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Hollywood said ‘no’ to Deon Taylor, so he made his own path

LOS ANGELES — Deon Taylor doesn’t take no for an answer when it comes to filmmaking. And it’s a word…

Cummings Provided Strength And Harmony For Urban Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) — He stood up for the poor and the disadvantaged throughout urban America — but Elijah Cummings was…

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings Has Died

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper’s son who rose to become a civil rights champion and…

Family: Atatiana Jefferson Was A Positive, Loving Influence

DALLAS (AP) — Atatiana Jefferson was devoted to her family and had moved into her mother’s Fort Worth home earlier…

Queen Latifah To Receive Harvard Black Culture Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this…

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Wins Nobel Peace Prize

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 in recognition of…

Remembering Pioneering Actress Diahann Carroll, The First Black Woman In Non-Servant Role

NEW YORK (AP) — Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman…

Liberal, Moderate Divide On Display In Democratic Debate

HOUSTON (AP) — Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to…

Congress Marks 400th Anniversary Of Slaves Arriving In US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress observed the 400th anniversary Tuesday of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in…

Miami’s Bahamian Ties Inspire Relief Effort After Hurricane Dorian

MIAMI (AP) — Spared from the wrath of Hurricane Dorian, people in South Florida are donating water, food and household…
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