Sports, Systemic Racism, and Social Justice

DOJ brings charges in Breonna Taylor case

Four former and current officers are charged in deadly pre-dawn raid

UCLA taps Darnell Hunt as executive vice chancellor and provost

Darnell Hunt, the dean of the division of social sciences and a professor of sociology and African American studies, has been appointed UCLA’s next executive vice chancellor and provost. “A…

Race-based cases fueled flipping Roe v. Wade

(News4usonline) – As an attorney for the NAACP, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall once fought a case centered on race and school segregation. Marshall and the NAACP’s Legal…

‘Numbers aren’t just numbers; they are votes’

Congressional hearings resume on the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack


News & Notes from the National Football League

Sandra Douglass Morgan is Raiders president

In making history, Las Vegas hires a Black woman to lead the team

Jen Welter follows through on football dreams

(News4usonline) – There are many women out in the world who are making things happen and changing the landscape of their environment. Dr. Jen Welter is one of those individuals.…

Rooney Rule effect: Steelers hire Brian Flores

(News4usonline) – The question now becomes now what when it comes to Brian Flores and his racial discrimination lawsuit against the National Football League (NFL)? Less than a month after…

NFL’s Goodell addresses Black head coaches

INGLEWOOD (News4usonline) – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was on the defense during his state of the league address in front of the media during a pre-week Super Bowl LVI conversation.…


The Boys in Blue. Tradition. All-Time Greats. World Champions.

Dodgers bats red hot after National series

LOS ANGELES (News4usonline) – The month of July was good for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Before playing the Washington Nationals in a three-game series at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles was…

Gonsolin silences the Padres’ Big Three

LOS ANGELES (News4usonline) – Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tony Gonsolin handled the San Diego Padres bats with relative ease in the first game of a three-game series against their Southern…

Clayton Kershaw’s ‘special’ All-Star Game

Dodgers pitching ace starts MLB All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium

Justin Turner’s bat come alive against Padres 

Dodgers’ third baseman hits two home run in 3-1 win against rival

College Football

What's Happening in the Pac-12 & College Football

UCLA wants to build off last season’s success

Bruins head coach Chip Kelly is focused on his players and the season HOLLYWOOD (News4usonline) – The Novo was home for the Pac-12 Conference Media Day on July 29. The…

Riley and USC are ready to make Pac-12 run

The goal is “to win the championship,” says Trojans head coach HOLLYWOOD (News4usonline) – The biggest noise coming from The Novo on July 29 was made weeks ago when both…

USC, UCLA change Pac-12 football conversation

LOS ANGELES (News4usonline) – The elephant in the room at the Pac-12 Conference media day was evident. Well, two elephants were in the room at The Novo in downtown Los…

USC will join the  Big Ten Conference in 2024

LOS ANGELES – The University of Southern California will take the historic step of joining the Big Ten Conference in 2024, a move that will position USC and its student-athletes…


Trout and Ohtani are MLB All-Star Starers

ANAHEIM–Mike Trout (OF) and Shohei Ohtani (DH) have been selected via fan voting to start for the American League in the 2022 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, to be played Tuesday,…


The Ladies Have Game and a Social Conscious to Boot

Katie Lou Samuelson making a point with Sparks

(News4usonline) – Former Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher got it right when talking about the potential contribution that forward Katie Lou Samuelson might be able to add to…

Sparks are no match for Las Vegas

LOS ANGELES (News4usonline) – In their first game since the firing of head coach Derek Fisher, the Los Angeles Sparks were blown out by the Las Vegas Aces, 89-72. Interim…

Sparks’ center Liz Cambage is finding her way

 (News4usonline) – It’s been a rough couple of weeks to open the 2022 WNBA season for the Los Angeles Sparks. The Sparks sit in fourth place in the Western Conference.…

Sparks keep their heads up to the Sky

LOS ANGELES (News4usonline) – This is gut-check time for the Los Angeles Sparks. No need to cry over spilled milk. The Sparks are in an odd predicament these days. Nneka…

Howard’s House

Explaining the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling

Howard University Dean of Law Danielle Holley-Walker breaks down what the High Court’s decision in regards to abortion rights means for women and the law   On June 24, the United…

Howard University to archive the Black press

HU honors Chadwick Boseman with college renaming

Bison Backyard

Howard wins MEAC women’s outdoor track title

NORFOLK, Va.– Howard University completed the indoor-outdoor sweep on Saturday, winning the 2022 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) women’s outdoor track & field championship at Norfolk State’s Dick Price Stadium. For the…

Howard track makes a strong impression

Howard women’s basketball leads the MEAC


Show Business Synopsis, Entertainment News and a Dash of Spectacle Escapism

Opposites attract in ‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’

COSTA MESA (News4usonline) – Ok. The storyline of “Pretty Woman: The Musical” is weird but it works. A rich guy falls in love with a prostitute and they have a…

Daytime Emmys and the red carpet flavor

Different looks, different vibes from the Daytime Emmys

On the red carpet at the Daytime Emmys

The red carpet gets the royal treatment at the Daytime Emmys

Juneteenth at the Hollywood Bowl

An all-star lineup will celebrate the emancipation of slavery


Luxury Experience & Co honors cancer survivors

 The V Foundation is the benefactor of the ESPYS gift lounge at the Petersen Automotive Museum LOS ANGELES, CA – Luxury Experience & Co presented an exclusive gifting lounge in…

Meet Melissa McAvoy, the gift lounge experience savant

BEVERLY HILLS (News4usonline) – Melissa McAvoy has had years of experience of schmoozing and connecting name and luxury brands to clients like professional athletes and celebrities. So, it’s no surprise…

BET Awards, GBK Productions and the gift experience

HOLLYWOOD, CA-When it comes to distributing the right moves and adding on perfect touches to its many events that are specifically curtailed to the entertainment industry, GBK Productions is always…

Variety comes to MTV Movie Awards style lounge

LOS ANGELES-CA-Giving is always better than receiving if you’re a vendor manning the usual event gifting suite trying to get a celebrity or two to fall in love with your…


Places to Go, Things to See and Eating Great Food

Enjoy the journey at the National Civil Rights Museum

MEMPHIS, TENN (News4usonline) – Walking through all the myriad of exhibits on display at the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel is a walking timeline back into history.…


Commentary-Style Storytelling Creating Conversation

Gun violence and my children’s America

(News4usonline) – America has a problem. Specifically, it has a gun problem. Forget about the Second Amendment and let’s address the elephant in the room. Gun violence is now the…

It’s time to move on from the Oscars

(News4usonline) – By now, just about everyone has expressed their opinion about the high-profile incident between actor Will Smith and comedian Chris Rock at the 94th version of the Academy…

Super Bowl Monday? The national holiday debate

(News4usonline) – I believe that the Monday following Super Bowl Sunday should be considered a holiday for many American football fans out there in the United States. Every year, Americans…

Vaccination hypocrisy: Aaron Rodgers vs. Kyrie Irving

In the current time that we are living in due to the pandemic, the emphasis on being vaccinated is heightened. Athletes in several different sports are now faced with much…