NFL

Obama Drops the Ball on NFL Issues

January 30 Dennis J. Freeman 0

When the President of the United States speaks, people tend to listen. In the week leading up to the Super Bowl, President Barack Obama spoke out on the issue of safety in the National Football League. Of course, with the biggest single day sporting event in the world just around […]

Dodgers

Dodgers and Fans Reunite at FanFest

January 29 Tamara Latta 0

LOS ANGELES-After failing to make the playoffs season last year, the Dodgers are doing everything in their power to gain trust back from their die-hard, bleed-blue fans. With offseason pickups of pitchers Zack Greinke and South Korean left-hander Hyun-jin-Ryu, it looks like they are on the right path. On Saturday […]

Showbiz!

NAACP Gears Up for Image Awards

January 28 Dennis J. Freeman 0

BEVERLY HILLS-The 44th NAACP Image Awards, which takes place Friday, is certain to be a grand event with comedian and actor Steve Harvey hosting the show. Actress Kerry Washington has already been designated as the  recipient of the President’s Award. High-profile movies such Denzel Washington’s “Flight,” George Lucas’ “Red Tails” […]

Clippers

Back on Track

January 28 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES- Lob City is back in business again. So are the Los Angeles Clippers. After hitting a slumber in their performance over the past few games, the Clippers snapped themselves out of the four-game losing funk they’d been in and soundly defeated the Portland Trailblazers 96-83 at Staples Center. […]

Showbiz!

Image Awards Nominee Talk Sisterhood

January 27 Dennis J. Freeman 0

BEVERLY HILLS-The mood and the atmosphere surrounding the NAACP Image Awards luncheon was one pitched in giddiness and excitement for many first-time nominees. But it doesn’t get old either for some of the more veteran participants. Just the fact of being formally recognized by the longtime civil rights organization for […]

NFL

A (Te’o) of Lies

January 26 Dennis J. Freeman 0

The lies keep coming. Fabrication is now a practiced art. The manipulation of the truth has become about as routine as someone going to do their laundry. Lying and deceiving the public seems to have become a trend in sports these days. No, I take that back.  It has become […]

Clippers

Clippers Need to Adapt With Paul Out

January 24 Tamara Latta 0

Los Angeles-The Clippers ran into a road bump without their starting point guard Chris Paul, losing two out of the team’s last three games. Tuesday night against Kevin Durant and his Oklahoma City Thunder teammates proved to be a real barometer of how much the Clippers miss the playmaking of […]

Clippers

Clippers Calling Down the Rain

January 23 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Things tend to manifest themselves when they are going good. The Los Angeles Clippers can bear witness to that. Despite the fact the Clippers has lost two games in a row, including being humbled by Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma Thunder at Staples Center, the team that once was the […]

NFL

NFL Hires Do Not Reflect King’s Dream

January 22 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for peace, stood for racial equality and brought hope to the notion that we would all one day be judged by the content of our character rather than the color of our skin. African Americans hoping to become a head coach in the National […]

Clippers

Griffin, Paul Keep Clippers’ Ship Moving

January 20 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Big-time players know when to step up and play big time when they have to. That scenario has almost always played out with the same results this season for the Los Angeles Clippers. It’s almost a given now to see Blake Griffin and Chris Paul go into their bags […]

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Monday's Meditation

The Power of Fear

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 How the Right Wing Makes Money by Interjecting Fear and Paranoia in Their Followers A few months back, I remember reading a few stories about how “think tanks” were paying radio talk show host millions of dollars to advertise for them.  Think tanks like “FreedomWorks” and “The Heritage Foundation” pay […]

Showbiz!

Jackson 5ive Comes Back to Life

January 15 News4usonline News 0

There will never be another group who danced and sing their way into our hearts the way Michael, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon Jackson did. Better known as the best dancing quintet ever in the history of pop music history, the Jackson 5 did their thing and then some, including […]

Showbiz!

Funny Lady Carol Burnett Gets Honor

January 15 Dennis J. Freeman 0

HOLLYWOOD-Carol Burnett is what one may call the ultimate renaissance entertainer. She’s an accomplished actress, widely recognized as one of the best comedians of our time, a bestselling author and has enough vocal skills to belt out “Sweet Georgia Brown” with simplistic ease.  Her name is synonymous with success. The […]