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Barack Obama’s March Madness Picks
March 21, 2019
It’s time for the Big Dance—and President Obama is ready. Check out his brackets for the Men’s and Women’s NCAA Basketball Championship below. ... read more »
New National Recording Registry Class is “Superfly”
March 21, 2019
Cyndi Lauper, Jay-Z, Sylvester, Robert Kennedy Recordings Among Inductees  ... read more »
Rep. Waters Sharply Rebukes the College Admissions Scandal
March 21, 2019
 Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued the following statement after approximately 50 individuals were charged or indicted by federal prosecutors for engaging in widespread criminal fraud to buy students’ way into selective universities: ... read more »
‘Amazing Grace’ Documentary Premieres in Los Angeles
March 21, 2019
Aretha Franklin fans are cheering following the news that the “Amazing Grace” documentary, which chronicles the story behind her Grammy Award-winning double album, will hit movie theaters across the nation on April 5. ... read more »
Governor Gives Long Reprieve to State’s Death Row Inmates 
March 21, 2019
Newsom told the press during a conference call on March 19, that the nearly 800 prisoners on death row will not face execution during his administration.   ... read more »
NNPA Leadership and Other Prominent Black Voices Speak Out on College Exam Scandal
March 21, 2019
National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. was among several prominent African Americans who said they view the recent $25 million college admissions scam as “affirmative action for the rich” and yet another example of white privilege. ... read more »
Speeding Cannabis Resentencing with Digital Technology
March 21, 2019
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommended leveraging technology to reach more people whose lives have been hampered by prior convictions for now-legal acts. ... read more »
Rep. Bennie Thompson Wins Efforts to Make Medgar Evers Home National Monument  
March 21, 2019
Because of the work of Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the Evers' house at 2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive in Jackson, will now become a national historic landmark. The house where Medgar Evers’ was fatally shot was built in the first planned middle-class subdivision for African-Americans in Mississippi after World War II. Thompson has been working on the honor for Evers for over ten years.   ... read more »
Girl Power: St. Joseph Center Celebrates Women’s History Month with a Panel Discussion on Women Experiencing Homelessness
March 21, 2019
St. Joseph Center put together a panel of experts on how structural, cultural, and economic challenges have contributed to the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles ... read more »
NNPA Honors Black Lives Matter Founder with Newsmaker of the Year Award 
March 21, 2019
Alicia Garza, who coined the term “Black Lives Matter,” is an Oakland-based organizer, writer, public speaker and freedom fighter who also serves as the special projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance which stands as the nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in America.  ... read more »
Alfred Liggins is the Other Half of Urban One’s Success Story 
March 21, 2019
“Look, my mother has an amazing story from where she came, and she’s always been more of a forefront person. A lot of people tend to think this woman built this company and she made her son the CEO, but they don’t realize how long I’ve been at the company and that it was really a joint effort. They tend to think it’s a traditional family business. But my mother is very good at giving me credit. She did it when we were in Omaha.”  ... read more »
Trump Denies the Rise of White Nationalism Amid New Zealand Massacre 
March 21, 2019
Although Trump does not see an increase in White nationalism around the world, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) statistics on hate groups proves otherwise.   ... read more »
Missing Black Girls and the Individuals and Organizations Trying to Help 
March 21, 2019
The two are among the estimated 64,000 Black girls and women across the United States that have gone missing. Iniaya and Skylar are also among an unfortunately growing number of young people listed in the “critically missing” section of the expansive database of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.  ... read more »
Comcast Formally Launches Afro and Cleo, Two New Black-Centric Networks 
March 21, 2019
“I’m excited that this is by us, for us and there’s going to be a lot of great content that reflects our lifestyle,” said Michelle Rice, the general manager at Cleo TV, who joined cast members from various Cleo TV shows, executives from Comcast Afro and others to celebrate the launch of the new channels at the Newseum on Thursday, March 14.  ... read more »
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell’s Statement on Her Appointment to L.A. Coliseum Commission
March 21, 2019
Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins of San Diego said Mitchell’s background make her uniquely qualified to serve on the commission. ... read more »
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