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The Prince who wore no clothes

The age-old adage “Whatever is old is new” is appropriate for the memorable style of Prince.

L.A. community groups: Parks are an environmental justice issue

At an Earth Day news briefing that participants framed as an environmental justice forum, advocates for a new Los Angeles parks funding proposition said they have solved the “specific projects” problem by addressing the “public input” problem.

LAPD adds mounted units to crime fighting arsenal

In response to a reported increase in crime in South Los Angeles, the LAPD is using a technique that has people staring, oohing and ahhing including some of the criminals

The Prince who wore no clothes

The age-old adage “Whatever is old is new” is appropriate for the memorable style of Prince. When the guitar wizard and pop music icon passed away suddenly last week, (amid reports off ill helath and the cancellation of several concerts ...

Hip hop, country, soul and jazz in store for music lovers at The Amp

Music fans will have an exciting menu to select from this summer as the Palmdale Amphitheater will present its summer concert series set to begin in early July. Also, a series of classic films will also be part of the ...

Is South LA arms merchant an asset to the community?

Among the many yarns of folklore traversing the annals of South L.A. are the misadventures of street hoodlum extraordinaire Ronald Washington (AKA “Muscle Beach” as an homage to his chiseled physique), who stepped into the big time, when he engineered ...

Autism numbers are holding steady as world researchers study the cause

The numbers appear to be holding steady in the United States regarding the prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Financial literacy can mean difference between ‘good life’ and ‘poor house’

Aside from a rousing session of Monopoly, most Americans don’t give financial literacy much thought. In fact, only 40 percent of adults will maintain a budget and track their spending. That’s what the Jump$tart Coalition has discovered, and it may ...

Financial literacy can mean difference between ‘good life’ and ‘poor house’

Aside from a rousing session of Monopoly, most Americans don’t give financial literacy much thought.

The future of Black businesses

Faced with an unemployment rate of 9.2 percent and a deep desire to forge their own pathway to career success, many African Americans are opting to create their own businesses.

Liberia outsourcing public education to U.S. firm

In what might be a first in Africa, Liberia will put its entire pre-primary and primary education system in the hands of a U.S. start-up that would bring a charter school model to struggling schools on the continent.

April Fools’ Day means lots of fun pranks between family and friends

“April Fools is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other 364 days.” —Mark Twain’s “Pudd’nhead Wilson Calendar,” 1917.

Palliative care unplugged

The death of a parent is an inevitable, normal biological process. However, due to modern science we are able to delay death by days, weeks and sometimes even years.

Black families must continue to teach sons how to survive police encounters

In the Black community “the talk” doesn’t mean a conversation about the birds and bees. It means parents telling their sons how to survive encounters with the police and make it home alive.

Waters proposes bill to end homelessness

Rep. Maxine Waters, (CA-43), last week introduced legislation that she said will end the crisis of homelessness in America.

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