Across Black America


Across Black America

Alabama LaShandra Warren has made history in Montgomery by becoming the first African American named as county administrator at the Montgomery County Courthouse.

Big plans slated for Leimert Park Village

As the Crenshaw/LAX Metro Line moves toward its expected 2019 opening, that won’t be the only project in the area caught in the gleaming spotlight of pride. County officials this month have unveiled final recommendations on what may be a ...

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Alabama Ruben Studdard, who was crowned champ of the second season of "American Idol" in 2003, has received a Master of Arts degree at Alabama A&M University, where he majored in voice studies during his undergrad tenure.

Across Black America week of Dec. 17, 2015.

Arizona The NAACP and a Civil Rights group representing Asian American women

Across Black America week of Dec. 10.

California New York Giants safety Nat Berhe said last week that he is “sick”

Across Black America week of Dec. 3.

California Piper Kerman, author of "Orange Is the New Black,”

Across Black America week of Nov. 5.

California According to media sources, the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Oakland, a mostly Black church, is facing fines of $3,500 reportedly due to complaints from area White residents about "loud singing." Thomas A. Harris III, the church's pastor, says ...

Across Black America 10-29-15

California NFL player DeSean Jackson’s home in Los Angeles was stormed by as many as five gunmen last week. According to TMZ, several people in the house fought off the attackers, after one was slightly injured after being pistol-whipped. The ...

Across Black America week 10/22/15

California Former record label exec and music mogul Suge Knight and comic Katt Williams have both filed pleas of not guilty after being accused of robbing a photographer last year.

Across Black America week of Oct. 15

Alabama Starting last Saturday, the city of Birmingham launched a campaign called 100 Days of Nonviolence, hoping to promote safety and positive expression for area youth.

Across Black America week of Oct. 8

Six people have been announced as inductees into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. The 23rd annual induction ceremony will host honorees Dr. Eddie Reed of Heth, a cancer researcher and physician; Luenell Batson of Tollette, actress and comedienne; Mildred ...

Across Black America week of Oct. 1.

A campaign to shut down the campus newspaper at Wesleyan University in Middleton, known for its liberal culture, is coming from an unlikely source: its students for the liberal arts school is weighing a petition to strip The Wesleyan Argus ...

Across Black America week of Sept. 24

At least one Stockton police officer has been placed on administrative leave after allegedly striking a teenager for refusing to move off a street. A video has surfaced showing a Black teen being struck by the officer with his baton ...

Across Black America week of Sept. 17

Legislation that would prohibit all public schools, buildings, parks, roadways and other state-owned property from being named in association with Confederate military and elected leaders passed in the Senate last week and will be sent to California Gov. Jerry Brown ...

Across Black America week of Sept. 10

Songhai “Sunny” Armstead will be sworn in as a newly appointed judge to the Los Angeles Superior Court on Sept. 26 at 10 a.m. at the California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, L.A. Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Armstead to ...