Category: Local Monitor News

Nearly a Half-Century into Legendary Career, Lenny Williams Still Doing ‘Fine’

Lenny Williams launched his solo career in 1974 with “Pray for the Lion.” In April 2020, a full 46 years later, he’s still making records. His latest studio album, “Fine,” is his 18th. Few recording artists have shared Williams’ consistency and longevity. Best known for his 1975 hit, “’Cause I Love You,” Williams has been

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Congress Approves Medal of Honor for Army Sergeant Who Dragged Comrades from Burning Vehicle

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — After a 15-year effort by his family and members of Congress, the U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed a bill authorizing a posthumous Medal of Honor for U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Alwyn Cashe. Introduced by U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy (D-Fla.), Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) and Michael Waltz (R-Fla.), the bill waives a

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Sweet Califia

Cali Girl Kamala represents the Great State of Califia, How Ironic is that? SDMNEWS has felt the magic of Kamala since 2008. Her might and poise have been positioning her career since the Barack Obama days. Welcome Madam VP! If California Blacks would understand the magic of this precious state they would utilize sweet Califia

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‘He Breaks Barriers’: Nissim Black Becomes Internationally Known Jewish rapper

LOS ANGELES— In Israel, the sight of an African American man dressed in full Hasidic regalia tends to attract second glances even from people who don’t recognize this person as an internationally-known Orthodox Jewish rapper. Above all else, however, Nissim Black craves authenticity. He is who he is and can live with the attention. “I

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Can We POLITECAL?

San Diego Civil-Activist Dynamo, Rev. Shane Harris called politician’s bluff on Friday. “Pledging is one thing, but pledging without coercion is another says the activist.” Harris goes on the say “My intent is not to embarrass anyone, my intent was and still is to furnish the moment in which we rise above our comfort zones,

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Let’s place the Content of America’s Character as the reason for YES on PROP 16.

As the publisher of the SDMNEWS it has not been our style to solidify fundamental positions on anything. The arguments for California not having AA is more about the damage that by lowering the bar for African Americans what that will it do to their sense of self-worth. Let me start by saying, It’s kind

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Donkey’s and Democrats

The ground that created the MAGA acronym, the term “Make America Great” without the Again word added onto the phrase is drenched in “blood” of Africa’s greatest investment; its people. But most of all, the energy of their humanity, because before their arrival there was none ( in my opinion)! Now for the Donkey and

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