African American Muslims http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33386/all en NBA: Faried's Team Chuck rolls over Team Shaq http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/nba-farieds-team-chuck-rolls-over-team-shaq <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Denver Nuggets second-year forward Kenneth Faried had 40 points Friday as Team Chuck routed Team Shaq 163-135 in the National Basketball Association's Rising Stars Challenge game.</p> <p>Faried also had 10 rebounds and shot 18-of-22 from the field to collect MVP honours and kick off the NBA's all-star weekend festivities at the Toyota Center arena.</p> <p>Faried finished off a couple of windmill dunks in the final minute that he said was a taste of what people can expect from him in Saturday night's Slam Dunk contest.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/nba-farieds-team-chuck-rolls-over-team-shaq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African American Muslims Human Interest McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 06:00:38 +0000 5757359 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Knicks lose Wallace for two months to broken foot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/nba-knicks-lose-wallace-two-months-broken-foot <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New York Knicks forward Rasheed Wallace will need surgery to repair a broken left foot and doctors expect him to miss the next eight weeks of the NBA season, the team announced on Wednesday.</p> <p>Wallace, a 38-year-old big man who came out of retirement to join the Knicks this season, has not played since December 13 and figures to miss the remainder of the regular season and start of the NBA playoffs with the fracture.</p> <p>In 20 games, Wallace averaged 7.2 points and 4.2 rebounds for the Knicks. The four-time NBA All-Star won an NBA title with Detroit in 2004.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/nba-knicks-lose-wallace-two-months-broken-foot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African American Muslims McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Rasheed Wallace AFP Thu, 28 Feb 2013 02:01:10 +0000 5769190 at http://www.globalpost.com Lakers hang Shaq's No. 34 jersey in the rafters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130404/lakers-hang-shaqs-no-34-jersey-the-rafters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Although Shaquille O'Neal rarely finds himself speechless, he says he's thrilled beyond words to see his jersey in the Los Angeles Lakers' rafters. The Lakers planned a halftime ceremony Tuesday to honor O'Neal.</p><P>They'll hang his No. 34 jersey in the Staples Center collection including Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson. O'Neal is the sixth-leading scorer in NBA history. He played eight of his 19 NBA seasons with the Lakers, winning three championships and reaching four NBA finals during his basketball prime.</p> African American Muslims Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Asianet Thu, 04 Apr 2013 17:18:25 +0000 Asianet 5801809 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: It's official - James near-unanimous MVP http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130505/nba-its-official-james-near-unanimous-mvp <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The NBA made it official Sunday, announcing Miami Heat superstar LeBron James was a near-unanimous choice as Most Valuable Player, earning the award for a second straight year and fourth time overall.</p> <p>James's victory in the voting had been widely reported since Friday, although when asked about it the player himself had urged reporters not to "jinx" him by jumping the gun.</p> <p>He needn't have worried.</p> <p>James garnered 120 first-place votes from a possible 121 which included a 120-member media panel and a fan poll conducted on NBA.com that counted for one vote.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130505/nba-its-official-james-near-unanimous-mvp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African American Muslims LeBron James McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association AFP Sun, 05 May 2013 20:30:50 +0000 5831508 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: It's official - James near-unanimous MVP http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130505/nba-its-official-james-near-unanimous-mvp-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The NBA made it official Sunday, announcing Miami Heat superstar LeBron James was a near-unanimous choice as Most Valuable Player, earning the award for a second straight year and fourth time overall.</p> <p>James's victory in the voting had been widely reported since Friday, although when asked about it the player himself had urged reporters not to "jinx" him by jumping the gun.</p> <p>He needn't have worried.</p> <p>James garnered 120 first-place votes from a possible 121 which included a 120-member media panel and a fan poll conducted on NBA.com that counted for one vote.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130505/nba-its-official-james-near-unanimous-mvp-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African American Muslims LeBron James McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association AFP Mon, 06 May 2013 03:15:03 +0000 5831596 at http://www.globalpost.com Malcolm X's grandson dies in Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130510/malcolm-xs-grandson-dies-mexico <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexico City, May 10 (EFE).- The grandson of U.S. political activist Malcolm X died at a Mexico City hospital of injuries received during an altercation, authorities said Friday.</p> <p>An investigation is under way into the homicide of 29-year-old Malcolm Shabazz, the capital district attorney's office said.</p> <p>The U.S. Embassy had earlier issued a statement about the death of an American citizen in Mexico City, but withheld the deceased's name at the request of the family.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130510/malcolm-xs-grandson-dies-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African American Muslims Malcolm Shabazz Religion in the United States United States Agencia EFE Fri, 10 May 2013 22:16:51 +0000 5835324 at http://www.globalpost.com Sewage, strippers and Mariachis as Malcolm X's grandson lay dying http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130512/sewage-strippers-and-mariachis-malcolm-xs-grandson-lay-dying <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Gardner and Gabriel Stargardter</p> <p>MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Left crumpled in the gutter after an ill-fated visit to a seedy club in a rough part of Mexico City, the grandson of murdered U.S. civil rights leader Malcolm X lay dying engulfed in the stench of sewage and a blaring cacophony of Mariachi music.</p> <p>He was beaten to death early on Thursday morning, police say, in an ignominious end to a short, tormented life flecked with tragedy.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130512/sewage-strippers-and-mariachis-malcolm-xs-grandson-lay-dying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African American Muslims Malcolm Shabazz United States Thomson Reuters Sun, 12 May 2013 17:15:04 +0000 5836298 at http://www.globalpost.com Grandson of Malcolm X slain in Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130512/grandson-malcolm-x-slain-mexico <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The troubled grandson of iconic American civil rights leader Malcolm X has been killed in Mexico after a fight in a bar, local prosecutors confirmed on Friday.</p> <p>Malcolm Shabazz, 29, died in hospital after suffering multiple injuries following a fight in a Mexico City bar on Thursday, prosecutors said.</p> <p>Shabazz was described as a paranoid schizophrenic during his 1997 trial for starting the fatal fire which ultimately claimed the life of his grandmother Betty Shabazz, the widow of Malcolm X, who was assassinated in 1965.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130512/grandson-malcolm-x-slain-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African American Muslims Film Malcolm Shabazz Malcolm Shabazz United States AFP Sun, 12 May 2013 19:05:49 +0000 5836367 at http://www.globalpost.com Arrests in Mexico slaying of Malcolm X grandson http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/arrests-mexico-slaying-malcolm-x-grandson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two men were arrested in Mexico City on charges of robbing and killing the troubled grandson of iconic American civil rights leader Malcolm X, Mexican media reported late Sunday.</p> <p>Pending further legal action, city prosecutors sent the men, ages 24 and 26, to the city jail for their alleged role in the crime, the daily Reforma said on its website.</p> <p>Malcolm Shabazz, 29, died in hospital after suffering multiple wounds following a fight in a Mexico City bar on Thursday, prosecutors said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/arrests-mexico-slaying-malcolm-x-grandson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African American Muslims Business Labor Law Malcolm Shabazz Malcolm Shabazz Technology United States AFP Mon, 13 May 2013 09:30:13 +0000 5836511 at http://www.globalpost.com Two arrests in slaying of Malcolm X grandson in Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/two-arrests-slaying-malcolm-x-grandson-mexico <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Police have arrested two waiters who allegedly beat to death the grandson of late US civil rights activist Malcolm X in a Mexico City bar after he disputed a $1,200 tab, officials said Monday.</p> <p>Mexico City's top prosecutor, Rodolfo Fernando Rios Garza, said authorities were looking for two other suspects in the death of Malcolm Shabazz, 29, who was found laying on the street in front of The Palace Club on Thursday.</p> <p>Shabazz died later in a hospital of blunt-force trauma, with head injuries, a broken jaw and fractured ribs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/two-arrests-slaying-malcolm-x-grandson-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African American Muslims Betty Shabazz Business United States AFP Mon, 13 May 2013 21:27:09 +0000 5837132 at http://www.globalpost.com Two arrests in slaying of Malcolm X grandson in Mexico http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/two-arrests-slaying-malcolm-x-grandson-mexico-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexican police have arrested two waiters who allegedly beat the grandson of late US civil rights activist Malcolm X to death in a bar after he disputed a $1,200 tab, prosecutors said Monday.</p> <p>Mexico City's top prosecutor, Rodolfo Fernando Rios Garza, said authorities were looking for two more suspects in the death of Malcolm Shabazz, 29, who was found lying on the street in front of The Palace Club on Thursday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130513/two-arrests-slaying-malcolm-x-grandson-mexico-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African American Muslims Betty Shabazz Malcolm Shabazz United States AFP Tue, 14 May 2013 01:15:40 +0000 5837230 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexican police arrest 2 suspects in killing of Malcolm X's grandson http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130514/mexican-police-arrest-2-suspects-killing-malcolm-xs-grandson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexico City, May 14 (EFE).- Two suspects have been arrested in Mexico City in connection with the killing last week of Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of U.S. political activist Malcolm X, District Attorney Rodolfo Fernando Rios said.</p> <p>David Hernandez Cruz and Manuel Alejandro Perez, who worked as waiters at The Palace Club on the Plaza Garibaldi, were arrested for the beating death of Shabazz, Rios said.</p> <p>The two suspects, both 24, and two other men allegedly beat Shabazz early Thursday after he refused to pay a $1,200 bar tab, the DA said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130514/mexican-police-arrest-2-suspects-killing-malcolm-xs-grandson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African American Muslims Malcolm Shabazz Religion in the United States United States Agencia EFE Tue, 14 May 2013 16:58:20 +0000 5837655 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexican judge orders trial for suspects in killing of Malcolm X's grandson http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130519/mexican-judge-orders-trial-suspects-killing-malcolm-xs-grandson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexico City, May 19 (EFE).- A Mexican judge has ordered the two waiters accused of killing Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of U.S. political activist Malcolm X, to stand trial, the District Attorney's Office said.</p> <p>David Hernandez Cruz and Manuel Alejandro Perez, both 24, will be tried on homicide and robbery charges under a ruling issued Saturday by Judge Hector Palomares, the DA's office said.</p> <p>Attorneys for the two suspects, who worked as waiters at The Palace Club on the Plaza Garibaldi, will have three days to appeal the ruling.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130519/mexican-judge-orders-trial-suspects-killing-malcolm-xs-grandson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African American Muslims Betty Shabazz Malcolm Shabazz United States Agencia EFE Sun, 19 May 2013 19:45:22 +0000 5841525 at 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