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Curtis Granderson to host clinic

Dodgers outfielder Curtis Granderson on Saturday will conduct a baseball clinic from 10 a.m. to noon at the Major League Baseball Youth Academy,

Black-owned Bank Receives Infusion From City

The last Black-owned bank in Chicago will receive a $20 million deposit of city funds, reports the Chicago Tribune.

Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Police In Columbus

Columbus police continue to use excessive force against residents and, in particular, Black residents nearly 20 years after the government sued over similar allegations, according to a federal lawsuit filed against the city, according to a report from CBS News.

Fraternity Shut Down For Attack On Black Man

According to multiple media reports, Fraternity Psi Upsilon is shutting down its chapter at Cornell University after an alleged assault on a Black man that authorities said is being investigated as a possible hate crime.

Killing of 2 Black Men Considered Hate Crime

Police believe the slayings of two Black men in Baton Rouge were likely racially motivated and said they have charged a suspect — a 23-year-old white man — with the murders, according to the Associated Press. The suspect, Kenneth Gleason, ...

Bernie Casey dies at age 78

Bernie Casey, the former San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Rams wide receiver who went on to even greater fame as

U.S. Postal Service features new stamps showcasing beloved story

The U.S. Postal Service showcases Ezra Jack Keats’ most beloved story, The Snowy Day.

2 Hands 2 Cans will host annual Night of Growth Gala

According to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, about 50,000 to 60,000 people can be found homeless on any given night in

Inequity is legacy of slavery

The statistics are troubling. People of color are far more likely to suffer from inequity.

Food giveaway Sept. 30 in Watts

The Shumei America National Center will launch its inaugural “Healthy Food For All” project beginning Sept. 30 and again on

New web store celebrates Black inventors

African American youth looking for a dose of inspiration now may have found a good source to pull from following the recent launch of

Earth, Wind & Fire to headline Jazz At Drew concert series

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Watts will host on Oct. 7 its 20th Jazz At Drew concert series on

City Council moves ahead with marijuana zone regulations

The Los Angeles City Council's Planning Commission has approved a proposed ordinance that sets zoning regulations and land-use guidelines on marijuana sales and cultivation in preparation for

New funding for South LA schools

The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay more than $150 million to 50 schools in primarily low-income areas to resolve a lawsuit accusing the district of misspending funds that should

‘The Blood of Emmett Till’

The sting of police brutality has impacted the lives of several young African American males in recent years, often resulting in