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Tuskegee Airmen awards on Saturday

The Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation on Saturday will host its annual awards ceremony providing scholarships

Secret ‘gay stroll’ attracts interracial sex, drug use

It’s a little after 1 a.m., and while traveling northbound on Leimert Boulevard in the Crenshaw District...

Lancaster continues to lead the way in clean, green, energy

Lancaster Choice Energy is a locally run, not-for-profit power program created by the city of Lancaster.

South Los Angeles is undergoing rapid change to benefit residents

When traveling north through South Los Angeles, the gleaming downtown skyline may remind one of sentinels that overlook an often neglected community historically shut off from modernity.

Latest Marist Poll takes look at racism in the United States

Racism remains a prevalent problem in the United States. But many Americans do not think the responsibility to end racism is exclusive to one race.

Dick Gregory revisited next month at Annenberg Center

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will launch its 2017-18 season on Oct. 13 with a limited engagement of “Turn Me Loose” about the life and times of trailblazing comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory.

Discrimination and insider trading common at American investment firms

Despite civil rights laws, demonstrations and court cases won, racial discrimination is alive, well and kicking in the good ol' U.S. of A. And to make matters worse, it's thriving without being checked in the

Susan Burton highlights the path out of modern slavery

“I've always been living under a threat.” —Susan Burton on her turbulent life in South Los Angeles.

College course ‘Black Minds Matter’ draws sharp conservative criticism

A San Diego State University (SDSU) course based on the Black Lives Matter movement has raised the ire of some Republicans.

Discrimination and insider trading common at American investment firms

Despite civil rights laws, demonstrations and court cases won, racial discrimination is alive, well and kicking in the good ol' U.S. of A. And to make matters worse, it's thriving without being checked in the corporate halls of Wall Street ...

Showdown in ‘The Land of the Morning Calm’

The Land of the Morning Calm is the phrase given to Korea as a reference to it’s splendid tranquility with picturesque high mountains and clear spring waters, especially in the mornings.

20 years after his murder, the search for Tupac Shakur's killer continues

With this edition of Our Weekly running concurrently with the 20th anniversary rapper Tupac Shakur's death in a Las Vegas drive-by, we are astonished by the ever enduring impact of his cultural footprint, and the lingering frustration of those intent ...

Former President Obama issues statement on DACA rollback

Former President Barack Obama issued a statement on Tuesday decrying the Trump administration rollback of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “Immigration can be a controversial topic. We all want safe, secure borders and a dynamic economy, and ...

Mental illness is still an issue that causes silent suffering

About one in five American adults—roughly 43.8 million people—will experience some form of mental illness in any given year. The statistics are startling regarding how pervasive the many aspects of mental illness can be. This week, the Los Angeles County ...

A nation divided: Events across America plagued with violence

The scene of violence in Berkeley over the past weekend was one all too familiar for Americans who have frequented the kinds of political rallies we've seen across the country since the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump.