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Let’s End the History of Abuse

March is Women’s History Month, the time of year set aside to honor achievements of women. Throughout history, women have set records in business, education, entertainment, and even space...

Giving Back to the Community

It is not uncommon, especially in inner city communities of color, for successful professionals to leave once they’ve “made it.” In fact, many times, friends and family encourage those...

Slaying Goliath

It has been 2 weeks since the devastating shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL that killed 17 students and teachers. And what a busy two...

Op-Ed: Liberal Christians Need to be Louder

By Veronica Mackey In the two years that Donald Trump has gone from Republican presidential candidate to president, the center of the religious right has shifted. Having a United States...

So Much to Know, So Little Time

It’s really not fair that the shortest month of the year is packed with so much to do and learn. It’s Black History Month, Heart Disease Awareness Month, the...

Inglewood City Council No Longer a ‘Joke’

By Veronica Mackey Tuesday’s City Council meeting was fast paced and matter-of-fact. Residents with complaints expressed themselves freely without the drama. And it’s pretty much been that way since Mayor...

Local News, Local Perspective

On Tuesday, I learned that the Los Angeles Times has been sold. While no formal announcements had been made at the time, word on the street is that Patrick...

The History of Black History

It’s Black History Month, and there will be lots of documentaries and entertainment honoring African American achievers. But black history didn’t begin in the United States. Anthropologists will tell...

Promise Made, Promise Fulfilled

Everywhere I go now, folks just can’t stop talking about the new Inglewood Senior Center.  It’s easy to see why.  Inglewood was promised a venue for seniors years ago. ...

Focus on the Good

By: Willie Brown On Monday, Inglewood once again commemorated the achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Next month, we will celebrate Black History Month, followed by Women’s History Month,...

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The language of hate

How do you make one group of people hate another group of people they have never met? You use language to do it. The...

'Hero' bystander James Shaw Jr. wrestled gun away from Waffle House shooter

"If it was going to come down to it, he was going to have to work to kill me," James Shaw Jr. recalled thinking. Source:...

'Were you admitted on merit or quota?' Former education official questions student's Harvard acceptance

When Drake Johnson announced that he had committed to Harvard University, one response stood out from the rest. Source: Inglewood News