Black Lives Matter!


By Robert L. Horton Photo Credit: Flickr User  Otto Yamamto The number of Black lives lost, Is reminiscent of the African holocaust! The waves of injustice continue to toss Black lives around until we drown- Or are choked to death like Eric Garner, or shot down like Michael Brown! “I felt threatened and believed he […]

Fresh Prince’s Tatyana Ali is 36 years old today

Tatyana Ali visited her former Fresh Prince co-star Alfonso Ribeiro while he was competing on ABC's Dancing with the Stars. He went on to become the champion dancer of the season. (Facebook)

On January 24, 1979, Tatyana Marisol Ali was born to Sonia, who was a nurse from Panama, and Sheriff Ali, a retired police officer from Trinidad. At the age of four she started singing and got a taste of fame when she begged her mother to take her to an audition for Sesame Street. She […]

Dallas Police officers work together to save life of potential jumper


Two Dallas Police officers are being spotlighted for a possible award for their efforts to work together and save the life of a man threatening to jump off a bridge over the S.M. Wright Freeway. On November 26, 2014, an individual called 911 and stated that he was going to jump off the Martin Luther King […]

How will you celebrate National Peanut Butter Day?

National Peanut Day

ATLANTA /PRNewswire/ — Many foods have a day or week set aside to honor them.  But perhaps no food has more celebrations planned year in and year out than the mighty peanut.  And National Peanut Butter Day on Saturday kicks off the fun. “I’m not certain anyone knows for sure why Americans have named so many […]

adidas declares their Ultra BOOST is the greatest running shoe ever

adidas showcased their new Ultra BOOST running shoe at premiere this week (Photo: adidas)

adidas brings unprecedented comfort and energy to runners with the launch of its most technically-advanced running shoe yet, Ultra BOOST. The full-length BOOST midsole is comprised of 3,000 energy capsules – 20 percent more than any shoe to date. The carefully-engineered Primeknit upper provides a precision fit and maximum breathability, while the midsole technology returns […]

Legendary Chicago Cub Ernie Banks passed away at 83


Chicago Cubs have confirmed the passing of Ernie Banks with statement released Friday night: “There’s sunshine, fresh air, and the team’s behind us,” Ernie Banks said during his Hall of Fame induction speed in 1977. “Let’s play two!” “Words cannot express how important Ernie Banks will always be to the Chicago Cubs, the city of […]

Do you know your kitchen style?

A Contemporary Kitchen: The mixture of textures and bold blocks of color are subdued by the clean design. Horizontal lines are still obvious; however, the overall design is a calm contemporary. (Family Features)

(Family Features) With so many styles of kitchens and cabinets, it can sometimes be hard to decide on a favorite. You may see kitchens in each style and agree that they are all beautiful in their own way. But which is the style you would choose for your own home? Aside from the look of […]

Is 2015 the Year of the Black Quaterback?

Seahawk's Russell Wilson is trying to win is second Super Bowl next week.

By Omar Tyree NNPA Columnist African-American quarterbacks have come a long way in American football, not just to play and to start, but to win and win big. I remember watching my hometown Philadelphia Eagles in the mid- to late 1980s when athletic quarterback, Randall Cunningham, would only see action off the bench during the […]

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