Muslim father helps son rush to stardom at Ohio State

January 29, 2015

 

By Jihad Hassan Muhammad 

Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 

 

DALLAS — The National Collegiate Ath­letic Asso­ciation made history here Jan. 12 by replacing... Read more...

Cedars researchers discover possible cure for blindness

January 29, 2015

 

City News Service 

 

Cedars-Sinai researchers discovered a way to generate transplantable corneal stem cells that may benefit blind people.

 

“Our research... Read more...

INGLEWOOD

January 29, 2015

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Film Review: ‘The Wedding Ringer’

January 29, 2015

 

By Kam Williams

 

Kevin Hart and Josh Gad Co-Star in Unlikely-Buddies Comedy 

 

Doug Harris (Josh Gad) and Gretchen Palmer (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) are putting... Read more...

Vice President Joe Biden tells Los Angeles students and community leaders, 12 years is not enough education in 2015

January 29, 2015 

By Maleena Lawrence 

Contributing Writer 

“I am sending this Congress a bold new plan to lower the cost of community college -- to zero” 

— President Barack Obama,... Read more...

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Students chart plans to overcome mass incarceration, gender violence and police brutality at UC Irvine conference

Students chart plans to overcome mass incarceration, gender violence and police brutality at UC Irvine conference

January 29, 2015   By Charlene Muhammad and Dezarae Muhammad  LAWT Contributing Writers   Approximately 700 college students convened the 12th...

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Community

Advancement Project receives award for gang intervention

Advancement Project receives award for gang intervention

January 29, 2015   LAWT News Service      The Advancement Project’s Urban Peace Academy, which has worked to reduce gang violence in many neighborhoods...

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Sports News

History revisited in WBC title tilt; Promoter Don King has been the KING of the Heavy’s

History revisited in WBC title tilt; Promoter Don King has been the KING of the Heavy’s

January 15, 2015   By Kenneth D. Miller  Assistant Managing Editor  His spike hair is symbolic of how legendary boxing promoter Don King rose from...

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Arts & Culture

Film Review: ‘Timbuktu’

Film Review: ‘Timbuktu’

January 29, 2015   By Dwight Brown  NNPA Film Critic       Islamic fundamentalists are encroaching on the basic liberties of people in Africa...

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