Category : California

West / California - 2 weeks ago

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: What if King were still alive?

There is a huge literary growth industry in counter-factual history. Or, to put it more simply, “what if” history. Now the what-if question 50 years after the murder of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is: “What if he had lived?” This is not merely an...

West / California - 2 weeks ago

Activists block traffic to honor MLK

LOS ANGELES — A small group led by community activist Najee Ali blocked traffic on Crenshaw Boulevard around 4 p.m. April 4 in a brief tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King, who was killed at about that time 50 years ago in Memphis, Tennessee. The t...

West / California - 2 weeks ago

The Easter Bunny That Got Away

After any holiday the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and myself enjoy taking a day or two off and just relax. We like to sit around and tell stories. My wife usually starts by saying, “Hey, remember the time when…” And she goes on with a story t...

West / California - 2 weeks ago

Philanthropic Investments in the Black Community

April 4, 2018FUNdraising Good Times By Mel and Pearl Shaw As we mark the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. there is much to reflect on and much to look forward to. Our reflections can be a source of inspiration for what...

West / California - 2 weeks ago

We Must Never Forget Hattie Carroll

April 4, 2018Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Hattie Carroll (1911-1963) was a 51-year-old restaurant server who was murdered by a White aristocrat, 24-year-old William Devereux Zantzinger (1939-2009) who struck her with a cane, becaus...

West / California - 2 weeks ago

Sharpton Says Police Shootings Are A National Problem

April 4, 2018Manny Otiko, California Black Media Stephon Clark’s memorial service held Thursday was a chance for both national and local figures to share their opinions about the latest police shooting of an unarmed black man. Hundreds gathered to m...

West / California - 2 weeks ago

The Computer Effect on the World

April 4, 2018Joe C. Hopkins, Journal Publisher Joe C. Hopkins, Journal Publisher A few years ago another Lawyer and I were consulting about a case and we came upon an idea or legal point that we could use. The other Lawyer said she would type it...