Category : West

West / California - 6 months ago

2017 YEAR IN REVIEW:

The year 2017 will be remembered as the year Donald Trump became president of the United States, making it an interesting year as far as news-making was concerned. What is and what isn’t news became as important as the main issues of the year. In Sou...

West / California - 6 months ago

PREP BASKETBALL: Garfield wins Eggnog Tournament title

Garfield High’s Angel Hidalgo scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Bulldogs to the Eggnog Classic tournament championship, with a 63-60 win over Animo South Los Angeles Charter, at East Los Angeles College Dec. 23. Sonny Hidalgo, A...

West / California - 6 months ago

Omarosa’s White House career ends in controversy

WASHINGTON — Omarosa Manigault Newman, who has resigned under duress from her public liaison job at the White House, is leaving true to form — amidst a cloud of controversy and with sparks flying. The White House has confirmed her resignation, effect...

West / California - 6 months ago

L.A.’s African-American community celebrates Kwanzaa

LEIMERT PARK — Vendors lined up to market their products. Youths danced to the rhythmic beats of drums being played. Local law enforcement mingled with those coming down to the festivities. The seven days of Kwanzaa kicked off with a parade and gathe...

West / California - 6 months ago

In Defense of Black Women and Girls

December 27, 2017Ed Gray (North Dallas Gazette/NNPA Member) This has been a monumental year for the reaffirmation of women’s rights in the workplace and the ballot booth. This is long overdue. The battle for the rights of women, and specifi cally Bl...

West / California - 6 months ago

The Year Slipped into the Silence of the Night

No time in the year is busier than the Christmas holiday season. Under normal circumstances, it would not be too bad, except for the fact that the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage is in charge. Not complaining, mind you, but she is in charge 365 d...