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Niners introduce Jim Tomsula

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Jim Tomsula was introduced as the 19th head coach in San Francisco 49ers history Thursday in a news conference that lasted 61 …

NFL

Ohio State's Cardale Jones eschews NFL draft, says he will return to Columbus

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones, who had not started a game for the Buckeyes before Dec. 6, is hoping to start many more.<p>The 6-5, 250-pound sophomore announced Thursday at his high school on the east side of Cleveland that he will return to school after helping Ohio State win the first College …

India top court reinstates gay sex ban

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1035000/1035989_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1531696943_c44fd1de84a52b9837170578abc4980c<p><b>India's top court has upheld a law which criminalises gay sex, in a ruling seen as a major blow to gay rights.</b><p>The Supreme Court ruling reverses a …

LGBTQI

Australia high court overturns ACT gay marriage law

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1036000/1036177_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1531696943_2a3056d9911785d74f03d22f29e38ec8<p><b>Australia's High Court has overturned legislation allowing gay marriage in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).</b><p>The ACT parliament passed a bill in …

Marriage Laws

America’s Cities Leading the Way to LGBT Inclusion, Even In States Where Equality Remains Elusive

At a time when many states continue to drag their feet on fully-inclusive LGBT laws and policies, the nation’s cities are stepping up in record …

Over 50 and out of work: Program seeks to help long-term unemployed

Bret Lane works the phones at a call center in San Diego on Oct. 31. Lane was laid off after 16 years as a salesman in telecommunications and was unemployed until he got a job at the call center. Sandy Huffaker / Getty Images for NBC News<p>When Bret Lane was laid off from his telecommunications sales …

The real measure of poverty: 1 out of 6 Americans

Larry Bossom, 41, who lost his job a few month ago, leaves the St. Ignatius food pantry with bags of items on Nov. 1 in Chicago. Bossom is relying on food stamps and the food bank to help him until he finds work again. /<p>The number of poor people in America is 3 million higher than the official …

What does it take to escape poverty? Ask Karvel Anderson, American success story in the making

Robert Morris University team captain Karvel Anderson led his team to a win over the University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks, on Nov. 21, 2013, in Moon Township, Pa. Julia Rendleman / Getty Images for NBC News<p>MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Pom-poms shimmied and the fight song boomed on a recent Thursday …

Conservative Hypocrisy on Racial Profiling and Affirmative Action

Victor Davis Hanson is against racial preferences. College applicants should be judged as individuals! But racial profiling? He's okay with that.<p>An instantly controversial Victor Davis Hanson column recounts a piece of advice handed down through three generations in his family: <i>Watch out if you see</i> …

Charity Ending Hunger And Poverty

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Over 48 million Americans live in poverty

Over 48 million Americans live in poverty, according to a special report by the Census Bureau Thursday. It provides an alternative look at the worst off people in the nation than the official numbers that come out in September.<p>Government programs such as food stamps do help some people, especially …

Homeless children 'at highest level since 2011'

<b>The number of children living in temporary accommodation in Britain is at a three-year high, a charity's analysis of official figures suggests.</b><p>More than 90,000 children in England, Scotland and Wales are without a permanent home, says Shelter.<p>The charity's chief executive Campbell Robb said the …

Doc Holliday, coach of unbeaten Marshall, has plenty of Florida ties

He's rumored to be a candidate for the position. That makes a lot of sense.<p>A new but familiar name has appeared to join the Florida coaching search. Marshall head coach Doc Holliday, a former Florida assistant, is "very much a candidate" to replace Will Muschamp in Gainesville, FootballScoop is …

Preview: Lakers at Atlanta Hawks

Despite their 1-9 record, the Lakers are perfect against the Eastern Conference, their lone win against the Charlotte Hornets.<p>On Tuesday night, the Lakers will start a three-game road trip, opening up in Atlanta against the Hawks (5-4).<p>Nick Young is expected to make his season debut, after sitting …

Basketball

Adrian Peterson Suspended Without Pay for Rest of NFL Season

Peterson pleaded no contest earlier this month to a charge of misdemeanor reckless assault for disciplining his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch.<p>Read more here.

Le'Veon Bell Carrying the Playoff Hopes of Inconsistent Pittsburgh Steelers

Ben Roethlisberger isn't always going to throw six touchdowns.<p>Lawrence Timmons isn't always going to get a dozen tackles and a couple of sacks.<p>Even rookie sensation Martavis Bryant isn't going to put up pinball numbers every time out.<p>Pittsburgh Steelers tailback Le'Veon Bell, though, took <i>Monday</i> …

Uganda Gay Bill: Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Declares Gay Rights are not Human Rights

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has pledged his support for the anti-gay law passed in Uganda last week and pledged to fight against the idea that …

Over the rainbow: what is it like to be gay around the world?

Matilde Campodonico/AP<p>An activist wearing gay pride colors stands outside Parliament where lawmakers are debating a same sex marriage law in Montevideo, Uruguay. Taboo-breaking Uruguay is poised to legalize gay marriage, with lawmakers debating whether to create a single law governing marriage for …

Spike Lee: ‘There’s A War On Black America, It’s Tearing The Country Apart!’

The vocal and controversial filmmaker <b>Spike Lee</b> (pictured) recently <b>told CNN’s Anderson Cooper</b> (pictured) that the violence against Black America — …

White-on-white murder in America is out of control

"Blacks represent 13% of the population but commit 50% of the murders; 90% of black victims are murdered by other blacks," writes Time's Joe Klein, calling for "provocative" thinking on race in America. "The facts suggest that history is not enough to explain this social disaster."<p>there are many …

Black Women Are Killed by Police, Too

Ferguson has blown open the conversation about police brutality. But we need to understand that "Black" does not only refer to men.<p>Facebook Twitter …

Blame poverty, not race, say Ferguson's white minority

Ferguson's white Republican mayor, James Knowles, is clear: he will tell anyone who listens that there is no racial divide in the town, which has been hit by a fortnight of protest over the killing of a young African American, Michael Brown, by a white policeman.<p>Knowles's predecessor, Brian …

Find the latest news in Ohio's Black News Leader, Call & Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump commuted the sentence Wednesday of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses whose cause was …

This is how racism takes root

By now surely everyone knows the case of the eight men convicted of picking vulnerable underage girls off the streets, then plying them with drink and drugs before having sex with them. A shocking story. But maybe you haven't heard. Because these sex assaults did not take place in Rochdale, where a …

'Black and ethnic minority people in Wales are facing growing intimidation and abuse': The worrying claim from race council chief

A race equality organisation in Wales has warned that ethnic minorities are increasingly falling victim to “targeted racism” and harassment in a …

March Against Black Genocide galvanizes 50,000 people throughout Brazil; where is the media coverage?

Marches Against Black Genocide on August 22nd took place all over Brazil<p><b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>Here at BW of Brazil, the consistent pattern of</i> …

What price artistic freedom when the bullies turn up?

After a week’s wait, we have yet to see the police activity requested by Tim Bell, who has been deeply offended by Hilary Mantel’s controversial story, The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher. “If somebody admits that they want to assassinate somebody, surely the police should investigate,” said the …

14 African Nations Being Forced By France to Pay Taxes for the 'Benefits' of Colonialism

Fourteen nations listed below are in agreement to deposit 65 percent of all foreign currency reserves in a shared reserve fund to France. The …

For black leaders of heavily Afro-Brazilian state of Bahia, Marina Silva being black and female is not enough; activists lay out 16-point agenda

Presidential candidate Marina Silva recently met with black leaders in the state of Bahia<p><b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>With only four days remaining before</i> …