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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Uncommon Good hopes to break cycle of poverty

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer For as long as she can remember, Nancy Mintie has had a thing about helping people. She doesn’t know where it...

Super Bowl LVI staying in Inglewood, league says

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — The city is in the final stages of preparation for a series of events leading up to the Feb. 13...

SPORTS DIGEST: Chargers can blame themselves for missing the playoffs

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Back in early October, when they were both 4-1, it seemed a sure thing that both the Rams and the Chargers...

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Organization looks out for rights of women farmworkers

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Mily Treviño-Sauceda is the executive director and co-founder of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, the first national women farmworkers’ organization in the U. S....

This Week in Black History

January 10, 1957  Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and 60 other black activists organize the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, a direct action organization aimed at...

SPORTS DIGEST: Chargers have chance to make their mark on L.A.

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer The Los Angeles Chargers have a chance to make a large statement Jan. 9. The Chargers play the Las Vegas Raiders...

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Last Chance For Animals seeks to end exploitation

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer For 42 years, Chris DeRose has been an advocate for animals, and to this day, due to the things he’s seen,...

SPORTS DIGEST: Rating L.A. sports teams on a sliding scale

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer As we come to the end of 2021, it’s time to look ahead to 2022 and see how our local teams...

This Week in Black History

January 3, 1973 Yvonne Brathwaite Burke is sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives, becoming California’s first African-American congresswoman. She later became the first...

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