Mo’ne Davis to donate jersey to BB Hall of Fame

September 25, 2014

 

Associated Press

  

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Philadelphia Little League sensation Mo’ne Davis is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

 

Davis, the... Read more...

Techonomy: Race and the new economy

September 25, 2014

 

By C. Kelly

Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen

 

Technology is fundamentally changing the world in which we live. Just as the 1880s Industrial Revolution... Read more...

Shonda Rhimes lays claim to Thursday nights on ABC

September 25, 2014

 

By Frazier Moore

Associated Press

   

Let’s just go ahead and make it official. “Thursday” should be renamed “Shonday.”

 

At least it... Read more...

City Council boosts minimum wage to $15.37 at big hotels

September 25, 2014

 

By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU

 City News Service

 

The Los Angeles City Council this week tentatively approved a $15.37-per-hour minimum wage for workers at large... Read more...

County moves to keep Lynwood Trauma Center open

September 18, 2014

 

By Elizabeth Marcelllino

City News Service

 

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors moved on Wednesday September 17 to preemptively block the closure of a private... Read more...

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Gun violence aimed at Black males triggers concern Written by Freddie Allen
High court allows disputed home search Written by MARK SHERMAN
John Punch: First documented American slave, Obama ancestor Written by Jennifer Bihm
California ‘lifers’ leaving prison at record pace Written by PAUL ELIAS
Marian Wright Edelman to be Inducted into South Carolina Hall of Fame Written by LAWT News Service
Black women still penalized for race and gender Written by Jazelle Hunt
Black Americans in the Revolutionary War: Part I – Taking Sides for Freedom Written by George J. Bryjak
Dunn to be retried on first-degree murder charge Written by LAWT News Service
Holder favors voting rights for ex-felons Written by Freddie Allen
FBI confirms activist was killed SD in 1973 Written by LAWT News Service
Ex-New Orleans mayor convicted of taking bribes Written by LAWT News Service
USC Halloween Shooter Convicted; Family says USC pressured prosecutors to satisfy university donors Written by LAWT News Service
Inaugural Black History Month Awards Luncheon Hosted by Al Sharpton; The National Action Network held it’s first annual Black History Awards Luncheon in Beverly Hills Written by Princess Manasseh
Report: Child Poverty in U.S. Escalating Written by Margaret Summers
LAPD officers violated policy in manhunt shooting Written by LAWT News Service
Civil Rights groups say ‘Herbalife’ is a Multi-Level Marketing Scheme; Coalition urges California and federal Attorneys General to take action Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
Murder suspect sought Written by LAWT News Service
International court weighs Kenya president’s case Written by TOBY STERLING
Upward mobility not based on merit Written by Jazelle Hunt
Judge to decide if Black press will be treated fairly by tobacco firms Written by George E. Curry
Morris Turner, Wee Pals comic strip creator, dies Written by LAWT News Service
Moving the race conversation forward Written by Jazelle Hunt
Obama Hopes to Sidestep Congress to have ‘a Year of Action’ Written by George E. Curry
Listen and act, environmental justice activists say to major federal agencies Written by Saeed Shabazz
‘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

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Renowned LAUSD educator Willie Washington, Jr. succumbs

Renowned LAUSD educator Willie Washington, Jr. succumbs

September 25, 2014   LAWT News Service      Willie Washington, Jr. was born to Willie Washington and Lucille Hands in Scott, Arkansas on January...

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Big ‘Money’ Floyd Mayweather embarking on historical conclusion

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September 18, 2014   By Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor      LAS VEGAS—Boxing’s pound for pound king and the highest paid athlete...

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Movie Review: ‘The Equalizer’

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September 25, 2014   By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic      The last time they worked together, Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua conjured...

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