Angela Bassett won entertainer of the year at Saturday’s NAACP Image Awards while the Marvel superhero sequel “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” which starred Bassett, won the best motion picture award at the ceremony, which was hosted by Queen Latifah and broadcast live on BET. Will Smith won the best actor award for “Emancipation.”
Damian Lillard set franchise and career marks with 71 points — tied for the most in the NBA this season — and 13 3-pointers in the Portland Trail Blazers' 131 -114 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night
A White House reception held Monday marked Black History Month, a forceful declaration that comes after the state of Florida blocked a new advanced course on African American studies from being taught in its high schools.
The deep freeze from a deadly winter storm that walloped much of the United States will continue into the week. The extreme weather stretched from the Great Lakes near Canada to the Rio Grande along the border with Mexico. Temperatures plummeted drastically below normal from east of the Rocky Mountains to the Appalachians