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L.A. City Council, County Offer $75,000 for Information on USC Student Slaying
May 30, 2019
The Los Angeles City Council approved a $50,000 reward Tuesday, and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors offered another $25,000 reward for information in the case. ... read more »
Slain player’s dad says shooting ‘shattered a lot of people’
May 2, 2019
The father of a Washburn University football player who was killed in a weekend shooting in which a New York Giants draft pick was wounded said the crime ``shattered a lot of people.'' ... read more »
Nipsey Hussle, Gun Violence and the Big Business of Weapons
April 12, 2019
Guns contributed more than $52 billion to the U.S. economy and generated over $6.8 billion in federal and state taxes in 2018, according to a new WalletHub study that compared the economic impact of guns on each of the 50 states to determine which among them leans most heavily on the gun business, both directly for jobs and political contributions and indirectly through ownership. ... read more »
Congressman Hastings Introduces Bill Providing Family Assistance to Victims of School Employees Killed in an Acts of Violence
March 13, 2019
Representative Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) has introduced the Teacher Victims’ Family Assistance Act of 2019, legislation providing assistance to the immediate family of a K-12 teacher or other school employees killed in an act of violence, ... read more »
Dr. King, Northridge Quake and Current Times
January 16, 2019
  It was early morning January 17, 1994 when California’s Northridge earthquake struck, killing more than 60, and injuring more than 9,000. Damage was widespread.   ... read more »
Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Children’s Institute and The Los Angeles Police Department Announce “Reach Team” To Support Children Exposed To Gun Violence
September 27, 2018
The REACH TEAM aims to ensure children and families exposed to gun violence receive appropriate and timely crisis intervention and support services ... read more »
Arlen Escarpeta, Cory Hardrict and Kwame Patterson Star in Crackle’s New Streaming Series ‘The Oath’ Exploring Corrupt Police Gangs
April 19, 2018
If you were ever searching for a show that unveils the truth of what happens when those sworn by law forsake their badges of honor, then “The Oath” is for you. ... read more »
Black Leaders Discuss ‘African Americans in War Times’
February 22, 2018
Gun violence, economic disparities and media representation were among the topics debated at the panel discussion sponsored by city of Los Angeles and Our Authors Study Club. ... read more »
Editorial Cartoon: Can’t we all just get along?
October 12, 2017
Congress moment of Silence after the latest massacre. Need for gun regulations from Congress. National Rifle Association conrol over Congress. ... read more / view cartoon »
 Senseless Violence in Las Vegas results in Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History 
October 5, 2017
A plethora of bullets rained down on 22,000 country music festivalgoers during the “Route 91 Harvest Festival” in Las Vegas, Nevada, leaving at least 59 people dead and 527 injured. The Sunday night attack will be remember as the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.   ... read more »
Family Looks for Answers in Compton Man’s Death
February 8, 2017
“When things like this happen, the community should speak up because it’s not going to stop unless they do.” ... read more »
Gun Violence: Closing Loopholes
January 26, 2017
There is little recognition for the men; women; and children of my district who are killed nearly every day ... read more »
An MLK Day Wish: A New Narrative
January 12, 2017
When Dr. King declared that “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”, he was invoking the moral high ground of an inclusive framework for the civil rights movement in America. ... read more »
Anthem singer at Heat-76ers game kneels during performance
October 26, 2016
Denasia Lawrence opened her jacket just before she started to sing, revealing a ``Black Lives Matter'' shirt, then dropped to her left knee and performed the song. ... read more »
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