Trojans Ready to Get It on

August 29 Dennis J. Freeman 0

USC still have a lot of talent on its roster, despite the defection of quarterback Matt Barkley and wide receiver Robert Woods to the NFL. Sophomore defensive tackle Leonard Williams is one of the key […]


Monday’s Meditation: WNBA love

August 26 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Anybody that doesn’t love the WNBA didn’t watch the double-overtime thriller between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Tulsa Shock at Staples Center. The matchup between the two teams was every bit worth taking […]


Why we still march

August 23 News4usonline News 0

50 years after the seminal event of the civil rights era, the work is still unfinished By Sherrilyn A. Ifill Constance Baker Motley, the great civil rights lawyer with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, was not planning […]



August 21 MelBTheThird 2

Los Angeles – The KHHT-FM Hot 92.3 Old School Funkfest at The Greek Theatre last Saturday was cooler than a polar bear’s toenails. I ain’t lyin. With the likes of legendary artists and musicians such […]


Oscar Grant: Disbelief Then Anger

August 15 Dennis J. Freeman 0

(Editor’s note: This is the fourth article in a series of stories surrounding the criminal trial of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle. Mehserle stood trial after shooting and mortally wounding Oscar Grant, an unarmed […]


Oscar Grant: Verdict Watch

August 14 Dennis J. Freeman 0

(Editor’s note: This is the third installment of a series about the criminal trial of the BART police officer who shot and killed 22-year-old Oscar Grant on New Year’s Day 2009. Johannnes Mehserle’s trial took […]

Monday's Meditation

The Ghost of Oscar Grant

August 12 Dennis J. Freeman 0

(Editor’s note: This article and others that follow the next couple of days re-visit the criminal trial of the Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Oscar Grant on New […]