Crenshaw High School

School Busing: Does it Help or Harm Black Students?

Desegregation and school busing has always been a complex and controversial issue in the Black community of Los Angeles.  Since the LAUSD instituted school busing, magnet and integration programs in the 1970s, many Black parents have felt that they needed to have their children bused to predominantly White areas to receive a better quality of education or to learn in a safer environment.   

Crenshaw Has Six-Game Winning Streak After Win Against Washington Prep

The Crenshaw boys basketball team won a crucial game against the Washington Prep Generals 75-67. The Cougars now have a 23-2 overall record and an 8-1 Coliseum League record. Crenshaw boys basketball head coach Ed Waters noted how the Cougars were in a three-way tie with King/Drew and Washington Prep. “We’re having kind of a magical season, this was a big game for us,” Waters said. “We took care of business at home.” The Cougars had a six-point run late in the first quarter and kept their momentum going into the next phase. Washington Prep earned several points on the

Student Athlete of the Week: Daiyan Henley

Washington State University redshirt senior linebacker Daiyan Henley had a historic season leading the Cougar defense. His 106 total tackles this season made him a finalist for the Butkus award, an honor given annually to the top linebacker in college football.