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Ross No Longer Boss with Sparks
July 22, 2014
Carol Ross has been fired as coach of the slumping Los Angeles Sparks, and will be replaced by general manager Penny Toler for the rest of the season. ... read more »
A Big Day for Percy Pinkney
May 22, 2014
(L to R): Councilwoman Myrtle Cole and Percy Pinkney Hundreds of people gathered recently to pay tribute to Percy Pinkney in a multi-city birthday and awards celebration recently. ... read more »
Reel Talk 5.22.14
May 22, 2014
Richard T. Jones Veteran actor Richard T. Jones has built an impressive and versatile resume and is one of the most gifted character actors in town. ... read more »
CAWS Convention ‘Voyage Into Recovery’ Kicks off in Long Beach
May 22, 2014
The 30th annual Cocaine Anonymous World Service Convention will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, CA from May 22 through May 26. The global, ... read more »
Message From Malcolm: Anchoring Insights in Unsettling Times
May 22, 2014
Each year since 1966, we of the organization Us have publicly celebrated the birth and commemorated the martyrdom of Min. Malcolm X, El Hajj Malik El Shabazz. ... read more »
Charter School Segregation and Civil Rights
May 22, 2014
The Civil Rights Project (UCLA) annual report, Choice Without Equity: Charter School Segregation and the Need for Civil Rights Standards calls the charter school movement a major political success but a civil rights failure.  ... read more »
Bridge Proposal to Help Pedestrians Avoid Homeless Downtown
May 22, 2014
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously backed a pedestrian bridge at the Da Vinci apartments in downtown Los Angeles May 16, that would allow its future dwellers to avoid nearby homeless encampments. ... read more »
Sudanese woman sentenced to death for apostasy
May 22, 2014
Outrage growing as doctor gets death sentence for violating Shariah law that forbids women from marrying non-Muslim men A pregnant Sudanese woman who married a Christian man was sentenced to death on May 15 after she refused to recant her Christian faith, ... read more »
It’s a Rap 5.22.14
May 22, 2014
“After Midnight” Broadway’s Cotton Club Musical Three music legends will hit Broadway this summer in “After Midnight.” Multi-award winning icons Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight and Natalie Cole (making her Broadway debut) are set to join the illustrious roster of “Special Guest Star” ... read more »
Obama hosts Brown v. Board families, lawyers
May 22, 2014
President Barack Obama on Friday, May 16, marked the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation decision by recommitting to “the long struggle to stamp out bigotry and racism in all their forms.” Obama also scheduled a meeting Friday with families of the plaintiffs as well as the lead attorneys and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. ... read more »
Counterfeit Bill Overcomes Committee Hurdle
May 22, 2014
California State Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton issued the following statement upon passage of BOE-sponsored Assembly Bill 2681 (Dababneh) out of the Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation on May 13: “This legislation gives our investigators and our prosecuting partners more ammunition to go after lawbreakers operating in the shadows of the underground economy,” said Horton. ... read more »
Michael Jace, ‘The Shield’ actor, charged with murder in shooting death of wife
May 22, 2014
The 51-year-old actor could face 50 years to life in state prison if convicted. He is being held in lieu of $2 million bail. Prosecutors charged actor Michael Jace, ... read more »
A Day to Remember
May 22, 2014
Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. ... read more »
New Hampshire Police Commissioner Resigns after Obama Slur Backlash
May 22, 2014
Robert Copeland, the New Hampshire police commissioner who used the N-word to identify President Barack Obama decided to resign this week, after intense pressure from his community to do so. ... read more »
McKenna Is In Familiar Territory
May 22, 2014
There is no doubt that there are overwhelming issues facing the students of District 1 and several qualified candidates have stood up to champion the task. ... read more »

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