NFL at 100: Rooney Rule has its positives and its faults

December 12, 2019 

By Barry Wilner 

AP Pro Football Writer 

 

In 2003, the NFL had three minority head coaches: future Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy, Herman Edwards and Marvin Lewis.

 

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L.A. City Council Gathered for a Public Hearing to Discuss the Ban of Flavored Tobacco, Menthol and Hookah Across the City

December 12, 2019 

By Saybin Roberson 

Contributing Writer 

 

Reports of illnesses and deaths caused by vaping, many states and health officials have taken a stance on products and the dangers... Read more...

Outgoing AU Ambassador to US Blasts Commission for New Smear Campaign

December 12, 2019 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent 

 

The African Union is now claiming that its former Permanent Representative to the United States, Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao,... Read more...

Nobel winner Abiy says ‘hell’ of war fueled desire for peace

December 12, 2019 

By David Keyton and  Jim Heintz 

Associated Press 

 

The winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize says his horrifying experiences as a young Ethiopian soldier fueled his... Read more...

House passes bill to restore key parts of Voting Rights Act

December 12, 2019 

By Matthew Daly 

Associated Press 

 

The Democratic-controlled House approved a bill Friday that would restore key sections of the Voting Rights Act that once required officials... Read more...

News

Report: Racial divide shrinks in US criminal justice system

Report: Racial divide shrinks in US criminal justice system

December 12, 2019  By Don Thompson  Associated Press    Racial disparities have narrowed across the U.S. criminal justice system over 16 years,...

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Community

Brotherhood Crusade Sets Goal to Raise $1M; Sustain and Build Programs and Services for At-Risk Youth in South Los Angeles and Surrounding Communities

Brotherhood Crusade Sets Goal to Raise $1M; Sustain and Build Programs and Services for At-Risk Youth in South Los Angeles and Surrounding Communities

December 05, 2019  LAWT News Service    December 2019 - Celebrating 51 years of service to the LA community, Brotherhood Crusade has set a goal to...

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Sports News

Kawhi Leonard cheered in Toronto as he receives title ring

Kawhi Leonard cheered in Toronto as he receives title ring

December 12, 2019  By Ian Harrison  Associated Press    If any people came to boo Kawhi Leonard on his return to Toronto, it was sure hard to hear...

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Arts & Culture

Belafonte recalls Horne’s activism as Solange is honored

Belafonte recalls Horne’s activism as Solange is honored

December 12, 2019  By Nekesa Mumbi Moody  AP Entertainment Writer    Lena Horne was a fierce advocate for civil rights in her later years, but...

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