Michael Jordan gets emotional after winning business award

January 22, 2015

 

Associated Press 

 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A humbled and emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears, feeling vindicated after years of criticism, after being named the... Read more...

L.A. County seeks entries for 2015 Green Leadership Awards; Board of Supervisors to recognize outstanding environmental projects during Earth Week

January 22, 2015 

LAWT News Service

 

The County of Los Angeles is now accepting applications for the 2015 “Green Leadership Awards” program, announced Interim Chief Executive Officer... Read more...

Feb. 1 is deadline to apply for $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program

January 22, 2015

 

City News Service

 

 

Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), reminds high school seniors that there’s still... Read more...

TV networks make unequal progress toward on-screen diversity

January 22, 2015 

By DAVID BAUDER,

LYNN ELBER and

FRAZIER MOORE 

Associated Press 

 

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s “black-ish,” was motivated to write the comedy about... Read more...

US, Cuba spar over migration policy at historic Havana talks

January 22, 2015

By Bradley Klapper and

Michael Weissenstein

Associated Press 

 

The United... Read more...

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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
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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
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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
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News

Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

January 22, 2015   By Haruna Umar and Michelle Faul  Associated Press    Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for the...

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Community

Local PVJOBS participant chosen to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during State of the Union address

Local PVJOBS participant chosen to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during State of the Union address

January 22, 2015   LeDaya Epps, a PVJOBS participant working on the Cren­shaw/LAX Transportation Project, was seated in the box with First Lady Michelle...

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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

Movie Review: ‘The Wedding Ringer’

Movie Review: ‘The Wedding Ringer’

January 22, 2015   By Dwight Brown  NNPA Film Critic      In a now infamously leaked email, Screen Gems President Clint Culpepper called comedian...

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