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White House Rejects Bid for Marcus Garvey Posthumous Pardon
Written by Tony Best Special to the NNPA from the New York Carib News 07 September 2011
The Honorable Marcus Garvey A bid to secure a posthumous presidential pardon for Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jamaica's first national hero, has been rejected out of hand by the Barack Obama White House in Washington. ... read more >>
Alpha Phi Alpha honors Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 September 2011
Members of Alpha Phi Alpha, along with the King family and other guests pose in front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. --Photo by Jason LewisMembers of Alpha Phi Alpha, who spear headed and were ... read more >>
Karen Bass Launches Grassroots Fundraising Campaign in Reelection to Congress
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 September 2011
Bass Running in California's Newly Created 37thCongressional District That Includes Los Angeles, Culver CityKaren Bass launched her grassroots fundraising campaign today for her reelection to Congress ... read more >>
Hurricane Irene
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 01 September 2011
Hurricane Irene's devastationThough the scope of the damage was devastating, lessons learned from the past were able to mitigate major loss of human life.  This time the administration was prepared.Despite ... read more >>
Remembering Katrina: Six Years Later
Written by Jesse Muhammad, the Final Call 01 September 2011
The landfall wrath of Hurricane Katrina coupled with the breaching of the levees on August 29, 2005 caused hundreds of thousands to be displaced throughout the country and claimed the lives of over 1,400 ... read more >>
Earthquake Rocks Washington, D.C. Area
Written by Associated Press 26 August 2011
Earthquake Rocks Washington, D.C. Area No, it's not the West Coast, this time it's the East CoastAP StoryWASHINGTON - A 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, ... read more >>
A soldier has passed on
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2011
Brother Abdul Wali MuhammadA soldier has passed onBrother Abdul Wali Muhammad was laid to rest in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday, August 23, 2011. Those who knew Brother Wali soldiered with him and worked ... read more >>
"Fields of Vision" Series Features 20th-Century Photographers
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2011
"Fields of Vision" Series Features 20th-Century Photographers Three New Volumes Feature the work of Gordon Parks, Arthur Rothstein, Carl Mydans The more than 172,000 black-and-white and 1,600 color images ... read more >>
GM, the leading sponsor of the King memorial
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 August 2011
 GM, the leading sponsor of the King memorialMuch significance can be attributed to the unveiling of the Dr. King National Memorial on the 48th anniversary of his historic March on Washington; but one ... read more >>
Budget D-Day avoided
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 August 2011
President Obama signing the debt deal into law last TuesdayThe 111th Congress Despite the nay-sayers, the 'tea-partyers,' the hardliners, and the 'one-termers,' the Congress (both houses) passed a debt ... read more >>
The Man behind the King Monument: HARRY E. JOHNSON, SR.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 04 August 2011
Harry E. Johnson, Sr. the man behind the monument. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. played a significant role in moving America, and indeed the world, towards the equality of all men, and in memorializing the ... read more >>
Prominent Harvard Professor called sentencing fair and just
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 July 2011
Professor Charles OgletreeKarl Rodney Harry Belafonte Prominent Harvard Professor called sentencing fair and just As one of his defense attorneys, Professor Charles Ogletree joined a chorus of Karl Rodney's ... read more >>
Obama's Compromise, GOP denies!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 July 2011
President Barack Obama  Speaker John Boehner The White House and Capitol Hill--at a historic budget standstill!By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorAs the debt ceiling debate rages on in the ... read more >>
Budget Watch!
Written by Tasia Smith (Intern) 23 July 2011
The nation finally sees a breakthrough in debt ceiling talks--but is it already too late? Though the debt ceiling debate has been raging in Washington for weeks, during President Obama's Tuesday press ... read more >>
Kappa’s Konverge on Indiana to Celebrate 100 Years of Achievement
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 July 2011
The Noble Men of Kappa Alpha Psi FraternityKappa's Konverge on Indiana to Celebrate 100 years of Achievement.Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.Los Angeles Sentinel WriterThe Noble Men of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity ... read more >>
New SCLC Leader, Howard Creecy
Written by Stan Washington (Special to the NNPA from The Atlanta Voice) 16 July 2011
Former Fulton County Chaplin Howard Creecy Jr., newly elected president of SCLC. (PHOTO CREDIT: STAN WASHINGTON) By Stan Washington Special to the NNPA from The Atlanta Voice ATLANTA--It seemed for a time ... read more >>
Judge in Casey Anthony’s trial
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 July 2011
Judge Belvin PerryWill he be the next 'Judge Mathis'? Throughout the media circus that surrounded the murder trial of Casey Anthony, Judge Belvin Perry is the one person that many claim brought dignity ... read more >>
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Celebrates 70th Anniversary
Written by Special to the NNPA 08 July 2011
Eugene Robinson, Congressman Bobby Scott, Elaine Jones, and John Payton during the NAACP LDF's 70th Anniversay celebration in Washington, D.C.NAACP Legal Defense Fund Celebrates 70th AnniversaryWith Reception ... read more >>
Kilpatrick Has His Say
Written by Zenobia Jefferies (Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen) 08 July 2011
Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick meets with the media in his office on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005. Voters gave Kilpatrick the second chance he asked for in a come-from-behind victory, although he said he recognized ... read more >>
New Book Compiles Mandela’s Inspirational Thoughts and Reflections
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 July 2011
A new book that filters Nelson Mandela's thoughts into 2,200 quotes on everything from his stint in Robben Island, his presidency, the reconciliation process, and even his grief over the loss of his own ... read more >>
Rep. Barbara Lee, Congresswoman and Activist
Written by Nick Chiles (Special to the NNPA) 07 July 2011
 Since her election in 1998 from Oakland, Calif.'s 9th Congressional District--the first woman ever elected to represent that community--Barbara Lee has been one of the most courageous and principled ... read more >>
US appeals court upholds Obama health care law
Written by Associated Press 07 July 2011
In the first ruling by a federal appeals court on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a panel in Cincinnati affirmed Wednesday that Congress can require Americans to have minimum insurance coverage.A ... read more >>
“Crenshaw2China” delegation meets at City Hall
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 July 2011
Councilman Bernard Parks, Los Angeles Urban League, Crenshaw High School delegation and choir, and sponsor representatives gathered at City Hall. photo by Brian W. CarterCrenshaw High students, the L.A. ... read more >>
Judicial Council Honors Achievements of State's African-American Justices
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2011
San Francisco--The Judicial Council has unanimously approved a resolution that commends the significant achievements of the 17 African-American justices who have served, or are serving, on the California ... read more >>
NNPA Hosts Historic Conversation Between Reverend Al Sharpton and Dr. Cornel West
Written by Super User 01 July 2011
CHICAGO, IL. – Moderated by nationally syndicated journalist George Curry, Reverend Al Sharpton and Dr. Cornel West came together in Chicago to discuss “Blacks in the Age of President of Obama.”  ... read more >>

 

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