Friday, February 3, 2023
Student Athlete of the Week: Kinidi Curl
February 2, 2023
Hamilton sophomore Kinidi Curl considers basketball to be a fun sport that has allowed her to meet new people. Not only does she hoop for the Yankees girls’ basketball team, but she competes in travel ball. ... read more »
How Jahmea Bent Fought For Social Justice at UCLA
February 2, 2023
While being a member of one of the top womens’ water polo teams in the NCAA, Jahmea Bent was advocating for Black athletes at UCLA. ... read more »
USC Names Track Field After Allyson Felix
January 26, 2023
USC will honor the achievements of 11-time Olympic medalist Allyson Felix by naming their track field after her. The L.A. native graduated from USC in 2008 with a degree in education and went on to become the most decorated American Track and Field athlete in history. ... read more »
Loyola Marymount Recognizes Danny Bakewell Sr. in Special MLK Interfaith Service 
January 26, 2023
A beautiful service in honor of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was held at Loyola Marymount University on January 18, 2023.   ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Arnell Golden
January 26, 2023
West L.A. College freshman sprinter Arnell Golden is putting in the work to become an Olympian. This season, he wants to work on his aggression on the track. ... read more »
Power, Leadership, and Influence of the Black Woman
January 25, 2023
A word from creator, Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. I want to thank you all for your support in empowering Black women. My motivation for creating this powerful women’s event has been two-fold; ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Emari Demercado
January 19, 2023
Former TCU senior running back Emari Demercado helped carry the Horned Frogs football team to the CFP National Championship. During the game, he led all rushers with 61 running yards. On Martin Luther King Day, Demercado announced on Twitter that he declared for the 2023 NFL Draft. ... read more »
Instrumental Music Returns to Dorsey High School
January 12, 2023
Jasmyne Pope, Dorsey High School’s new band teacher, has implemented a renewed vision to create exposure to instrumental music for the school and for the community. Her course schedule includes Modern Band, Performance Band and Music Appreciation. ... read more »
CFP Unveils eSports Lab at Morningside
January 12, 2023
 The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation, Extra Yard for Teachers, continues to leave its mark by creating an eSports lab at Morningside high school. ... read more »
Thurmond Starts Second Term as State Addresses Educational Inequity
January 12, 2023
State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SPI) Tony Thurmond took the oath of office to begin his second term on Jan. 7, at a ceremony conducted at Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Casey Roddick
January 5, 2023
Junior offensive lineman Casey Roddick was the captain of the Colorado Buffaloes football team during the 2022-2023 season. ... read more »
Harvard University Names Dr. Claudine Gay as its First Black President 
December 29, 2022
Harvard University announced Claudine Gay, Ph.D., as its 30th president and the first Black person poised to lead the nation’s oldest educational institution. Gay, 52, was elected to the presidency by the governing board of the Harvard Corporation and will take office on July 1, succeeding retiring president Lawrence S. Bacow.  ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Anthony Whitsey
December 22, 2022
Washington Prep senior Anthony Whitsey is a multisport athlete who has competed in football, track and field, basketball, and baseball. This year marked his fourth year playing varsity football. ... read more »
Los Angeles Public Library Closes Digital Equity Gap With Free Computer Bundle Program
December 15, 2022
The computer bundles are available to be checked out by adults with a library card who are in good standing.  ... read more »
World AIDS Day 2022: Get on the Healthy Love Bus
December 15, 2022
December 1, World Aids Day, was also a day of celebration because a new super weapon was unveiled. “The Love Bus is a preventive mobile health unit. It is meant to meet people where they are, but also where they want to be,” shared Dazon Dixon Diallo, who recognized a growing need in the African American community for health care services in 1989. ... read more »

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