NATIONAL SPORTS BEAT 06-22-2017

June 22, 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. Read more...

NNPA Hosts National Black Parents Town Hall

June 22, 2017 

By Freddie Allen 

NNPA Newswire Managing Editor

 

In an on-going effort to increase awareness about the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) in the Black community, the National... Read more...

Judge in Quincy Jones/ Michael Jackson Case not Familiar with Jackson’s Work

June 22, 2017 

City News Service 

 

A judge said Wednesday that videos to be played during the upcoming trial of producer Quincy Jones' multimillion-dollar breach-of- contract lawsuit against one of... Read more...

Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

June 22, 2017 

By Ivan Moreno 

Associated Press 

 

A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the... Read more...

Ice Cube Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

June 15, 2017 

City News Service 

 

Rapper-turned-actor and movie producer Ice Cube Monday became the latest celebrity to be added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 

Speaking at the... 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
Stop-and-Frisk More Court Action Ahead Written by Cyril Josh Barker
CBC, Others slam GOP over Watt snub; Congressman vows not to withdraw Written by Stacy M. Brown
Fight Continues to Tear Down Memorial to Jim Jones, New Book Honors the Children Written by Dr. Barbara Reynolds
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
Blacks still represent the majority of Orleans Parish residents Written by Christopher Tidmore
NAACP: New exams block graduation Written by Christian Morrow
Black NY bus driver saves woman from jumping off bridge Written by LAWT News Service

News

New System May Speed Up LAX Security Lines

New System May Speed Up LAX Security Lines

June 22, 2017  City News Service    A company specializing in biometric identification through fingerprints or eye scans has opened kiosks at Los...

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Community

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down LAPD’s 30-Day Vehicle Impounds

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down LAPD’s 30-Day Vehicle Impounds

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Sports News

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

June 15, 2017  By JANIE McCAULEY  AP Sports Writer    Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled...

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Arts & Culture

Names of Jurors in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Released

Names of Jurors in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Released

June 22, 2017  Associated Press    The judge who presided over Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial on Wednesday ordered the public re­lease of the...

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