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Black Girls and Sex Trafficking in Los Angeles!
September 30, 2016
Why should this matter to you? Sex trafficking is sexual slavery and disproportionately affects young Black girls in America. Family members, acquaintances, pimps, employers, smugglers, and strangers traffic children. Pimping or sex trafficking, is a multi-billion-dollar industry and predators are likely to make anywhere from $150,000 to $300,000 each year selling and exploiting the bodies of Black teenage girls. According to the U.S. Justice Department and National Center for Missing and Exploited children, the average pimp has four to six girls and many are ages 13-14. These young ladies are, raped, beaten, branded, contract sexually transmitted diseases within six months of being on the streets and sold daily in the the sex trade. ... read more »
John Salley: “Colin Kaepernick Is A Hero”
September 30, 2016
Retired NBA star, actor and TV host John Salley talks Colin Kaepernick's heroism at Verses & Flow Season 6 Red Carpet Correspondent: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Preparing For the Biotech Decade
Oct. 1 The University of Southern California, in partnership with Los Angeles Community Colleges, is presenting a half-day educational and workforce development event to encourage the residents of East Los Angeles (Boyle Heights, ... read more / view event »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (9/30- 10/6/2016)
September 30, 2016
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops here in between and beyond. ... read more »
U.S. Olympic sports lag on minority, women hiring
September 29, 2016
The U.S. Olympic Committee and the sports it oversees are behind the curve when it comes to placing women and minorities in key coaching and leadership positions ... read more »
Huskers’ Rose-Ivey received blowback for anthem protest
September 29, 2016
A Nebraska football player who kneeled during the national anthem before the game at Northwestern on Saturday night said he and his family have received racially-charged criticism on social media. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (September 29, – October 5,)
September 29, 2016
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Kevin Garnett says ‘farewell’ after 21 seasons in the NBA
September 29, 2016
In more than two decades in the NBA, Garnett opened the door for a new wave of young talent to enter the league ... read more »
Frederick D. Tinsley 1940-2016  
September 29, 2016
Frederick (Fred) Tinsley, double bass player in the Los Angeles Philharmonic, passed away on September 19. ... read more »
Bill Nunn, actor in “Do the Right Thing,” dead at 63
September 29, 2016
Bill Nunn, a veteran character actor whose credits ranged from the "Spider-Man" movie franchise to such Spike Lee films as "Do the Right Thing" and "He Got Game," has died. ... read more »
Puff Daddy donates $1 million to Howard University
September 29, 2016
Puff Daddy is donating $1 million to Howard University, where he once was a student. ... read more »
R&B Songwriter/Producer/Artist Kashif Dies at 59
September 29, 2016
Six-time Grammy-nominated musician produced hits for Whitney Houston, George Benson, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Kenny G, Melba Moore and more   Multifaceted R&B-Pop musician Kashif passed away from undetermined causes in his Playa del Rey, ... read more »
StarQuest people’s choice winner’s set to perform at Taste of Soul 
September 29, 2016
For the first time, StarQuest opened mobile and web auditions to find two lucky winners (5-17 & 18+) who would automatically get the opportunity to perform in front of hundreds-of-thousands at this year's Taste of Soul. ... read more »
‘Moving Forward: A New Take on Biblical Teachings’
September 29, 2016
Author Stephanie Ike talks about her new Christain book "Moving Forward." The book is a guide that teaches how to avoid stagnancy and find life purpose Host: Dion Allen ... read more / watch video »
No Losses For Hawkins Football
September 29, 2016
Hawkins has a 5-0 start, the best out of any team in the Coliseum league this season so far. ... read more »
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