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The L.A. Watts Times
All photographs are the Copy Right of this Publication The L.A. Watts Times Weekender is an African American Newspaper/Publication that presents African American and Black news, entertainment and opinions in local, national and world circles.

This publication currently has a circulation of 30,000. The L.A Watts Times Weekender is also an online News Media and Online News Publication.

*Distinguished Executives and Members

Beverly Cook:Publisher, Managing Editor 1976-1993

Charles Cook: Publisher 1976-1998

Melanie Polk: Publisher 1998-2010

*Executive Department

Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. -Executive Publisher & Chairman

Pamela Bakewell

This publication currently has a circulation of 30,000. The L.A Watts Times Weekender is also an online News Media and Online News Publication.

*Distinguished Executives and Members

Beverly Cook:Publisher, Managing Editor 1976-1993

Charles Cook: Publisher 1976-1998

Melanie Polk: Publisher 1998-2010

*Executive Department

Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. -Executive Publisher & Chairman

Pamela Bakewell

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The California Science Center proudly presents the world premiere of Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia–a major exhibit...
02/24/2022

The California Science Center proudly presents the world premiere of Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia–a major exhibition featuring over 120 ancient artifacts. Journey back 900 years to discover engineering and cultural marvels of a vast empire and use the tools of science to explore the rise, fall, and enduring legacy of what was once the most extensive metropolis in the world. Enhance your experience and see the IMAX movie Angkor 3D: The Lost Empire of Cambodia on our 7-story screen!

https://californiasciencecenter.org/exhibits/angkor-the-lost-empire-of-cambodia

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01/15/2022

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Double tap if you got the Itis, #foodcoma #thanksgiving #eating #feast
11/26/2021

Double tap if you got the Itis,

#foodcoma #thanksgiving #eating #feast

Racial disparities in kids' vaccinations are hard to trackRead full story, click the link in bio #Blackcommunity #newsro...
11/25/2021
Racial Disparities in Kids' Vaccinations are Hard to Track - Los Angeles Sentinel

Racial disparities in kids' vaccinations are hard to track

Read full story, click the link in bio
#Blackcommunity #newsroom #newsalert #lasentinel

More Details Below
http://ow.ly/au4R50GPne3

In Michigan, Connecticut and Washington, D.C., white children got vaccinated at much higher rates than their Black counterparts. But in New York City, white children between 13 and 17 are vaccinated at lower rates than Black, Latino and Asian kids.

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11/25/2021

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Bishop Aims to Revive Woodlawn Memorial Park; Once abandoned and overrun with weeds, Compton’s historic cemetery looks m...
11/15/2021

Bishop Aims to Revive Woodlawn Memorial Park; Once abandoned and overrun with weeds, Compton’s historic cemetery looks much better thanks to Celestina Bishop and OSAAT

Last year, Celestina Bishop went to visit the burial sites of her mother, sisters and grandmother on Mother’s Day. Her loved ones were interred at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Compton.

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/Eya550GMNCl

To Vaccinate or Not To Vaccinate; The Challenge Facing Black Businesses and The People Who Work ThereThere is no doubt t...
11/15/2021

To Vaccinate or Not To Vaccinate; The Challenge Facing Black Businesses and The People Who Work There

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 Pandemic has been a challenge to every business. But the challenges that are facing African American-owned businesses is an even greater one.

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/GUoB50GMNtY

#covid #vaccine #covid-19 #losangeles #blackbusiness #business #pfizer #moderna #lawattstimes

Legendary R&B/Disco Artist Jody Watley is BackJody Watley, the Grammy-winning, trendsetting pioneer in music, video, and...
11/13/2021

Legendary R&B/Disco Artist Jody Watley is Back

Jody Watley, the Grammy-winning, trendsetting pioneer in music, video, and fashion new dance remix album entitled, Renderings includes the anthem, Not A Single Day Goes By featuring Levi Seacer formerly of Prince’s NPG.

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/gMXk50GMNqE

#jodywalter #AlexDiCiò #music #lawattstimes #soul #r&b

Rapper Travis Scott Devastated by Eight Deaths at Houston FestivalFans of the multiplatinum rapper, Travis Scott (born J...
11/13/2021

Rapper Travis Scott Devastated by Eight Deaths at Houston Festival

Fans of the multiplatinum rapper, Travis Scott (born Jacques Berman Webster II), will immediately tell you that you must experience his live show. Scott who is also aptly called by many - the master conductor and crowned king of crowd surfers, stage divers, and chief encourager of the chaotic, is reportedly devasted by the deaths of eight people and injuries to hundreds of fans who attended the latest installment of his “Astroworld” music festival at NRG Park in Houston, TX.

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/WLLy50GMNs4

Will Downing Releases Long Awaited New AlbumThe wait is over!GRAMMY® nominated R&B singer, songwriter and producer Will ...
11/13/2021

Will Downing Releases Long Awaited New Album

The wait is over!

GRAMMY® nominated R&B singer, songwriter and producer Will Downing releases latest album, “Sophisticated Soul,” - now available!

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/qYqg50GMNnP

City Section Football Playoff UpdateThe quarter finals of the L.A. City Football Division I Playoff Bracket is set for F...
11/13/2021

City Section Football Playoff Update

The quarter finals of the L.A. City Football Division I Playoff Bracket is set for Friday, November 12. The 1st seeded Dorsey High Dons (9-3) will face off against 9th seeded Cleveland High Cavaliers (7-2), at Jackie Robinson Stadium.

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/phlv50GMNvA

Kiesha Nix Makes History as First Black Woman VP for the LakersRead Full Story: http://ow.ly/TeMo50GMNl7#KieshaNix #Lake...
11/13/2021

Kiesha Nix Makes History as First Black Woman VP for the Lakers

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/TeMo50GMNl7

#KieshaNix #Lakers #nba #blackwomen #blackwoman #losangeles #lacounty #magicjohnson

LeadersUp teamed up with Russell Westbrook’s Why Not? Foundation to host another career fair! Come out for free career c...
11/10/2021

LeadersUp teamed up with Russell Westbrook’s Why Not? Foundation to host another career fair! Come out for free career coaching and the chance to shoot your shot with quality employers. Get ready to bring your A-game and register today (link in bio).

#linkinbio #linkinbio #losangeles #hiringfair #jobfair #losangeleshiring #luopportunityalert #lakers

LeadersUp teamed up with Russell Westbrook’s Why Not? Foundation to host another career fair! Come out for free career c...
11/10/2021

LeadersUp teamed up with Russell Westbrook’s Why Not? Foundation to host another career fair! Come out for free career coaching and the chance to shoot your shot with quality employers. Get ready to bring your A-game and register today (link in bio).

#linkinbio #losangeles #hiringfair #jobfair #losangeleshiring#luopportunityalert #lakers

Western Ave Redesign Project; Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson will use a series of events to engage the community ...
11/09/2021

Western Ave Redesign Project; Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson will use a series of events to engage the community around a major street redesign project

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/xHb750GGyBs

#lawt #western #southla #halloween #traffic #bicycle #bicycles #bike

Senate Republicans Again Shoot Down John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement ActRead Full Story: http://ow.ly/k9lN50GGwSf#jo...
11/08/2021

Senate Republicans Again Shoot Down John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/k9lN50GGwSf

#johnlewis #republicans #democrat #trump #republican #politics #vote #freedom

Medicare Open Enrollment Is Here!! Are you turning 65? Confused about your Medicare Options? Come and get your questions...
11/07/2021

Medicare Open Enrollment Is Here!! Are you turning 65? Confused about your Medicare Options? Come and get your questions answered at no cost!!

Medicare Drive Thru Event with a Free Care Package
Location is the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza (Upper Level of the Sears parking lot on Stocker) Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 9am to 12pm.

There will be License Medicare Agents (including Spanish speaking) to help you with your questions. This is all Covid Safe!!

Reserve your Package (866) 493-0485 TTY 711 M-F 9am - 5pm

For more information go to: http://ow.ly/zAPk50GHRqT

Tupac Shakur’s Life, Legacy to be Subject of Massive ExhibitRead Full Story: http://ow.ly/taSo50GGAis#losangeles #hiphop...
11/07/2021

Tupac Shakur’s Life, Legacy to be Subject of Massive Exhibit

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/taSo50GGAis

#losangeles #hiphop #rap #lawattstimes #watts #compton #tupac #shakur

The Watts Rams Compete in Pop Warner ChampionshipRead Full Story: http://ow.ly/vpe550GGAlf#lawt #losangeles #lawt #popwa...
11/06/2021

The Watts Rams Compete in Pop Warner Championship

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/vpe550GGAlf

#lawt #losangeles #lawt #popwarner

No Leads in Fatal Shooting of Compton PastorPastor Reggie Moore was fatally shot on Oct. 24.Read Full Story: http://ow.l...
11/06/2021

No Leads in Fatal Shooting of Compton Pastor

Pastor Reggie Moore was fatally shot on Oct. 24.

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/blFB50GGwx1

#lawattstimes #lawt #compton #watts

Temptations Legendary Founder Otis Williams Says the Group Always Has been Greater than the Sum of Its PartsRead Full St...
11/05/2021

Temptations Legendary Founder Otis Williams Says the Group Always Has been Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/IGzW50GGwpW

#otiswilliams #temptations

The Gap Band founder Ronnie Wilson dies at age 73Ronnie Wilson, multi-instrumentalist and founder of the popular R&B and...
11/05/2021

The Gap Band founder Ronnie Wilson dies at age 73

Ronnie Wilson, multi-instrumentalist and founder of the popular R&B and funk group The Gap Band, has died. He was 73.

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/W0ba50GGwi2

#gapband #music #losangeles #lawattstimes #lawt #ronniewilson

Vanessa Bryant Battles L.A. County as Other Families of Crash Victims are Granted SettlementsRead Full Story: http://ow....
11/05/2021
Vanessa Bryant Battles L.A. County as Other Families of Crash Victims are Granted Settlements

Vanessa Bryant Battles L.A. County as Other Families of Crash Victims are Granted Settlements

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/GIyK50GGyRu

#lawt #losangeles #kobebryant #LosAngelesLakers #tmz

Vanessa Bryant, widow of the late great Los Angeles Lakers legend, Kobe Bryant, will not have to undergo a psychiatric evaluation for her lawsuit against Los Angeles County. In September 2020, Bryant filed a lawsuit against L.A. County claiming that photos were leaked of the site of the helicopter c...

ASSESSOR PRANG NAMES CHIEF APPRAISER; Jacqueline Irvin joins executive ranksRead Full Story: http://ow.ly/rhFx50GGwe8 #l...
11/04/2021

ASSESSOR PRANG NAMES CHIEF APPRAISER; Jacqueline Irvin joins executive ranks

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/rhFx50GGwe8

#lawt #lawattstimes #jeffprang #blackwomen #blackwoman #blackexcellence #lacounty #losangeles #losangelescounty

Democrats Failure at the Federal Level Causes Catastrophic Losses in Virginia, ElsewhereRead Full Story: http://ow.ly/xz...
11/04/2021

Democrats Failure at the Federal Level Causes Catastrophic Losses in Virginia, Elsewhere

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/xznr50GGyfu

#democrat #republican #politics #liberal #conservative #usa #america #biden #election #vote #lawt #gop #libertarian #blm #voteblue

Karly Katona Appointed “Caretaker” of the 10th Council District; Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas’s Chief of Staff selected...
11/04/2021

Karly Katona Appointed “Caretaker” of the 10th Council District; Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas’s Chief of Staff selected to oversee the business of the district

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/4sNt50GGvEv

#losangelescounty #lawattstimes #lawt #markridleythomas #karlykatona

BIG:LEAP will provide 3,000 individuals with $1,000 per month for 12 months. These will be unconditional, regular, and d...
11/02/2021

BIG:LEAP will provide 3,000 individuals with $1,000 per month for 12 months. These will be unconditional, regular, and direct cash payments, no strings attached.

Who’s Eligible?

Must reside in the City of Los Angeles, over the age of 18, have at least one child dependent, an income at or below 100 percent of the federal poverty line and have experienced economic and/or medical hardship related to COVID-19.

To apply, visit bigleap.lacity.org

Avan Family Wants DA George Gascon to lead the fight for #Justice4MichelleAs of this writing, the degree of the murder c...
11/02/2021

Avan Family Wants DA George Gascon to lead the fight for #Justice4Michelle

As of this writing, the degree of the murder charge has not been decided nor has a special circumstance charge been added to the Avan case. And DA Gascón has not spoken with or met with Trevon and Nyah Avan.

Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/x9pN50GBzt7

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The California Science Center proudly presents the world premiere of Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia–a major exhibition featuring over 120 ancient artifacts. Journey back 900 years to discover engineering and cultural marvels of a vast empire and use the tools of science to explore the rise, fall, and enduring legacy of what was once the most extensive metropolis in the world. Enhance your experience and see the IMAX movie Angkor 3D: The Lost Empire of Cambodia on our 7-story screen! https://californiasciencecenter.org/exhibits/angkor-the-lost-empire-of-cambodia
Double tap if you got the Itis, #foodcoma #thanksgiving #eating #feast
Racial disparities in kids' vaccinations are hard to track Read full story, click the link in bio #Blackcommunity #newsroom #newsalert #lasentinel More Details Below http://ow.ly/au4R50GPne3
Bishop Aims to Revive Woodlawn Memorial Park; Once abandoned and overrun with weeds, Compton’s historic cemetery looks much better thanks to Celestina Bishop and OSAAT Last year, Celestina Bishop went to visit the burial sites of her mother, sisters and grandmother on Mother’s Day. Her loved ones were interred at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Compton. Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/Eya550GMNCl
To Vaccinate or Not To Vaccinate; The Challenge Facing Black Businesses and The People Who Work There There is no doubt that the COVID-19 Pandemic has been a challenge to every business. But the challenges that are facing African American-owned businesses is an even greater one. Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/GUoB50GMNtY #covid #vaccine #covid-19 #losangeles #blackbusiness #business #pfizer #moderna #lawattstimes
Legendary R&B/Disco Artist Jody Watley is Back Jody Watley, the Grammy-winning, trendsetting pioneer in music, video, and fashion new dance remix album entitled, Renderings includes the anthem, Not A Single Day Goes By featuring Levi Seacer formerly of Prince’s NPG. Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/gMXk50GMNqE #jodywalter #AlexDiCiò #music #lawattstimes #soul #r&b
Rapper Travis Scott Devastated by Eight Deaths at Houston Festival Fans of the multiplatinum rapper, Travis Scott (born Jacques Berman Webster II), will immediately tell you that you must experience his live show. Scott who is also aptly called by many - the master conductor and crowned king of crowd surfers, stage divers, and chief encourager of the chaotic, is reportedly devasted by the deaths of eight people and injuries to hundreds of fans who attended the latest installment of his “Astroworld” music festival at NRG Park in Houston, TX. Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/WLLy50GMNs4
Will Downing Releases Long Awaited New Album The wait is over! GRAMMY® nominated R&B singer, songwriter and producer Will Downing releases latest album, “Sophisticated Soul,” - now available! Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/qYqg50GMNnP
City Section Football Playoff Update The quarter finals of the L.A. City Football Division I Playoff Bracket is set for Friday, November 12. The 1st seeded Dorsey High Dons (9-3) will face off against 9th seeded Cleveland High Cavaliers (7-2), at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/phlv50GMNvA
Kiesha Nix Makes History as First Black Woman VP for the Lakers Read Full Story: http://ow.ly/TeMo50GMNl7 #KieshaNix #Lakers #nba #blackwomen #blackwoman #losangeles #lacounty #magicjohnson