Entertainment

Kim Kardashian Divorce Drags On

[ABCNews] Looks like Kim Kardashian’s divorce won’t be finalized any time soon; attorneys for her estranged husband want to interview the reality star’s mom and current boyfriend, Kanye West, before setting a trial date. An attorney for NBA star Kris Humphries told Los Angeles Superior Court Judge […read more]

Sports

Meet The Black Athletes of Team USA

Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Women’s Basketball Seimone Augustus, age 28, studied at Louisiana State University http://www.london2012.com/athlete/augustus-seimone-1133206/ Swin Cash, age 32, studied at University of Connecticut http://www.london2012.com/athlete/cash-swin-1133425/ Tamika Catchings, age 33, studied at University of Tennessee http://www.london2012.com/athlete/catchings-tamika-1133428/ Tina Charles, age 23, studied […read more]

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Politics

Bachmann’s Claims Outrageous

by Harry Colbert, Jr. Special to the NNPA from The Insight News Pictured: (Left to Right) U.S. Representative Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) and U.S. Representative Keith Ellison Rep. Keith Ellison said he is perplexed by accusations being made by another Minnesota lawmaker that he has ties to Islamic […read more]

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National

The Changing Face of U Street

The Changing Face of U Street Demographic Shifts, Construction Impacts Black Businesses by Krishana Davis Special to the AFRO A Pinz-N-Needlez tattoo artist tattoos the lower back of a client. (AFROPhoto/KrishanaDavis)     It’s dusk on a summer Friday and a misty rain has slowed […read more]