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THE Q&A: New show celebrates early era of Motown Records

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer A lot of people grew up listening to Motown music. So did Karla Gordy Bristol because it was the family business. The daughter...

This Week in Black History

October 2, 1967 U.S. Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall — whose brilliant legal work led to the Brown vs. Board of Education decision outlawing segregation in...

Dodgers honor Roz Wyman with inaugural Lasorda award

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Rosalind Wyman received the inaugural Tommy Lasorda I Bleed Dodger Blue Award Sept. 22,...

SPORTS DIGEST: Maury Wills left his mark on baseball by stealing

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer As the Dodgers continue on their path to the best season in franchise history, the catalyst to the best era in...

SPOTLIGHT ON L.A.: Watts Towers celebrates 100 years this weekend

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer For 100 years, the Watts Towers have stood as a symbol of pride, hope, determination and survival for an under-resourced community...

‘The Great Jheri Curl Debate’ explores cultural issues

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Black Americans and Korean-Americans have an uneasy history. Tensions between the two groups began in the 1980s. Elements of the conflict can...

This Week in Black History

September 27, 1950 Gwendolyn Brooks becomes the first African-American writer to win a Pulitzer Prize for her book of poetry, “Annie Allen,” a coming-of-age tale...

SPORTS DIGEST: Chargers, Rams go in different directions in opening week

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer The two teams that call SoFi Stadium home couldn’t have started their seasons in more different fashions. Three days after the defending...

This Week in Black History

Sept. 20, 1847 William Leidesdorff is elected to the San Francisco Town Council, becoming one of California’s first Black elected officials. He later became the...

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