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This Week in Black History

May 19, 1965 Patricia R. Harris is appointed ambassador to Luxembourg by President Lyndon Baines Johnson, becoming the first African-American woman to become a U.S....

SPORTS DIGEST: Los Angeles has another Major League Baseball team

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer What Los Angeles baseball team currently leads the major leagues in wins? Hint: It isn't the Dodgers. Yes, the Los Angeles Angels are...

THE Q&A: Museum director wears her art on her sleeve

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Ever since she was a kid, Cameron Shaw wanted to be “a million different things.” As a youngster, the Los Angeles native...

This Week in Black History

May 17, 1988 Patricia Era Bath, a co-founder of the King-Drew Medical Center Ophthalmology training program, secures a patent for laser technology for the removal...

SPORTS DIGEST: Kings return to playoffs with game 1 victory

By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer No matter what the regular season was like, the playoffs are always exciting. That’s true about all sports, but it is...

This Week in Black History

May 10, 1994 After more than 27 years as a political prisoner, Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as the first democratically elected president of South Africa,...

Dodgers open latest dreamfield in Maywood Park

Wave Staff and Wire Reports MAYWOOD — The newest Dodgers Dreamfield was unveiled at Maywood Park April 30, drawing praise from Los Angeles County Supervisor...

SPOTLIGHT ON L.A.: Museum honors Black firefighters who made history

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer The proud history of more than 100 years of service by Black firefighters in Los Angeles is on full display at...

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Geeks and nerds unite in a great CRASH Space

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer For any self-described geeks or nerds looking for a communal CRASH Space, there is one in Los Angeles complete with hackers,...

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