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Prince Memoir ‘The Beautiful Ones’ Coming Out in the Fall
April 22, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death is coming out Oct. 29. Random House confirmed Monday to The Associated Press that “The Beautiful Ones” will combine a Prince unfinished manuscript with rare photos, ... read more »
Tiger Woods wins his Fifth Masters; slips on Green Jacket
April 18, 2019
Tiger Woods ended an 11-year major title drought and completed one of sport’s greatest comebacks at the Masters ... read more »
How data and evidence can help us solve the problem of African American maternal mortality
April 18, 2019
I’m a doctor and a scientist.  When we’re looking to solve a problem, we’re a lot like detectives. We follow the evidence. ... read more »
Inglewood Doctors Talk About Sickle Cell During Minority Health Awareness Month
April 18, 2019
According to medical experts like Dr. Resa Caivano and Dr. Rebecca Deans of Kaiser Permanente’s Sickle Cell Center of Excellence in Inglewood, the majority of patients affected by sickle cell disease are African American, about 90%. It is important to debunk the myths surrounding the topic they said, and what better time to do it than during April, which is Minority Health Awareness Month. Bringing the subject to the forefront, they said, can keep people aware of what the disease is, how a person can know if they have it and what their treatment options are. ... read more »
Neighborhood Says goodbye to Hip-Hop Legend and Community Giant
April 18, 2019
The city of South L.A. honors slain rapper Nipsey Hussle with Grand Memorial ... read more »
Aretha Franklin Makes History with Posthumous Pulitzer Win
April 18, 2019
The Pulitzer board said the award was given to Franklin for “her indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades.” ... read more »
Heather Hutt Talks About Her New Role as State Director for Senator Harris
April 18, 2019
A California, particularly a Los Angeles native, Hutt has spent her life and career fighting for the residents in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Reps. Ilhan Omar Leads Letter to Trump Administration on Efforts to Undermine the International Criminal Court
April 17, 2019
Rep. Ilhan  Omar (D-MN) WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan  Omar (D-MN) and Rep. Jim McGovern, Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, led a group of House Democrats in requesting information on the Administration’s decision to restrict visas of International Criminal Court staff. ... read more »
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley Introduces “Be Heard” Act to Prevent Harassment in the Workplace
April 17, 2019
Pressley: “This is for the brave women of the Boston Fire Department, for the hotel workers I worked alongside when I was scrapping money together to help my family, ... read more »
Rep. Barbara Lee and Bipartisan Group Introduce Legislation to Improve Reentry and Economic Growth by Restoring Pell Grants for Incarcerated Individuals
April 17, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Barbara Lee, Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-IL), Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), Rep. French Hill (R-AR), and Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) introduced landmark legislation to strengthen successful reentry and economic growth by restoring Pell Grant eligibility for incarcerated individuals. ... read more »
WATCH: Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters Discuss Banking Industries Lack of Diversity, Excessive Salaries and CEO Accountability
April 17, 2019
NBC's Wilfred Frost talks with Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), the chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, about big bank CEOs' testimony on Capitol Hill. ... read more / watch video »
Berry Gordy Fulfills Dreams with Motown Reaching 60 Years
April 17, 2019
Berry Gordy LOS ANGELES (AP) — Motown Records founder Berry Gordy looked out at the audience at a 60th anniversary tribute to his groundbreaking record label and saw his dream of making music for “all people” in the world fulfilled. ... read more »
Angela Rye to Deliver Texas Southern University’s Commencement Address
April 16, 2019
Angela Rye, who brings a unique perspective of strategy and policymaking inside the beltway of the nation’s capital, will be the speaker at Texas Southern University’s Spring 2019 Commencement. The ceremonies will take place at 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019, in the Health & Physical Education (H&PE) Arena. ... read more »
Jemele Hill Still Speaking Her Mind, This Time on Podcast
April 16, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Jemele Hill has moved on, but not from speaking her mind. The former ESPN host, best known to the non-sports world for tweets about President Donald Trump that provoked the White House to unsuccessfully seek her firing, ... read more »
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