Collins, NBA’s first openly gay player, to retire

November 20, 2014

 

Associated Press  

 

NEW YORK — Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement... Read more...

Metro, Didi Hirsch partner up for suicide prevention program

November 20, 2014

 

City News Service 

 

Fast trains, holiday depression and thoughts of suicide can be a deadly combination, but local commuter rail officials recently renewed a campaign aimed... Read more...

Court rules Michigan has no responsibility to provide quality public education

November 20, 2014

 

Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Citizen 

 

In a blow to schoolchildren statewide, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled on Nov. 7 the State of Michigan has no legal... Read more...

Netflix postpones launch of Cosby comedy special

November 20, 2014

 

By Lynn Elber

Associated Press 

 

Netflix said it is postponing Bill Cosby’s upcoming standup comedy special, a decision that followed a growing number of allegations... Read more...

New generation continues annual Thanksgiving feed at Ward Villa

November 20, 2014

 

By Jennifer Bihm

LAWT Contributing Writer

 

A new generation of Mothers In Action will once again be providing sustenance and love during the 19th... Read more...

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Mandela’s granddaughter bares her past in book Written by CARLEY PETESCH
GOP blocks key Obama court nominee in Senate vote Written by ALAN FRAM
Immigration Reform Stuck in Limbo Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Study: 8.8 billion Earth-size, just-right planets Written by SETH BORENSTEIN
A Soldier's Story: Our Vets share their experience in the military Written by Edward Rice, III and Princess Manasseh
Holder looks for answers on overcrowded prisons Written by KATHY MATHESON and PETE YOST
Egypt court upholds Muslim Brotherhood ban Written by SARAH EL DEEB
Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. reports to Butner Federal Correctional Facility in North Carolina Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks still represent the majority of Orleans Parish residents Written by Christopher Tidmore
NAACP: New exams block graduation Written by Christian Morrow
Black NY bus driver saves woman from jumping off bridge Written by LAWT News Service
Radio One’s Sheila Stewart killed in Atlanta car accident Written by Avis Thomas-Lester
Judge delays ruling on a dismissal of charges against teen shot by police Written by Ashley N. Johnson
Call me Senator Cory Booker; Booker wins Senate seat Written by Glenn Townes
Black farmers finally collect in $1.2 billion in discrimination case Written by Freddie Allen
NAACP Board of Directors holds final board meeting of the year Written by LAWT News Service
Walters honored, lionized at Howard U. Conference Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Back on the job, federal workers worry about another shutdown Written by Jazelle Hunt
Obama taps Jeh Johnson to lead Homeland Security Written by LAWT News Service
Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt seek justice for Johnson family; Law firm files wrongful death suit against Riverside law enforcement officers’ after use of excessive force resulted in the death of an unarmed man Written by Brian W. Carter
Science fiction can rescue Black communities Written by Stafford L. Battle
Egypt: Relations with United States in ‘turmoil’ Written by Barbara Surk
Sagging pants banned in some Texas restaurants Written by Cierra Duncan
U.S. increases un-needed surveillance of citizens Written by Freddie Allen
28 years in prison for corrupt ex-Detroit mayor Written by Ed White
National Black Church Initiative; NBCI asks Black community to leave Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West alone, “take their hands off of these brothers” Written by LAWT News Service
Death of Florida Man Run Over by Police Car Still Worries Family Written by James Harper
Egypt's capital scarred by 2½ years of turmoil; Egypt's vital capital of Cairo now scarred by 2½ years of turmoil, violence Written by Hamza Hendawi
The Black mecca 50 years later: Did Black Atlanta get to the promise land? Written by Kenya King
Politicians weigh in on shutdown Written by Jennifer Bihm

News

Southland immigrants wait for Obama’s executive action plans

Southland immigrants wait for Obama’s executive action plans

November 20, 2014   City News Service    Southland immigrant-rights groups this week were anxiously awaiting specifics of President Barack Obama’s...

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Community

Compton Unified and Vision To Learn launch partnership

Compton Unified and Vision To Learn launch partnership

November 20, 2014   City News Service    More than fifty Compton Unified School District students are seeing the world more clearly today thanks...

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Sports News

Carson – In it to win it

Carson – In it to win it

November 13, 2014   Ken Brooks LAWT Contributing Writer    Carson High Football remains among the favorites to win the City Section Division I...

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Arts & Culture

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury

November 20, 2014   By David Porter  Associated Press    Tracy Morgan is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a highway...

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