De’Anthony Thomas returns home in preseason

August 25, 2016 

By Amanda Scurlock

Sports Writer 

Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receiver De’Anthony Thomas’ has always been a standout player. Those who witness his running ability can’t deny his greatness.

 

At... Read more...

Police warn Skid Row residents against synthetic drug spice

August 25, 2016 

City News Service 

Police officers are passing out fliers informing drug users on Skid Row about the dangers of the synthetic drug Spice in the wake of two mass illness breakouts that prompted... Read more...

Defunct Southland Beauty Schools' Insurer Pays $8.6 Million to Resolve Fraud Claims

August 25, 2016 

City News Service 

The insurance carrier of the now-defunct Marinello Schools of Beauty has paid $8.6 million to resolve civil allegations that the school -- which operated... Read more...

Become the next StarQuest Singing Sensation! Quick & Easy steps to entering the competition

August 25, 2016 

There’s THREE ways to enter the StarQuest Singing Competition this year!

 

Option 1: Enter Via Taste of Soul mobile app

 

(DEADLINE TO ENTER: September... Read more...

‘A Trusted Comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69

August 25, 2016 

By Stacy M. Brown

NNPA News Wire Contributor) 

The Black Press lost one of it’s most celebrated warriors when George Curry, veteran journalist and former Editor-In-Chief of the NNPA... Read more...

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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
Radio One’s Sheila Stewart killed in Atlanta car accident Written by Avis Thomas-Lester
Judge delays ruling on a dismissal of charges against teen shot by police Written by Ashley N. Johnson
Call me Senator Cory Booker; Booker wins Senate seat Written by Glenn Townes
Black farmers finally collect in $1.2 billion in discrimination case Written by Freddie Allen
NAACP Board of Directors holds final board meeting of the year Written by LAWT News Service
Walters honored, lionized at Howard U. Conference Written by Barrington M. Salmon
Back on the job, federal workers worry about another shutdown Written by Jazelle Hunt
Obama taps Jeh Johnson to lead Homeland Security Written by LAWT News Service
Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt seek justice for Johnson family; Law firm files wrongful death suit against Riverside law enforcement officers’ after use of excessive force resulted in the death of an unarmed man Written by Brian W. Carter
Science fiction can rescue Black communities Written by Stafford L. Battle
Egypt: Relations with United States in ‘turmoil’ Written by Barbara Surk
Sagging pants banned in some Texas restaurants Written by Cierra Duncan
U.S. increases un-needed surveillance of citizens Written by Freddie Allen

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Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

August 25, 2016  By GARANCE BURKE  Associated Press  The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers last month showed symptoms of post-traumatic...

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Community

The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair draws thousands

The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair draws thousands

August 25, 2016  By Shirley Hawkins  Contributing Writer  Thousands of book lovers flocked to the 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair at the...

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Sports News

Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

August 18, 2016  By JOSH HOFFNER  Associated Press  Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another...

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Arts & Culture

History Detectives

History Detectives

August 25, 2016  By Zon D’Amour  Contributing Writer  How many generations back can you trace your family lineage? Many people who consider themselves...

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