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Late Mississippi Civil Rights Hero Clyde Kennard Honored in D.C.
Written by Avis Thomas-Lester Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 26 November 2013
Greeted at Airport. Chicago, Illinois: Clyde Kennard, 35, the first Negro to try to integrate a Mississippi university, is greeted by his sister, Mrs. Sara Tarpley, at O'Hare Airport here early February ... read more >>
The Second District Steps into the Fight Towards a Cure for Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Written by Sentinel News Servicegeneralinfo@lasentinel.net 17 October 2013
Major support for the event was provided by Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas.  Cancer activist and star of Emmy award-winning show “Felicity” and “Tyler Perry’s ... read more >>
Adam Clayton Powell & Wyatt Tee Walker
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor)n 29 November 2012
  Adam Clayton     Wyatt Tee Walker      “TWO PASTORS WHO SERVED BEYOND THE FOUR WALLS”     ADAM CLAYTON POWELL, JR.. Civil Rights Leader, Congressman, Baptist Minister When ... read more >>
AMBASSADOR SUSAN RICE
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 November 2012
AMBASSADOR SUSAN RICE “The First Black Woman to be U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations” At present, Susan Rice is the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations – she speaks for the U.S. in ... read more >>
“Some who fought for the ‘Right to Vote’- a weekly series counting down to the election”
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 October 2012
 Frederick Douglass     Fannie Lou Hamer, Pleading for the right to vote     For those who think that your vote doesn't count, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “NOTHING IN THE WORLD IS ... read more >>
BUSTAMANTE and MANLEY, the fathers of Jamaica’s independence
Written by Super User 23 August 2012
BUSTAMANTE and MANLEY, the fathers of Jamaica’s independence In honor of the 50th anniversary of the independence of Jamaica (August 6), and being the home of the world’s fastest man. (Usain Bolt).      SIR ... read more >>
A tribute to Black Athletes – past and present
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 August 2012
Gabrielle "Gabby" Douglas The Black athletes who won gold medals during the XXX Olympiad in London included – but definitely not limited to – Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas (gymnastics), Serena and ... read more >>
Eula McClaney
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 August 2012
    Eula McClaney, in front of her Holmby Hills estate La-Doris McClaney McClaney's book       EULA MCCLANEY   She went from a sharecropper's shack to a Holmby ... read more >>
Tribute to Independence – Part Four
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 July 2012
Boukman’s voodoo ceremony at Bois Caiman   Alexandre Petion Dutty Boukman TRIBUTE TO INDEPENDENCE – Part four Dutty BOUKMAN and Alexandre PETION “Unsung Heroes of the Haitian Revolution” ... read more >>
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 June 2012
Dr. Kwame NkrumahNkrumah with the Father of the American Civil Rights MovementThe Big Six--Fathers of Africa's independence movements (Osageyfo) Dr. Kwame NkrumahFATHER of Ghana's independence & indeed ... read more >>
Media Pioneers
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 June 2012
William M. Trotter Media Pioneers"They chronicled the Black experience in different ways; print & film"William Monroe Trotter Civil Rights Activist and JournalistSunrise: April 7, 1872--Sunset: April ... read more >>
Inventors and Pioneers
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 May 2012
 Inventors and Pioneers Their works have lived on and have shaped our quality of lifeGeorge Washington Carver“The Wizard of Tuskegee”Sunrise: 1864 – Sunset: 1943      George Washington Carver ... read more >>
WILMA (Rudolph) and ALTHEA (Gibson)
Written by Super User 25 May 2012
WILMA (Rudolph) and ALTHEA (Gibson)They paved the way in Track-and-Field and Tennis for Flo-Jo, Jackie Joyner Kersee, and others; and Serena and Venus Williams, and many, many more. WILMA G. RUDOLPH (Sunrise: ... read more >>
Those Who Made a Difference and Are Not Well-Known
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 May 2012
“Women and Men who made a difference and are not well-known or remembered”MAGGIE LENA WALKER   Maggie Walker was the first woman to found a bank in the United States. She also established the ... read more >>
Mothers
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 May 2012
Mothers  “They were Mothers to us all”CORETTA SCOTT KING:  When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was felled just before he was to lead a protest march, in Memphis in 1968, his wife Coretta Scott King, ... read more >>
3 Women who have changed society
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 May 2012
aption:Dr. Niara SudarkasaZora Neale HurstonMarian Anderson*** Legends ***By Yussuf J. Simmonds“3 Women who have changed society”Dr. Niara SudarkasaAnthropologist, Scholar, University PresidentShe ... read more >>
Two Men who understood money
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 May 2012
Don H. BardenDr. Andrew F. Brimmer Brimmer being sworn in as President Lyndon Johnson looks on*** Legends *** Two Men who understood money“They blazed a trail in finance for others to follow and learn ... read more >>
“The Sentinel turns 79”
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 April 2012
Colonel Leon Washington, founder and first publisher COLONEL LEON H. WASHINGTON JR. Colonel Leon H. Washington Jr. founded the Sentinel newspaper in 1933 and served as its publisher until 1974.  The ... read more >>
TWO BLACK WOMEN WHO PAVED THE WAY
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 April 2012
Maggie Lena Walker EDITH SPURLOCK SAMPSON*** Legends ***by Yussuf J. SimmondsTWO BLACK WOMEN WHO PAVED THE WAY“They set the tone and blazed the trail for all professional women”MAGGIE LENA WALKER ... read more >>
Legendary Black Business Men
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 April 2012
Comer Cottrell Cottrell’s Proline products COMER COTTRELL“A businessman who made a difference” The name “Pro Line” is synonymous with black hair care products.  When it’s mentioned immediately ... read more >>
African American Women Appeal Court Justices
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 March 2012
CULMINATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH “LEGENDS” AGAIN PRESENT“African American Women Appeal Court Justices”JUSTICE ARLEIGH M. WOODS was the first Black woman to be appointed to the California Second ... read more >>
Two Black Judges - pioneers who paved the way for women
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 March 2012
Sr. Judge Constance Baker Motley Judge Motley Judge Jane Bolin Atty. Jane BolinLegends By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor Two Black Judges - pioneers who paved the way for women Judge Constance Baker ... read more >>
SHIRLEY CHISHOLM and CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 March 2012
SHIRLEY CHISHOLM and CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN"The first Black women in the US Congress: in the House and the Senate" Rep. Shirley Chisholm "Unbought and Unbossed," that described and defined the Honorable ... read more >>
Bobby Rush
Written by Super User 05 January 2012
Congressman Bobby RushRush at a press conferenceRush at a hearing¥¥¥ Legends ¥¥¥ By Yussuf J. SimmondsBobby Rush "The only man to beat Barack Obama in an election" It is sometimes said that had ... read more >>
Athletes in the Struggle
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 December 2011
Tommie Smith  John Carlos Recognition years later Tommie and John, today *** Legends  *** by Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor Athletes in the StruggleTommie Smith & John Carlos(Dr. Harry Edwards)          ... read more >>

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