Darby Park earned two Dodgers Dreamfields

May 25, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer

 

The baseball diamonds at Darby Park in Inglewood will shine brighter than ever before. The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) continued... Read more...

House GOP Health Bill Projection: 23 Million More Uninsured

May 25, 2017 

By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar 

ASSOCIATED PRESS 

 

The health care bill Republicans have pushed through the House would leave 23 million additional people uninsured... Read more...

Breast Health Advocates Focus on Disparities among African American Women

May 25, 2017 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor

 

Breast Health advocates from all over the state of California, gathered at the Dignity Health Enhancement Center in Long Beach on Wednesday... Read more...

11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias

May 25, 2017 

By JOE MANDAK and MARYCLAIRE DALE 

Associated Press

 

Bill Cosby’s lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to “systematically” keep blacks off the jury Tuesday... Read more...

NAACP President Cornell Brooks Voted Out; NAACP National Board Makes Dramatic Move to Regain Relevance

May 25, 2017 

By Lauren Victoria Burke 

NNPA Newswire Contributor 

 

Why did the NAACP’s national board vote to part ways with their president, Cornell William Brooks? Several longtime members... Read more...

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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
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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
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Moving the race conversation forward Written by Jazelle Hunt
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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
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News

Flint residents still suffering, forgotten, abandoned; Three Years Since Discovery of Tainted Water, Little Has Changed

Flint residents still suffering, forgotten, abandoned; Three Years Since Discovery of Tainted Water, Little Has Changed

May 25, 2017  By D. Kevin McNeir  The Washington Informer/NNPA Member    Residents of Flint, Michigan have very little to celebrate, three years...

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Community

Metro Makes Plans to Improve Bus Service in the Southland

Metro Makes Plans to Improve Bus Service in the Southland

May 25, 2017  City News Service    Metro officials said in remarks reported this week that they plan to develop ways to improve bus service in the...

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Sports News

NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead at age 48

NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead at age 48

May 25, 2017  By TIM BOOTH  AP Sports Writer    Cortez Kennedy was a hulking force at defensive tackle, the cornerstone of a franchise that had...

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Arts & Culture

Ruben Studdard Digs Deep for Soulful Sam Cooke Classic

Ruben Studdard Digs Deep for Soulful Sam Cooke Classic

May 25, 2017  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Contributor    If anyone’s been asking whatever happened to Ruben Studdard, they probably haven’t...

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