African American Scientist Breaks Ground in Cancer Research

April 02, 2020 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent 

 

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, an assistant professor at Morehouse School of Medicine in the Physiology Department, has... Read more...

How a Chance Reunion led to Nipsey Hussle’s Death

April 02, 2020 

By Andrew Dalton 

AP Entertainment Writer 

 

Ermias Asghedom and Eric Holder both grew up in the same Los Angeles neighborhood, were both part of the gang known as the Rollin'... Read more...

Chuck D: ‘There’s a Poison Going On’ PE Leader Releases New CDs, Graphic Novel

April 02, 2020 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent 

 

It turns out the social media beef between Public Enemy icons Chuck D and Flavor Flav was a hoax.

 

“April... Read more...

Civil Rights Leader and Icon, Joseph Lowery, Passes at 98

April 02, 2020 

By Brian W. Carter 

Contributing Writer 

 

When you think of civil rights leaders, a number of names and faces pop up, among them—Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Medgar Evers... Read more...

South Los Angeles Serial Killer Dies in Prison at Age 67

April 02, 2020 

By City News Service 

 

Lonnie David Franklin, Jr., who killed at least 10 people between 1985 and 2007 – mainly in the South Los Angeles area – has died at the age of 67, officials... Read more...

News

Acclaimed Houston Forward Times Columnist Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Admitted to ICU

Acclaimed Houston Forward Times Columnist Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Admitted to ICU

April 02, 2020  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent    More than 825,000 people around the globe have been infected with the...

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Community

IRS: Beware of Scammers Trying to Steal Fed Relief Checks

April 02, 2020  By City News Service    With households throughout Southern California and the rest of the country slated to receive federal stimulus...

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Sports News

All-Decade Team a dicey proposition, other than a few stars

All-Decade Team a dicey proposition, other than a few stars

April 02, 2020  By Bary Wilner  AP Pro Football Writer    All-Decade teams are a dicey proposition. Some all-time greats never made such a team...

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Arts & Culture

Oprah on coronavirus: ‘Playing it as safe as I possibly can’

Oprah on coronavirus: ‘Playing it as safe as I possibly can’

April 02, 2020  By Mesfin Fekadu  AP Entertainment Writer    Oprah Winfrey says she's playing it safe when it comes to the rapidly spreading coronavirus.   The...

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