Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Rep. J.C. Watts

Black News Channel launches from Tallahassee

By Clyde McGrady CQ-Roll Call/(TNS) J.C. Watts doesn’t want a Black version of Fox News, CNN or MSNBC. Launching in the middle of Black History Month,...
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders

5 takeaways from the New Hampshire primary

BY EVAN HALPER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS MANCHESTER, N.H. – At least the voting systems worked this time. Eager to move past the Iowa caucuses meltdown, Democrats went...
By the numbers: Registered voters in Florida

By the numbers: Registered voters in Florida

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – With the March 17 presidential primaries fast approaching, Florida is preparing for a major election year. Here is...

Janet Jackson’s new tour to launch in Miami

BY KATE FELDMAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Bring out the rhythm nation: Janet’s back. Janet Jackson is going out on tour this summer in support of her...
Zetas celebrate 100 years of service

Zetas celebrate 100 years of service

BLACKNEWS.COM WASHINGTON – Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. reached its 100th year of service on Jan. 16. Seven years of planning came to fruition for...
Cherry is second Oscar-winning former pro athlete after Bryant

Cherry is second Oscar-winning former pro athlete after Bryant

BY TRACY BROWN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES — Former NFL player Matthew A. Cherry is proof that you can have more than one dream. The writer,...
‘Parasite’ pulls off Oscar upset, winning four awards

‘Parasite’ pulls off Oscar upset, winning four awards

BY JOSH ROTTENBERG LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES — In a surprise upset and a historic milestone, director Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” — a darkly comic...
Barack Obama

Breaking barriers

Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. Here’s a look at other firsts for American Blacks in politics and law American...
coronavirus

Some facts vs. myth on the coronavirus

Researchers try to clear up information on the origin and cause of the virus. BY DYLAN BOUSCHER AND LISA M. KRIEGER THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS MYTH: The coronavirus is...
Hamilton

Disney to release ‘Hamilton’ movie in 2021

BY ASHLEY LEE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Disney is bringing moviegoers to the room where it happened. Specifically, to the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City...