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Urban Lady Foundation hopes to empower youth

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Inez “Tootie” Adkins knows a lot about children. She has four of her own ranging in age from 11 to...

Dodgers getting no relief from their bullpen

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Editor It was the team’s weakest link going in to spring training and it still is. The Dodgers have the best starting...

This Week in Black History

April 26, 1903 Maggie L. Walker, a crusading businesswoman, civic activist and newspaper editor, founds the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank and Trust Company in...

Education Is Key offers scholarships to inner-city youth

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer When Nicole “Neekko” Lindsey was growing up, she had no plans to go to college. “It wasn’t my goal,” she said. “...

Dodgers complete largest Dreamfield complex in Compton

Wave Wire Services COMPTON — The completion of Phase One of the $2.7 million Dodgers Dreamfields complex in Compton was unveiled April 15, coinciding with...

Local MLS teams open 2021 season with victories

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Los Angeles two Major League Soccer franchises opened the 2021 season on national television April 17 and 18 and both...

This Week in Black History

April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson starts at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers, becoming the first black to play in Major League Baseball in the...

Urban Scholar Academy transforms youth through enrichment

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer When Alexis and Imhotep Coleman decided to co-found Urban Scholar Academy in Inglewood, it was for practical and personal reasons. Both...

Returning fans should provide boost to local teams

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer It was a long 13 months for Los Angeles sports fans, probably the longest 13 months of their lives. When the...

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