Muslim father helps son rush to stardom at Ohio State

January 29, 2015

 

By Jihad Hassan Muhammad 

Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 

 

DALLAS — The National Collegiate Ath­letic Asso­ciation made history here Jan. 12 by replacing... Read more...

Cedars researchers discover possible cure for blindness

January 29, 2015

 

City News Service 

 

Cedars-Sinai researchers discovered a way to generate transplantable corneal stem cells that may benefit blind people.

 

“Our research... Read more...

INGLEWOOD

January 29, 2015

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Film Review: ‘The Wedding Ringer’

January 29, 2015

 

By Kam Williams

 

Kevin Hart and Josh Gad Co-Star in Unlikely-Buddies Comedy 

 

Doug Harris (Josh Gad) and Gretchen Palmer (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) are putting... Read more...

Vice President Joe Biden tells Los Angeles students and community leaders, 12 years is not enough education in 2015

January 29, 2015 

By Maleena Lawrence 

Contributing Writer 

“I am sending this Congress a bold new plan to lower the cost of community college -- to zero” 

— President Barack Obama,... Read more...

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The Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela Written by Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.
Nelson Mandela Celebrated during International Memorial Written by Jennifer Bihm
Obama’s Kenyan-born uncle allowed to remain in US Written by DENISE LAVOIE
Kenya breaks ground on big new airport; Kenya breaks ground on big, new airport to serve as regional hub only 4 months after fire Written by Jason Straziuso
Abuses, shootings of Black women spark outrage; Sisters besieged? Abuses, shootings of Black women spark outrage Written by Starla Muhammad
Late Mississippi Civil Rights hero Clyde Kennard honored in D.C. Written by Avis Thomas-Lester
Jesse Jackson celebrates 72nd birthday Written by Princess Manasseh
Marissa Alexander hopes for bond after being imprisoned over two years Written by D. Kevin McNeir
Last of ‘Scottsboro Boys’ pardoned Written by Herb Boyd
Civil Rights icon Jesse L. Jackson Sr. celebrates birthday at Rainbow PUSH Coalition gala Written by Kenneth D. Miller
Blacks continue fight to secure voting rights Written by Freddie Allen
First MLK’s kids, now the heirs of Malcolm X are headed to court Written by LAWT News Service
Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE
Haiti’s prime minister tours Silicon Valley Written by MARTHA MENDOZA
Kerry: Muslim Brotherhood 'stole' Egypt revolution Written by LAWT News Service
Obama honors Clinton, Oprah with freedom medal; A look at Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients Written by LAWT News Service
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Mandela’s granddaughter bares her past in book Written by CARLEY PETESCH
GOP blocks key Obama court nominee in Senate vote Written by ALAN FRAM
Immigration Reform Stuck in Limbo Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Study: 8.8 billion Earth-size, just-right planets Written by SETH BORENSTEIN
A Soldier's Story: Our Vets share their experience in the military Written by Edward Rice, III and Princess Manasseh
Holder looks for answers on overcrowded prisons Written by KATHY MATHESON and PETE YOST
Egypt court upholds Muslim Brotherhood ban Written by SARAH EL DEEB
Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. reports to Butner Federal Correctional Facility in North Carolina Written by LAWT News Service
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News

Students chart plans to overcome mass incarceration, gender violence and police brutality at UC Irvine conference

Students chart plans to overcome mass incarceration, gender violence and police brutality at UC Irvine conference

January 29, 2015   By Charlene Muhammad and Dezarae Muhammad  LAWT Contributing Writers   Approximately 700 college students convened the 12th...

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Community

Advancement Project receives award for gang intervention

Advancement Project receives award for gang intervention

January 29, 2015   LAWT News Service      The Advancement Project’s Urban Peace Academy, which has worked to reduce gang violence in many neighborhoods...

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Sports News

History revisited in WBC title tilt; Promoter Don King has been the KING of the Heavy’s

History revisited in WBC title tilt; Promoter Don King has been the KING of the Heavy’s

January 15, 2015   By Kenneth D. Miller  Assistant Managing Editor  His spike hair is symbolic of how legendary boxing promoter Don King rose from...

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Arts & Culture

Film Review: ‘Timbuktu’

Film Review: ‘Timbuktu’

January 29, 2015   By Dwight Brown  NNPA Film Critic       Islamic fundamentalists are encroaching on the basic liberties of people in Africa...

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