Thursday, December 12, 2019
CLOSE
 
gun violence
NNPA Newswire Exclusive: Bill Cosby Counsels Prisoners Via ‘Mann Up’ Program
December 6, 2019
In addition to Cosby, who is not officially associated with the program, four members of Mann Up spoke exclusively to NNPA Newswire. “The majority of the men in Mann Up are in for long prison terms, including life without the possibility of parole,” said Tyree Wallace, co-founder and president of the Mann Up Association. ... read more »
Grandmother of Saugus HS Victim, Dominic Blackwell, Speaks Out
November 28, 2019
“This is a great loss, a tremendous loss. I never thought something like this would happen.” ... read more »
The Human and Economic Toll of Gun Violence is Staggering
October 3, 2019
The September 18 state-by-state examination of the economic costs of gun violence, reveals numbers that the committee called "staggering." For instance, in 2017, for the first time, the rate of firearm deaths exceeded the death rate by motor vehicle accidents. Nearly 40,000 people were killed in the United States by a gun in 2017, including approximately 2,500 school-age children – or more than 100 people per day and more than five children murdered each day. Sixty percent of gun deaths each year are firearm suicides, researchers said. ... read more »
Cory Booker Hosts Roundtable on Gun Violence Prevention
August 29, 2019
2020 Presidential Candidate Cory Booker made the most of his visit to Los Angeles last week, participating in a roundtable discussion centered on gun violence prevention. The panel included Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti, Black Lives Matter L.A. Activist Paula Minor, Moms Demand Action California chapter co-lead Samantha Dorf, gun violence survivor Cindy Montana and actor Stephen Bishop. The discussion was held at Vector.90 in South L.A., a creative working space co-founded by the late rapper, Nipsey Hussle. ... read more »
“The MisManagement of Anger Management” (part 2) “The Opening of the Second Seal”
August 15, 2019
Success On “The Way”... Ask Dr. Jeanette Parker! ... read more »
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 »
SEARCH:    
Videos


Photo of the Day

Events

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:





TOS-Cookbook-Web

LA Watts Times

© 2019 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

AboutArchivesContact UsCorrections & MisprintsMedia Kit

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul