‘Thursday Night Football’ to air on both CBS and NBC

February 04, 2016 

By JOSH DUBOW 

Associated Press 

 

“Thursday Night Football” will air on both CBS and NBC next season.

 

The NFL has agreed to a two-year deal with... Read more...

Health officials warn residents about mosquito bites, Zika virus

February 04, 2016 

City News Service 

 

County health officials again warned residents this week to take precautions against mosquito bites, particularly if they’re planning to travel to areas experiencing... Read more...

UConn setting up living-learning community for black men; The University of Connecticut is creating a living and learning community for black men in response to low graduation and retention rates among its male African-American students

February 04, 2016 

By Pat Eaton-Robb 

Associated Press 

 

The University of Connecticut is creating a community for black men inside a new dorm on its campus, following the... Read more...

Screen Actors Guild Awards Gets It Right, Not White

February 04, 2016 

By Amen Oyiboke 

Staff Writer 

 

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards showed the governors of the Academy Awards how nominations and wins are really suppose to go—with... Read more...

Oldest death row inmate in Georgia, age 72, is executed

February 04, 2016 

By KATE BRUMBACK 

Associated Press 

 

Georgia executed a 72-year-old man, its oldest death row inmate, early Wednesday for the killing of a convenience store manager during... Read more...

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Panel: LAPD justified in death of homeless black man

Panel: LAPD justified in death of homeless black man

February 04, 2016  By AMANDA LEE MYERS  Associated Press    Los Angeles police officers were justified when they fatally shot a homeless black...

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Community

California Endowment dedicates $2 million to health care enrollment outreach in African-American community; As Open Enrollment for Covered California Ends, Medi-Cal Enrollment is Available Year-Round

California Endowment dedicates $2 million to health care enrollment outreach in African-American community; As Open Enrollment for Covered California Ends, Medi-Cal Enrollment is Available Year-Round

February 04, 2016  City News Service    On the final day of open enrollment for Covered California, The California Endowment announced a $2 million...

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Sports News

Cam Newton: ‘I’m an African-American QB that scares people’

Cam Newton: ‘I’m an African-American QB that scares people’

January 28, 2016  By STEVE REED  AP Sports Writer    Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suggested for the first time Wednesday that race may play...

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Arts & Culture

L.A. City Council honors Lionel Richie as ‘Living Legend’

L.A. City Council honors Lionel Richie as ‘Living Legend’

February 04, 2016  City News Service    Four-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lionel Richie was presented this week with a “Living Legend...

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