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National Institutes of Health Awards CSU Dominguez Hills Professor $655,000 Grant to Develop Innovative HIV PrEP Uptake Intervention
July 11, 2019
Grant project addresses disparity in new HIV infections among young gay African American men Carson, CA – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded California State University, ... read more »
Why Dem. Senators Richard Pan and Steven Glazer Are Holding Out Their Votes on Ethnic Studies Bill
July 11, 2019
In April 1992, violent riots broke out in Los Angeles after an almost all-White jury (one juror later “came out” as biracial 10 years later) handed down a not guilty verdict in the case of Rodney King, ... read more »
Reputed Gang Member Charged in USC Student’s Slaying
July 11, 2019
A reputed gang member was charged today with killing Victor McElhaney, a jazz student at the University of Southern California (USC), who was the son of an Oakland City Councilwoman Lynette Gibson McElhaney, during an attempted robbery just blocks from campus. ... read more »
Rodney O and Mellow Man Ace Fired up the 4th of July Festival in Exposition Park
July 11, 2019
Thousands of people from all walks of life gathered in Exposition Park for the free, all-day, family-friendly festival. ... read more »
South L.A. Student Heads to Med School
July 11, 2019
Twenty-nine-year-old Shaveonte Graham started medical school this summer, which makes her one of the most stand-out success stories of the the Leslie and William McMorrow Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI) at USC. Graham hails from South Central Los Angeles, where growing up, she was instrumental in maintaining a stable household for herself and her family. And, she was determined she said, not to fall into the neighborhood traps that surrounded her. ... read more »
New Grant Funding For Water Bottle Filling Stations Available
July 11, 2019
Eligible public facilities can now receive up to $2,000 to help the community access drinking water, stay hydrated and reduce plastic waste. ... read more »
With the Passage of the CROWN Act, Sen. Holly Mitchell Paves the Way for Natural Hair Acceptance
July 11, 2019
African Americans have long been punished for appearing in professional or academic settings while wearing their natural hair. In 2010, a Black woman in Alabama refused to cut her dreadlocks, and a job offer disappeared. Last December, a video of a Black high school wrestler who was forced get his dreadlocks cut off before a match, went viral. Not long ago, a Google search for “unprofessional hair” returned results mostly featuring Black women wearing their natural curls or braids. ... read more »
Legacy of a Lifetime- A Tribute to Diane Watson
July 11, 2019
Longtime friend and confidant of Diane Watson Queen Ahneva Ahneva, also known as Ahneva Hilson, in association with To Inspire Strong Families and Communities, or TIS Foundation, joined hands to honor a public service monarch who has managed to rise to not only one level, but four levels of government service. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Daaton Thomas
July 11, 2019
Crenshaw senior pitcher Daaton Thomas knows the importance of having patience. As team captain, he knows that the team is looking up to him during games. His outlook of the game will be passed on to his teammates, so optimism is key. ... read more »
David Mack Builds Community Bridges Through the Arts
July 11, 2019
The executive director of Invertigo Dance Theatre seeks to unite communities, give inspiration and shape the forefront of the arts in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Tampering with Census Participation Would be a Crime Under New Law
July 9, 2019
In Response to Efforts to Discourage Census Participation, California Moves to Protect the Census Count Before 2020 Sacramento, CA – As the Trump Administration actively works to intimidate millions from participating in the 2020 census, ... read more »
Lakers Sign Quinn Cook, DeMarcus Cousins and Danny Green
July 9, 2019
EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Quinn Cook, DeMarcus Cousins and Danny Green, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy, ... read more »
Lakers Re-sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee
July 9, 2019
EL SEGUNDO — The Los Angeles Lakers have re-signed Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy, ... read more »
Lakers Acquire Anthony Davis
July 9, 2019
EL SEGUNDO — The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired forward Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, Brandon Ingram, ... read more »
Lakers Sign Troy Daniels and Jared Dudley
July 9, 2019
EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Troy Daniels and Jared Dudley, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy, ... read more »
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