Darby Park earned two Dodgers Dreamfields

May 25, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer

 

The baseball diamonds at Darby Park in Inglewood will shine brighter than ever before. The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) continued... Read more...

House GOP Health Bill Projection: 23 Million More Uninsured

May 25, 2017 

By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar 

ASSOCIATED PRESS 

 

The health care bill Republicans have pushed through the House would leave 23 million additional people uninsured... Read more...

Breast Health Advocates Focus on Disparities among African American Women

May 25, 2017 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor

 

Breast Health advocates from all over the state of California, gathered at the Dignity Health Enhancement Center in Long Beach on Wednesday... Read more...

11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias

May 25, 2017 

By JOE MANDAK and MARYCLAIRE DALE 

Associated Press

 

Bill Cosby’s lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to “systematically” keep blacks off the jury Tuesday... Read more...

NAACP President Cornell Brooks Voted Out; NAACP National Board Makes Dramatic Move to Regain Relevance

May 25, 2017 

By Lauren Victoria Burke 

NNPA Newswire Contributor 

 

Why did the NAACP’s national board vote to part ways with their president, Cornell William Brooks? Several longtime members... Read more...

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‘Disrespected’ Obama appointed the most Black judges Written by Freddie Allen
Desegregation aid could end for Arkansas schools Written by CHUCK BARTELS
Sheriff’s lawsuits cost $43 million Written by LAWT News Service
Pete Scott named Nat’l Fireman of the Year in 2013; “Because of the prayers of my parents, I am what I am” Written by Gigi Tinsley
Consumer alert: Tips for Californians to prevent tax-related identity theft Written by LAWT News Service
Proposed tobacco settlement excludes Black media Written by George E. Curry
The rise and fall of the KKK Written by Michael McGee
Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress Written by HENRY C. JACKSON
Museum at Vt. University to have Civil War exhibit Written by LAWT News Service
Preserving Nelson Mandela’s legacy Written by George E. Curry
Parents of Trayvon Martin in discussions for book deal Written by Dorothy Rowley
Man charged with murdering girlfriend Written by LAWT News Service
U.S. winning the ‘War on Poverty’ Written by Jazelle Hunt
As Mandela is lauded, contradictions surface Written by Brian E. Muhammad
Ethnic violence spreads in South Sudan Written by Charlton Doki and Jason Straziuso
Caribbean Immigrants: The Rush to Become American Citizens Surpassed the 100,000 mark last year and increasing Written by Tony Best
South Africans still celebrating ‘Tata’ Mandela Written by George E. Curry
Winnie denies Mandela family feud Written by RAY FAURE
French-African Teen Wins Beauty Pageant, Igniting National Uproar Written by LAWT News Service
South Sudan on edge as army hunts coup plotters Written by CHARLTON DOKI and RODNEY MUHUMUZA
Senate Dems push Obama nominees, GOP bides time Written by ALAN FRAM
A commitment to Mandela Written by Xavier Higgs
Obama praises Mandela as ‘Great Liberator’ Written by George E. Curry
The Meaning of Nelson Mandela Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
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
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News

Flint residents still suffering, forgotten, abandoned; Three Years Since Discovery of Tainted Water, Little Has Changed

Flint residents still suffering, forgotten, abandoned; Three Years Since Discovery of Tainted Water, Little Has Changed

May 25, 2017  By D. Kevin McNeir  The Washington Informer/NNPA Member    Residents of Flint, Michigan have very little to celebrate, three years...

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Community

Metro Makes Plans to Improve Bus Service in the Southland

Metro Makes Plans to Improve Bus Service in the Southland

May 25, 2017  City News Service    Metro officials said in remarks reported this week that they plan to develop ways to improve bus service in the...

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Sports News

NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead at age 48

NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead at age 48

May 25, 2017  By TIM BOOTH  AP Sports Writer    Cortez Kennedy was a hulking force at defensive tackle, the cornerstone of a franchise that had...

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Arts & Culture

Ruben Studdard Digs Deep for Soulful Sam Cooke Classic

Ruben Studdard Digs Deep for Soulful Sam Cooke Classic

May 25, 2017  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Contributor    If anyone’s been asking whatever happened to Ruben Studdard, they probably haven’t...

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