Betty Pleasant is a contributing writer and columnist for the Compton Herald. She was formerly a reporter at the Los Angeles Sentinel and a columnist at the Los Angeles Wave.
Prominent and Africans and African-Americans who died in 2015
Los Angeles City Hall Council Chambers is site for memorial; public viewing, Friday
By BETTY PLEASANT, Compton Herald staff
LOS ANGELES — A memorial service for
Funeral services for Percy Pinkney, an influential African-American political figure in California, were held Saturday, March 26, 2016
Columnist Betty Pleasant compares how the cases of two elected officials charged with similar crimes had different outcomes
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas has been battling Willowbrook homeowners over plans to create an equestrian center in their neighborhood