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Coalition seeks more Blacks in City Hall jobs

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES – A coalition of civil rights activists and community leaders is calling for the City Council to pass a...

$50 million damage claim filed in custody death 

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Relatives of Keenan Anderson, a Black man who went into cardiac arrest and died earlier this month after...

Women of Color to honor Bass, other Black politicians

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer In what some have called “the age of Black women in politics,” there have been a number of Black female politicians...

USC renames track field in honor of Allyson Felix

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Allyson Felix, the most decorated American track athlete in Olympic history, added another honor to her resume Jan. 18...

Suspect arrested in Christmas Day street takeover death

Wave Wire Services SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A motorist allegedly responsible for fatally injuring a 24-year-old woman at a street takeover on Christmas Day has...

Paradegoers reflect on life, legacy of MLK

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — As the sky cleared of rain and the sun broke through the clouds Jan. 16, spectators attending...

Residents ‘fed up’ with LAPD killings

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Community activists are not optimistic that the Los Angeles Police Department will make significant changes in how officers...

Remembering a Dreamer

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Adrian Dove, the chairman of the Kingdom Day Parade that will be held Jan. 16 in honor of...

Relative of BLM founder dies in LAPD custody

Wave Staff and Wire Reports VENICE — The cousin of Back Lives Matter co-founder Patrice Cullors died in the custody of Los Angeles police Jan....

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