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  • Pierce puts his teeth into it but the Suns prevail.

    Boston, MA –He made the McDonald’s All-American team while attending Inglewood High School. He was a first team All-American at the University of Kansas after his junior season in 1998. ...
  • Yaos success speeds N.B.A.s plans for China

    HOUSTON, TEXAS----When the Houston Rockets won the N.B.A. draft lottery last June, and the right to select Yao Ming, the 7-foot-6 center from China, with the first pick, Les Alexander, the Rockets' owner, said breathlessly in a phone call......
  • Running to respectability

    LOS ANGLES, CALIFORNIA---On Wednesday afternoon, employees of a Nebraska bedding distribution and marketing company were busily downloading information on Heisman trophy candidates. ...
  • Extreme Dream Milissa Terhorst

    I was able to catch up with Melissa Terhorst and get in a few words, to ask what its like to be a Black women getting paid to ride snowboards, skies and mountain boards. ...
  • A Lott of Questions about Republicans Dirty Little Secret

    WASHINGTON (NNPA)—The furor over Trent Lott’s nostalgic support of the failed segregationist presidential campaign of Strom Thurmond not only gives insight ......
  • Minneapolis can reduce tension, avoid violence

    Cincinnati vice mayor Alicia Reece tells policy makers at ForumSustained tension over accusations of racial profiling and excessive force by Minneapolis police, including the fatal shooting of suspects, led federal officials to suggest earlier this year t...
  • Jim Browns life reflects fearless advocacy

    -Part IOn December 1, 2002, Jim Brown and Spike Lee appeared in tandem at the Walker Arts Center. They came in tandem to promote Jim Brown: All American, a new documentary on the life of one of America’s most exceptional athletes and certainly the most ...
  • Louisiana power play

    Black voter support put Louisiana democrat Mary Landrieu back in office. But will the party keep its covenant with the Black people?The U. S. Senate runoff election in Louisiana on took place last week because Democrat Mary Landrieu.......
  • James Griffin: inspirational, instructive life

    Chief James Griffin lived an inspirational and instructive life. From it there are lessons for all of us who strive to make a better world. ...
  • Rapid responses result in murder charges

    The accidental killing of 11-year-old Tyesha Edwards of South Minneapolis is but the latest Twin Cities crime to clearly prove something must be done about those who deliberately commit......
  • Is Rybak beholden to Police Federation?

    I think mediation is a very important role for us to get different sides at the table. And it has not been a perfect process, but as the process moves forward we’re going.....
  • Diabetics learn to change lifestyle, diet to improve longevity

    Lloyd Ingram Jr. didn’t think it could happen to him.Sure, he suffered from heart failure, but he had always been active and healthy. When the symptoms of diabetes began to appear—extreme thirst and loss of energy—Ingram, who was 44 at the time, c...
  • High Crimes, Panic Room, home viewing par excellence

    Time Warner Cable’s Videos On Demand offering has given the folk over at Blockbuster and at Hollywood Video a very good reason to feel very, very bad. After all, given the choice of going back and forth to the rental shop......
  • Men In Black II revisits absolute, unleashed hysteria

    If you saw Men In Black, you've pretty much seen Men In Black II (SONY/VHS $14.99) What's good about that, though, is Men In Black was pure and absolute, unleashed hysteria....
  • Benefit dinner to assist Carmen Haynes in search for new kidney

    During the holidays, it seems our hearts begin to soften for those who are less fortunate. As a result, the power to give seems to strengthen. For individuals like Carmen Haynes, to be healthy is a priceless gift year round....
  • Miss Cleo unmasked and taken off hook

    Miss Cleo, a bewitching Jamaican most Americans know well from watching late-night TV, has been „unhooked. For the past three years the exotic Black shaman seemed to be on every channel of the television. ...
  • Tiger Off-Target

    MAPLEWOOD, NEW JERSEY---The golf season officially ended with Vijay Singh winning the Tour Championship at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia. ...
  • Peter Norman

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA---Because even us BlackAthlete writers need some time off, I’ll take this time to wish everyone the best of holidays, and to say keep you and yours safe, and be good to one another....
  • Rapid responses result in murder charges

    The accidental killing of 11-year-old Tyesha Edwards of South Minneapolis is but the latest Twin Cities crime to clearly prove something must be done about those who deliberately commit acts of wanton bloodshed across America. ...
  • Stand by Supreme Court Bakke decision

    Last week, I received a copy of a letter that the President of the National Urban League sent to the President of the United States. The subject of the letter is the decision by the United States Supreme Court ......

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