Category : West

West / California - 7 months ago

We Need Educational Equality in Our Schools

February 21, 2018Kay Coles James (President, The Heritage Foundation) Frederick Douglass. Condoleezza Rice. Martin Luther King, Jr. Clarence Thomas. Ida B. Wells. Shirley Chisholm. All of these leaders will receive renewed national attention during...

West / California - 7 months ago

ports Watching & Wondering

February 21, 2018John Randolph Rogers King James Was Here! Will He Come Back to Stay? Last week was a perfect one for LeBron James. The NBA All Team that he picked won their game with a buzzer beater. The NBA enjoyed great success in Los Angeles la...

West / California - 7 months ago

“Black Panther” Breaks Records at the Box Office

February 21, 2018Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Believe the Hype: “Black Panther” Sets Box Office Records with $192 Million Opening Weekend “Black Panther” starring Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B. Jordan, surpassed...

West / California - 7 months ago

Raising Emotionally Competent Children

February 21, 2018Lynette Monroe (Program Assistant, NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign) I don’t remember my grandparents assisting me with homework beyond holding up flash cards for me to recite. They could have, I just don’t remember. I do remembe...

West / California - 7 months ago

The Time to Love is Now!

To love and be loved are wonderful emotional experiences. There are seasons and holidays when you might say “Love is in the air.” We just celebrated Valentine’s Day and love was expressed in many ways. Loved ones received sweet smelling flowers,...

West / California - 7 months ago

Mama, Who is Aunt Jemimah?

February 21, 2018Joe C. Hopkins, Journal Publisher If you were asked that question, what would you answer? More importantly, what would you feel, if it referred to your aunt, mother or grandmother? Embarrassment? Pride, or Nothing? My answer is pri...

West / California - 7 months ago

No Security Issues in Ethiopia – Foreign Minister

By Eskinder Firew Ethiopia’s foreign minister has said there are no security concerns in the country, despite a state of emergency imposed by the government last week. Officials made the declaration February 16, a day after Prime Minister Hailemariam...