Chargers LB Johnson Retires

After 12 seasons in the National Football League, including the 2012-14 seasons with the San Diego Chargers, on Tuesday linebacker Jarret Johnson announced his retirement. Johnson posted the following message on his Instagram site: “Today […]


The Power of ‘Selma’

The beauty of Paramount Pictures richly told civil rights drama “Selma” is not only the re-telling of a historical part of America’s darkened past but the powerful film let’s us in on a long-held, not-so-quiet […]


Westbrook Leads West to All-Star Win

NEW YORK — Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook only knows one speed, and that’s all out. That goes for practice, pick up games, workouts, regular season and playoff games and apparently All-Star Games, […]

Prep Spotlight

500 Wins is Worth the Price

LOS ANGELES-Coach Michael Lynch has hit 500 wins with the Price Knights basketball program. Lynch has been making noise in the CIF Southern Section for 19 years with  a record of 500 – 98 (83.6% […]


Spotlight: Empire’s Grace Gealey

The new FOX television show “Empire” has taken control over the small screen with an exotica mix of power, greed, revenge, failures and triumphs, family and success, all intertwined with one another. The hit show […]


Still A Need for Black Colleges

The 16th Annual Black College Expo (BCE) produced by the National College Resources Foundation made  its day stop in sunny California, Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The day was filled with […]


The Death of a Black Nursing Home Pt. 1

The Crisis/New America Media, News Analysis, Wallace Roberts PITTSBURGH, Penn.–Elaine Carrington moved into the Lemington Home for the Aged in Pittsburgh in November 2004. She died three weeks later of a blood clot in her […]