Collins, NBA’s first openly gay player, to retire

November 20, 2014

 

Associated Press  

 

NEW YORK — Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement... Read more...

Metro, Didi Hirsch partner up for suicide prevention program

November 20, 2014

 

City News Service 

 

Fast trains, holiday depression and thoughts of suicide can be a deadly combination, but local commuter rail officials recently renewed a campaign aimed... Read more...

Court rules Michigan has no responsibility to provide quality public education

November 20, 2014

 

Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Citizen 

 

In a blow to schoolchildren statewide, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled on Nov. 7 the State of Michigan has no legal... Read more...

Netflix postpones launch of Cosby comedy special

November 20, 2014

 

By Lynn Elber

Associated Press 

 

Netflix said it is postponing Bill Cosby’s upcoming standup comedy special, a decision that followed a growing number of allegations... Read more...

New generation continues annual Thanksgiving feed at Ward Villa

November 20, 2014

 

By Jennifer Bihm

LAWT Contributing Writer

 

A new generation of Mothers In Action will once again be providing sustenance and love during the 19th... Read more...

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Science fiction can rescue Black communities Written by Stafford L. Battle
Egypt: Relations with United States in ‘turmoil’ Written by Barbara Surk
Sagging pants banned in some Texas restaurants Written by Cierra Duncan
U.S. increases un-needed surveillance of citizens Written by Freddie Allen
28 years in prison for corrupt ex-Detroit mayor Written by Ed White
National Black Church Initiative; NBCI asks Black community to leave Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West alone, “take their hands off of these brothers” Written by LAWT News Service
Death of Florida Man Run Over by Police Car Still Worries Family Written by James Harper
Egypt's capital scarred by 2½ years of turmoil; Egypt's vital capital of Cairo now scarred by 2½ years of turmoil, violence Written by Hamza Hendawi
The Black mecca 50 years later: Did Black Atlanta get to the promise land? Written by Kenya King
Politicians weigh in on shutdown Written by Jennifer Bihm
SCLC Veteran Evelyn Lowery dies Written by David Stokes
Lee Thornton, famed journalist and former NPR host, dies Written by LAWT News Service
Government shutdown harder on Black workers Written by George E. Curry
Obama hopeful, but unyielding in talks with Iran Written by LAWT News Service
Governor signs Calif. quake warning system bill Written by LAWT News Service
Report: Shooter lied about previous arrest, debts Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR
Kenyan president declares victory in mall siege Written by LAWT News Service
Red cape drawing bids during Jackson Jr. auction Written by MICHAEL TARM
Affordable Care Act enrollment starts Oct. 1 Written by Cierra Duncan
Jamaica Urged to Legalize Marijuana Written by LAWT News Service
Blacks Receive Life Sentences at High Rates Written by Freddie Allen
Obama lacks Black support on Syria Written by Charles Ellison
Gunman Navy Yard rampage had mental problems Written by ERIC TUCKER, BRETT ZONGKER, LOLITA C. BALDOR
Congress looks at Justice’s marijuana decision; After Justice Department decision on recreational marijuana, questions about what happens now Written by Pete Yost
Unbelievable: Dunkin Donuts uses black face to advertise charcoal doughnut Written by LAWT News Service
President Obama Seeks America’s Trust on Syria; Congressional Members Waters, Bass and Hahn Weigh In Written by Kenneth Miller
For rape victim, Second attack at Howard University brings nightmare back Written by Bria Freeman
Jealous Resigns as NAACP President Written by Brian W. Carter
Once again Dr. Cornel West blasts Obama & Sharpton; Accuses them of having “sanitized” the King Vision at the MOW Written by Blair Adams
Egypt judges recommend dissolving the Brotherhood Written by SARAH EL DEEB

News

Southland immigrants wait for Obama’s executive action plans

Southland immigrants wait for Obama’s executive action plans

November 20, 2014   City News Service    Southland immigrant-rights groups this week were anxiously awaiting specifics of President Barack Obama’s...

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Community

Compton Unified and Vision To Learn launch partnership

Compton Unified and Vision To Learn launch partnership

November 20, 2014   City News Service    More than fifty Compton Unified School District students are seeing the world more clearly today thanks...

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Sports News

Carson – In it to win it

Carson – In it to win it

November 13, 2014   Ken Brooks LAWT Contributing Writer    Carson High Football remains among the favorites to win the City Section Division I...

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Arts & Culture

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury

November 20, 2014   By David Porter  Associated Press    Tracy Morgan is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a highway...

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