LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Southland elected officials mourned the death today of former South African President Nelson Mandela, but hailed him as global icon in the fight against oppression and inequality. “President Mandela’s struggle and sacrifice taught us that injustice and oppression must be extinguished no matter where it may [...]
(Move on McDonalds Hollywood video) On Thursday, December 5, fast food workers across the country will go on...
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles region would be powered exclusively by renewable energy and get water from...
By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer This month you may see young people in the community wearing a black eye or the words...
By Los Angeles Independent Wire Services A limited edition stamp honoring the late Ray Charles was issued Monday at the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live in a ceremony featuring the first public airing of his previously unreleased recording of “They Can’t Take That Away From Me.” Grammy winner Chaka Khan sang [...]Read more ›
The Brits may count themselves as some of the most ardent Michael Jackson fans — tragically, London’s The 02 Arena was to be the site of his farewell tour — but some lovers of the national game might beg to differ. On Thursday, Premiership club Fulham, F.C., which plays at [...]Read more ›
By Daniel Burke CNN By Daniel Burke, CNN Belief Blog Co-Editor Follow @BurkeCNN (CNN) — As President Obama rallies support for a military strike on Syria, Pope Francis condemned chemical weapons and called for an international day of fasting and prayer to press for a peaceful resolution to Syria’s [...]Read more ›
By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Among this week’s 50th anniversary celebrations of the march on Washington, immortalized by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, fledgling 24/7 African-American broadcast network Bounce TV has scored a coup with a 1970 documentary that has never been shown on television [...]Read more ›
By Alan Duke CNN Margaret Pelligrini, one of the last surviving Munchkins from the original production of “The Wizard of Oz,” died Wednesday, the Munchkins spokesman said. She was 89. Pelligrini played the flowerpot Munchkin and one of the sleepy head kids in the classic 1939 film, according to spokesman [...]Read more ›