Friday, July 19, 2019
Black News
Minor Injuries After Roof Collapse at Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena
July 16, 2019
GARDENA, Calif. (AP) — Eleven people suffered mostly minor injuries when a roof collapsed Monday at a Los Angeles area casino, raining debris into the lobby area, ... read more »
WATCH : Press Conference – Thanks to Attorney General William Barr, Police officer in ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Death Won’t Be Charged
July 16, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won’t bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Reps. Pressley, Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, Omar, Respond to President Trump’s Racist Tweets
July 16, 2019
A day after a tweet by President Donald Trump called on “‘Progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen” to “go back” to their “broken and crime infested” countries, the four representatives who are believed to be the target of his attack are speaking out. ... read more / watch video »
Boxing Champ Pernell Whitaker Dies; Hit by Car in Virginia
July 15, 2019
Pernell Whitaker courtesy photo Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. ... read more »
Grambling State Launches New Dining Program with Magic Johnson’s SodexoMAGIC
July 15, 2019
GRAMBLING, La., —Grambling State University recently announced the launch of a long-term partnership with a new dining service provider ... . The new agreement will deliver $6.7 million in facility renovations, ... read more »
Chevron Spills 800,000 Gallons of Oil and Water in California
July 15, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials began to clean up a massive oil spill Friday that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a California canyon, ... read more »
African American Museum Founder Sadie Roberts-Joseph Discovered Dead in Car Trunk
July 15, 2019
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 75-year-old Louisiana woman who founded an African American history museum was discovered dead in the trunk of a car, and police said Saturday that investigators were working diligently to find those responsible. ... read more »
Trump Attacks Congresswomen of Color with Dangerous Racist Tweets
July 15, 2019
  WASHINGTON (AP) — Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from, ... read more »
LA Police Chief Michel Moore Aims to Wipe Out Minor Warrants for Homeless
July 12, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said he is working to eliminate thousands of homeless people’s old warrants for minor offenses in the coming weeks as part of a solution to help get people off the streets. ... read more »
BREAKING NEWS: R. Kelly Arrested in Chicago on Federal Sex Crime Charges
July 11, 2019
CHICAGO (AP) — Singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago Thursday after he was indicted on 13 federal counts including sex crimes, a U.S. Attorney’s office spokesman said. ... read more »
Jay-Z Partners with Cannabis Company as Brand Strategist to Help Bring Equity for People of Color
July 10, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z is heading into the legal marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist in partnership with a California cannabis product company. The rapper said in a statement Tuesday that he entered a multiyear deal with San Jose, ... read more »

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