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Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared
June 22, 2017
A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday June 21, acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the city’s north side. ... read more »
L.A. County Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Sex Trafficking Venues
June 22, 2017
Los Angeles County law enforcement officials said Tuesday they are cracking down on sex trafficking on the streets and online and pointed to sports arenas as a magnet for the trade. ... read more »
New System May Speed Up LAX Security Lines
June 22, 2017
A company specializing in biometric identification through fingerprints or eye scans has opened kiosks at Los Angeles International Airport, where officials hope the addition will help speed up security lines. ... read more »
Auto Review: 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
June 22, 2017
Chevrolet has continued to develop advanced vehicles to meet the needs of a diverse group of drivers and their different lifestyles. ... read more »
Richmond to unveil Maggie Walker monument next month
June 22, 2017
The city of Richmond will unveil its new monument honoring pioneering African-American entrepreneur Maggie Walker next month. ... read more »
Dr. Ora Mobley Sweeting, Human Rights Activist & Author Celebrates Legacy of Activism & 90th Birthday
June 22, 2017
Dr. Ora Mobley Sweeting, walked into her 90th Birthday Celebration dancing to the Motown sounds of Greg Matta and his old school harmony singing group. ... read more »
LAX’s aviation career education summer program is ready for take off
June 22, 2017
During the week-long program, students will be introduced to a variety of careers from the following airport participants: LAX Airport Operations, American Airlines, Compass Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, LAX Information Technology Division, Los Angeles Airport Police Department, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Spartan Aviation College, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and many others. ... read more »
Senator Harris Releases Spotify Playlist to Commemorate African-American Music Appreciation Month
June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In honor of African-American Music Appreciation Month, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris released a Spotify playlist today comprised of some of her favorite African-American artists that encompass a wide range of genres including rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel, hip-hop, rap, soul, pop, reggae, and funk. This month recognizes that American music and African-American music are inextricably linked, reflecting the diversity of the American cultural experience. ... read more »
Mississippi town elects woman as 1st African-American mayor
June 22, 2017
Outgoing Mayor Knox Ross says it's no big surprise to him that Beechem won because it was a three-candidate race in a nonpartisan general election without a runoff. ... read more »
Nooses on National Mall Echo Domestic Terrorism
June 22, 2017
Nooses on the National Mall Stoke Memories of “America’s Dark History” ... read more »
Women in Entertainment Luncheon Takes Place at StubHub Center
June 22, 2017
The event was hosted by AEG’s StubHub Center Foundation, National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (NABFEME) and Women Helping Women in Entertainment. ... read more »
Bodycam shows shooting of black man by Milwaukee officer
June 22, 2017
Heaggan-Brown, 25, faces up to 60 years in prison if convicted of killing Smith but he's already lost his job. He was fired in October after being charged with sexual assault in an unrelated case. ... read more »
Alabama mayor wants Confederate statues that New Orleans removed
June 22, 2017
An Alabama mayor is offering to take Confederate-related monuments recently disassembled in New Orleans. ... read more »
Kia Patterson Takes Over Ownership of Grocery Outlet in Compton 
June 22, 2017
Patterson gives back to Compton by providing low-cost groceries and owning Grocery Outlet in Compton.  ... read more »
Heat Wave to Roll into Next Week
June 22, 2017
The highest temperatures this week will be between 108 and 112 degrees in the Antelope Valley ... read more »
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