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SALUTE TO A KING: County dedicates grove of trees in memory of King

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The county commemorated the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years ago with a ceremony March 31 in the Baldwin Hills where a grove of trees was planted in honor of King. Several prominent Los Angeles officials and leaders, led by county Supervisor Read More…

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Men told to defy gloomy statistics at Empowerment Summit

CARSON — African American men were told to ignore the stereotypes and defy the statistics during the 2017 Empowerment Summit at Cal State Dominguez Hills Sept. 23. In the keynote address, Hollywood producer and motivational speaker DeVon Franklin told the men in attendance: “Don’t buy into the media’s hype about black men. So many times Read More…

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Black workers seeking more protection from discrimination

LOS ANGELES — Black workers here no longer want crumbs anywhere they can get them. They want their share of the economic pie. Representatives from the Los Angeles Black Worker Center mobilized dozens of laborers and construction workers for a rally at Exposition Park Sept. 8 to demand economic justice for black and brown people. Read More…