Duke Ellington’s ‘Legacy’ Honor

February 4 News4usonline News 0

2014 Marks 100th Anniversary of Duke Ellington’s First Composition (“Soda Fountain Rag”) Ellington’s Immortal “Jeep’s Blues” A Key Musical Component in “American Hustle” Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, celebrates the life […]


Shirley Chisholm Gets Stamp

February 1 News4usonline News 0

First African-American Woman Elected to Congress Joins Popular Black Heritage Stamp Series The U.S. Postal Service paid tribute to pioneering Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm with the issuance of a limited-edition 37th Black Heritage Forever Stamp during a […]


Black Players Lag in Classroom

January 12 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Playing football and going to college is not a shoo-in to earning a degree. For African-Americans ball players that road traveled is a still a considerable challenge compared to their white teammates. Schools participating in […]


NAACP Image Awards Announced

January 10 News4usonline News 0

PASADENA, CA  — The nominees for THE 45TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS were announced today during a live press conference at the TV One presentation to the Television Critics Association during its Winter 2014 Press Tour […]


Title Game Validates Winston

January 4 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Jameis Winston is in town and everyone knows it. The Heisman Trophy winner and the rest cast of players that represent Florida State, will be competing for the BCS National Championship against Auburn in Pasadena, […]


Disneyland Greets Title Teams

January 1 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Anaheim, CA-OK. Here we go. It is official now. The BCS National Championship game kicked off with both Florida State and Auburn making appearances and holding press conferences at Disneyland. Florida State, the No. 1 […]