Community Stands Behind Ralph’s Workers Seeking Living Wage

July 11, 2019 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Contributing Writer 

 

Elected officials, union members and community members July 9, gathered at Ralph’s grocery store in Los Angeles on Western and 7th... Read more...

Rennie Harris Funkedified Brings the 70s and Funk to Ford Theatre in Hollywood for a Night of Dance and a Poppin’ Night Out

July 11, 2019 

By Saybin Roberson 

Contributing Writer 

 

Rennie Harris Funkedified is a throwback to a simpler time, street dance meets funk, the original hip-hop dance style reincarnated.... Read more...

With the Passage of the CROWN Act, Sen. Holly Mitchell Paves the Way for Natural Hair Acceptance

July 11, 2019 

By Imani Sumbi 

Special to the L.A. Watts Times 

 

African Americans have long been punished for appearing in professional or academic settings while wearing their natural hair.... Read more...

Arizona Teen Killed for Playing Rap Music

July 11, 2019 

LAWT News Service 

 

A 17-year old Arizona boy is dead in Peoria, Arizona after police say he was stabbed in the throat by a man at a convenience store. The attacker, identified as Michael... Read more...

New Court Filing in Overdose Death of Black Gay Man at California Democratic Major Donor’s Home Includes ‘Human Trafficking’ Accusations

July 11, 2019 

LAWT News Service

 

Attorneys for the mother and estate of Gemmel Moore, a 26-year-old man who died of a crystal meth overdose in California Democratic major donor Ed Buck’s West Hollywood... Read more...

News

Being Black and Republican in the Era of Trump Presents Real Challenges

Being Black and Republican in the Era of Trump Presents Real Challenges

July 11, 2019  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Correspondent    It’s likely that identifying as a Republican today isn’t as easy as it once...

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Community

Taste of Soul Launches New Digital StarQuest 2019 Competition; Talent competition gets a reboot and new category

Taste of Soul Launches New Digital StarQuest 2019 Competition; Talent competition gets a reboot and new category

July 04, 2019  By Lauren Floyd  Contributing Writer    Every year, at Bakewell Media’s Taste of Soul family & food festival, hundreds of...

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Sports News

The Rise of Coco Gauff at Wimbledon

The Rise of Coco Gauff at Wimbledon

July 11, 2019  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer    Young tennis player Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff took Wimbledon by storm this year. Although she was...

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Arts & Culture

Beyoncé to Drop New Original Song from ‘The Lion King’

Beyoncé to Drop New Original Song from ‘The Lion King’

July 11, 2019  By The Associated Press    Beyoncé is dropping a new original song from Disney’s live-action “Lion King.”   The song, “Spirit,”...

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