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Learning lab honoring black excellence in film scheduled for Feb. 18

LOS ANGELES – The African American Film Critics Association and the African Black American Film Society will sponsor a free learning lab celebrating black excellence in cinema at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the New York Film Academy Theater, 3300 Riverside Drive. The inaugural event, featuring two of the most successful creative forces in Hollywood Read More…

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STREET BEAT: Do you think Kamala Harris can be elected president?

Karla Jan Morgan-Biggs Moorpark “Sure do. I like her spirit, presentation, and she speaks with knowledge. She has my vote.” Edwin Biggs Moorpark “Yes, she will be able take command of the situation and really turn around some of these things that have been going down hill the last two years.” Larry Hinds Greenville, Mississippi Read More…

City to require contractors to disclose ties with NRA

Black Lives Matter leader may have charges dropped

Protests continue over charges against BLM activist

LOS ANGELES — The effort to have misdemeanor charges dropped against prominent Black Lives Matter activist Melina Abdullah will continue Feb. 7 with a morning rally outside the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center. On Feb. 5, dozens of community activists and supporters stood outside City Attorney Mike Feuer’s office demanding that he drop the Read More…

Four Lynwood students to travel abroad in summer

COMMUNITY REPORT: Gang reduction program helps youth grow and develop

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SPORTS DIGEST: Lakers enter all-star break outside a playoff seed

It’s too early to panic, Laker fans.  The Lakers enter the all-star break with a record of 28-29, the first time they have been under .500 since Nov. 7, when the Lakers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves to move to 5-6 on the season. The Lakers were at the start of a run that saw them Read More…