More young African Americans aware of Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is an inherited blood disorder that can cause pain, anemia, infection, and..

Cannabis sales ban to remain in unincorporated county areas

A ban on commercial cannabis remains in place in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County..

ID in Carson shooting

A woman found dead from at least one gunshot wound in Carson was officially identified earlier this week.

Local firefighters sue city alleging racial discrimination

A judge ruled this week that several Los Angeles Fire Department employees can proceed with..

Bass, Feinstein support ‘Keeping Families Together’

Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37) this week joined more than 100 of her colleagues in introducing the..

Chicago Reader is now owned by Black consortium

Dorothy Leavell, the fiery and fearless chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers..

Cal State LA panel will explore real-life ‘Wakanda’

The “Black Panther” movie enthralled audiences worldwide with its vision of technological..

Practical Politics

In a closely watched Assembly bill, AB 931, sponsored by Assemblywoman Dr. Shirley Weber..

Beyond the Rhetoric

The above is no understatement. America became a strong and great nation through the..

Counting the cost

Faith and prayer have been the backbone of the African American community since we came..

State Black Caucus declares victory in budget priorities

The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), led by its chairman, Assemblymember Chris..

Waters slams Trump decision to halt healthcare coverage

Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee..

NAACP honors Willie Brown

The NAACP will honor former California Assembly Speaker Willie L. Brown Jr. with the Spingarn..

Swim lessons this summer

Mayor Eric Garcetti has launched SwimLA, an initiative to double enrollment in swim classes..

Vocational school may occupy part of South LA land parcel

City and county officials this week called for a transportation boarding school on a dusty..