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Black men, boys shot most by Chicago police
August 31, 2016
After threatening to sue, the Chicago Tribune has obtained data from the city's police department that tracks every time an officer has opened fire in the city over the past six years. The vast majority of those hit were black men or boys. ... read more »
Community Treasure and Compton School Board Member Mae Thomas Hospitalized    
August 31, 2016
  GET WELL Mae!  We Love You and We are waiting for your return.   ... read more »
More Than Black Girl Magic
August 31, 2016
I realize Olympic medals are evidence of hard work, perseverance and incredible self-discipline, not magic, but for those of us in the audience the results felt magical. ... read more »
Dallas protest leader sentenced to two years in prison
August 31, 2016
A leader of the group that organized the protest where a sniper killed five law enforcement officers in Dallas was sentenced Friday to prison for unrelated probation violations. ... read more »
Dallas police squelch critics, questions about sniper attack 
August 31, 2016
The day after five Dallas officers were killed by a sniper, the city’s police chief described the men as “guardians” of democracy, praising them for protecting the freedom to protest at a large demonstration against police brutality. ... read more »
Man gets 40 years for pouring scalding water on gay couple 
August 31, 2016
A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison on August 24 for throwing scalding water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery. ... read more »
Disneyland Resort Honors Buffalo Soldiers During Daily Flag Retreat Ceremony 
August 31, 2016
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Buffalo Soldiers, the Disneyland Resort and SALUTE, a Disneyland Resort Diversity Resource Group committed to providing a military perspective that will enhance the cast and guest experience, held a special flag retreat ceremony on Aug. 26 to honor the Buffalo Soldiers of the 9th and 10th Calvary Association. ... read more »
Support the Freedom-Fighting Legacy of George E. Curry
August 31, 2016
George Curry was our beloved Editor-In-Chief of the NNPA News Wire Service and after decades of outstanding contributions and service to the Black Press in America, George evolved to be admired as the “Dean of Black Press Columnists.” ... read more »
Success On The Way: Who Among You…..??? 
August 31, 2016
I 'm sure you've heard it before, "Who among you is free of wrongdoing.....let that person cast the first stone." ... read more »
Creating Equity in Opportunities for our Community
August 31, 2016
This ordinance would provide us with important community benefits – funding for homelessness, public safety programs, youth programs, parks and much more ... read more »
WIN tickets to August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”!
August 31, 2016
WIN tickets to August Wilson’s  “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” directed by Phylicia Rashad at the Mark Taper Forum September 11th – October 16, 2016. (enter below to win or ... ... read more »
Re-Reading and Reflecting on James Baldwin: Rethinking Race and America
August 31, 2016
The last time I saw James Baldwin was at a memorial colloquium on Hoyt Fuller at Cornell University in 1984 at which we were both presenting. ... read more »
Crenshaw Loses to Mission Hills in Season Opening Game
August 31, 2016
Crenshaw High School could not conquer the Mission Hills Grizzlies, losing to them in a 20-21 bout. ... read more »
Bryant honored by Los Angeles with ‘Kobe Bryant Day’
August 31, 2016
Los Angeles City Council and Lakers fans united to honor Kobe Bryant at City Hall ... read more »
Victor R. Anderson, III Elected To Federation Of Defense and Corporate Counsel Board
August 31, 2016
Anderson, who has practiced law for over 30 years now, has been involved with the FDCC since 2006 ... read more »
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