Raiders Donald Penn hosts Annual Camp

July 21, 2016 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

Oakland Raiders player Donald Penn and his wife, Dominique hosted a one day football and cheer camp at St. Bernard High School on Sunday... Read more...

Mass Incarceration Accelerating the Spread of HIV Among Black Women

July 21, 2016 

By George Curry and Tomika Anderson 

BAI Contributing Writers

 

Efforts to halt the spread of HIV among African Americans, the most impacted group in the United... Read more...

Young adults from Compton selected for Obama inspired Leadership Program; Eighteen Youth from Compton, Los Angeles and Alaska will travel together to the Puget Sound region, Los Angeles, and Alaska during a two-week experience this August

July 21, 2016 

LAWT News Service 

 

Five Compton young adults have been selected for the first-ever Fresh Tracks Leadership Expe­dition. Compton YouthBuild graduates Stephanie Carrasco and... Read more...

Legendary photographer Bill Jones memoralized

July 21, 2016 

By Shirley Hawkins 

Contributing Writer 

Legendary photographer Dr. William Benjamin “Bill” Jones, who captured Hollywood’s most iconic and luminous African American... Read more...

Gunman’s manifesto describes actions as ‘necessary evil’

July 21, 2016 

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN 

Associated Press 

The man who ambushed and killed three law enforcement officers in Louisiana purportedly described his actions as a “necessary evil” in a self-described,... Read more...

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Late Mississippi Civil Rights hero Clyde Kennard honored in D.C. Written by Avis Thomas-Lester
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Cedric ‘The Entertainer’ hosts Black Hollywood to stand up for justice; Cedric ‘The Entertainer’, Omar Epps, Marlon Wayans, Tasha Smith and Megan Good lead Black Hollywood movement to stand united in support of ending the senseless violence

Cedric ‘The Entertainer’ hosts Black Hollywood to stand up for justice; Cedric ‘The Entertainer’, Omar Epps, Marlon Wayans, Tasha Smith and Megan Good lead Black Hollywood movement to stand united in support of ending the senseless violence

July 21, 2016  By Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.  Executive Editor  Being an A-List celebrity, having fame and fortune does not make you immune to or unaffected...

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Community

Gangs unite for peace; L.A. Sentinel Executive Publisher Danny Bakewell, Sr. discusses the need for unity at gang peace summit in South L.A. on July 17

Gangs unite for peace; L.A. Sentinel Executive Publisher Danny Bakewell, Sr. discusses the need for unity at gang peace summit in South L.A. on July 17

July 21, 2016  By Charlene Muhammad  Contributing Writer  Members of L.A. Bloods and Crips gangs met in peace under one roof at the Nation of Islam’s...

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Sports News

Douglas Returns to Olympics, Gets Barbie

Douglas Returns to Olympics, Gets Barbie

July 14, 2016  City News Service  A day after being chosen to return to the Olympics, gold-medal-winning gymnast Gabby Douglas was honored recently...

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Arts & Culture

FILM REVIEW: The Secret Life of Pets

FILM REVIEW: The Secret Life of Pets

July 21, 2016  By Dwight Brown  NNPA News Wire Film Critic  The race for the “Best Animation Feature Film” Oscar is on. “Finding Dory” may...

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