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SPOTLIGHT ON ABUSE: Injustices against blacks getting renewed focus in films, plays

HOLLYWOOD – More than 100 years after the racist epic “The Birth of a Nation” burst onto movie screens glorifying Klan brutality against black people, a new screen and stage trend is emerging that portrays an equally sinister violence: That of white police officers and vigilantes gunning down black Americans, and a criminal justice system Read More…

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Compton nears completion of second phase of street repairs

COMPTON — City officials hope to begin work on the third phase of the city’s street repair project in the coming weeks. After almost 30 years of neglect, potholes that have plagued Compton streets are disappearing with the near completion of the repairs. The projected start date for this final stage was summer 2019. However, Read More…