Category : West

West / California - 1 year ago

10 African-Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

By Associated Press The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African-Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class — as well as a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before. The Rhode...

West / California - 1 year ago

How Drake University is Increasing Diversity

Graduates of three Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be guaranteed scholarships upon admission to Drake University’s law and pharmacy programs as part of an ongoing effort to increase diversity among Drake’s student body. The...

West / California - 1 year ago

LeBron James Mentoring Students

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has won the 2016-17 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award as selected by the Professional Basketball Writers Association (PBWA). The honor, named after the NBA’s second commissioner, is presented annually by th...

West / California - 1 year ago

Randolph helps Kings knock off Thunder 94-86

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Zach Randolph chuckled at the thought that he is too old to still log major minutes in the NBA. The veteran big man has a different perspective on his game. “I’m in my prime,” Randolph said with a wide grin. Look...

West / California - 3 years ago

Dick Gregory Star Shines in Hollywood

By ROSALIND R. RAY, ESQ. */ ]]> Dick Gregory receives his star. Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. and Dick Gregory BRE founder Sidney Miller, Jr., Dick Gregory, Attorney Rosalind Ray, and Sirius Radio’s Joe Madison With his wife Lillian and all ten of h...