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BOOK CORNER: ‘Activate the Call’ encourages readers to reach their dreams

By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Activate the Call,” by Kanisha Bennett, is an exciting and inspiring book that helps readers position themselves to activate the call...

This Week in Black History

April 30, 1983 Pioneering journalist Bob Maynard buys the Oakland Tribune, becoming the nation’s first black owner of a metro newspaper. That accomplishment made him...

NBA player to provide relief funds for businesses

NBA player to provide relief funds for businesses By: 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — NBA basketball player Jrue Holiday and his wife Lauren have pledged the remainder...

Paramount, Bellflower officials rethink traditional events

Wave Staff Report PARAMOUNT — The city will still celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas and will honor veterans, but the events will be different this...

Body cameras would not have saved Kizzee

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist Within hours after Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies gunned down Dijon Kizzee, I and other Los Angeles civil...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Janelle Monáe fights enslavement in ‘Antebellum’

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer After a pandemic-delayed release, the racially charged thriller “Antebellum,” starring Janelle Monáe, is now here from Lionsgate and QC Entertainment— the...

County considers restructuring homeless authority

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors has voted to consider restructuring the agency that manages hundreds of millions of dollars...

New program links colleges to job training opportunities

Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced the L.A. College Promise Works initiative, which will connect community college students...

Rams quarterback donates books, backpacks to students

Wave Staff Report INGLEWOOD — In an effort to help level the educational playing field for Inglewood youth, Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff has...

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