From disparities in health, education and income, Compton Mayor Aja Brown believes now is the time for government to truly work for the people.


The cops ambushed in Compton, California, were shot near a Los Angeles County Sheriff Department's police station that is allegedly rife with rogue officers who are part of a "gang" called the Executioners.

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Compton native LaShyra “Lash” Nolen made history by becoming the first Black woman elected as Harvard Medical School’s class president.

An earthquake is a serious situation but when the natural disaster hits Compton, there are going to be some jokes. Social media definitely had some. See Also: Meet Jogger Joe, The Man Who Took Racist Cue From BBQ Becky In Tossing Homeless Man’s Clothes The Los Angeles Times reports, “The quake hit at 12:19 a.m. […]


Brown will reportedly announce her decision on Thursday.

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The sisters returned home to renew their ties to the community and to honor the big sister who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Compton in 2003.

The L.A. County Sheriff admitted that a deputy fatally shot an innocent man. He was unarmed and mistaken for a carjacker.

Cooper, accompanied by a flight instructor, capped the end to his two-week journey on Monday when he landed at his home base in Compton, California.

A 23-year-old has been arrested in the shooting death of a baby girl in Compton, California earlier this month, The LA Times reports. Ray Howard Patterson was taken into police custody by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Monday afternoon. Police believe Patterson was the same suspect who took off in a blue Chevrolet Impala […]


Autumn Johnson, the 1-year-old who was fatally shot and killed in Compton, was laid to rest on Saturday.

Marion “Suge” Knight, Dr. Dre, and Ice Cube have been named in a wrongful death lawsuit  [PDF] filed by the family of Terry Carter, the man who was killed in a hit and run by Knight earlier this year, TIME reports. Carter’s widow, Lillian Carter, filed the suit on Wednesday in Los Angeles against the men and […]

So many mistakes have been made in the name of “keeping the peace.” Such is the case for the school board in Compton, Calif., who reportedly voted to arm campus police officers with AR-15 rifles (pictured). And so, as students begin their school year this week, they can look forward to the prospect of their […]