Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that Tina Perry, executive vice president, business and legal affairs, and board member of OWN, has been named general manager of the network effective January 2019 overseeing all business and creative areas of OWN. ... read more »
The day of dialogue brought together elected officials, community members, law enforcement, criminal justice professionals, academics and the media to discuss the future of policing in Los Angeles County. ... read more »
DNC Chair and former head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division Tom Perez released the following statement on the Trump administration's appointment of Eric Dreiband to lead the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division ... read more »
The Tournament of Roses® announced the seven members of the 2019 Royal Court. Applicants from 24 Pasadena area schools participated in the interview process. Volunteer members of the Tournament of Roses’ Queen and Court Committee made its selections based on a number of criteria including public speaking ability, academic achievement, youth leadership, and community and school involvement. ... read more »
There are approximately 3,000 Black Mauritanians in the United States, most of whom arrived in the 1990s after their government forcibly expelled them and stripped them of their citizenship on the basis of their race and ethnicity. So far in fiscal year 2018, the Trump administration has deported 79 Mauritanians, up from eight in FY 2017. ... read more »
Citing doctored evidence, including an exclusive NNPA Newswire report last month that revealed tapes used to convict Bill Cosby were doctored, attorneys for the comedian have formally begun the process they hope will win his release from a Pennsylvania prison where he has spent the past more than two weeks.
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NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, today announced a partnership with WE tv, the #1 cable network for African-American viewers on Thursday nights, that encourages the channel’s viewers to make their voices heard by voting on November 6. The non-partisan effort features WE tv talent delivering the “get out the vote” message that underscores the importance of participating in the democratic process and emphasizes that together with the NAACP, WE make a difference. ... read more »