BLERD BINDER: Racebending in live action adaptations. “Holy Cow Batman! Aquaman is Catwoman’s stepfather!!!” The Blerd Binder covers nerdy news for the Black nerds of the world. We welcome all as we talk about subjects ranging from Movies to Music and Tec

November 07, 2019 

By Noah Washington 

NNPA Newswire Contributor 

 

HOLY COW! Last week, a historic moment happened in Nerd Culture: the casting of Catwoman for director Matt Reeves The Batman.

 

As... Read more...

Illinois Prison Bans Black History Books; Officials Claim the Works are ‘Racial’

November 07, 2019 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent

 

In the 1800s, many states in the Union adopted laws that prohibited teaching African American slaves how to read and... Read more...

Interactive Comprehensive Map Shows Thousands of Lynchings Thoughout American History

November 07, 2019 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent 

 

In the century following the Civil War, as many as 5,000 people of color were murdered by mobs who believed in the... Read more...

New Los Angeles County Voting System Previewed at Rep. Waters’ Forum; First in a Series of Educational Meetings on L.A. County Voting System as a Part of ‘For the People’ Agenda

November 07, 2019 

LAWT News Service

 

On Saturday, November 2, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) conducted the first in a series of educational meetings that she will host throughout the 43rd District... Read more...

EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Karen Bass Addresses Black Press Following House Vote on Impeachment Inquiry

November 07, 2019 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent 

 

By a party line vote of 232-to-196, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives took the historic step of passing... Read more...

News

Journalists Blast Facebook’s Zuckerberg for ‘Free Expression’ Speech

Journalists Blast Facebook’s Zuckerberg for ‘Free Expression’ Speech

November 07, 2019  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent    Approximately 7,200 jobs in the news industry were lost in the past...

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Community

ESSENTIAL SENEGAL May 2020; Join the Museum of African American Art Cultural Trip

ESSENTIAL SENEGAL May 2020; Join the Museum of African American Art Cultural Trip

November 07, 2019  LAWT News Service    Excitement is growing for the Museum of African American Art (MAAA)  Essential Senegal Cultural Trip to...

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Sports News

Inglewood Coalition, City, Make Pitches to Judge Over Proposed Arena

November 07, 2019  City News Service     Pressing a legal challenge to a proposed Clippers arena in Inglewood, attorneys for a residents' group told...

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Arts & Culture

‘Dolemite Is My Name’ -starring Eddie Murphy- a hit now playing on Netflix—one of the best movies streaming!

‘Dolemite Is My Name’ -starring Eddie Murphy- a hit now playing on Netflix—one of the best movies streaming!

November 07, 2019  By Lapacazo Sandoval  Contributing Writer    The comedic genius that is Eddie Murphy drives the new film “Dolemite Is My Name”...

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