UCLA Study Reveals Educational and Social Challenges Affecting Black Youth in Los Angeles County

October 17, 2019 

By Alysha Conner 

Contributing Writer 

African-American students in Los Angeles County are currently facing a dual-threat of inadequate educational opportunities and support. It has... Read more...

Fashion Icon B Michael Shares Insight into His Vision

October 17, 2019 

By Lapacazo Sandoval 

Contributing Writer 

 

One of the first things that you notice about fashion designer B Michael is his effervescent smile. A picture of a confident... Read more...

Kierra Coles: Young, Pregnant, Black and Still Missing;This is part of an ongoing series about missing Black women and girls by the National Newspaper Publishers Association, the trade association that represents African American-owned newspapers and medi

October 17, 2019 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Correspondent

 

Kierra Coles was checking off some critical milestones in her life when she suddenly vanished in 2018 from her Southside Chicago... Read more...

Man Charged with Killing Ex-College Football Player in Long Beach

October 17, 2019 

By City News Service 

 

An ex-con was charged this week with the murder of a former Long Beach City College football player who was shot in the drive-thru lane of a fast-food restaurant... Read more...

#ACCESS901: Memoir Provides Lens to ‘See’ Cyntoia Brown-Long

October 17, 2019 

By Joy Doss 

Special to the New Tri-State Defender 

 

Cyntoia Brown’s story sent waves of nausea across my stomach and a riptide of ire through my mind. The ham-fisted... Read more...

News

Fort Worth Faith Leaders Want Judge to Enforce Police Reform

Fort Worth Faith Leaders Want Judge to Enforce Police Reform

October 17, 2019  By Jamie Stengle and Michael Tarm  Associated Press    Community and faith leaders on Wednesday called on the Trump administration...

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Community

Taste of Soul—SoCal’s #1 Family Festival; Celebrating 14 years, Taste of Soul remains the event to attend every year.

Taste of Soul—SoCal’s #1 Family Festival; Celebrating 14 years, Taste of Soul remains the event to attend every year.

October 17, 2019 By Brian W. Carter  Contributing Writer    It’s time for Taste of Soul—the largest family festival in Southern California,...

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Sports News

IN MEMORIAM: Legendary Morgan State and New York Knicks Assistant Coach: Nat Frazier Passes Away at 84

IN MEMORIAM: Legendary Morgan State and New York Knicks Assistant Coach: Nat Frazier Passes Away at 84

October 17, 2019  By Lauren Poteat  NNPA Washington Correspondent    Morgan State University, a historically Black institution located in Baltimore,...

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Arts & Culture

HOROSCOPES October 17- 24, 2019

October 17, 2019 Aries  MAR 21 - APR 19  You might feel like your partner is not being supportive of you and your goals this week. If that's the case,...

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