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Judge again refuses to lower Suge Knight’s bail

LOS ANGELES — A judge refused Friday to reduce the $10 million bail for former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight, who’s charged with murder and other counts stemming from a Jan. 29 confrontation in Compton that left one man dead and another injured. Superior Court Judge Ronald S. Coen noted that he had reduced Knight’s Read More…

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Bill Pickett Rodeo returns to Industry July 18-19

CITY OF INDUSTRY— The national Bill Pickett Rodeo that celebrates the legacy of the old black west will take place July 18-19 at the Industry Hills Expo Center here. Thousands are expected to attend the weekend’s rodeo, which will feature African-American cowboys and cowgirls performing various rodeo maneuvers such as calf roping, bareback riding, and Read More…

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Lawyers to tackle police brutality

LOS ANGELES — Seeking an end to police brutality will be the National Bar Association’s primary focus as thousands of black lawyers, judges, educators and law students convene for an annual convention here beginning July 18. The nation’s oldest and largest association for predominantly black professionals in the judicial system has already activated an initiative, Read More…