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Curry, WNBA players receive Jackie Robinson award from NAACP

Curry, WNBA players receive Jackie Robinson award from NAACP

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) dribbles against the Utah Jazz during the first half of an NBA basketball…
Eddie Murphy to be inducted into NAACP Hall of Fame

Eddie Murphy to be inducted into NAACP Hall of Fame

FILE – In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo, Eddie Murphy accepts the lifetime achievement award at the 25th annual…
Tyler Perry, Clintons attend memorial for actor Cicely Tyson

Tyler Perry, Clintons attend memorial for actor Cicely Tyson

Pallbearers carry the casket of pioneering Black actor Cicely Tyson from Harlem’s famed Abyssinian Baptist Church to a hearse on…
Cicely Tyson, groundbreaking award-winning actor, dead at 96

Cicely Tyson, groundbreaking award-winning actor, dead at 96

NEW YORK (AP) — Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the…
Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run…
Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman: ‘Even as we grieved, we grew.’

Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman: ‘Even as we grieved, we grew.’

NEW YORK (AP) — The country has a new president and may well have a new literary star. In one…
Inaugural event to celebrate resiliency of Black Americans

Inaugural event to celebrate resiliency of Black Americans

DETROIT (AP) — The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme…
Poet Amanda Gorman, 22, will read at Biden inaugural

Poet Amanda Gorman, 22, will read at Biden inaugural

NEW YORK (AP) — At age 22, poet Amanda Gorman, chosen to read at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden,…
Eric Jerome Dickey, bestselling novelist, dead at 59

Eric Jerome Dickey, bestselling novelist, dead at 59

NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Jerome Dickey, the bestselling novelist who blended crime, romance and eroticism in “Sister, Sister,” “Waking…
Biden picks Regan for EPA nominee, Haaland for interior head

Biden picks Regan for EPA nominee, Haaland for interior head

President-elect Joe Biden says he had chosen North Carolina regulator Michael S. Regan as his nominee to lead the Environmental…
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