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Black and Asian youths complete solidarity mural

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — Dozens of teens, members of the Black and Asian Pacific Islander (API) Solidarity group, gathered Oct. 9 to unveil...

Nikki Giovanni still paying attention at 78

Renowned poet  to be featured  at Leimert Park  Village Book Fair By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Nikki Giovanni has been an unapologetically outspoken Black activist who refuses...

George Floyd’s relatives form nonprofit organization

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — The family of George Floyd chose Leimert Park as the first stop in a national tour to launch...

Ridley-Thomas indicted on federal corruption charges

Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas and an ex-dean of USC's School of Social Work were indicted Oct. 13...

City officials mark Indigenous Peoples Day

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — As part of Los Angeles' work to reckon with mistakes and wrongdoings in the city's history, officials announced for...

Police Commission OKs plan to retrain officers for protests

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Commission has approved an $18.5 million plan from the police department aimed at improving how...

Family wants school police officer charged in shooting

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES  — The brothers of an 18-year-old woman who was shot in the head by a Long Beach Unified School District...

Supervisors task panel with eliminating deputy cliques

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Responding to a RAND Corp. report finding that deputy cliques accused of gang-like behavior still exist with the sheriff's...

New group requests stake in Baldwin Hills plaza

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — A coalition of African-American community stakeholders and residents are requesting that the new owners of the Baldwin Hills...

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