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Kenya’s Cherono Wins Men’s Boston Marathon in Sprint to Tape
April 15, 2019
BOSTON (AP) — The two-time Boston Marathon champion turned onto Boylston Street with a sliver of a lead, leaning in front of two others with the finish line in sight. ... read more »
NAACP’S Response to the Arrest of Suspect in the Louisiana Church Burnings
April 15, 2019
BALTIMORE – The NAACP issued the following statement regarding the arrest of Holden Matthews in connection to fires at three historically Black churches in Louisiana: “The arrest of Holden Matthews for the horrific burnings of Black churches in Louisiana is just another example of the hate-fueled times that we live in. ... read more »
Entertainment Industry Creatives Converge on Leimert Park Village for the 3rd Annual TEC Leimert Entertainment and Technology Conference
April 15, 2019
Los Angeles– The 3rd Annual Technology Entertainment Convergence (TEC) Conference presented by the TEC Leimert organization returns to Leimert Park Village on Saturday, April 27, 2019, ... read more »
WATCH: Hyde Park School Commissions Nipsey Hussle Basketball Court Mural
April 15, 2019
Crete Academy in Hyde Park memorialized slain rapper Nipsey Hussle with a commissioned mural across a basketball court. ... read more / watch video »
‘It Has to Stop’: Rep. Ilhan Omar Says She Faces Increased Death Threats Because of Donald Trump
April 15, 2019
Rep. Ilhan Omar WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Ilhan Omar says she’s faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. ... read more »
Against the Odds Tiger Woods Wins 5th Masters
April 14, 2019
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Fallen hero, crippled star, and now a Masters champion again. Tiger Woods rallied to win the Masters for the fifth time Sunday, ... read more »
Congressmember Karen Bass Enters Legacy Lived And Left By Nipsey Hussle Into The Congressional Record
April 10, 2019
  WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), spoke on the House Floor shortly prior to entering Nipsey Hussle’s contributions to South Los Angeles into the Congressional Record. ... read more »
Johnson Publishing Co., former Publisher of Ebony and Jet Magazines, has Filed for Bankruptcy in a Federal Court in Chicago
April 10, 2019
CHICAGO (AP) — Johnson Publishing Co., former owner of the iconic Ebony and Jet magazines that helped changed the negative image of black people portrayed by U.S. ... read more »
At just 14, Marsai Martin is a Hollywood Mogul in the Making
April 10, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — You might have heard the story by now: That Marsai Martin pitched “Little,” a modern spin on “Big,” to Universal Pictures at age 10. ... read more »
Poll: More Americans Say Trump Makes Race Relations Worse
April 10, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll shows more than half of Americans say President Donald Trump has made race relations worse. Almost 3 out of 5 Americans, ... read more »
WATCH: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) Argued Over a Scheduling conflict During a House Committee on Financial Services Hearing
April 10, 2019
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) argued over a scheduling conflict during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Rep. Ted Lieu Plays Recording of Candace Owens Statement on Adolf Hitler
April 10, 2019
Rep. Ted Lieu plays recording of Candace Owens: “I don’t know Ms. Owens. I’m not going to characterize her. I’m going to let her own words do the talking. ... read more / watch video »
Rep. Barbara Lee and Bipartisan Group Introduce Legislation to Improve Reentry and Economic Growth by Restoring Pell Grants for Incarcerated Individuals
April 10, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC – 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 »

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