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Lawsuit planned over ‘violent arrest’ by deputies

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — Noted attorney Benjamin Crump is part of the legal team for a man who alleges that he...

PLOT TWIST: Curren Price denies being invited to controversial 2021 meeting of Latino activists

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Embattled City Councilman Kevin de León may have caused further damage to his efforts to reconcile with the...

CHURCHES AT A CROSSROADS: Waning attendance stifling some churches as many parishioners opt to worship online

By Janice Hayes Kyser Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — As the pandemic wanes, the doors of most of the city's Black churches have reopened, but many...

New laptops to help students bridge digital divide

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Children at the Al Wooten Jr. Youth Center Oct. 19 received new chrome laptops from AT&T and...

Harris-Dawson speaks out on council controversy

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Eighth District City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson admitted he’s become more outspoken and defiant in the aftermath of...

‘VILE’ AND ‘UNACCEPTABLE’: Racial remarks cause City Hall turmoil, backlash

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Curren Price expressed interest in the job of City Council president this week after City...

Modern rail transit finally reaches South L.A.

Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — With much fanfare, the K Line opened Oct. 7, running from the Crenshaw district to Westchester and...

Nury Martinez resigns from council after racial remarks

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — City Councilwoman Nury Martinez resigned her council seat Oct. 12, days after the release of a recorded conversation from...

Solutions sought to lack of Black male teachers

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The lack of Black male educators in the nation’s second largest school district was the topic of a...

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