Category: Los Angeles

Regina King wins Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress

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Actress Regina King has delivered strong performances in a plethora throughout her three-decade career but, until recently, had little to show for it in terms of hardware, save an NAACP Image Awards (Supporting Actress, Ray).

Regina King wins Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress

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Actress Regina King has delivered strong performances in a plethora throughout her three-decade career but, until recently, had little to show for it in terms of hardware, save an NAACP Image Awards (Supporting Actress, Ray).

Experts: 2 killings by police were tragic, likely justified

shooting justifiedLOS ANGELES (AP) — Two fatal police shootings in the Los Angeles area in the last two weeks began the same way: officers thinking a suspect had a gun.

In one, police say a 14-year-old boy fired at them and they found a weapon. In the other, a 27-year-old man police believed was a carjacking suspect who had fired at them was later determined to be innocent and unarmed.

$50,00 Payout To Racist LAPD Cop Shines Spotlight On Systemic Problem

Aformer Los Angeles Police Department detective was awarded $50,000 as part of a settlement with the city.

Frank Lyga alleges he lost his job after being “wrongfully perceived to be racist.” This from the same man who shot and killed fellow LAPD Officer and Black man Kevin Gaines in 1997.

L.A. Settles Discrimination Suit For $50,000 With White Detective

Los Angeles has closed its books on a racially explosive incident and the turmoil that followed.

The city agreed to settle a lawsuit for $50,000 brought by a former White LAPD detective terminated for making racially inflammatory comments during a police training session, The Los Angeles Times reports.

L.A. Settles Discrimination Suit For $50,000 With White Detective

Los Angeles has closed its books on a racially explosive incident and the turmoil that followed.

The city agreed to settle a lawsuit for $50,000 brought by a former White LAPD detective terminated for making racially inflammatory comments during a police training session, The Los Angeles Times reports.

L.A. Settles Discrimination Suit For $50,000 With White Detective

Los Angeles has closed its books on a racially explosive incident and the turmoil that followed.

The city agreed to settle a lawsuit for $50,000 brought by a former White LAPD detective terminated for making racially inflammatory comments during a police training session, The Los Angeles Times reports.

Walter Mosely’s “Easy Rawlings” Is Back

Walter Mosely author of 52 books

Walter Mosely author of 52 books

If you haven’t read one of this books you may have seen a movie made from his books  or you’ve just heard the name Walter Mosley. The first book in the Rawlins series, Devil in a Blue Dress, was written in 1990. That story is set in 1948, when Los Angeles was adjusting to an influx of  its new  population of black migrants from the South, who flocked there seeking greater opportunity at the urging of Chicago Defender Publisher Robert Abbott.

Best of the ESPYs 2016

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The recently christened Cleveland Cavaliers just won their first ever NBA championship. And they swept the major awards at the 2016 ESPYS

LeBron James was named the best male athlete, the best NBA player and also was awarded the ESPY for best championship performance for helping to navigate the Cavaliers to the franchise’s first title.

Best of the ESPYs 2016

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The recently christened Cleveland Cavaliers just won their first ever NBA championship. And they swept the major awards at the 2016 ESPYS

LeBron James was named the best male athlete, the best NBA player and also was awarded the ESPY for best championship performance for helping to navigate the Cavaliers to the franchise’s first title.

Best of the ESPYs 2016

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The recently christened Cleveland Cavaliers just won their first ever NBA championship. And they swept the major awards at the 2016 ESPYS

LeBron James was named the best male athlete, the best NBA player and also was awarded the ESPY for best championship performance for helping to navigate the Cavaliers to the franchise’s first title.

Winners at Sunday night’s BET Awards in Los Angeles

Bryson Tiller performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Bryson Tiller performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winners of the BET Awards, presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles:

Video of the Year — Beyonce, “Formation”