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Family Hires Cochran Firm in Wrongful Death Case against LAPD 
August 9, 2018
Family members of a woman shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers while she was being held hostage, have hired the Cochran firm to help them file a wrongful death and negligence claim against the department on their behalf. ... read more »
Local Specialist, Dr. Lorenzo Brown Makes Patient Care a Priority 
August 9, 2018
“I’ve worked especially hard to become a respected member of the medical community,” said otolaryngologist (or ear, nose and throat specialist) Dr. Lorenzo Brown.   ... read more »
Women Vets on Point Launches New Website Providing Better Pathways to Care 
July 26, 2018
Many of the challenges faced by women veterans are distinct from those faced by male veterans or other women ... read more »
Florence Corridor Between Crenshaw and Western Set for Improvements
July 26, 2018
The $40 million plan includes resurfacing many buildings and modernization of several of the real estate structures in need of serious upgrades. ... read more »
Regina Scott Makes History as First Black Female LAPD Deputy Chief
July 19, 2018
LAPD Chief Michel Moore delivers on promise of promoting African Americans to high ranking positions ... read more »
L.A. County Gets $40 Million for Housing and Infrastructure
July 12, 2018
The state of California recently awarded $40 million to Los Angeles County via three grants to support the development of affordable apartments and related infrastructure projects in the County’s unincorporated areas, said county officials. The projects will generate more than 320 new affordable apartments in a region beset by “skyrocketing housing costs”, they said. ... read more »
Study Aims to Dispel Rhetoric about Black Men’s Success
July 12, 2018
Members of The Institute for Family Studies released the results last Tuesday in Washington DC, hoping to dispel common rhetoric, they said, about Black men that is often negative. The study addressed the economic standing of Black men, avenues to success for them and how much of a sense of control individuals felt they had over their own lives. ... read more »
Young Activist, Entrepreneur Aims to Mitigate Water Crises First in Detroit, Then Around the World 
June 21, 2018
Twenty-five-year-old Abess Makki has a vested interest in creating better relationships between city governments and their residents. It’s not money per se, he says, but more so altruistic in promoting a streamlined way for residents to pay municipal expenses and for cities to receive them. ... read more »
Author and Coach: ‘Happiness is a Lifestyle’
June 21, 2018
“Happiness is a lifestyle, not a destination,” says Leslie Pogue, founder of thehabitofhappy.com, a company dedicated to helping individuals reach higher levels of potential. Pogue recently hosted a live event here in the Southland, (North Hollywood specifically), during which attendees participated in an open discussion about the effects of antidepressants. ... read more »
Medical Community Remembers Dr. Ezra C. Davidson 
June 21, 2018
Earlier this year, America’s medical community, particularly those in the area of obstetrics and gynecology, mourned the death of one of their own, Dr. Ezra C. Davidson. ... read more »
Study: Social Support May Narrow Gap in HIV Infection Disparities
June 14, 2018
Findings from a recent UCLA-led research study suggest that Black men who have sex with men can benefit from social network support when it comes to HIV prevention. ... read more »
Mother Still Grieves, Police Still Search Nine Months after Slaying of Local Rapper 
June 14, 2018
The mother of a 34-year-old rapper who was slain in Los Angeles seven months ago, is still grieving, she said, even as two suspects have been arrested and subsequently released. ... read more »
Legislation Aimed at Speedy Completion of Clippers Arena 
June 14, 2018
Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager Dove (D- Los Angeles) along with Inglewood city officials and private business owners held a press conference on the future Clippers Arena site, to garner community-wide support for a bill aimed at ensuring the project meets environmental standards while maintaining “vital” community interests. ... read more »
Organization Aims to Set up Stem Cell Research Facilities Across Entire U.S.  
June 14, 2018
Members of the Global Institute of Stem Cell Therapy and Research (GIOSTAR), held a webinar this month, featuring one of the lead scientists in stem cell research and the organization’s Co-Founder Dr. Anand Srivastava, as part of an ongoing effort to spread the word about GIOSTAR’s Pixel for Cure campaign aimed at setting up 50 non-profit stem cell centers across the country. ... read more »
Reverend Kelvin Sauls Takes Ministry Beyond Holman 
June 7, 2018
Reverend Kelvin Sauls of Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles, recently announced that he would transition now, from inside the church’s four walls to share his ministry with the community at large.  ... read more »
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