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Rodney King’s daughter seeks to establish scholarship

LOS ANGELES — Lora King, the daughter of the late Rodney King, whose beating by LAPD officers triggered the 1992 riots, will launch the “I am a King” scholarship to celebrate black fathers. She announced the scholarship April 29, the 27th anniversary of the start of the six-day-long explosion of urban violence that broke out Read More…

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Airport mixes student art with selfies for summer

LOS ANGELES — With summer just around the corner, Los Angeles International Airport is celebrating the season with the perfect mix of art and selfies. In partnership with Otis College of Art and Design and Woodbury University, the airport is displaying original art and design work created by students from each school for the annual Read More…

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Former first lady encourages students heading to college

LOS ANGELES — Former first lady Michelle Obama led a raucous pep rally at UCLA May 1 for 10,000 high school seniors and transfer students in celebration of their moves into higher education, telling them to never stop dreaming of reaching loftier goals. “I had someone tell me you shouldn’t reach too high,” Obama — Read More…