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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Pipeline protesters vow to stay camped on federal land Written by JAMES MacPHERSON
U.S. Senators demand study on Federal Advertising in Black-owned Media Written by Stacy M. Brown
Obama: I’ll push back on Trump if needed to defend U.S. ideals Written by JOSH LEDERMAN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE
A community of journalists and politicians deliver an emotional goodbye to Gwen Ifill Written by Lauren Victoria Burke
Tuskegee Airmen receive Congressional Gold Medal Written by CAROLYN THOMPSON
PBS journalist Gwen Ifill dies of cancer Written by Associated Press
Trump Elected United States President in ‘Shocking Upset’ Written by Staff and Wire Report
Battle over CD44, winner on horizon; Senator Isadore Hall, III and Nanette Barragán go head-to-head for Congressional District 44 Seat Written by Sentinel Staff Report
Nearly 90 percent of Black voters favor Clinton over Trump in new HU/NNPA National Black Voter Poll Written by LAWT News Service
Hall continues building broad-based support for Cd44 despite ongoing racially-charged attacks Written by LAWT News Service
‘Harriet’ breaks through Leimert Park ; Community leaders stress the importance and significance of the project to Leimert Park and its surrounding communities. Written by Brandon I. Brooks Managing Editor and Jennifer Bihm Assistant Editor
Black Women’s Roundtable Launches National Vote Effort Written by Lauren Victoria Burke
Modest gain seen for Obama’s last health care sign-up season Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
U.S. Senate debate draws distinctions Written by Xavier Higgs
DNC partners with the NNPA to reach Black voters Written by LAWT News Service
Officer who violated ‘use of force’ policy won’t be charged Written by EMERY P. DALESIO
Family of Pasadena man who died in police custody plans federal lawsuit Written by City News Service
At Last: President Obama ­dedicates new Black History Museum on the National Mall Written by D. Kevin McNeir
Say her name, Wakiesha Wilson; Attorney Carl Douglas, along with the mother and aunt of Wakiesha Wilson, hold press conference for $35 million lawsuit against LAPD. Written by Shannen Hill
NNPA Honors Champions of the Black Press Written by Sarafina Wright
Police try to quell anger after shooting triggers unrest Written by JEFFREY COLLINS
Obama to speak at opening of African-American Museum Written by Associated Press
Harris-Dawson, LADWP Break Ground on 99th Street Water Treatment Plant Written by LAWT News Service
Police probe shooting death of Ferguson activist Seals Written by LAWT News Service
Community unites for Town Hall to stop killings; Min. Tony Muhammad leads ‘United Hood Nations: 10,000 fearless’ for town hall at Holman United Methodist Church Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. Written by LAWT Staff Report 
Marvin Pegues, Jr. wrongly convicted; Victor Gouche admits he lied about Pegues, Jr. shooting him Written by Charlene Muhammad
AG and Senate candidate Kamala Harris meets with California Black Publishers and Media Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr
Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms Written by GARANCE BURKE
‘A Trusted Comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69 Written by Stacy M. Brown
Operation saves eight children, two adults from sex trafficking Written by City News Service

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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