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Women sound off about equal rights

March 10 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Women in red. Black women. White women. Latino women. Asian women. Professional and working-class women. Students and retirees. Women who showed up to attend a rally to celebrate International Women’s Day in front of Los […]

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The Courage of Arthur Ashe

There is something to be said about quiet strength. This was Arthur Ashe’s calling card. He achieved the greatest of heights without making a lot of noise. He didn’t have a reality show to promote […]

Showbiz!

Family Time: A welcomed sitcom for this genre

June 20 Thai Lee 0

NORTHRIDGE, CA-Bounce TV, the first–ever over-the-air broadcast television network designed for African American audiences feature a hit original series, Family Time. Family Time, a popular sitcom going on to their fourth season is a show […]

Monday's Meditation

Selma is today

March 23 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Suppressive voting rights efforts. Open racial taunts. Young black men losing their lives to law enforcement. Nonviolent demonstrators march nationwide for justice. States viewing the federal government as meddling outsiders. Where have we seen this […]

Community

Standing Up for Black Colleges

They say a mind is a terrible thing to waste. Well, judging by the comments from several members of the Congressional Black Caucus, President Obama could give a hoot about the financial struggles and subpar […]

Community

Ezell Ford Supporters Keep up Vigil

January 5 Thai Lee 0

New Year’s Eve usually consists of celebrating, but in South Central, celebrating is the last thing on the to-do list. On 65th and Broadway, a group of protestors joined in solidarity for Ezell Ford. Ezell […]

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Monique Chenault: Behind The Interviews

December 22 Dennis J. Freeman 0

With the expected Christmas Day opening of Columbia Pictures’ The Interview suspended, News4usonline.com would like to highlight the trailblazing entertainment news Showrunner and executive producer, and brains behind many of our favorite celebrity interviews, Monique Chenault. Chenault […]

Community

Color Struck by ‘ Dark Girls’

November 26 Thai Lee 0

Since the beginning of time, we have fought against others, each other and ourselves. What exactly is the battle? Colorism. Could it be perpetuated by the notorious Willie Lynch letter, created to control slaves and […]

Monday's Meditation

5 Lingering Ferguson Questions

August 26 Dennis J. Freeman 0

  Now what, Ferguson? With Michael Brown’s funeral being a public spectacle in that it signals closure to another racial episode in this country, the looming questions beckons some answers. Now that we’ve seen civil […]

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Ferguson in Photos: Day 6

August 20 Dennis J. Freeman 0

The bedlam of unrest in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting has continued to grip the country and the rest of the world. Images from Ferguson, Missouri has become the beacon of calls for […]

Monday's Meditation

Something Bigger Than the Game

April 29 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Some things are bigger than a basketball game. There are more important things in life that supersedes winning a championship. If they didn’t know already, the players on the Los Angeles Clippers are discovering that […]

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Duke Ellington’s ‘Legacy’ Honor

February 4 News4usonline News 0

2014 Marks 100th Anniversary of Duke Ellington’s First Composition (“Soda Fountain Rag”) Ellington’s Immortal “Jeep’s Blues” A Key Musical Component in “American Hustle” Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, celebrates the life […]

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Black Players Lag in Classroom

January 12 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Playing football and going to college is not a shoo-in to earning a degree. For African-Americans ball players that road traveled is a still a considerable challenge compared to their white teammates. Schools participating in […]

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Links Inducts Rice into ‘Sisterhood’

October 18 News4usonline News 0

  Washington, DC-The Links, Incorporated and The Links Foundation, Incorporated are pleased to announce the induction of Condoleezza Rice, Ph. D., as an honorary member. Currently a professor of Political Economy in the Graduate School of Business; […]

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Oscar Grant: Disbelief Then Anger

August 15 Dennis J. Freeman 0

(Editor’s note: This is the fourth article in a series of stories surrounding the criminal trial of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle. Mehserle stood trial after shooting and mortally wounding Oscar Grant, an unarmed […]

Monday's Meditation

Is Marco Rubio the Game-Changer for Republicans?

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There are two aspects about Republican presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s serious consideration of Florida Senator Marco Rubio as his vice presidential running mate that bear consideration.  First there is the political analysis and then […]