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Youth March at USC Calls for Justice
July 2, 2020
Evan, a USC student, when asked about the message behind the ‘Defund The Police’ slogan, said “the idea of the slogan, ‘Defund LAPD’ or ‘Defund the Police’ is stemming from a call to divest and to reinvest into the communities that are suffering from a lack of education programs, housing programs, along with the environmental crisis that has been going on across our nation. ... read more »
A Crisis on Two Fronts: Black Immigrants  Face  COVID-19  in California  and  Back Home  
May 22, 2020
They live in small clusters in inland valley towns and in  larger  ethnic enclaves in San Diego, San Francisco and Los Angeles — or  they blend  into  suburban  communities  across the state, according to  data collected by  California Black Media  to support its  Census 2020  awareness  mapping. ... read more »
Here’s what it’s like to experience survivor’s guilt amidst the coronavirus pandemic
May 1, 2020
I come from a long line of Black intellectuals.  My family members migrated across the country by wagon alongside white families, integrated classrooms and courts, and worked their way up to found a legacy at prestigious universities like Stanford and USC. Before being allowed the right to converse with white peers, my ancestors fought and died for the right to be free. A notion I often take for granted, but now feel more connected to than ever because there is a mandated stay-at-home order in the city where I live. The freedom to leave my home has been taken away from me, and I feel afraid that more of my freedoms will be taken away as COVID-19 spreads.   ... read more »
What Matters Most for Inglewood Children? High Performance or Politics?
April 30, 2020
The great Maya Angelou said, "Hope is born again in the faces of children." This sentiment should be a guiding theme throughout school districts nationwide, especially the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD). ... read more »
L.A. Public Officials Collaborate with USC Research Program; Results show Extreme Increase in COVID-19 Case Rate
April 20, 2020
Monday, April 20. Los Angeles City Officials welcomed lead researcher Neeraj Sood from University of Southern California. He provided in depth scientific research about COVID-19. Barbara Ferrer, Director of Public Health disclosed updated statistics surrounding the coronavirus outbreak happening across the Los Angeles Region. The results from the research conducted by USC discovered that L.A. is still in the preliminary stages of the pandemic. ... read more »
USC Women’s Basketball faces rival UCLA in the Pac-12 tournament.
March 6, 2020
The Women of Troy defeated Colorado Buffaloes 69-54 in a sensational win led by Pac-12 Freshman of the Year Alissa Pili. She finished with 22 pts, 5 rebs, and two assists. ... read more »
HBO’s “Women of Troy” Shows How USC Transformed Women’s Basketball
March 5, 2020
On March 10, HBO will debut “Women of Troy,” a sports documentary on the 1983-84 USC women’s basketball team at 9:00 PST. The documentary gives an exclusive look at the team that won two consecutive NCAA championships with sports icon Cheryl Miller leading the way. ... read more »
Study Shows it’s Devastatingly Common for African Mothers to Experience the Death of a Child
February 14, 2020
Experiencing the death of a child is seen as a violation of “the natural order.” And yet, despite global health gains, such deaths remain prevalent in many poor countries and regions around the world. But just how often do mothers suffer this almost unfathomable loss? ... read more »
USC display’s lackluster energy in loss to Colorado, 78-57
February 5, 2020
The Trojans fell flat against the Colorado Buffaloes Saturday night 78-57, during a game in which USC displayed an abysmal array of shooting from the floor.  ... read more »
Women of Troy Show Determination in Loss to Arizona State
January 6, 2020
After a tenacious effort in the second half, the USC women’s basketball team lost to the Arizona State Sun Devils 63-54. The Women of Troy dissolved a 20-point deficit to a nine-point difference, keeping their competitive spirit high in the final minutes of the game. ... read more »
Rakocevic collects fifth double double in win over Florida Gulf Coast
December 31, 2019
Heading into the new year, non-conference play is officially over for the (11-2) Trojans after defeating the (3-12) Florida Gulf Coast Eagles 71-58.  ... read more / watch video »
South L.A. Students Display Skills in Readers are Leaders Competition
December 26, 2019
South L.A. students displayed their dramatic skills during a reading competition sponsored by El Nido Family Centers and United Voices of Literacy on Dec. 14. ... read more »
VIDEO: Tina Thompson jersey retirement
December 24, 2019
Tina Thompson was honored during the USC vs Virginia women's basketball game ... read more / watch video »
Former LAPD Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger Dies
December 19, 2019
Paysinger died Monday surrounded by family and friends, according to the LAPD. ... read more »
USC Cruises Past UCLA 52-35 With Record Day by Slovis
November 27, 2019
In one of college football’s greatest crosstown rivalries, Southern California and UCLA took the field for its 89th meeting and bragging rights.   ... read more »
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