De’Anthony Thomas returns home in preseason

August 25, 2016 

By Amanda Scurlock

Sports Writer 

Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receiver De’Anthony Thomas’ has always been a standout player. Those who witness his running ability can’t deny his greatness.

 

At... Read more...

Police warn Skid Row residents against synthetic drug spice

August 25, 2016 

City News Service 

Police officers are passing out fliers informing drug users on Skid Row about the dangers of the synthetic drug Spice in the wake of two mass illness breakouts that prompted... Read more...

Defunct Southland Beauty Schools' Insurer Pays $8.6 Million to Resolve Fraud Claims

August 25, 2016 

City News Service 

The insurance carrier of the now-defunct Marinello Schools of Beauty has paid $8.6 million to resolve civil allegations that the school -- which operated... Read more...

Become the next StarQuest Singing Sensation! Quick & Easy steps to entering the competition

August 25, 2016 

There’s THREE ways to enter the StarQuest Singing Competition this year!

 

Option 1: Enter Via Taste of Soul mobile app

 

(DEADLINE TO ENTER: September... Read more...

‘A Trusted Comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69

August 25, 2016 

By Stacy M. Brown

NNPA News Wire Contributor) 

The Black Press lost one of it’s most celebrated warriors when George Curry, veteran journalist and former Editor-In-Chief of the NNPA... 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
First MLK’s kids, now the heirs of Malcolm X are headed to court Written by LAWT News Service
Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE
Haiti’s prime minister tours Silicon Valley Written by MARTHA MENDOZA
Kerry: Muslim Brotherhood 'stole' Egypt revolution Written by LAWT News Service
Obama honors Clinton, Oprah with freedom medal; A look at Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients Written by LAWT News Service
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
Fight Continues to Tear Down Memorial to Jim Jones, New Book Honors the Children Written by Dr. Barbara Reynolds
Mandela’s granddaughter bares her past in book Written by CARLEY PETESCH
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Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

August 25, 2016  By GARANCE BURKE  Associated Press  The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers last month showed symptoms of post-traumatic...

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The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair draws thousands

The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair draws thousands

August 25, 2016  By Shirley Hawkins  Contributing Writer  Thousands of book lovers flocked to the 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair at the...

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Sports News

Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

August 18, 2016  By JOSH HOFFNER  Associated Press  Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another...

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History Detectives

History Detectives

August 25, 2016  By Zon D’Amour  Contributing Writer  How many generations back can you trace your family lineage? Many people who consider themselves...

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