Muslim father helps son rush to stardom at Ohio State

January 29, 2015


By Jihad Hassan Muhammad 

Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 


DALLAS — The National Collegiate Ath­letic Asso­ciation made history here Jan. 12 by replacing... Read more...

Cedars researchers discover possible cure for blindness

January 29, 2015


City News Service 


Cedars-Sinai researchers discovered a way to generate transplantable corneal stem cells that may benefit blind people.


“Our research...


January 29, 2015


Film Review: ‘The Wedding Ringer’

January 29, 2015


By Kam Williams


Kevin Hart and Josh Gad Co-Star in Unlikely-Buddies Comedy 


Doug Harris (Josh Gad) and Gretchen Palmer (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) are putting... Read more...

Vice President Joe Biden tells Los Angeles students and community leaders, 12 years is not enough education in 2015

January 29, 2015 

By Maleena Lawrence 

Contributing Writer 

“I am sending this Congress a bold new plan to lower the cost of community college -- to zero” 

— President Barack Obama,...

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Students chart plans to overcome mass incarceration, gender violence and police brutality at UC Irvine conference

January 29, 2015   By Charlene Muhammad and Dezarae Muhammad  LAWT Contributing Writers   Approximately 700 college students convened the 12th...

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Advancement Project receives award for gang intervention

January 29, 2015   LAWT News Service      The Advancement Project’s Urban Peace Academy, which has worked to reduce gang violence in many neighborhoods...

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Sports News

History revisited in WBC title tilt; Promoter Don King has been the KING of the Heavy’s

January 15, 2015   By Kenneth D. Miller  Assistant Managing Editor  His spike hair is symbolic of how legendary boxing promoter Don King rose from...

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Arts & Culture

Film Review: ‘Timbuktu’

January 29, 2015   By Dwight Brown  NNPA Film Critic       Islamic fundamentalists are encroaching on the basic liberties of people in Africa...