Society

Sports, Systemic Racism, and Social Justice

The decision of nine

Pregnancy-related deaths will only increase if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe vs. Wade (News4usonline) – On the afternoon of July 21, 1929, a nineteen-year-old woman was taken to the…

White flight may still force segregation

Study finds that White Americans feel a foreign cultural threat from some racial, ethnic minorities WASHINGTON — As the population of people of color grows across the United States, white…

People of color helped keep movie business afloat during pandemic

UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report emphasizes the importance of minority audiences. A large percentage of the movie business’s box office revenue and home viewership was driven by consumers of color in…

Obama: ‘We need to follow John Lewis’ example and fight for our democracy’

When I spoke at John Lewis’ memorial service two years ago, I emphasized a truth John knew better than just about anyone. Our democracy isn’t a given. It isn’t self-executing. We,…

NFL

News & Notes from the National Football League

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.…

Flores drops bombshell lawsuit against NFL

(News4usonline) – What a way to kick off Black History Month! The National Football League (NFL) received a major punch in the gut when former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian…

College Football

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

Trojans spring showcase buzz with excitement

LOS ANGELES (News4usonline) – There’s a lot of buzz going around on the campus of the University of Southern California. Yes, football has a lot to do with it. That…

USC, Lincoln Riley blitz transfer portal

(News4usonline) – In late November, the college football world was taken by storm with the announcement that Lincoln Riley would be the next head coach at the University of Southern…

Buckeyes break records and Utah’s hearts

PASADENA (News4usonline) – It’s hard to believe that both UCLA and USC let C. J. Stroud leave their backyard.  The Ohio State quarterback didn’t win the Heisman Trophy for his…

Alabama outclasses Cincinnati

(News4usonline) – Nick Saban and top-ranked Alabama didn’t need Bryce Young to be the Heisman Trophy quarterback that he is against No. 4 Cincinnati in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic.…

Dodgers

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

Dodgers reaping benefits of Mookie Betts’ play

LOS ANGELES (News4usonline) – Mookie Betts is on fire. He’s hitting the baseball. He’s hitting with power. He’s getting on base. He’s driving in runs. That’s just fine and dandy…

Dave Roberts is the right man to lead Dodgers

(News4usonline) – In his first outing of the major league baseball season, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was pulled from a game in which he had thrown seven perfect…

Jackie Robinson Day is a pathway to the future

PASADENA (News4usonline) – One of the most special days in all of sports take place every spring. This is when Major League Baseball pulls out all of the spots to…

Freddie Freeman signing a bonanza for Dodgers

Camelback, Arizona (News4usonline) – Freddie Freeman is a Dodger, officially confirming another championship or bust season for Los Angeles. The six-year deal keeps Freeman in Dodger blue until 2027. His…

Angels

Angels get a no-hitter from Reid Detmers   

ANAHEIM (News4usonline) – Reid Detmers made history against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. On a night in which the bats of the Los Angeles Angels came alive with…

Sparks

The Ladies Have Game and a Social Conscious to Boot

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…

Sparks explode in thrashing Fever

LOS ANGELES (News4usonline) Despite receiving news prior to tip-off that one of their best players will miss the next four to six weeks with an injury, the shorthanded Los Angeles…

Los Angeles Sparks training camp in full swing

Training camp for the Los Angeles Sparks is in full go mode. The Sparks began holding their practices at the Academy USA center in Glendale, just a couple of weeks…

Sparks get right fit in WNBA Draft with Guirantes, Walker

For the Los Angeles Sparks, the WNBA 2021 Draft was a good one. From top to bottom, the Sparks’ selections were solid picks. In general, Los Angeles came away with…

Howard’s House

Howard University to archive the Black press

WASHINGTON – The Howard University Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (MSRC)received a $2 million grant from the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation to support the preservation and digitization of the Black Press Archives, a newspaper collection of titles…

HU honors Chadwick Boseman with college renaming

Phylicia Rashad: Dean of College of Fine Arts

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

Performance

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

Megan Thee Stallion rocks the Webby Awards

Hip hop star celebrated as the Webby Artist of the Year

Billboard hands Mary J. Blige the ICON Award

The longtime hip hop superstar is feted by Janet Jackson

The Oscars through the lens of photography

Featured Image: Ariana DeBose backstage with the Oscar® for Actress in a Supporting Role during the live ABC telecast of the 94th Oscars® at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood…

‘Lady Sings the Blues’ still resonates today

(News4usonline) – Audiences have always been enamored with tragedy and heartbreak. The essence of melancholy that exudes out of celebrities is easily consumed by the public that demands an enormous…

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Commentary-Style Storytelling Creating Conversation

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…