Kobe: ‘I had to accept the fact I don’t want to do this anymore’

[YAHOO SPORTS] Kobe Bryant’s announcement that he will retire at the end of this NBA season captured the basketball world’s attention, if not its surprise, on Sunday afternoon. His post-game press conference after the night’s 107-103 loss to the Indiana Pacers served as a reminder Read More


Movie Review: Creed

By Dwight Brown NNPA News Wire Film Critic “Why would you pick a fighter’s life if you didn’t have to,” asks the old, retired ex-boxer Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone). He would know. The life, it ain’t easy. Yet as he stares into the eyes of Read More


Climate Change and Black America

Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., says that climate change for African Americans is a matter of life and death. By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA News Wire Columnist Why are millions of Black American youth and elders suffering disproportionately from asthma and other respiratory illnesses much Read More


Advice: Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA News Wire Advice Columnist Dear Alma, I found e-mails my wife has been writing to an old boyfriend who’s now in jail. He will be locked up for a long, long time. At first I wasn’t all that concerned, but now Read More


Film Review: Democrats

By Dwight Brown NNPA News Wire Film Critic “Some people fail to remember where power is derived from,” threatens Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the president of Zimbabwe. He would know. He’s been the de facto leader of Zimbabwe for decades. As he faces the completion of Read More


Advice: Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA Columnist Hi Alma – I’m divorcing my husband of 24 years. (The ink is just about dry) We have been apart for the last 3 years. I’m new to dating again. I’ve been with my new guy for 2 years. We Read More


LIVE STREAM EVENT: Black Lives Matter Lecture Series

Most young black people in the US operated under the illusion that they were somehow shielded from harm by police and that in a post-racial world, racism and the color of their skin was of declining significance. However, watching George Zimmerman walk after confronting and fatally shooting the unarmed 17-year-old while he walked home from a nearby convenience store recalibrated the calculus. […read more]

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Movie Review: Trumbo

By Dwight Brown NNPA News Wire Film Critic The 1940s and ‘50s weren’t kind to people whose politics flirted with the far left, especially those in the Hollywood artist community. Writer Dalton Trumbo, Oscar-nominated for “Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo,” got caught up in the “Better Read More


Movie Review: Suffragette

By Dwight Brown NNPA News Wire Film Critic In the U.S., we revere Susan B. Anthony’s groundbreaking efforts for leading the fight for a woman’s right to vote in the late 1800s. In England, Emmeline Pankhurst, a feminist who used demonstrations, civil disobedience and violence Read More