Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers go smashing on Opening Day against Diamondbacks

LOS ANGELES, CA-The Los Angeles Dodgers made Opening Day for their fans and Major League Baseball a special treat. The Dodgers cranked out eight home runs at Dodger Stadium which power them to a 12-5 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Opening Day, March 28, 2019. The Dodgers got two home runs apiece from Joc […]

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Urban Meyer

Urban Meyer shows his respect to Eddie Robinson

GRAMBLING, La.-The Grambling State University Department of Athletics, in conjunction with the Eddie G. Robinson Museum, continued to celebrate Eddie Robinson’s 100th birthday this year as former Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer visited the campus early March. Meyer, who was the 2004 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year recipient, was the inaugural guest […]

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Black Panther

LA City Council President Herb Wesson Honors “Black Panther” Oscar® winners Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Wednesday, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson honored Academy Award® historymakers Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler, who won Best Costume Design and Best Production Design, respectively, for their work in Marvel Studios’ Black Panther and are the first African-Americans to win in their categories. Both Carter and Beachler brought […]

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White supremacists convicted for threatening Maxine Waters

Two men have been convicted in federal courts for threatening to kill Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43). “I am pleased by the identification, arrest, and conviction of the men who threatened me, my family, and my staff in support of their racist, white supremacist, and hate-filled agenda,” Waters said. “Let these convictions be a lesson to […]

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Maryland Eastern Shore punches ticket to NCAA Tournament

CHESAPEAKE, Virginia — Three days of bowling for a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship came down to three balls from the right hand of a freshman who didn’t join the University of Maryland Eastern Shore until the beginning of the spring semester. Trailing North Carolina A&T State 200-161 and building on a spare by junior Brigitte […]

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Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ vibes well at Howard University screening

WASHINGTON — An exclusive screening of “Us,” featuring special appearances by stars Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke and writer-director Jordan Peele, sent shockwaves through Howard University’s packed student audience on Wednesday. Howard and HBCU enthusiasm for the film started to build in December when the first “Us” trailer pictured Duke sporting a grey sweatshirt with […]

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Russell and Nets throw shade on JaVale McGee’s big night

LOS ANGELES, CA-Los Angeles Lakers center JaVale McGee had the most offensive productive scoring night of his career, going down low and often against the Brooklyn Nets in front of a sellout crowd at Staples Center. A dunk or two here, a spin move there and McGee had himself a ball with a dominant performance […]

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The Truth Awards pays homage to black LGBTQ trailblazers

LOS ANGELES — In the spirit of awards season, the Better Brothers Los Angeles (BBLA) in association with award-winning actress/activist Sheryl Lee Ralph and her non-profit organization, The DIVA Foundation, feted African Americans in the LGBTQ+ community at the fifth annual Truth Awards. The Truth Awards was held on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at the […]

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No doubt that UC Irvine is Big West Tournament champion

ANAHEIM, CA-UC Irvine wasted little time in establishing who was the better team in its Big West Tournament title game matchup against Cal State Fullerton. The Anteaters would follow through from beginning to the end in routing the Titans, 92-64 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. UC Irvine (30-5) now advances to the NCAA […]

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