Baseball monitoring White House Cuba decision

December 18, 2014

 

Major League Baseball isn’t sure of the impact of President Barack Obama’s decision to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba.

 

The U.S. withdrew diplomatic recognition... Read more...

Don’t let vision get blindsided by diabetes

December 18, 2014

 

Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 

 

 

While people with diabetes are more likely to develop blinding eye diseases, recent studies have revealed low... Read more...

Compton’s 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools honored at County Board meeting

December 18, 2014

 

LAWT News Service 

 

In recognition of winning the 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Award, Compton Unified School District’s (CUSD) Jefferson and Tibby elementary schools... Read more...

Best Films of 2014

December 18, 2014

 

By Dwight Brown 

NNPA Film Critic 

 

 

As 2104 draws to a close it’s a perfect time to reflect on noteworthy films, strong performances and the strides... Read more...

Pop Warner family to proceed with lawsuit

December 18, 2014

 

City News Service 

 

 

A Los Angeles judge recently rejected a motion by the national Pop Warner football organization and a local chapter to dismiss a negligence... Read more...

Malala’s moment: Nobel winner speaks out

December 11, 2014

 

By DANICA KIRKA 

Associated Press 

Shot in the head by the Taliban two years ago for speaking out on education, 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai on Wednesday December 10, beamed... Read more...

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Winnie denies Mandela family feud Written by RAY FAURE
French-African Teen Wins Beauty Pageant, Igniting National Uproar Written by LAWT News Service
South Sudan on edge as army hunts coup plotters Written by CHARLTON DOKI and RODNEY MUHUMUZA
Senate Dems push Obama nominees, GOP bides time Written by ALAN FRAM
A commitment to Mandela Written by Xavier Higgs
Obama praises Mandela as ‘Great Liberator’ Written by George E. Curry
The Meaning of Nelson Mandela Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
The Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela Written by Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.
Nelson Mandela Celebrated during International Memorial Written by Jennifer Bihm
Obama’s Kenyan-born uncle allowed to remain in US Written by DENISE LAVOIE
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
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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
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News

Clinton denounces torture, says Black lives matter

Clinton denounces torture, says Black lives matter

December 18, 2014   By JILL COLVIN  Associated Press       Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she’s proud to have been part of an administration...

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Community

Crenshaw Closure to be extended due to Winter Weather

Crenshaw Closure to be extended due to Winter Weather

December 18, 2014   City News Service       A stretch of Crenshaw Boulevard that has been closed for much of the past month due to construction...

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Sports News

Hail to L.A. City Football Champions! L.A. High ends drought, Narbonne back on top in D-I and Hamilton seals the deal in DII

Hail to L.A. City Football Champions! L.A. High ends drought, Narbonne back on top in D-I and Hamilton seals the deal in DII

December 11, 2014   By Kenneth D. Miller  Assistant Managing Editor    Los Angeles High School joined the City Section championship celebrations...

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Arts & Culture

Ashanti faces convicted fan at 2nd stalking trial

Ashanti faces convicted fan at 2nd stalking trial

December 18, 2014   By JENNIFER PELTZ  Associated Press      Ashanti faced a fan accused of stalking and harassing her family for years, telling...

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