This Week in Black History West Edition

This Week in Black History

October 24, 1935 Langston Hughes’ play “Mulatto” opens in New York, becoming the first black-authored play to become a long-running Broadway hit. It holds the record for longest-running black-authored play on Broadway until Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun” in 1959. For more information on black history, arts and culture, visit

Food Lead Story Local News West Edition

South L.A.’s new ‘fresh fast’ eateries do more than feed the community

By Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES – Revolutionario’s Chef Farid Zadi dumps a large bag-full of fresh mint into pot with a rolling boil of water and sugar. He’s making mint tea, he said, but not a tea bag in sight. “No. no,” he said adamantly, his French accent stern. “We don’t do Read More…