NATIONAL SPORTS BEAT 06-22-2017

June 22, 2017  

BY BRAD PYE JR. 

SPORTS EDITOR EMERITUS 

 

Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. Read more...

NNPA Hosts National Black Parents Town Hall

June 22, 2017 

By Freddie Allen 

NNPA Newswire Managing Editor

 

In an on-going effort to increase awareness about the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) in the Black community, the National... Read more...

Judge in Quincy Jones/ Michael Jackson Case not Familiar with Jackson’s Work

June 22, 2017 

City News Service 

 

A judge said Wednesday that videos to be played during the upcoming trial of producer Quincy Jones' multimillion-dollar breach-of- contract lawsuit against one of... Read more...

Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

June 22, 2017 

By Ivan Moreno 

Associated Press 

 

A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the... Read more...

Ice Cube Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

June 15, 2017 

City News Service 

 

Rapper-turned-actor and movie producer Ice Cube Monday became the latest celebrity to be added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 

Speaking at the... Read more...

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Title Author
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
LAPD officers violated policy in manhunt shooting Written by LAWT News Service
Civil Rights groups say ‘Herbalife’ is a Multi-Level Marketing Scheme; Coalition urges California and federal Attorneys General to take action Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga
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
Judge to decide if Black press will be treated fairly by tobacco firms Written by George E. Curry
Morris Turner, Wee Pals comic strip creator, dies Written by LAWT News Service
Moving the race conversation forward Written by Jazelle Hunt
Obama Hopes to Sidestep Congress to have ‘a Year of Action’ Written by George E. Curry
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
Proposed tobacco settlement excludes Black media Written by George E. Curry
The rise and fall of the KKK Written by Michael McGee
Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress Written by HENRY C. JACKSON
Museum at Vt. University to have Civil War exhibit Written by LAWT News Service
Preserving Nelson Mandela’s legacy Written by George E. Curry
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

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Community

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Sports News

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Arts & Culture

Names of Jurors in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Released

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