Breanna Clark’s Journey to the Gold Medal in Rio

February 23, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

Olympic silver medalist Rosalyn Clark usually brings her daughter, Breanna when she visits Trinity Elementary School for the ‘Ready, Set, Gold!’... Read more...

Black Girl Magic: ‘Hidden Figures’ Outshines ‘La La Land’ at U.S. Box Office

February 23, 2017 

By Lauren Victoria Burke 

NNPA Newswire Contributor

  Looks like the myth that Black films can't make big money in Hollywood is about to become a thing of the past.

 

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Los Angeles Southwest College to host Manchild Conference on February 25; Conference will offer self-help strategies to support and motivate all community members

February 23, 2017 

LAWT News Service 

Los Angeles Southwest College will host the annual Manchild Conference on February 25 that will provide attendees with strategies to help support and motivate... Read more...

Black Women’s Forum celebrates Black History Month with Founder and Special Guest Congresswoman Maxine Waters

February 23, 2017 

By Shonassee Shaver 

Contributing Writer 

Over 50 people gathered and loaded two buses February 18 at the Black Women’s Forum office to attend the foundation’s latest community... Read more...

Dean Eugene M. Deloatch: the man who created an army of Black Engineers

February 16, 2017 

By Darlene Aderoju 

Howard University News Service 

Most people have never heard of Eugene M. DeLoatch, but all over the world, they have seen the fruits of his labor, across the... Read more...

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Kenya breaks ground on big new airport; Kenya breaks ground on big, new airport to serve as regional hub only 4 months after fire Written by Jason Straziuso
Abuses, shootings of Black women spark outrage; Sisters besieged? Abuses, shootings of Black women spark outrage Written by Starla Muhammad
Late Mississippi Civil Rights hero Clyde Kennard honored in D.C. Written by Avis Thomas-Lester
Jesse Jackson celebrates 72nd birthday Written by Princess Manasseh
Marissa Alexander hopes for bond after being imprisoned over two years Written by D. Kevin McNeir
Last of ‘Scottsboro Boys’ pardoned Written by Herb Boyd
Civil Rights icon Jesse L. Jackson Sr. celebrates birthday at Rainbow PUSH Coalition gala Written by Kenneth D. Miller
Blacks continue fight to secure voting rights Written by Freddie Allen
First MLK’s kids, now the heirs of Malcolm X are headed to court Written by LAWT News Service
Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE
Haiti’s prime minister tours Silicon Valley Written by MARTHA MENDOZA
Kerry: Muslim Brotherhood 'stole' Egypt revolution Written by LAWT News Service
Obama honors Clinton, Oprah with freedom medal; A look at Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients Written by LAWT News Service
Stop-and-Frisk More Court Action Ahead Written by Cyril Josh Barker
CBC, Others slam GOP over Watt snub; Congressman vows not to withdraw Written by Stacy M. Brown
Fight Continues to Tear Down Memorial to Jim Jones, New Book Honors the Children Written by Dr. Barbara Reynolds
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

News

Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time

Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time

February 23, 2017  By Lauren Victoria Burke  NNPA Newswire Contributor  Following a bizarre exchange with American Urban Radio Networks White House...

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Community

South L.A. says No to Measure S; Measure S would block the jobs, economic development and affordable housing South LA needs and demands—just as revitalization is taking off

South L.A. says No to Measure S; Measure S would block the jobs, economic development and affordable housing South LA needs and demands—just as revitalization is taking off

February 23, 2017  LAWT News Service   South Los Angeles recently elected and community leaders stood together at the site of 150 units of affordable...

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Sports News

National Sports Beat

National Sports Beat

February 16, 2017  By Brad Pye Jr.  Sports Editor Emeritus  Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast to-coast and all the stops in...

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Arts & Culture

Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

February 23, 2017  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Contributor  Last week, a federal judge in Massachusetts struck down a defamation suit against...

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