Rams stun Seahawks in home opening game

September 22, 2016 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer 

“Our first game back here the fans were incredible,” said Rams Head coach Jeff Fisher. “It made this a tough place to play starting day... Read more...

#GivingBloodMatters—It Truly Makes A Difference; Join Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation for a day of saving lives by giving a little bit of love.

September 22, 2016 

By Brian W. Carter 

Staff Writer 

Giving blood benefits everybody involved.

 

How you ask? This is how…

 

According to the American Journal of... Read more...

USC is coming to Taste of Soul

September 22, 2016 

LAWT Staff Report 

For the past 11 years, Taste of Soul has grown to become the largest street festival, family celebration and economic engine in all of Los Angeles.  This... Read more...

Beyoncé’s protégés, Chloe x Halle headline Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza’s Back-To-School Party; Former YouTube sensations kicked off the school season with a free concert for Los Angeles fans while bringing talent and the community together. Signed by the

September 22, 2016 

By Shonassee Shaver 

Contributing Writer 

Rising stars, Chloe x Halle, not only are building a name in the music industry, but are staying connected to the community while supporting... Read more...

Police try to quell anger after shooting triggers unrest

September 22, 2016 

By JEFFREY COLLINS

Associated Press 

Authorities tried to quell public anger and correct what they characterized as false information Wednesday as Charlotte dealt with a second night... Read more...

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For rape victim, Second attack at Howard University brings nightmare back Written by Bria Freeman
Jealous Resigns as NAACP President Written by Brian W. Carter
Once again Dr. Cornel West blasts Obama & Sharpton; Accuses them of having “sanitized” the King Vision at the MOW Written by Blair Adams
Egypt judges recommend dissolving the Brotherhood Written by SARAH EL DEEB
South Africa welcomes Mandela’s return home Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA
Nigeria ruling party splinters as some urge change Written by ARLEY PETESCH
Descendants of slaves hold out against coal mining Written by RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI
Islam – A religion of peace? Written by Eric E. Vickers
Campbell’s quips: Mmm… Mmm… Good! Written by Kam Williams
50th Anniversary March on Washington, A nation pays tribute Written by Xavier Higgs
Keep on Walking, Keep on Talking,’ MLK III Urges Marchers ; Crowd Covers National Mall for 50th Anniversary of 1963 March Written by Gregory Dale
Powell questions Zimmerman verdict; suggests case will be forgotten Written by Kevin Liptak
Those who were there, March on Washington, 50th Anniversary Written by Xavier Higgs
Obama: Because they marched, America changed Written by Kevin Liptak
Moving out of the dreamer’s shadow: A King daughter’s long journey Written by John Blake
Staff Sgt. Randolph Elder was posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal Written by Sgt. Jacob Harrer
ACLU: Muslims face more scrutiny for citizenship Written by AMY TAXIN
Civil service rights limited for ‘sensitive’ jobs Written by FREDERIC J. FROMMER
Phoenix Black community tackles racial profiling and Stand Your Ground Written by Charlene Muhammad
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Justice Department gets ‘Smart on Crime’ Written by Freddie Allen
Booker cruises in NJ Democratic Senate primary Written by Geoff Mulvill and Angela Delli Santi
Zimbabwe's Mugabe: Black empowerment tops agenda Written by Angus Shaw
Michelle Obama in hip-hop healthy eating video Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE
Fidel Castro turns 87 behind closed doors Written by Peter Orsi
Judge changing baby's name Messiah draws reaction Written by Travis Loller
Jesse Jackson, Jr. sentenced to 2 ½ years; wife to serve 12 months Written by Freddie Allen
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News

NNPA Honors Champions of the Black Press

NNPA Honors Champions of the Black Press

September 22, 2016  By Sarafina Wright NNPA Newswire Contributor  Black publishers representing over 200 newspapers gathered to honor some of the...

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Community

United Hood Nation holds town hall to end gun violence

United Hood Nation holds town hall to end gun violence

September 22, 2016  By Charlene Muhammad  Contributing Writer  United Hood Nation, a coalition of clergy, gang members, gang interventionists, activists,...

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Sports News

More NFL Players, Teams Protest With Kaepernick

More NFL Players, Teams Protest With Kaepernick

September 15, 2016  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  It was the first game of the NFL season, a rematch between defending NFL champions the Denver...

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Arts & Culture

Emmys Insult Legacy of Famed Attorney Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.

Emmys Insult Legacy of Famed Attorney Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.

September 22, 2016  By Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.  Executive Editor  Community and Civil Rights leaders were offended by disrespectful comments made...

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