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Teenage pilot returns home

A teenage Compton pilot arrived home in Southern California this week, capping a flight around the nation in preparation for what he hopes will be a record-setting around-the-world trip.

Controversy marks GOP convention; battles expected on floor and in street

It’s been one year since the Republican Party began in earnest its strategy to retake the White House. And while the presumptive nominee was not who most people believed would hoist the mantle of party leader, the GOP is set ...

Controversy marks GOP convention; battles expected on floor and in street

It’s been one year since the Republican Party began in earnest its strategy to retake the White House. And while the presumptive nominee was not who most people believed would hoist the mantle of party leader, the GOP is set ...

Roland Martin slams Wendy Williams for comments on NAACP and HBCUs

Journalist and television host Roland Martin took it to his weekday morning show on July 8 to denounce remarks made by Fox’s daytime talk show host, Wendy Williams.

Sex Trafficking

U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43) said it best…Togetta Ulmer, First Lady of Faithful Central Bible Church was stepping ‘outside of the box’ when she hosted “Life Without Limits; Surviving the Trauma of Human Trafficking” Community Forum recently at Faithful Central ...

Climate change initiatives fast become models of conservation

The news cycle naturally waxes and wanes, but one constant within the flow of information is public health.

Attorney General Loretta Lynch discusses law enforcement transparency

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch concluded her national “Community Policing Tour” last week in Los Angeles, where she met with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck, and U.S. Attorney Eileen Decker to discuss the ways that the ...

Star of ‘Sisters in Law’ showcases different side of legal field

When Jolanda Jones, one of the stars of the new WE tv show “Sisters in Law,” agreed to do a show about black women working in the legal field, she wanted to show a different side of the law and ...

Blacks and Gun Control: A tale of two opinions

As has become commonplace, after the recent mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub, which left 49 people dead and 53 injured—notably the worst incidence of U.S. domestic terrorism to date (aside from the mass killings of Black slaves and other ...

Independence Day celebrations are ingrained in the fabric of America

Independence Day marks the second of America’s beloved summer celebrations, each replete with backyard cookouts, beach parties, and family and friends who relish the long weekend and workday reprieve.

Undersheriff Tanaka gets five years imprisonment

The former second-in-command of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was sentenced Monday to five years behind bars for his role as ringleader of a multi-faceted conspiracy to thwart a federal probe of misconduct in the jails.

Judge approves ‘Happy Birthday’ settlement

A Los Angeles federal judge signed off this week on a settlement of the copyright case involving “Happy Birthday”—billed as the most recognized song in the English language—and ordered that the ditty be placed in the public domain for use ...

New position for Paysinger

Los Angeles Police Department First Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger, who is retiring, has been appointed the new vice president of civic engagement for the University of Southern California.

A Trump White House

According to a new poll released by Quinnipiac University, Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump are deadlocked less than a month before the Democratic and Republican presidential conventions.

United front: LGBT community takes on latest challenges to secure rights

The milestone events which have occurred within the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community command both worldwide distinction and national recognition.