Practical Politics

As another incipient public speaker tries to denounce a problem of White culture’s own making, i.e. decertifying critical race theory in American education..

Department of Cultural Affairs announces grant guidelines for artists

The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) has announced a pilot cycle of its Neighborhood Engagement Artist Residency Grant Program (NEAR), formerly the Artist in...

Governor signs legislation to support survivors of domestic violence

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed, several new laws to enhance protections for survivors of domestic violence and bolster the..

State vaccine mandate extends to aides for disabled people

Workers in adult and senior care facilities and in-home aides have been added to the list of California health workers who must be..

Charles R. Drew University receives $50 million for new degree program

A special event was held on the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) campus Monday to commemorate the recent $50 million allocation from the State of California to...

Hip Hop performances at Super Bowl

Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar will perform for the first time on stage together at...

Nia DeCosta first Black woman director to debut atop box office

It's a good time to be director Nia DaCosta. Not only did her new film, horror flick “Candyman,” have a spectacular opening weekend....

Assemblyman Issac Bryan holds virtual town hall

Assemblyman Issac Bryan has been very busy since being sworn into office following his win in the May race for the 54th District seat. That seat, which represents a large swath of LA County...

California first state to require ethnic studies for high school graduation

California has become the first state to make ethnic studies a required class for high school graduation to help students understand the past and present struggles and contributions of..

Warwick shines in new documentary

Film director Dave Wooley has known and worked with the legendary Dionne Warwick for two decades, and the only thing about her greatness that surprises him is that...

NNPA meets with President’s advisor

President Joe Biden’s Senior Advisor, Cedric Richmond, who serves as the director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, attended a..

New online map can help stay ready for emergency

The recent spate of temblors across the Southland has everyone thinking about the “Big One.” Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin released a..

New supportive housing opens

Nearly half of the 64 units in a newly completed supportive housing project for seniors in the Arlington Heights neighborhood are reserved for..

National Congress of Black Women elect Lynn Dymally as chair

The National Congress of Black Women, Inc. (NCBW) has elected Lynn Dymally, daughter of the late Rep. Mervyn Dymally..

Test your smoke alarms during fire safety week

During Fire Prevention Week , the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region urges you to test your smoke alarms before the threat..