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Dodgers Showcases Negro League Exhibit 
June 29, 2017
The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated the history of Black people in America with their African American Heritage Night on June 19 when the Dodgers defeated the New York Mets 10-6. ... read more »
BBA Salutes Entertainment Industry Giants Avant and Bailey
June 29, 2017
In a nod to excellence and endurance, the Black Business Association (BBA) saluted the trailblazing careers of Clarence Avant and Lee Bailey, two major icons in the entertainment industry. ... read more »
The ‘New 9th’ District Welcomes the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art 
June 29, 2017
Legendary filmmaker George Lucas who introduced movie lovers to Star Wars and Indiana Jones, along with his wife Mellody Hobson, received overwhelming approval from the Los Angeles City Council for the construction of the Legendary filmmaker George Lucas who introduced movie lovers to Star Wars and Indiana Jones, along with his wife Mellody Hobson, received overwhelming approval from the Los Angeles City Council for the construction of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA). ... read more »
Chicago Crusader Publisher Dorothy Leavell Elected New Chairman of the NNPA 
June 29, 2017
Shortly, before the National Newspaper Publishers Association's (NNPA) annual Legacy Awards Gala, NNPA members elected veteran Chicago Crusader publisher Dorothy Leavell to serve as chairman of the group for the next two years (2017-2019). ... read more »
Local Black Business Says Goodbye
June 29, 2017
After decades of success, Frank Denkins is closing the doors of L.A. Office Furniture ... read more »
Home of firebombed NAACP officer added to historic register
June 29, 2017
The Natchez home of Wharlest Jackson Sr. and his late wife, Exerlena, was added to the register June 6. ... read more »
TyAnthony Davis Creates Vox Collegiate for Grades 6-12 Davis will build student voices through his new charter school in Watts.
June 29, 2017
Vox Collegiate will cover grade levels 6-12. The school will start with an enrollment of 105 sixth graders and continue to enroll new sixth graders each year. The school will focus not only on academic skills, but also skills that students will need to be successful in any career. ... read more »
BET Genius Talks: New Edition Tells All   
June 29, 2017
On Saturday, June 24, fans of all ages gathered inside the Los Angeles Convention Center for day three of the four-day BET Experience Fan Fest. ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation
June 29, 2017
A White House spokeswoman said the development was “pretty disappointing” and pledged to arrange for individual members to meet one-on-one with Trump. ... read more »
L.A. Sentinel wins 4 NNPA Awards
June 29, 2017
The Los Angeles Sentinel reaped four honors in the 2017 National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Merit Awards. ... read more »
The California Jazz and Blues Museum
June 29, 2017
Based in Leimert Park, the museum pays homage to local legends of jazz and blues ... read more »
Immigration Law Dominates L.A. Sheriffs Civilian Oversight Commission Meeting 
June 29, 2017
The battle over making California a “sanctuary state” for so-called undocumented immigrants dominated the June 22 meeting of the newly formed Los Angeles County Sheriffs Civilian Oversight Commission. ... read more »
Terrence McKelvey Talks Fiduciary Standard  
June 29, 2017
Terrence McKelvey gives his knowledge on money management and financial planning.  ... read more »
Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million
June 29, 2017
The insurance company for the city of Ferguson, Missouri, paid $1.5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Brown's parents, the city attorney said Friday. ... read more »
Metro Board Awards Largest Contract Ever to Small, Minority-Owned Businesses
June 29, 2017
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) was recently awarded a contract for $90.8 million to Kal Krishnan Consulting Services/Triunity Engineering & Management Joint Venture for program management support services. ... read more »
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