• David Lattin, front right, a member of the UTEP 1966 NCAA championship team, is introduced along with present player Terry Winn during a ceremony before an NCAA college basketball game against Western Kentucky, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in El Paso, Texas. (VIctor Calzada/The El Paso Times via AP) EL DIARIO OUT; JUAREZ MEXICO OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT  IF USE ON LAM OR LAT AND EL DIARIO DE EL PASO OUT

    UTEP honors Texas Western’s historic title 50 years later

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Willie Worsley says he doesn’t talk to his high school players in New York about being on the 1966 Texas Western team that had the first all-black starting lineup in an NCAA championship game and beat all-white Kentucky for the title.

  • Terrence Howard accepts the award for outstanding actor in a drama series for “Empire” at the 47th NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)

    Michael B. Jordan wins big at NAACP Image Awards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a total knockout for Michael B. Jordan at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took several jabs at Hollywood for the lack of racial diversity.

  • In this Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 file photo, Taye Diggs, left, presents Viola Davis with the award for outstanding female actor in a drama series for "How to Get Away with Murder" at the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles.  A coalition of advocacy groups is calling on major Hollywood film studios to broaden their diversity efforts to include Hispanics, Asian-Americans and Indians as well as blacks. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)

    Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition wants full Hollywood diversity

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Organizations representing Hispanics, Asian-Americans and Native Americans, who joined with the NAACP in 2000 to increase minority hiring in the TV industry, are broadening their focus to the big screen.

  • Lawyer for man shot by deputy: He should get $24 million

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A federal jury awarded $23.1 million on Wednesday to a 22-year-old black man who was unarmed when he was shot and paralyzed by a sheriff’s deputy, but Florida lawmakers will have to approve any award above $200,000.

  • Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) shoots between Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) and forward Zach Randolph, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

    Kings cancel Lunar New Year promo after Cousins complains

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings canceled a Lunar New Year promotional giveaway after DeMarcus Cousins complained it was insensitive on the first day of Black History Month.

  • UEFA cuts Dynamo Kiev racism sanctions before Man City visit

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Dynamo Kiev had its UEFA sanctions for racist attacks by fans cut on Tuesday, clearing the club to allow spectators in when Manchester City visits in the Champions League this month.