Snoop Dogg on Cordell’s future

August 27, 2015

 

LAWT News Service 

 

Snoop Dogg was one of many celebrities present for this past weekend’s Athletes vs. Cancer Celebrity Flag Football Game in Los Angeles, Calif. The event... Read more...

Advocates and former victims of abuse talk prison pipeline among girls and women of Color

August 27, 2015

 

By Brittany K. Jackson 

LAWT Contributing Writer 

 

On August 15, Congresswoman Karen Bass of the 37th District of California hosted an important discussion about... Read more...

Thurgood Marshall College Fund launches Apple Scholars Program

August 27, 2015

 

By Freddie Allen 

NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 

 

On Tuesday [Aug. 25], the Thur­good Marshall College Fund (TMCF) opened the application... Read more...

Tucker cared for teens in trouble

August 27, 2015

 

Staff and wire Report 

 

Retired Juvenile court judge Marcus O. Tucker who died at age 80 from heart condition complications was the first black judge appointed to the Long... Read more...

Farrakhan stresses importance of Black press for Million Man March anniversary

August 27, 2015 

by D. Kevin McNeir 

Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer 

 

As the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March approaches this fall, strategies continue to be formulated... Read more...

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Consumer alert: Tips for Californians to prevent tax-related identity theft Written by LAWT News Service
Proposed tobacco settlement excludes Black media Written by George E. Curry
The rise and fall of the KKK Written by Michael McGee
Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress Written by HENRY C. JACKSON
Museum at Vt. University to have Civil War exhibit Written by LAWT News Service
Preserving Nelson Mandela’s legacy Written by George E. Curry
Parents of Trayvon Martin in discussions for book deal Written by Dorothy Rowley
Man charged with murdering girlfriend Written by LAWT News Service
U.S. winning the ‘War on Poverty’ Written by Jazelle Hunt
As Mandela is lauded, contradictions surface Written by Brian E. Muhammad
Ethnic violence spreads in South Sudan Written by Charlton Doki and Jason Straziuso
Caribbean Immigrants: The Rush to Become American Citizens Surpassed the 100,000 mark last year and increasing Written by Tony Best
South Africans still celebrating ‘Tata’ Mandela Written by George E. Curry
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

News

Fired reporter kills former co-workers on live TV

Fired reporter kills former co-workers on live TV

August 27, 2015   By Steve Helber, Pam Ramsey and Jonathan Drew  Associated Press    He planned it all so carefully — a choreographed execution...

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Community

Supervisors Vote for Vermont Corridor Revamp

Supervisors Vote for Vermont Corridor Revamp

August 20, 2015   City News Services      The Board of Supervisors voted on August 18 to start soliciting bids to tear down some of Los Angeles...

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Sports News

Jamaicans provide some smiles in the 200 at worlds

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August 27, 2015  By PAT GRAHAM  AP Sports Writer    Racing in a lane next to one of the big-name Jamaicans sure was a laugh.   They certainly...

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Arts & Culture

Residents of New England town reluctantly reckon with Cosby

Residents of New England town reluctantly reckon with Cosby

August 27, 2015   By PHILIP MARCELO  Associated Press      Deep in the rolling farmland of western Massachusetts, Bill Cosby’s compound has...

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