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This Week In Black History (September 14 – September 20)
September 22, 2017
A pioneer within the 1990’s East Coast rap scene, the lyricist is one the most influential rappers in the industry who is respected among his peers, fans and still sells out arenas. ... read more / view gallery »
Dick Gregory’s life celebrated in D.C. with memorial and tribute parade
September 21, 2017
The family of Civil Rights leader and icon Dick Gregory celebrated his life and legacy on September 16 at the City of Praise Family Ministries ... read more »
L.A. Memorial Slated for Motown Legend Bobby Taylor
September 21, 2017
Taylor died Saturday morning, July 22, 2017, at a hospital in Hong Kong, where he’d been living for the last several years. ... read more »
 Protesters Question, ‘Do Black Lives Matter’ After St. Louis Ex-Cop Acquittal  
September 21, 2017
Nationwide marches and protest broke out this past weekend after a Missouri City judge ruled now-former White police officer, Jason Stockley, not guilty of first-degree murder for the 2011 shooting death of Black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith. ... read more »
Figgers Starts Black-Owned Telecommunications Network
September 21, 2017
He became so good at fixing computers that by the time he was a teenager, Figgers was working for the City of Quincy repairing computers after school. ... read more »
Dr. Carliss McGhee – A Champion for All Children
September 21, 2017
That determined, confident approach has worked for McGhee throughout her career and she continues to apply it in her role as president of the Inglewood School Board. ... read more »
Death of Chicago Teen Has Black America Outraged 
September 21, 2017
Hashtags such as #JusticeforKennka and #KennekaJenkins claim authorities didn't make Jenkins' investigation a priority because of her ethnicity. ... read more »
Environmental Teacher Institute Presentation on Stewardship Project
September 21, 2017
The first session was held at LADWP’s downtown headquarters ... read more »
McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour Headlines TOS Gospel Stage
September 21, 2017
 National artists join local performers for spectacular praise experience ... read more »
Colonial Life Brings Diversity to the Insurance Industry
September 21, 2017
Many life insurance companies cover medical bills and hospital fees, but Colonial Life takes a look at some of the other important things people need when recovering from an injury. ... read more »
Sing Your Heart out at the Taste of Soul StarQuest Singing Competition
September 21, 2017
The Annual StarQuest Singing Competition is back and better than ever with a “Salute to Motown”!. ... read more »
Jazz At Drew Returns The Music To South L.A.
Perhaps a student or group of students at this esteemed university will find the cure for cancer one day. ... read more / view event »
LAUSD to Settle Lawsuit with $150 Million to Low Income Schools 
September 21, 2017
The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay more than $150 million to 50 schools in primarily low-income areas to resolve a lawsuit accusing the district of misspending funds that should have been used to benefit "high-need" and English-learning students, attorneys announced last Thursday. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kaylin Brown
September 21, 2017
Brown’s shot tied the Lion’s championship game against the Palisades Dolphins at 73 with seconds left in regulation. ... read more »
Los Angeles Officially Named Host of 2028 Olympics 
September 21, 2017
Los Angeles was officially named last Wednesday as host of the 2028 Summer Olympics by a unanimous vote of the International Olympic Committee in Lima, Peru. ... read more »
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