LA golfers celebrated the honoring of golfing pioneer Charlie Sifford, who had a street officially renamed after him on Sunday.
Federal prosecutors and Los Angeles County have reached a settlement designed to resolve two federal civil rights investigations into conditions in the county jail system, authorities announced Wednesday.
Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in space this year.
Hundreds of protestors took to the streets in South Los Angeles on Saturday as part of the ‘Rally For Justice’ protest against police brutality.
Hundreds gathered, preaching a message of non-violence during the four-mile march to City Hall on MLK Day.
Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Leaders of the black community in Los Angeles called for calm Monday night amidst widespread reaction to the verdict out of Ferguson, Missouri.
Controversial actress Daniele Watts, who made headlines when she claimed to be the victim of racial profiling by police, spoke to law students at USC on Monday night.
Actress Danielle Watts, who was handcuffed on Sept. 11 by an LAPD sergeant, says she refuses to apologize for accusing the department of racial profiling, against the demands of civil rights leaders.
An African-American Los Angeles judge who says he was roughed up and handcuffed by UCLA police has settled his assault and civil rights claim for about $500,000.
KCAL9’s Kristine Lazar reports Commissioner Joseph Farrow promised the investigation will take weeks rather than months.
The video went viral and sparked outrage around the city.
The assault video has gone viral.
The Dec. 13 shooting followed a nearly hour-long nighttime pursuit for allegedly reckless driving that ended when the Corvette hit a car in an intersection, seriously injuring the other driver, and then spun onto a downtown sidewalk.
Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.