Call for more men of color in classrooms

As educators, we have an obligation to give our students every opportunity..

College friends revive prospect of Black banks

Marcus Howard and Charles Hands III, friends and colleagues since their days as..

Self-driving cars on state highways

If you’re a motorist in California—especially Los Angeles—then...

Not guilty pleas entered in killing of Compton infant

Two of the three reputed gang members charged with the shooting death of a year-old girl..

Foundation marks 60th anniversary gala

The Sickle Cell Disease Foundation of California will hosts its 60th anniversary gala celebration Oct. 26...

Downtown ‘HomeWalk’ works to put a dent in homelessness

With the number of homeless individuals swelling to more than 57,000 in Los Angeles County...

Black America’s dreams of homeownership still deferred

The late Langston Hughes created a masterful body of poetry in the 20th Century...

Tapestry brings fashion to the masses

On Sunday, Oct. 8 during Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the kick off of LA...

New look at ‘Grim Sleeper’

As the 20th century wound down, the Los Angeles Police Department’s contentious relationship with its...

Protesters oppose county jail expansion

Donning orange T-shirts reading “I am not the property of L.A. County jail,” dozens of protesters..

‘The Work’ puts prison inmates, outsiders on an equal footing

Prison outreach programs are nothing new. While most are faith-based, other more secular groups ..

Tuskegee Airmen awards on Saturday

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

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.

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.