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 



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 


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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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
28 years in prison for corrupt ex-Detroit mayor Written by Ed White
National Black Church Initiative; NBCI asks Black community to leave Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West alone, “take their hands off of these brothers” Written by LAWT News Service
Death of Florida Man Run Over by Police Car Still Worries Family Written by James Harper
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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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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

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

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