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Clippers, Lakers may be on playoff collision course

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Last summer, as the NBA playoffs began in a bubble in Orlando, Florida, many of us were anxiously anticipated the Lakers...

SPORTS DIGEST

SPORTS DIGEST With quarterback questions, Rams head to chilly Green Bay By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer The NFL playoffs, like the postseasons for most professional sports, is often...

Program seeks to improve Black infant, maternal health

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer There are some disturbing statistics surrounding the ratio of Black mother/infant deaths in Los Angeles County compared to their...

COVID-19 has increased complaints about back pain

RX REPORT By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer The American Chiropractic Association cited a survey identifying back pain as the single most disabling condition worldwide. The numbers...

Coronavirus dominated the year in sports, too

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Just like it was in the news pages, coronavirus was the sports story of the year in 2020. The pandemic brought...

This Week in Black History

December 26, 1966 Black historian Maulana Ron Karenga introduces Kwanzaa, a non-religious holiday designed to celebrate African and African-American culture. The holiday honors seven core...

Vaccinate or not? What the average person should know

RX Report By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, more than 75 million infections and 1.6 million deaths have...

This Week in Black History

December 20, 1956 The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. announces the end of a 381-day bus boycott against the city of Montgomery, Ala., after city...

Lakers, Clippers ready to play after short offseason

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Seventy-two days after they hoisted the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy above their heads, the Los Angeles Lakers will start their...

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