Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Black Heritage

These 8 Cities Are Where Everyone Wants To Go To Celebrate Black Heritage

For those looking to learn about their history year-round, here are some destinations around the country that offer African American heritage tours

To the uninformed (and sometimes ignorant), Black History Month may be unnecessary. But, if you…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Have a Great Idea for a Tech Hardware Product? This Accelerator Program Wants to Give You $75,000

A Los Angles-based accelerator wants to help founders and entrepreneurs of color realize their tech hardware dream company.

‚ÄúThere is a big gap in the market for any type of hardware activity in…

By Samara Lynn

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Black History Month: Then and Now in Sports

Wilt Chamberlain paved the way for future players of color

Throughout Black History Month, Black Enterprise is honoring past pioneers and current day history-makers in…

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LA Auto Show Set to Reveal the Latest Cars and Auto Technology

One of the nation's biggest auto showcases is back

The LA Auto Show, which produces several events surrounding the debuts and advancements in the…

By Aniesia Williams

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Los Angeles Becomes Latest City to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

City Council passes vote to increase wages to $15 an hour

Los Angeles passes a vote to increase minimum wages to $15 an hour.

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Kanye West Teaches a Fashion Class in Los Angeles

Rapper lends his fashion knowledge to L.A. college students

As part of his community service completion, Kanye West is volunteering as a fashion teacher…

By Courtney Connley

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LA Mayor Garcetti expects a lengthy battle with Donald Sterling

Los Angeles Mayor Anticipates Lengthy Battle With Clippers Owner

Eric Garcetti expects Donald Sterling to put up a "long, protracted fight" to retain ownership of the team

According to Yahoo Sports, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling may drag out the legal…

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African American Tourism CEO Has New Vision For Promoting Los Angeles

Ernest Wooden finished his first year on the job by celebrating record tourism visitation to LA with more than 42 million visitors

Los Angeles is not only the city of angels but the city of dreams. The…

By Kimberly Wilson

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L.A. School System to Give Every Student an iPad

Los Angeles will be the largest school district in the nation to provide each student with an iPad.

In L.A., students from kindergarten to 12th grade to receive an iPad for their textbooks

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Chris Brown Back in Court, Ordered to Return in June

The domestic violence case is still in dispute over actual time the singer spent doing community service

Do you think Chris cooked the books?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Is Los Angeles Reneging on Reward for Dorner’s Capture?

Slain cop's bounty may go unrewarded

The saga surrounding Chris Dorner only continues after his apparent death.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Lil Wayne Being Sued for Alleged Skateboard Assault

Lil Wayne being taken to court again for an alleged assault

Seems like Lil Wayne is in the courtroom more than he is in the studio…

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Eight People Killed in Tour Bus Crash in California

Bus flips and plows into a pickup truck

At least eight are dead and 38 were transported to hospital’s in California after a…

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MC Lyte to be Honored at 2013 Hip Hop Inaugural Ball

The popular emcee will be honored for all her achievements over the past 25 years of her career

The invitation only reception will take place during 2013 Grammy week in Los Angeles

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Rihanna Purchases $12 Million Dollar Mansion in LA

Rihanna sure has money.

The singer has plans for a “Diamonds World Tour” which starts in the spring.

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Jackie Lacey May Become First Black DA in LA History

Is Los Angeles ready for its first black female DA?

Is Los Angeles ready for its first black female DA?

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Teacher Kicks Girl Out of Classroom, Says Brown Tights Looked Nude

Mother says her honor roll student was discriminated against

Mother says her honor roll student was discriminated against

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Racist Display Prompts Investigation in Los Angeles Hospital

African-American employee finds doll in black face with racial slur

African-American employee finds doll in black face with racial slur

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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LL Cool J Attacks Intruder in His Home

Rapper takes down unsuccessful robber

Rapper takes down unsuccessful robber

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