Google’s Gmail Blocked in China

  (Reuters) – Google Inc’s Gmail was blocked in China after months of disruptions to the world’s biggest email service, with an anti-censorship advocate suggesting the Great Firewall was to blame. Large numbers of Gmail Web addresses were cut off in China on Friday, said, a China-based freedom of speech […read more]


Movie Review: ‘Selma’

  By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic R.I.P. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Your story has been told. Your legacy passed on. Your strategies for non-violent demonstrations shared. Your ability to change hearts, minds, and laws has been well-documented.  Selma, in the most inspiring way, relays […read more]


2014 Lies of the Year

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   There are critical similarities between the furious controversy in the fall about the Ebola crisis in the U.S. – that never materialized – and that which has followed the heinous murder  of two New York City police officers […read more]


NFL Black Monday Tracker 2014

Chris Burke and Doug Farrar, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED   (—Black Monday is here. Which coaches and GMs will get their walking papers with the 2014 season in the books? Find all the latest updates on firings below. Bears Fire: head coach Marc Trestman, GM Phil Emery • Tale […read more]


Sources: Blatt Not Reaching Cavs

Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein, ESPN   (—There is a growing level of worry within the Cleveland Cavaliers’ organization about first-year coach David Blatt and his ability to reach this team, according to league sources. Sources told that there is rising concern in team circles […read more]