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DISENFRANCHISED?

Council suspension of Ridley-Thomas leaves 10th District without a voice, activist says By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Calling the 10th Council District “effectively disenfranchised,” a...

‘Sisters of Watts’ sponsors free community breakfast

By Slauson Girl Contributing Writer  WATTS — The Sisters of Watts celebrated the brithday of co-founder Robin Daniels earlier this month by serving a free breakfast...

MTA begins enforcement for Crenshaw rail service

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — The opening of the Crenshaw/LAX rail line is still about eight months away, but drivers already are being prepared...

Black and Asian youths complete solidarity mural

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — Dozens of teens, members of the Black and Asian Pacific Islander (API) Solidarity group, gathered Oct. 9 to unveil...

Nikki Giovanni still paying attention at 78

Renowned poet  to be featured  at Leimert Park  Village Book Fair By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Nikki Giovanni has been an unapologetically outspoken Black activist who refuses...

George Floyd’s relatives form nonprofit organization

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — The family of George Floyd chose Leimert Park as the first stop in a national tour to launch...

Ridley-Thomas indicted on federal corruption charges

Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas and an ex-dean of USC's School of Social Work were indicted Oct. 13...

Black workers seek access to federal infrastructure jobs

Wave Staff Report LOS ANGELES — A coalition of national and local labor groups, including the Los Angeles Black Worker Center, gathered last week for...

TEC Leimert Park examines technolgy opportunities for minorities

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — Technology is exploding around the world, and Los Angeles is emerging as one of the major cities that...

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