NC law an ‘undue burden to voters’

On Tuesday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law a bill that modifies H.B. 589, the state’s sweeping voter suppression law – specifically, the new law amends the provision that requires strict forms of photo ID to vote. In response to the changes to North Carolina’s voter ID requirement, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, […]

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Fame and Fortune grips ‘New Money’

LOS ANGELES-The thought of having endless funds and spending it how you want, is practically mind-blowing. Thanks to E! Entertainment, viewers can now get a taste of that reality with the series, “New Money”.  The show depicts the story of recent millionaires, living the luxe life and spending their newfound fortunes. The first episode aired […]

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Stephenson a piece in Clippers’ puzzle

CULVER CITY, CA-Here comes trouble. The trouble coming for the NBA’s Western Conference perimeter offensive players is Lance Stephenson. Get the memo, Steph Curry. You are now on notice, Klay Thompson. For the Los Angeles Clippers, getting Stephenson means finding a tough, in-your-face small ball stopper. With small ball  starting to become the rave in […]

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Living black in two Americas

One country. Two different Americas. One nation. Two flags. All this equals to a racially-divided United States. There is the symbol of freedom that this country celebrates every 4th of July in which one flag represents. Oppression, the perpetuation of slavery and advocacy of white supremacy reflect the other. There is no middle ground for […]

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LA KISS Let Soul Rise

ANAHEIM,CA – Coming off two wins in row, the LA KISS (2-11) fell a little short in trying to make it three straight victories, falling to the Philadelphia Soul (11-2), 56-48. The home crowd was rocking with their version of a terrible towel that was given to fans as they arrived to the game. At […]

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Family Time: A welcomed sitcom for this genre

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 based on a black family who lives in the suburbs. Forewarning, this show is not your “average” black family sitcom; […]

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Don’t expect a Warriors repeat

The Golden State Warriors rode the perfect storm into winning the 2014-15 season NBA  Finals. Just don’t look for them to repeat. As a matter, the Warriors won’t make it out the Western Conference next season.  Contrary to popular belief, small ball is only a temporary fixation. It was a great feat by the Warriors, […]

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The tears of a black mother

LOS ANGELES-Trayvon Martin walked home with a bag of Skittles and iced tea in his hands. Eric Garner had just broken up a fight. Tamir Rice was playing around on a playground being a kid. Ezell Ford was minding his own business. Michael Brown had his hands up. Alesia Thomas dropped her two kids off […]

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LA KISS get a taste of victory

ANAHEIM, CA-The LA KISS tasted their first victory of the season over National Conference opponent Portland Thunder, winning 52-40.  This team just needed to be back home and it didn’t hurt to have their starting quarterback, Adrian McPherson, back under center. McPherson looked good after a long injury layoff, completing five touchdowns, and passing for […]

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Older Black Lives Matter–says top researcher

DAVIS, Calif (Paul Kleyman, New America Media).–Prof. James S. Jackson says the overwhelming propensity among researchers to view data on health disparities among African Americans through the lens of race is highly misleading, and masks deeper truths about how blacks and others cope with societal stressors. “We know that race matters,” Jackson said to scientists attending […]

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LA KISS off golden opportunity

ANAHEIM, CA- The first win of the season was seconds away. It was within their grasp. The crowd was on its feet. Music blared from the loudspeakers. The Honda Center home crowd energy tried to will their LA KISS football team to victory in the game’s final moments. Jacksonville Sharks’  Player of the Game, Greg […]

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