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Duke Slater, NFL’s 1st Black Lineman, is Now Hall of Famer

By Steven Wine, Associated Press Duke Slater was so good the NFL couldn’t keep him out. For a Black player in the 1920s and ’30s, that...

LeVar Burton: ‘Jeopardy!’ Host Gig Began ‘Scary,’ Ended Fun

By Lynn Elber, Associated Press LeVar Burton’s quest to become the new host of “Jeopardy!” has been a confident, upbeat effort by the actor and...

Gillom Sisters: Black Ex-Assistants Paved Way for Staley

By Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press The Gillom sisters are part of a small group that made big strides in the role of Black female...

‘This Can Be Me’: Black Participation Rising in Gymnastics

By Will Graves, Associated Press There’s a phenomenon that happens every time Simone Biles appears on a screen inside Power Moves Gymnastics & Fitness. As if...

Governor Taps Two African American Judges for State Diversity Mentoring Program

Bo Tefu, California Black Media Three African American judges are among 10 new members of the California Judiciary Gov. Gavin Newsom tapped last week...