendary actress, dancer, director, and producer, the new space serves as an expansion of a life and career meant for good.  ... read more »
SoCalGas CEO Scott Drury Named 2022 CEO Diversity Champion
November 24, 2022
Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) recently announced that Chief Executive Officer Scott Drury was named 2022 CEO Diversity Champion by the Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council (SCMSDC), which represents more than 1,500 certified minority-owned businesses and is the leading minority business certifying organization in Southern California.  ... read more »
Our Stories Must Be Included in History 
November 24, 2022
The Korean War, also known as the Forgotten War, was fought between North and South Korea during the early 1950’s.  World War II ended just five years before the Korean War and it was originally thought that the United States would stay out of this one, but President Truman and others thought differently.   ... read more »
Golden State Could Have $25 Billion Deficit in 2023-24 Fiscal Year
November 24, 2022
California’s government may have a faceoff with a $25 billion budget shortfall in the upcoming fiscal year as tax revenues decline, according to a report issued by the state’s nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO). ... read more »
COMMENTARY: Your Obituary Goes Right Here! “Quit Playin”
November 24, 2022
We get syrupy about “Hidden Figures” from all over and know little about the heroes and sheroes who grew up in our own back yard. Mrs. French L. Cowens was born French L. Jackson to Willie Mae and Willis Jackson in Gladewater, Texas. She grew up in old North Central Dallas. ... read more »
Meet Children’s Author and People Builder Derrick Jakolby Washington
November 24, 2022
Children’s Author Derrick Jakolby Washington, is encouraging young Black boys and Black girls to embrace themselves with his innovative and insightful books. Driven by his extensive work in Human and Social Services, Washington considers himself to be a “people builder,” aiming to empower others with the skills needed to improve their quality of life and be successful. ... read more »
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