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Jesse Jackson

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  • CHP investigating car-to-car shooting on 110 Freeway in Carson

     
    A 21-year-old man was in stable condition Thursday after being shot while driving on the northbound 110 Freeway in Carson, authorities said. The victim, whose name was not released, was near the Figueroa Street onramp about 2:45 p.m. when at......
  • Judge dismisses effort to reverse Grammy award reductions

     
    Artists and activists were dealt a setback today when a New York judge dismissed a suit against the Recording Academy, the parent organization of the Grammy Awards. The activists had sued after the Recording Academy slashed its number of award...
  • George Zimmerman trial verdict protests

     
    Civil rights leaders at the NAACP national convention Wednesday — Martin Luther King III and the Revs. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton — called the acquittal in 17-year-old Trayvon Martin's slaying a setback for race relations — and the...
  • Rodney King 'showed the nation a better way,' Rev. Al Sharpton says

     
    Rodney King “turned his scars into stars and showed the nation a better way,” the Rev. Al Sharpton said Saturday during memorial services in Los Angeles for King....
  • Dwight Howard: Which team eventually will land him in a trade?

     
    Dwight Howard can become a free agent after this season, meaning the Orlando Magic have until then to trade their star center or risk losing him and getting nothing in return. Writers discuss where Dwight Howard might end up....
  • Love and empathy for Whitney Houston in Newark

     
    "If you was never an addict you don't know what it's like to struggle and stay clean...to hit rock bottom," said Donna Thorn, recalling her own battle to get off drugs as she grew up on the gritty streets of Newark, where Whitney Houston was born 48 years...
  • Whitney Houston memorials spring up at N.J. school, church

     
    “She was in the choir and the chorus. She used to sing at church. But I didn’t expect she’d become a great singer – the greatest singer in the world,” said Principal Henry W. Hamilton, who admits he missed the explosive...
  • Whitney Houston memorial service begins in New Jersey

     
    Whitney Houston funeral begins in Newark, N.J. and is expected to include a performance by Stevie Wonder....
  • Whitney Houston's funeral: Where to watch it

     
    Whitney Houston's funeral will be streamed live on the Internet. Whitney Houston will be laid to rest in her native New Jersey on Saturday with an invite-only funeral....
  • Bobby Brown leaves church as Whitney Houston's funeral begins

     
    Bobby Brown was invited to the funeral of Whitney Houston on Saturday, but he left shortly after the "home going" service began, reportedly over a seating dispute. Bobby Brown entered the church and went to the casket, where he reportedly was crying and...
  • 'Bully' seeks rating change (and exposure)

     
    Bully, a documentary about bullying, has been rated R by the MPAA, and a movement has sprung up to change that....