National Sports Beat

February 16, 2017 

By Brad Pye Jr. 

Sports Editor Emeritus 

Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond.

 

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Ken Griffey Sr.: An Icon in Baseball and Health

February 16, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

“August 31, 1990 is when I played my first game with my son. We played against Kansas City,” said baseball legend Ken Griffey, Sr. about the... Read more...

Dean Eugene M. Deloatch: the man who created an army of Black Engineers

February 16, 2017 

By Darlene Aderoju 

Howard University News Service 

Most people have never heard of Eugene M. DeLoatch, but all over the world, they have seen the fruits of his labor, across the... Read more...

Black music stars shine bright at the 59th Grammy Awards

February 16, 2017 

By Brandon I. Brooks 

Managing Editor

The 59th annual Grammy awards opened up with singing sensation The Weeknd, who performed, “Starboy,” and “I Feel It Coming,” featuring... Read more...

Sen. Kamala Harris talks Black History Month and Politics

February 16, 2017 

Brandon I. Brooks 

Managing Editor 

During Black History Month, the achievements of Black men and women are recognized and celebrated, as well as the sacrifices and turmoil faced... Read more...

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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
South Africa welcomes Mandela’s return home Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA
Nigeria ruling party splinters as some urge change Written by ARLEY PETESCH
Descendants of slaves hold out against coal mining Written by RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI
Islam – A religion of peace? Written by Eric E. Vickers
Campbell’s quips: Mmm… Mmm… Good! Written by Kam Williams
50th Anniversary March on Washington, A nation pays tribute Written by Xavier Higgs
Keep on Walking, Keep on Talking,’ MLK III Urges Marchers ; Crowd Covers National Mall for 50th Anniversary of 1963 March Written by Gregory Dale
Powell questions Zimmerman verdict; suggests case will be forgotten Written by Kevin Liptak
Those who were there, March on Washington, 50th Anniversary Written by Xavier Higgs
Obama: Because they marched, America changed Written by Kevin Liptak
Moving out of the dreamer’s shadow: A King daughter’s long journey Written by John Blake
Staff Sgt. Randolph Elder was posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal Written by Sgt. Jacob Harrer
ACLU: Muslims face more scrutiny for citizenship Written by AMY TAXIN
Civil service rights limited for ‘sensitive’ jobs Written by FREDERIC J. FROMMER
Phoenix Black community tackles racial profiling and Stand Your Ground Written by Charlene Muhammad
President Obama recognized integrated military force during keynote remarks at 60th anniversary Korean War event in Washington;Korean War Veterans from across the nation attended observance Written by LAWT News Service
Life after the verdict; LAWT goes 1 on 1 with Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton(Exclusive) Written by Charlene Muhammad
Justice Department gets ‘Smart on Crime’ Written by Freddie Allen
Booker cruises in NJ Democratic Senate primary Written by Geoff Mulvill and Angela Delli Santi
Zimbabwe's Mugabe: Black empowerment tops agenda Written by Angus Shaw
Michelle Obama in hip-hop healthy eating video Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE
Fidel Castro turns 87 behind closed doors Written by Peter Orsi
Judge changing baby's name Messiah draws reaction Written by Travis Loller
Jesse Jackson, Jr. sentenced to 2 ½ years; wife to serve 12 months Written by Freddie Allen
Organizers push to finalize march plans; March on Washington 50th Anniversary takes shape Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Bankruptcy clouds Detroit mayoral primary election; Detroit mayoral candidates head to primary with unclear responsibilities under city bankruptcy Written by Corey Williams

News

Al Jarreau Dead at 76

Al Jarreau Dead at 76

February 16, 2017  City News Service  Singer Al Jarreau died Sunday in Los Angeles, just days after retiring from touring, his manager told Ebony Magazine....

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Community

Measure S is Bad for Our Community

Measure S is Bad for Our Community

February 16, 2017  By Danny J. Bakewell, Jr  Executive Editor  “Measure S is bad for our community,” said Council President Herb Wesson and councilmembers...

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Sports News

The History of The Harlem Globetrotters

The History of The Harlem Globetrotters

February 09, 2017  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  Many people know the Harlem Globetrotters for their entertaining tricks and their world record-breaking...

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Arts & Culture

Denzel Washington, Taraji P. Henson and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson honored at 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards

Denzel Washington, Taraji P. Henson and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson honored at 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards

February 16, 2017  By Brandon I. Brooks  Managing Editor  The 48th NAACP Image Awards took place Saturday February 11, in Pasadena, California at...

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