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Seminar focuses on reasons for black infant mortality

LOS ANGELES — The statistics are startling: Nationally, the death rate for black babies who die in infancy is twice as high as for white babies and more than 4,000 black babies die before their first birthday.  In Los Angeles County, the rate is three times higher. Black infant mortality was the topic of discussion Read More…

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Garcetti announces he won’t run for president

LOS ANGELES — After more than a year of speculation and travels to political hotspots across the country, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Jan. 29 he has decided against a bid for the presidency in 2020. “Reflecing on those travels and recognizing the incredible opportunity I have every single day as mayor of this Read More…

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King’s oldest son recalls his father during local talk

LOS ANGELES — On what would have been his father’s 90th birthday Jan. 15, Martin Luther King III, the eldest son of the celebrated civil rights leader, addressed a capacity crowd in Cedar Sinai Medical Center’s Harvey Morse Auditorium, taking people on a stirring journey through his childhood, his father’s legacy and his vision for Read More…