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National Abortion Rates Highest Among African-American Teens and Twice the National Average
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Daily World 26 March 2013
  A new study conducted by the Guttmacher Institute shows that African American teen abortion rates are more than twice as high as the national average. A new study conducted by the Guttmacher Institute ... read more >>
Racially Insensitive Game Finds New Home On Amazon
Written by Chris B. Bennett, The Seattle Medium 26 March 2013
Hasbro, the makers of Monopoly, received a permanent injunction against the ghettopoly board game in 2006. Yet, despite the injunction, the game is still available for sale in the United States. [Credit: ... read more >>
North Dakota governor approves 6-week abortion ban
Written by Nicole Williams 26 March 2013
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple speaks on Monday, April 16, 2012, to a group of North Dakota state agency administrators in the Brynhild Haugland Room of the North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck, N.D., ... read more >>
Iowa governor holds hearing on releasing killer
Written by Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press 26 March 2013
This Nov. 1, 2012 photo provided by the Iowa Department of Corrections shows Rasberry Williams who is serving a life sentence for fatally shooting an acquaintance over a $30 debt outside a Waterloo, ... read more >>
US home prices rise 8.1 pct., most since mid-2006
Written by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer / Associated Press 26 March 2013
 Photo By: Mark Lennihan, Associated Press     US home prices rise in January by most since mid-2006, as housing recovery strengthens WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. home prices rose in January at ... read more >>
Senator William “Mo” Cowan Joins the Congressional Black Caucus
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 21 March 2013
Senator William "Mo" Cowan Joins the Congressional Black Caucus Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement welcoming interim Senator William “Mo” Cowan (D-Mass) ... read more >>
Representative Bass, Assemblymember Mitchell Tout Obamacare’s Benefits
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 21 March 2013
  Representative Karen Bass Assemblymember Holly Mitchell Millions of Californians Have Benefited From the Law Despite GOP Efforts To Repeal Key Reforms Congresswoman and former Assembly Speaker ... read more >>
Education Under Arrest
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga Sentinel Contributing Writer generalinfo@lasentinel.net 21 March 2013
Tavis Smiley turns his critical eye toward the “school-to-prison pipeline” Television and radio personality Tavis Smiley will premiere his sixth episode of Tavis Smiley Reports (TSR) Mar. 26  ... read more >>
Roland Martin: ‘Scalia comments are an abomination;’ Speaks on Stand Your Ground and Trayvon Martin Case
Written by Roland Martin Nicole Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer nicolew@lasentinel.net 21 March 2013
  Roland Martin Late February to early March were months full of controversial issues. One of those controversies happened on Tuesday, March 5 with George Zimmerman’s attorneys waiving his right ... read more >>
Fed projects high US unemployment into 2015
Written by Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press 20 March 2013
(AP Photo)   WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve foresees unemployment remaining high into 2015, suggesting it will keep short-term interest rates near record lows at least until then. In its ... read more >>
Homicides down, police overtime way up in Chicago
Written by Don Babwin, Associated Press 20 March 2013
(AP Photo)     CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of Chicago police officers are hitting the streets on overtime every night in dangerous neighborhoods, the latest tactic by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration ... read more >>
N-Word Incident at Wash U
Written by Rebecca Rivas, Special to the St. Louis American 19 March 2013
Aggressive supporters of the Washington University fraternity pledges involved in the racial incident last week bombarded social media after the Association of Black Students released a statement requesting ... read more >>
‘Being White’ Story Draws Backlash
Written by Bobbi Booker, Special to the NNPA from the Philadelphia Tribune 19 March 2013
Philadelphia Magazine published two covers for its March issue. The version on the left was for area residents, while the right was distributed in hotels, and aimed at tourists.—Courtesy of NNPA     The ... read more >>
First lady pushes food industry
Written by MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press 14 March 2013
First lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Partnership for a Healthier America's second Building a Healthier Future Summit on childhood obesity, Friday, March 8, 2013, at George Washington University's ... read more >>
Rev. Jackson led a delegation of Rainbow Push Coalition to the funeral of Hugo Chavez
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 14 March 2013
Reverend L. Jackson Sr. with the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez   Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. led a delegation of members of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition staff to attend the funeral of President ... read more >>
Motown founder readies for 'last major endeavor'
Written by Jeff Karoub and Mike Householder Associated Press 14 March 2013
This March 5, 2013 photo shows Berry Gordy posing for a portrait in front of the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York. For Berry Gordy, conquering Broadway is the next--and by his own admission, last--major ... read more >>
NBA Great Isiah Thomas Gives Assistance to At-Risk Youth - PART I
Written by Brandon I. Brooks Managing Editor brandon@lasentinel.net 14 March 2013
  Isiah Thomas poolside at the Beverly Hilton Hotel Sports icon allows his humanitarian spirit to guide his passion to empower America’s youth with greatest need.  Isiah Lord Thomas III, popularly ... read more >>
Where is Terry Lyn Monnette?
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor 14 March 2013
Terry Lyn Monnette OUR LOVED ONE: Missing teacher Terry Lynn Monnette's sister Candice Enclade (L) and her mother Toni Enclade comfort one another outside Parlay's in Lakeview during a vigil praying ... read more >>
3rd day of protests for NYC teen shot by police
Written by Collen Long and Jake Pearson, Associated Press 14 March 2013
A demonstrator is thrown to the ground by her hair during a march following a vigil held for Kimani "Kiki" Gray in the East Flatbush neighborhood of New York's Brooklyn borough, Wednesday, March 13, ... read more >>
Prosecutor: Ohio school rape victim didn't consent
Written by Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press 13 March 2013
Activists from the online group KnightSec and Anonymous protest at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Steubenville, Ohio, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Members of the group said they are outraged over what ... read more >>
US adds 236K jobs, unemployment falls to 7.7 pct.
Written by Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press 08 March 2013
(Photo: Associated Press)   WASHINGTON (AP) — A burst of hiring last month added 236,000 U.S. jobs and reduced the unemployment rate to 7.7 percent from 7.9 percent in January. The robust gains ... read more >>
Family: Slain mayoral candidate beaten, burned
Written by HOLBROOK MOHR Associated Press 07 March 2013
  In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 photo released by the Coahoma County (Miss.) Sheriff's Office, Lawrence Reed, 22, poses for a portrait. Reed, has been charged in the death of a mayoral candidate ... read more >>
Rosa Parks Honored by Congress with Full-Length Statue
Written by Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent 07 March 2013
Rosa Parks statue lives in the halls of the U.S Capitol. (Courtesy of NNPA) As Black History Month came to a close, a Civil Rights icon made history once again in the halls of the U.S. Capitol. On ... read more >>
UN approves new sanctions against North Korea
Written by Edith M. Lederer and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press 07 March 2013
 Members of the United Nations Security Council vote for tough new sanctions to punish North Korea for its latest nuclear test, during a meeting at U.N. headquarters Thursday, March 7, 2013. The unanimous ... read more >>
Supreme Court Justice Equates Black Voting Rights with ‘Racial Entitlements’
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 07 March 2013
    In the oral arguments last week before the Supreme Court to determine whether a key section of the Voting Rights Act should be upheld, Justice Antonin Scalia referred to the provision as “perpetuation ... read more >>

 

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