Category : Arizona

Southwest / Arizona - 1 month ago

IN MEMORIAM: John Singleton Dead at 51

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia Famed African American movie producer John Singleton has died. Singleton, best known for the hit 1991 movie, Boyz N the Hood starring Ice Cube, had been on life support after reportedly...

Southwest / Arizona - 3 months ago

Millennials must answer ‘How will you lead?’

Dr. Wes Bellamy, the Tennessee Regional Black Millennial Convention’s “Black Millennials Unbossed & Unapologetic Summit” keynote speaker, was thrust into the spotlight in 2017 when he led efforts to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert...

Southwest / Arizona - 4 months ago

Cody Williams Presents Wack History

Wednesday, February the 20th was the latest installment of the Duke vs. North Carolina rivalry, pitting two top 10 teams against one another in a high stakes conference matchup. With the basketball world tuned in, the prospective national player of...

Southwest / Arizona - 4 months ago

Standing on the Right Side of History

“This past week, it was reported that Kaepernick, who filed a grievance against the National Football League (NFL) back in October of 2017, had reached a settlement with the NFL for a substantial amount of money. Kaepernick had not played a game in...

Southwest / Arizona - 5 months ago

TBT Happy Birthday Muhammad Ali

Today January 17th we say Happy Birthday to the late great Muhammad Ali. Ali is thought of as one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century and was not afraid to let people know, referring to himself as “the greatest”. A few of the three-time he...

Southwest / Arizona - 5 months ago

Five African American NFL Head Coaches Fired

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Correspondent Five of the NFL’s seven African American head coaches were fired on December 31st. Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks was fired after just one season. The Cardinals’ record was 3-13 — the w...