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    AP Interview: Usain Bolt Talks About His New Documentary

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Usain Bolt is now a movie star. He refuses to say he's an actor. Such a distinction is important for the Jamaican sprinting great and nine-time Olympic champion. Until his competitive...

    North Carolina to Face Gonzaga in NCAA Championship

    The National Championship match has been set: No. 1 seeds North Carolina and Gonzaga will square off in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament final on Monday, April 3.  The Tar Heels (32-7) will play in their...

    Chicago Blues Musician Lonnie Brooks Dies at 83

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago blues musician Lonnie Brooks, whose relationship with his adopted hometown was cemented by his hit recording of Robert Johnson's "Sweet Home Chicago," has died at age 83. A prolific musician known...

    Hip-Hop Artist Tory Lanez Faces Gun, Pot Charge in Florida

    MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say hip-hop artist Tory Lanez has been arrested on a weapons charge in South Florida. The Sun Sentinel (https://goo.gl/wAbV0e) reports that Miramar police pulled over the 24-year-old Canada native Wednesday...

    Manse Built by America’s First Self-made Millionairess in Jeopardy

    When Madam C.J. Walker first rolled into Irvington, New York, in her high-powered motorcar, the 49-year-old beauty magnate caused tongues to wag. “Impossible,” the Hudson River town’s residents told the New York Times when...

    Nearer and Dearer: Maryland’s Own African-American Museums

    COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — A large spotlight has been shining on the Smithsonian’s new, crowded and compelling national African American museum in Washington, but that doesn’t dim Maryland’s own repositories for black history. Maryland has...

    Los Angeles Cops Cleared in Death of Charly “Africa” Keunang, Homeless Black Man

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot a Black homeless man on Skid Row last year will not face criminal charges, according to a report released Thursday by the...

    US Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump’s Travel Ban Nationwide

    SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. judge on Friday imposed a nationwide hold on President Donald Trump's ban on travelers and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, siding with two states that had challenged the...

    Documentary Offers Solutions to Discord between Police and Communities of Color

    It was June 2012 when A.J. Ali was stopped by police in Howard County, Md., simply, he said, for “walking while Black.” It was the sort of commonplace experience shared by Black men and...

    Ravens Fall to Bengals in Season Finale, End Season at 8-8

    Bengals running back Rex Burkhead ran for 119 rushing yards as Cincinnati knocked off the Baltimore Ravens, 27-10, in the NFL regular season finale on New Year's Day in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Ravens loss dropped...

    Pugh’s Transition Team Made-Up of Established Policy Makers

    If Mayor-elect Catherine Pugh’s transition team foreshadows her direction for leading Baltimore, prepare to look for trusted friends, regional and state-wide partners and established policy-makers to guide the next four years of the city’s...

    Virginia Governor Vetoes Legislation to Defund Planned Parenthood

    RICHMOND, Virginia – Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoed legislation Tuesday that sought to remove state and federal funding for women’s health providers such as Planned Parenthood and any other groups that perform abortions in Virginia. In...

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