Compiled by Dennis J. Freeman in Compton.
Remembering the death of Latasha Harlins has been difficult for me this week. March 16 marks the 25th anniversary of Harlins’ death. She was only 15 at the time and a student at Westchester High School when she was shot and killed inside the Empire Liquor Store by Soon Ja Du, a 51-year-old female Korean […]
The universally recognized and celebrated defining moment in Jackie Robinson’s life is the moment that he stepped into the batter’s box at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn on April 15, 1947. That Robinson attained immortality by breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. The annual rite of sports passage in the decades since is to […]
Compiled by Billie Jordan in the Mid-Wilshire District.