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SoCal Man to Plead Guilty in Cross-Border Kidnapping Case
September 7, 2021
A Los Angeles-area man is expected to plead guilty this morning to a federal charge for his alleged involvement in a ring that collected ransom from people whose family members had been kidnapped in Mexico. ... read more »
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Continue Dropping in Los Angeles County
September 7, 2021
The number of coronavirus patients in Los Angeles County hospitals continues to fall, declining from 1,480 on Sunday to 1,463, according to the latest state figures. ... read more »
August 31: Adrian Dove, former White House Staff member and current CEO of the Kingdom Day Parade in Los Angeles, was born, 1934
August 31, 2021
August 31: Adrian Dove, former White House Staff member and current CEO of the Kingdom Day Parade in Los Angeles, was born, 1934 ... read more »
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August 30: Guion “Guy” Bluford became the first African American to experience space travel, 1983
August 30, 2021
August 30: Guion "Guy" Bluford became the first African American to experience space travel, 1983 ... read more »
August 29: Mal Goode became the first African American news correspondent on t.v., 1962
August 29, 2021
August 29: Mal Goode became the first African American news correspondent on t.v., 1962 ... read more »
August 28: The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas, was originally published in eighteen parts, 1844
August 28, 2021
August 28: The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas, was originally published in eighteen parts, 1844 ... read more »
August 27: W.E.B. Du Bois, Pan Africanist, author, historian, & Harvard grad, passed away in Ghana, where he was a citizen, 1963
August 27, 2021
August 27: W.E.B. Du Bois, Pan Africanist, author, historian, & Harvard grad, passed away in Ghana, where he was a citizen, 1963 ... read more »
August 26: Artist Hale Woodruff, whose famous works include, Amistad Mutiny murals and The Negro in California History, was born in Cairo, IL, 1900
August 26, 2021
August 26: Artist Hale Woodruff, whose famous works include, Amistad Mutiny murals and The Negro in California History, was born in Cairo, IL, 1900 ... read more »
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August 25: Nurse Mary Mahoney co-founded The National Association of Negro Nurses was formed in 1908
August 25, 2021
August 25: Nurse Mary Mahoney co-founded The National Association of Negro Nurses was formed in 1908 ... read more »
August 24: LA City Councilman Herb Wesson Jr. announced that a portion of Figueroa St would be renamed Kobe Bryant Blvd, 2020
August 24, 2021
August 24: LA City Councilman Herb Wesson Jr. announced that a portion of Figueroa St would be renamed Kobe Bryant Blvd, 2020 ... read more »
August 22: Abolitionist Henry Highland Garnet made a “Call to Rebellion” to all enslaved Africans to strike, 1843
August 22, 2021
August 22: Abolitionist Henry Highland Garnet made a “Call to Rebellion” to all enslaved Africans to strike, 1843 ... read more »
August 20: 20 Africans arrived in Jamestown, VA They were the first Africans to be sold, on record in America, 1619
August 20, 2021
August 20: 20 Africans arrived in Jamestown, VA They were the first Africans to be sold, on record in America, 1619 ... read more »
Mark Ridley-Thomas Will Not Run for Mayor
August 19, 2021
Says he will focus on addressing homelessness and says, “I would love to see Congresswoman Karen Bass enter Mayor’s race” ... read more »
August 19: The National Negro Business League’s 15th Annual Conference began in Muskogee, OK, 1914
August 19, 2021
August 19: The National Negro Business League's 15th Annual Conference began in Muskogee, OK, 1914 ... read more »
August 18: Rock and Roll Star Jimi Hendrix headlined the famed Woodstock festival of 1969
August 18, 2021
August 18: Rock and Roll Star Jimi Hendrix headlined the famed Woodstock festival of 1969 ... read more »
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