Cast of BET Network and Paramount’s Boomerang reboot where on-the-rise actress Brittany Inge (top row center) plays Crystal Garrett, a friend to the other main characters.
Entertainment

BET’s ‘Boomerang’ yields first major role for on-the-rise actress

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Boomerang’ is dynamic, solid good content. The stories we are illustrating are universal,” said Brittany Inge, who is also the creator of The (Non) Starving Artists, which is dedicated to empowering and educating artists of every kind to be the lead in their own journeys. […read more]

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Elected City Court Judge On December 10, 1990, Earnestine Hunt Dorse (left) was sworn in by Judge Bernice Donald, who now serves on the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. (Courtesy photo)
#NNPA BlackPress

Retirement signals new phase for Judge Dorse

THE NEW TRI-STATE DEFENDER — Dorse graduated Cum Laude from Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), becoming the first in her family to receive a college degree. She was an exchange student at Dag Hammarskjold College in Columbia, Md., and studied agencies of the United Nations in five foreign countries: Switzerland (Geneva); Austria (Vienna); France (Paris); Sweden (Malmo); and Germany (Luxembourg). […read more]

“There is simply no denying the difference in response to predominantly black compared to predominantly white communities” — Felicia Davis, founder & CEO of the HBCU Green Fund and sustainability director at Clark Atlanta University(Photo: iStockphoto / NNPA)
Black History

From Slavery to Civil Rights and Environmental Racism

NNPA NEWSWIRE — With President Donald Trump castigating the science of global warming, it’s little wonder that today’s environmental policies not only target people of color when it comes to the placement and operation of unhealthy facilities, they also exclude people of color from being a part of the policy making process — even though they are the ones who are usually most directly negatively impacted by environmental injustices. […read more]

Sports

Clark Atlanta Lady Panthers Win SIAC Basketball Tournament

by Erika Benton-Martin Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Daily World Clark Atlanta’s Lady Panthers became champions on Saturday night in convincing fashion, defeating Benedict College’s Lady Tigers in a 75-58 point victory. The Lady Panthers were named the Women’s Champions in the 2013 Read More