South L.A. Medical School Gets Approval For $800,000 In Funding Expected to Increase Number of Physicians Practicing in Underserved Areas of L.A.
Sep09

South L.A. Medical School Gets Approval For $800,000 In Funding Expected to Increase Number of Physicians Practicing in Underserved Areas of L.A.

Two new residency programs, in Psychiatry and Family Medicine, at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU), are expected to turn out physicians who will practice in some of the most medically under-resourced communities of Los Angeles.

TV One Founder/Chair Cathy Hughes To Be Honored at 20th Annual First Ladies High Tea
Sep08

TV One Founder/Chair Cathy Hughes To Be Honored at 20th Annual First Ladies High Tea

Urban One/TV One founder and chair Cathy Hughes is set to receive the Legacy Award at L.A. Focus’ 20th Annual First Ladies High Tea. Hughes, who launched her Radio One (now Urban One) empire in 1980 with the purchase of WOL-AM radio station in Washington D.C.,

 

Bobby Brown Sues To Halt TV One Broadcast of Bobby Kristina Biopic
Sep08

Bobby Brown Sues To Halt TV One Broadcast of Bobby Kristina Biopic

A made for TV movie depicting the short life and tragic death of Bobbi Kristina Brown—the only daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown—is now at the center of a libel and slander lawsuit filed by the R&B recording star.

Seattle Seahawk Michael Bennett's Attorney Calls for Investigation of Vegas Police
Sep08

Seattle Seahawk Michael Bennett's Attorney Calls for Investigation of Vegas Police

Defensive Lineman Says Abusive LVPD officer threatened to blow his head off and feared he’d never see his family again.

John Burris, a civil rights attorney retained to represent Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett who experienced profiling and brutality at the hands of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, is calling for an independent investigation into the incident.

A Royal Wedding Could Be In The Works for Meghan Markle
Sep06

A Royal Wedding Could Be In The Works for Meghan Markle

Actress Meghan Markle, best known as paralegal Rachel Zane on the USA Network “Suits”, has been mum on her romance with Prince Harry since meeting him in May 2016 in Toronto, where the series is taped.

Rep. Kevin McCarthy Ignores Award From Black Republican Group
Sep06

Rep. Kevin McCarthy Ignores Award From Black Republican Group

A lack of action on behalf of U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has raised the ire of some Black Republicans.  According to Johnnie Morgan, a charter member of the South Los Angeles-Inglewood Republican Assembly (SLAIRA) branch of the California Republican Assembly (CRA,) McCarthy was set to be honored by the group for outstanding leadership.

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