Abdul-Jabbar: 1-and-done makes college hoops a ‘travesty’

May 18, 2017 

By BRIAN MAHONEY 

AP Basketball Writer 

 

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar likes experienced players, part of the reason he picked San Antonio to knock off Golden State.

 

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Rep. Bobby Scott Urges Parents to Stay Vigilant on ESSA; Rep. Scott Warns about GOP Attacks on Obama’s Education Law

May 18, 2017 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Contributor

 

There’s no doubt that No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) had its share of problems, according to Rep. Bobby Scott, a Virginia Democrat... Read more...

Public Opinion Still Mixed on Rape Allegations against Cosby; Bill Cosby’s Supporters, Detractors Argue His Case in the Court of Public Opinion

May 18, 2017 

By Stacy M. Brown 

The Washington Informer 

NNPA Member

 

The arguments go back and forth.

 

Detractors of comedian Bill Cosby say he made his bed and... Read more...

Tommy The Clown Celebrates 25 Years at USC Galen Center

May 18, 2017 

By Brandon I. Brooks 

Managing Editor and 

Kimberlee Buck 

Staff Writer 

 

Thomas “Tommy the Clown” Johnson is an iconic dance industry figure and originator... Read more...

Judge Hatchett’s Son Files Lawsuit against Cedars Sinai for Wrongful Death of his Wife

May 18, 2017 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor

 

Charles Johnson IV, the son of television judge Glenda Hatchett, has filed a lawsuit against Cedars Sinai Medical Center and a group of its... Read more...

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CSU Dominguez Hills to Bestow Honorary Doctorate on L.A. Businessman and Activist Danny Bakewell, Sr.; Bakewell and LA World Airports CEO Deborah Flint to Give Commencement Keynote Addresses

CSU Dominguez Hills to Bestow Honorary Doctorate on L.A. Businessman and Activist Danny Bakewell, Sr.; Bakewell and LA World Airports CEO Deborah Flint to Give Commencement Keynote Addresses

May 18, 2017  LAWT News Service    Danny Bakewell, Sr., founder and chairman of The Bakewell Company, one of the largest African American commercial...

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Community

Inglewood Park Cemetery Caught in The Middle of City Parking Dilemma; Tension rises as community learns Inglewood Park Cemetery is being used after hours for Forum overflow parking.

Inglewood Park Cemetery Caught in The Middle of City Parking Dilemma; Tension rises as community learns Inglewood Park Cemetery is being used after hours for Forum overflow parking.

May 11, 2017  By Niele Anderson  Contributing Writer  Inglewood residents in Carlton Square, Briarwood, and Renaissance had been complaining about...

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May 18, 2017  By Brad Pye Jr.  Sports Writer  Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and...

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Arts & Culture

Stunning Stenberg! Amandla Stenberg talks new film ‘Everything, Everything’

Stunning Stenberg! Amandla Stenberg talks new film ‘Everything, Everything’

May 18, 2017  By Kam Williams  Contributing Writer    Amandla Stenberg first gained recognition for her role as Rue in The Hunger Games, alongside...

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