Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Other Elected Officials Show Support for Compton NAACP Branch | PHOTOs

Paulette Simpson-Gipson and Judge Kelvin Filer (Photo Credit:  Marilyn Smith) *On Saturday, January 28, at the Aeronautical Museum hanger inside the Compton/Woodley Airport in Compton CA, Harold Melvin’s “Wake Up Everybody” hung in the air, as more than 100 people filed in to see the swearing-in of the newest officers and Executive Committee members of


Urban League Leaders: Unjustified killing of Anthony Lowe underscores the urgency of transforming police culture and accountability

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES (February 3, 2023) – Urban League leaders today said the cold blooded killing of a disabled man as he tried to flee police reveals an almost delusional mindset on  the part of the Huntington Park officers who shot him, underscoring the urgency of transforming  police culture and accountability.  “Absolutely no


Sports Roundup: a look at local high school sports

On Jan. 27 the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland (IAAM) track and field teams gathered at the Prince George’s County Sports Complex in Landover, Md. Some of the best high school talent in the area participated for the championship, including two outstanding athletes Elise Cooper, of the McDonogh


Op-ed: Community Invited to Engage with Researchers to Overcome Disparities in Kidney Disease and Transplantation

By Krista Lentine and Deryl Cunningham Long overdue, the medical community increasingly is turning its attention toward understanding and addressing racial and ethnic health disparities. We – a physician and a patient – write to shed light on kidney disease, an area where racially based health disparities are stark and where more research is needed