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Two services scheduled for Ali

He called it “The Book.” More than a decade prior to his death, Muhammad Ali and a select cadre of relatives and close friends began to outline and record in exacting detail how he wanted to say good-bye.

Rise of the Far Right

xenophobia 1. : fear and hatred of strangers or foreigners or of anything that is strange or foreign

Rise of the Far Right

By now it is still uncertain whether the juggernaut of the Donald Trump campaign will reach Nirvana in the Oval Office, but it certainly has earned itself more than a mere footnote in the annals of American politics.

Birth of Memorial Day begins with benevolent gesture by former slaves

Before we fire up the grill, flock to the beach or flag down those holiday bargains, it’s important to remember the meaning of Memorial Day—the unofficial start of summer—as the day we set aside to honor those who died in ...

Birth of Memorial Day begins with benevolent gesture by former slaves

Before we fire up the grill, flock to the beach or flag down those holiday bargains, it’s important to remember the meaning of Memorial Day—the unofficial start of summer—as the day we set aside to honor those who died in ...

Supervisors place increased spotlight on scourge of sexually exploited children

They pass by unrecognized. Sometimes they suddenly arrive in a neighborhood yet are only glimpsed occasionally by neighbors. For many of them, their mere existence is hinged on the stronghold placed over them by kidnappers, pimps and drug dealers.

Pills from the underground

Clinton O’Neal is a genetic marvel. He’s nearly 6-foot-4 inches tall, his physique consists of layer upon layer of hulking muscle and is devoid of visible body fat. According to a handful of his past lovers, each of whom asked ...

A daily walk provides physical benefits, mental balance without paying a cent

A brisk, moderate or just a leisurely walk can do amazing things for you. Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health. Just 30 minutes a day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body ...

Penalty phase of ‘Grim Sleeper’ killer begins

With the guilty verdict of a Los Angeles County jury in the case of the “Grim Sleeper” suspect Lonnie Franklin, the next phase in the decades-long search, capture, and trial, is the penalty phase.

Mother’s Day is perfect opportunity to express a most heartfelt ‘thank you’

“I’ll always love my moma, she’s my baby girl. I’ll always love my moma, she brought me in this world.” “I’ll Always Love My Moma” The Intruders, 1973

Is Black television history repeating itself?

Things change only to remain the same. Is that what’s taking place today in the world of Network TV?

The Prince who wore no clothes

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

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 ...