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Athletes to watch at the Rio Olympic Games

The world’s attention will be focused on Brazil for the next two weeks, with the opening ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games scheduled tomorrow. That will launch a two-week athletic spectacle, where the world’s fastest, strongest, and most skilled athletes will compete in various events.

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A night out for safety and liberation

A special meeting was held on Tuesday night to discuss public safety without policing, and the broken trust between the community and law enforcement.

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Committee discusses education issues affecting boys of color

The Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys & Men of Color in California met recently at the California African American Museum (CAAM) for a panel discussion titled, “Is the Education System Addressing the Needs of Boys and Men of Color in California?”

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WNBA celebrates its 20th season

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) was founded on April 24, 1996, and launched their inaugural season with the slogan, ‘We Got Next,’ signifying that women basketball players were ready to take the court just after the NBA Finals.

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WNBA celebrates its 20th season

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) was founded on April 24, 1996, and launched their inaugural season with the slogan, ‘We Got Next,’ signifying that women basketball players were ready to take the court just after the NBA Finals.

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Black Lives Matter protest continues at City Hall

The group is camped out until their demand is met

The Black Lives Matter chapter in Los Angeles set up tents outside of City Hall, and they are not leaving until one of their demands are met.

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Officer in Redel Jones shooting acted within ‘department policy’

Hundreds protest amid decision

The Los Angeles police officer who fatally shot a 30-year-old Black woman in the aftermath of a pharmacy robbery in August 2015 in the Crenshaw district acted within department policy, the city Police Commission ruled Tuesday.

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch discusses law enforcement transparency

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch concluded her national “Community Policing Tour” last week in Los Angeles, where she met with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck, and U.S. Attorney Eileen Decker to discuss the ways that the LAPD has made use of modern technology to prevent crimes and interact with the community.

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Sport Summit at UCLA focuses on the business side of athletics

Major players from the business side of sports will meet at UCLA this Monday, July 13, for the Sport Summit.

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BET Experience at L.A. Live

BET was at the forefront of the entertainment world this past week, as the BET Experience hit L.A. Live, and culminated with the nationally televised BET Awards show.

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