Serra Honors Legacy of Late Basketball Coach Dwan Hurt

December 01, 2016 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

Serra High School basketball coach and dean of students Dwan Hurt passed away on Friday November 25. Hurt was going into his 28th year of coaching... Read more...

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Celebrates his Heritage with ‘Moana’

December 01, 2016 

Zon D’Amour 

Contributing Writer 

To say that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is “busy” is an understatement. The former athlete’s career has transcended his days as a WWE... Read more...

U.S. Senators demand study on Federal Advertising in Black-owned Media

December 01, 2016 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA Newswire Contributor 

Five U.S. Senators have joined the fight for accountability in the federal government’s advertising practices – or lack thereof... Read more...

Common, Patti LaBelle to headline free ‘Keep the Promise’ Concert & March in L.A.; Celebrate World AIDS Day as AHF Goes ‘AROUND THE GLOBE IN A DAY’

November 24, 2016 

LAWT News Service 

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), recently announced their Around the Globe in a Day initiative, a series of events across the world to commemorate World AIDS Day and continue... Read more...

The Layers of a Black Man; Cal State Northridge students examine and present the activism, triumphs and ­challenges of black men.

November 24, 2016 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer 

California State University North­ridge (CSUN) recently held its 8th Bi-Annual Men of Color Enquiry and Student Research Poster Session.... Read more...

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Parents of Trayvon Martin in discussions for book deal Written by Dorothy Rowley
Man charged with murdering girlfriend Written by LAWT News Service
U.S. winning the ‘War on Poverty’ Written by Jazelle Hunt
As Mandela is lauded, contradictions surface Written by Brian E. Muhammad
Ethnic violence spreads in South Sudan Written by Charlton Doki and Jason Straziuso
Caribbean Immigrants: The Rush to Become American Citizens Surpassed the 100,000 mark last year and increasing Written by Tony Best
South Africans still celebrating ‘Tata’ Mandela Written by George E. Curry
Winnie denies Mandela family feud Written by RAY FAURE
French-African Teen Wins Beauty Pageant, Igniting National Uproar Written by LAWT News Service
South Sudan on edge as army hunts coup plotters Written by CHARLTON DOKI and RODNEY MUHUMUZA
Senate Dems push Obama nominees, GOP bides time Written by ALAN FRAM
A commitment to Mandela Written by Xavier Higgs
Obama praises Mandela as ‘Great Liberator’ Written by George E. Curry
The Meaning of Nelson Mandela Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
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

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December 01, 2016  By JAMES MacPHERSON  Associated Press   Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters will not follow a government directive to leave...

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November 24, 2016  By BRAD PYE JR.  Contributing Writer  Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between...

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