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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US announces sanctions against Russian officials Written by LAWT News Service
Waters calls for action on Data Security Written by LAWT News Service
Walker Temple AME opens bilingual mental health clinic Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett
Hawthorne's Mayor Chris Brown will Do Lateral Recruit to Strengthen Police Force and will Address Diversity Concerns Written by LA Watts Times Wire Service
Governor Brown warns against ­legalized marijuana Written by LAWT News Service
Voting Rights Advocates Try to Put Oversight Back on the Map Written by Kara Brandeisky
Young, Black and afraid of ‘The System’; The Michael Dunn trial and 2-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death lead young African-American men into the 21st century cynical of their justice system Written by Corey Arvin
Gun violence aimed at Black males triggers concern Written by Freddie Allen
High court allows disputed home search Written by MARK SHERMAN
John Punch: First documented American slave, Obama ancestor Written by Jennifer Bihm
California ‘lifers’ leaving prison at record pace Written by PAUL ELIAS
Marian Wright Edelman to be Inducted into South Carolina Hall of Fame Written by LAWT News Service
Black women still penalized for race and gender Written by Jazelle Hunt
Black Americans in the Revolutionary War: Part I – Taking Sides for Freedom Written by George J. Bryjak
Dunn to be retried on first-degree murder charge Written by LAWT News Service
Holder favors voting rights for ex-felons Written by Freddie Allen
FBI confirms activist was killed SD in 1973 Written by LAWT News Service
Ex-New Orleans mayor convicted of taking bribes Written by LAWT News Service
USC Halloween Shooter Convicted; Family says USC pressured prosecutors to satisfy university donors Written by LAWT News Service
Inaugural Black History Month Awards Luncheon Hosted by Al Sharpton; The National Action Network held it’s first annual Black History Awards Luncheon in Beverly Hills Written by Princess Manasseh
Report: Child Poverty in U.S. Escalating Written by Margaret Summers
LAPD officers violated policy in manhunt shooting Written by LAWT News Service
Civil Rights groups say ‘Herbalife’ is a Multi-Level Marketing Scheme; Coalition urges California and federal Attorneys General to take action Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
Murder suspect sought Written by LAWT News Service
International court weighs Kenya president’s case Written by TOBY STERLING
Upward mobility not based on merit Written by Jazelle Hunt
Judge to decide if Black press will be treated fairly by tobacco firms Written by George E. Curry
Morris Turner, Wee Pals comic strip creator, dies Written by LAWT News Service
Moving the race conversation forward Written by Jazelle Hunt
Obama Hopes to Sidestep Congress to have ‘a Year of Action’ Written by George E. Curry

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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