Opinion

‘When there is a vaccine for the coronavirus, will you take it?’

STREET BEAT Oliver Bouie Inglewood “I would not take it. I believe that they’re rushing it and not taking the proper time to make sure that all...

Sheriff picks non-community leaders to represent Blacks

NAJEE’S NOTES: By Najee Ali Contributing Columnist The family of Dijon Kizzee and community residents continue to be outraged by the lack of transparency by Los Angeles...

Is Trump or Biden better for the stock market?

By John Grace Contributing Columnist The U.S. presidential election is undoubtedly the most watched event in the world. Before we get to the subject at hand, let...

America’s top athletes call for this country to change

By Jesse Jackson Sr. Guest Columnist The greatest athletes in America are standing up for justice at a critical time. Despite unprecedented, multiracial demonstrations across the...

Strengthening community safety through partnership

COMMUNITY REPORT By Mayor Eric Garcetti Contributing Columnist The past six months have been exhausting and harrowing for all of us. An unprecedented public health crisis. Widespread...

‘What do you think of Kamala Harris’ nomination?’

STREET BEAT Kirk B. Stewart Culver City “I’m 100% for her. She has the right attitude. She seems to be aggressive enough. … But I’m really picking...

‘Is $600 a week too much for unemployment insurance?’

STREET BEAT Rick Porter Gardena “No. It’s the same amount from the previous stimulus plan and it should be maintained because people should be allowed to survive...

How to talk to your children about racism

By Brickell Quarles, Guest Columnist With all that is going on during this global pandemic, one of the main topics being addressed in today’s news is...

NAJEE’S NOTES: Sheriff’s Dept. trying to cover-up Guardado shooting

By Najee Ali, Contributing Writer Andres Guardado was an 18 year old Los Angeles man who was shot several times in the back and killed by...

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An uptick in LA’s COVID-19 cases may be the outcome of Labor Day outings

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer There’s been a recent uptick in L.A. County’s coronavirus cases over the past four days. Officials say this may reflect...

Attorney calls Dijon Kizzee’s killing ‘an execution’

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Dismissing the sheriff's department release of videos and information surrounding the Westmont shooting of Dijon Kizzee by two deputies...

No new developments reported in shooting of deputies

Wave Wire Services COMPTON — Sheriff’s department officials said there were no new developments in the search for the gunman who wounded two Los Angeles...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Janelle Monáe fights enslavement in ‘Antebellum’

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer After a pandemic-delayed release, the racially charged thriller “Antebellum,” starring Janelle Monáe, is now here from Lionsgate and QC Entertainment— the...