Southland civil rights leaders were expected to urge Los Angeles school board officials to appoint a new superintendent that will be “sensitive” to the needs of African-American students.
A bill authored by a Pasadena lawmaker that encourages schools to teach about the historical significance of Barack Obama becoming the nation’s first African-American president is now California law.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department has named its first-ever African American female battalion chief.
The union representing Los Angeles police officers has elected its first African-American board member.
For a better appreciation of the spirit of South Los Angeles, it’s worth checking out the California African American Museum at Exposition Place.
Two Latino gang members Thursday pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes connected to a reportedly racially motivated New Year’s Eve attack in Compton.
Racist graffiti targeting African American students was discovered on walls at Agoura High School over the past few days.
An African American family sued Disneyland after the actor who portrayed the White Rabbit character from “Alice in Wonderland” allegedly refused to hug or touch their children because of their skin color.
Two Latino men suspected of being in a gang have been arrested for allegedly directing a series of hate crimes against an African-American family in Compton.
Award-winning songwriter, recording artist and host Bettina Bush stopped by KCAL9 Friday to tell viewers about the Honor Your Heroes campaign and why it was created!
While it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?
Mervyn M. Dymally, former Lieutenant Governor of California, passed away Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 86.
Students at a high school in Victorville said violent fights have been breaking out between African-Americans and Latinos for the past two days.
The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.
Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.