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 between and beyond.

 

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Ken Griffey Sr.: An Icon in Baseball and Health

February 16, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

“August 31, 1990 is when I played my first game with my son. We played against Kansas City,” said baseball legend Ken Griffey, Sr. about the... 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...

Black music stars shine bright at the 59th Grammy Awards

February 16, 2017 

By Brandon I. Brooks 

Managing Editor

The 59th annual Grammy awards opened up with singing sensation The Weeknd, who performed, “Starboy,” and “I Feel It Coming,” featuring... Read more...

Sen. Kamala Harris talks Black History Month and Politics

February 16, 2017 

Brandon I. Brooks 

Managing Editor 

During Black History Month, the achievements of Black men and women are recognized and celebrated, as well as the sacrifices and turmoil faced... Read more...

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Obama, Clinton meet for lunch, sparking 2016 buzz Written by JOSH LEDERMAN
The United Job Creation Council helps ‘high risk’ youth in the Los Angeles community Written by Shonassee Shaver
Congress commemorates historic March on Washington Written by Suzanne Gamboa
Jesse Jackson to Fla. gov: No apology for comments Written by Gary Fineout
U.S. Attorney Birotte speaks to Black Journalists Written by Xavier Higgs
California Black Caucus Contemplate Florida Boycott Written by Xavier Higgs
Black leaders celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday Written by Freddie Allen
New documentary about Trinidadian “Hero” Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks Who Stand Their Ground Often Imprisoned Written by Zenitha Prince
Samuel L. Jackson in the dark on new ‘Star Wars’ Written by CHRIS TALBOTT
Activists, family rally, march in support of prison hunger strikers; Protesters demand an end to solitary and other issues in CA Prisons Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
George Zimmerman is not guilty of anything; What does that mean for us? Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
Holder calls Martin killing an ‘unnecessary shooting’ Written by PETE YOST
Two Re-sentenced for murders of two teens at Long Beach party Written by LAWT News Service
Dog Mauling Trial Postponed Written by LAWT News Service
Rep. Bass brings CBC Chair Rep. Fudge to L.A. Written by KENNETH MILLER
Rep. Waters and Rep. Bass hail first Black majority whip; Former Rep. William Gray and longtime Philly pastor succumbs Written by KENNETH MILLER
The crisis of Black males is a national problem Written by Freddie Allen
Blacks suffer in Colombia, despite 20-year-old law Written by Charlene Muhammad
Justice for Trayvon? Written by Jennifer Bihm
Oversight board hears testimony on NSA spying Written by STEPHEN BRAUN
UN irrelevant to Palestinian-Israeli peace process? Written by Saeed Shabazz
Marijuana's march toward mainstream confounds feds Written by NANCY BENAC and ALICIA A. CALDWELL
Obama courts Africa’s business on trip’s final leg Written by JULIE PACE
Mandela grandson to face charges in grave dispute Written by Christopher Torchia and Jason Straziuso
Supreme Court dodges affirmative action decision Written by LAWT News Service
SAfrica president cancels trip amid Mandela worry Written by LAWT News Service
Obama in Senegal for first leg of Africa trip Written by JULIE PACE
Trayvon Martin’s friend describes final phone call Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks Outraged at Supreme Court Rulings; High Court Deals Voting Rights Act Severe Blow Written by Kenneth Miller

News

Al Jarreau Dead at 76

Al Jarreau Dead at 76

February 16, 2017  City News Service  Singer Al Jarreau died Sunday in Los Angeles, just days after retiring from touring, his manager told Ebony Magazine....

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Community

Measure S is Bad for Our Community

Measure S is Bad for Our Community

February 16, 2017  By Danny J. Bakewell, Jr  Executive Editor  “Measure S is bad for our community,” said Council President Herb Wesson and councilmembers...

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Sports News

The History of The Harlem Globetrotters

The History of The Harlem Globetrotters

February 09, 2017  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  Many people know the Harlem Globetrotters for their entertaining tricks and their world record-breaking...

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Arts & Culture

Denzel Washington, Taraji P. Henson and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson honored at 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards

Denzel Washington, Taraji P. Henson and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson honored at 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards

February 16, 2017  By Brandon I. Brooks  Managing Editor  The 48th NAACP Image Awards took place Saturday February 11, in Pasadena, California at...

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