HBCU

Howard University honors its own Bison stars

“Howard University gives you a certain strength with your cultural identity, and if you have that you can face anything in the world.” –Actress and choreographer Debbie Allen LOS ANGELES-Executive Preparatory Academy of Finance CEO Omar McGee encourages his students to attend historically black colleges and universities. For McGee, a […]

Dodgers

Dodgers give opponents the Kershaw treatment

“If there’s a guy with the game on the line, I still trust him,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts chimed-in about Logan Forsythe’s walk-off hit. “It takes a lot of mental strength to strike out four times, take a walk, and then come up with the game on the line and get […]

NBA

Lakers reboot is becoming a reality

When it comes to the NBA hierarchy, the Los Angeles Lakers have been used to sitting on that perch right along with the Boston Celtics. The Lakers and Celtics are both looking to reclaim the glory that have been bestowed on their respective franchises after falling on hard times. The […]

News

Maxine Waters’ waging feud against President Trump

INGLEWOOD, CA-The heat just got turned up on President Donald Trump. His administration has been accused of possible collusion with Russia. Current and former allies have already been allegedly tied to corruption. He has tabbed a running war with the media and with intelligence agencies.  Lawsuits declaring his travel bans […]

Clippers

D-League team is new day for Clippers

CULVER CITY, CA-If there has been something missing from the Los Angeles Clippers the past couple of seasons, it has been a virtual absence of the youth movement. The Clippers have been reliant almost exclusively on proven veterans and less dependent on younger, more inexperienced players. That’s about to change. […]

NFL

Chargers rookies get baptism by fire at mini-camp

SAN DIEGO-The overcast afternoon at Chargers Park wasn’t enough to dim the enthusiasm coming from Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn about what he saw on the first official day of the  team’s rookie min-camp. Lynn, in his first year leading the Chargers,  talked to the media with tempered excitement on what […]

Showbiz!

Absinthe’s comedy venture is for gown ups

It was Cirque du Soleil meets burlesque meets risqué comedy show when Absinthe arrived from Las Vegas and opened up downtown under the tent at LA Live. Produced by Spiegelworld and now playing for six years at Caesars Palace in Vegas, they decided to take the show on the road. The […]

Culture

Expo focuses attention on women’s health

LONG BEACH, CA-When it comes to issues related to health, it’s all about getting educated and being informed. KJLH-102.3 FM, the Inglewood, California radio station owned by song master Stevie Wonder, has always been about promoting information and education to Southern California’s urban communities, in one form or another. The […]

Spotlight

Race, romance is center stage in Dr. Du Bois and Miss Ovington

LOS ANGELES-The entanglement of a love affair or a close friendship is always up for interpretation from outsiders. When this matter focuses on historical figures, the subject becomes a little more complicated and more closely examined. When this kind of relationship involves the always lighting rod of interracial collaboration, the […]

Chargers

Lamp-Feeney: the Chargers beef brothers

CARSON, CA-The hysteria of the 2017 NFL Draft is over. Now it’s time to get to work. That means first round draft pick (No. 7 overall) wide receiver Mike Williams, second and third round draft picks Forrest Lamp (guard, No. 38) and Dan Feeney (guard, No. 71) will be going […]

News

LA confronts riots effects then and now

LOS ANGELES-As much as things change, some things remain the same. When you drive through South Los Angeles these days, some 25 years after the monstrous race-tinged eruption that shook the city and the nation to its core, there are reminders that suggest much haven’t change. Employment opportunities are needed. Healthcare […]

Clippers

Utah closes Clippers’ postseason chapter

LOS ANGELES-Chris Paul needed help. He got very little. If there was one area of concern that stood out during the NBA first round playoff series between the Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz, scoring points from anyone else but Paul, became an absolute task.     Already a man down with Blake Griffin out […]