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‘What are you looking forward to in 2021?’

STREET BEAT Mike Cooper Baldwin Hills “I’d like to see people be social and healthy. I also would like to see us be a community again.” Issac Williams Leimert...

The Capitol riot won’t change anything

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT The Capitol riot won’t change anything By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist Three things happened within a day of each other that tell much about...

Trump’s vision put the country behind China

Trump’s vision put the country behind China By John Grace Contributing Columnist “From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land,” President Donald Trump said...

Cheryl Branch guides Los Angeles Metropolitan Churches through COVID-19

NAJEE’S NOTES By Najee Ali Contributing Writer As South Los Angeles and the entire nation continues to battle COVID-19, the greatest health crisis of our lifetime, several...

Black women will continue the fight despite losing Senate seat

By Rachel Brashier Guest Columnist “Now is the accepted time. Not tomorrow, not some more convenient season. It is today that our best work can be...

Second stimulus bill won’t provide for Blacks

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist President Donald Trump took much deserved heat for deliberately and vindictively gumming up the works in not immediately...

Life lessons learned in the year of the global pandemic

GENERATION X FACTOR By Starlett Quarles Contributing Columnist The tone of 2020 was set with the tragic deaths of Kobe and Gianna Bryant in late January. At the...

Why Harris’s Senate seat is so important

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist Gov. Gavin Newsom finally made his long-awaited decision Dec. 22 on who would fill Kamala Harris's Senate seat....

‘What are you looking forward to during the holidays?’

STREET BEAT Yoshiko Plair Los Angeles “My mother just had open heart surgery and she’s doing great. She’ll be home for the holidays.” Iman D. Los Angeles “I am just...

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