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NNPA Newswire Exclusive: Bill Cosby Counsels Prisoners Via ‘Mann Up’ Program
December 6, 2019
In addition to Cosby, who is not officially associated with the program, four members of Mann Up spoke exclusively to NNPA Newswire. “The majority of the men in Mann Up are in for long prison terms, including life without the possibility of parole,” said Tyree Wallace, co-founder and president of the Mann Up Association. ... read more »
Judge Approves Sale of Late Actor Kristoff St. John’s Condo
December 6, 2019
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Deborah Christian directed that after escrow closes, the funds should be held in a trust account of David Esquibias, the attorney of St. John's 27-year-old daughter, Paris, until the heirs are determined and the funds money can be disbursed. ... read more »
Chris Brown Reaches Deal to Resolve Monkey-Possession Case
December 6, 2019
Singer Chris Brown reached a deal with Los Angeles city prosecutors that is expected to spare him jail time for possessing a capuchin monkey without a permit. ... read more »
Gabrielle Union, NBC meet over ‘America’s Got Talent’ firing
December 6, 2019
Gabrielle Union and NBC both said Wednesday that they have had a “productive” first conversation on her firing from “America’s Got Talent” and her allegations that she was removed over her complaints about racism and other troubling on-set behavior. ... read more »
Students Rally in Maryland’s Capital to Resolve Longstanding HBCU Lawsuit
December 6, 2019
Individuals from Bowie State, Coppin, Morgan State, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore arrived early and filled the streets chanting and demanding that lawmakers and Gov. Larry Hogan settle the longstanding dispute. ... read more »
Suffragist Coralie Franklin Cook: First Descendant of Monticello Slave to Graduate College
December 6, 2019
Born into slavery in Lexington, Virginia, in 1829, Cook became the first descendant of a Thomas Jefferson Monticello slave known to have graduated from college. In 1880, she graduated from Storer College in West Virginia before becoming a teacher. ... read more »
Harris Exit Points to Hurdles Facing Minority Candidates
December 6, 2019
The California senator abruptly withdrew from the race on Tuesday after her once-promising campaign failed to coalesce around a message that would resonate with voters. And without clear support from voters, Harris couldn’t raise the money needed to keep going. ... read more »
Boy, 6, Taken from Foster Home in South L.A. Found Safe in Illinois
December 6, 2019
Police today said a 6-year-old boy who was taken from a foster home in South Los Angeles by his mother during a monitored visit was found Friday in Waukegan, Illinois, safe, unharmed and with relatives. ... read more »
Woman Killed in Crash ID’d’; Two Boys in Serious Condition
December 6, 2019
Two boys remained hospitalized today in serious condition with injuries they suffered in a two-car crash in the Green Meadows area of South Los Angeles, while authorities identified the woman in their car who died at the scene, authorities said. ... read more »
Three Baltimore Men Exonerated After Nearly Four Decades in Prison
December 6, 2019
Marilyn Mosby, the Baltimore City State's Attorney, reopened the case earlier this year because of lingering questions and recent revelations of corruption in the city's police department that allegedly stretched back for decades. ... read more »
Julian Castro Joins Black Lives Matter at LAPD Protest
December 6, 2019
Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro joined members of Black Lives Matter today as they demanded that police officers who shot and killed a man running through a mall carrying a long knife be held accountable. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Sets Goal to Raise $1M
December 6, 2019
Celebrating 51 years of service to the LA community, Brotherhood Crusade has set a goal to raise $1M. The amount is what the organization has determined necessary to sustain and build upon existing programs and services for at-risk youth in South Los Angeles and surrounding communities. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Dec. 6, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
December 6, 2019
Inventor Richard Spikes patented the automobile gear shift, which revolutionized cars throughout the world, 1932. ... read more »
Carmelo Anthony, Trail Blazers lose to the Clippers by 20
December 5, 2019
The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers in a dominating second half defensive performance, 117-97.  ... read more / watch video »
Leonard, George Dominant in Clippers 150-125 Victory Over Wizards
December 5, 2019
Two days after coming off one of their most surprising performances of the season, the Los Angeles Clippers bounced back in dominant fashion after falling to the San Antonio Spurs. ... read more »
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