Category: Black Newspaper

Obama: Sony Was Wrong to Cancel ‘The Interview’ Premiere

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President Obama said Sony made a mistake in shuttering the satirical film The Interview because of the cyber attack that leaked their private emails and the threat of terrorism at theaters in the U.S.

Tis the Season… Reach Out for Help… It is Here!

Tom-WatkinsThe holiday season is a festive time to celebrate, enjoy family and be thankful for those things in life that we sometimes take for granted. But along with this joyous time comes two major issues that affect so many people — stress and depression.

The Hip Hop Hall Of Fame Museum Hopes To Break Ground Next Year

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The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum, which hopes to break ground next year, is set to highlight a rich history of the culture in two locations, according to the New York Daily News. One of the locations is set to be on 125th Street in Harlem with another one in midtown, near Times Square.

The Hip Hop Hall Of Fame Museum Hopes To Break Ground Next Year

Eric B And Rakim - Attachment

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum, which hopes to break ground next year, is set to highlight a rich history of the culture in two locations, according to the New York Daily News. One of the locations is set to be on 125th Street in Harlem with another one in midtown, near Times Square.

Snoop Dogg And Son Cordell To Star In ESPN Reality Series

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Snoop Dogg and his son Cordell are set to star in their own upcoming ESPN reality television series, Snoop & Son: A Dad’s Dream. The five-part series based on their father-son relationship is scheduled to kick off January 14.

Snoop Dogg And Son Cordell To Star In ESPN Reality Series

"Turbo" - Los Angeles Special Screening

Snoop Dogg and his son Cordell are set to star in their own upcoming ESPN reality television series, Snoop & Son: A Dad’s Dream. The five-part series based on their father-son relationship is scheduled to kick off January 14.

Civil Rights Groups Meet With Sony Execs In Wake Of Email Flaps

 

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The entrance of Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California is seen December 16, 2014. (AFP/Getty Images)

The Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition held a meeting Thursday with Sony executives, including company co-chair Amy Pascal, discussing possible diversity initiatives.

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Illinois City Settles Police Shooting Lawsuit For $1.1M

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FILE – In this Oct. 3, 2009 file photo, Ivy Wallace cheers for a speaker during a march and rally for Mark Anthony Barmore, led by the NAACP, at Kingdom Authority International Ministries in Rockford, Ill. The city of Rockford announced Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 that it has reached a $1.1 million settlement with the estate of Barmore, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot inside a church-run daycare by two white police officers in 2009. (AP Photo/Rockford Register Star, Scott Morgan,File)

Hack Attack Spurs Call For More North Korea Sanctions

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A movie billboard is displayed behind a Sony Pictures Entertainment Studio entrance in Culver City, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

TIANA BURSE: Turn Obstacles Into Openings

sac-button-tianaOPINION – Lou Holtz once stated: “Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it.” Recently, I found myself being asked the why question.“Why do bad things happen to good people?”