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Eric Peterson named U.S. Vice President for Diversity
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 November 2010
Eric PetersonDETROIT--General Motors has announced that Eric Peterson has been named U.S. Vice President, Diversity. Peterson, 58, will also continue to serve as director, industry dealer affairs, where ... read more >>
Black Farmers Finally Get Senate Action
Written by NNPA 26 November 2010
(L to R) CBC Chair Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA); John Boyd, head of the National Black Farmers Association; and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) showing support for the Black farmers bill. Special ... read more >>
Black Friday and the Black Dollar
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 November 2010
 Where Black Friday once meant disaster now may mean hope for the economy. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterAfter we've all been filled up to our necks with turkey, ham, collard greens and yams, ... read more >>
Ca NAACP outraged at the death of another black man at the hands of Oakland law enforcement
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2010
(Sacramento, CA)..."The California NAACP is astounded yet again at the police misuse of deadly force inflicted on another African American man. Oakland Police Department has a history of Black men suffering ... read more >>
Dr. Rice Makes a House Call (PART TWO)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 18 November 2010
The "Ordinary, Extraordinary People" Interview Click here for Part 1By Kam WilliamsCR: [Chuckles] Oh yeah, I know that piece by Scherzo. It's a very difficult one. I play a lot chamber music, and I'm currently ... read more >>
Johnson Publishing Company Sells Headquarters
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 November 2010
Does this signal the loss of a media giant?As an apparent sign of economic times, the home of Ebony and Jet magazines has gone the way of many other institutions that were reminiscent of Black economic ... read more >>
Minorities Do Not Become Professors
Written by Super User 18 November 2010
Special to the NNPA from the Precinct Reporter GroupUniversity faculty and academic administrators must consider the differing needs of underrepresented minority graduate students to attract them into ... read more >>
Dr. Rice Makes a House Call (PART ONE)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 15 November 2010
Dr. Condoleezza Rice The "Ordinary, Extraordinary People" Interview By Kam WilliamsCondoleezza Rice was born in Birmingham, Alabama on November 14, 1954, the only child to bless the loving union of John ... read more >>
Training Academy plans to boost tourism and the economy
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 November 2010
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is all smiles with graduates of the Hospitality Training Academy. Photo by Brian W. Carter Mayor Villaraigosa (left) and Executive Secretary of L.A. Federation of Labor Maria ... read more >>
National organization is asking for your help
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 October 2010
Remember The Children has been working hard but needs help in supporting a struggling Haiti.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterThe 2010 earthquake devastated the country of Haiti earlier this year. ... read more >>
NPR Fires Juan Williams After Muslim Remarks on the 'O'Reilly Factor' TV Show
Written by Gregory Dale (NNPA) 28 October 2010
By Gregory DaleSpecial to the NNPA from the AFRO-American Newspapers (DC)After an appearance on Fox News’ the O’Reilly Factor on October 20, 2010, National Public Radio’s Senior News Analyst Juan ... read more >>
Black Farmers Still Wanting to Get Paid
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 October 2010
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Urges Congressional Action on the Pigford Settlement Agreement WASHINGTON--Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement on the need for Congressional ... read more >>
Rev. Jesse Jackson: Response Regarding IPO of AIA
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 October 2010
Response from Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, regarding the IPO of AIA, a unit of American International Group (AIG).CHICAGO--The Rainbow PUSH Coalition ... read more >>
Mary Lou Poindexter Celebrates 100 Years of Life
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 October 2010
By Marilyn T. VentressOne hundred years ago, one thousand six hundred miles away, Mary Lou Casey was born, the sixth child of thirteen, born to Will and Lizzie Casey. The young Casey began her life on ... read more >>
President Barack Obama Endorses Kamala Harris for California Attorney General
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 October 2010
Kamala Harris D.A. of San Francisco with Presidente Barak Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. SAN FRANCISCO--President Barack Obama has endorsed San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris in her candidacy ... read more >>
U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte, Jr., a Prosecutor's Prosecutor
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 October 2010
The Honorable Andre Birotte, Jr., United States Attorney, Central District of CaliforniaHe is the first African American appointed by President Barack Obama to be the United States Attorney for the Central ... read more >>
Black Leaders Voicing Concerns about Proposed Regulations That Would Restrict Federal Student Aid to Career Colleges
Written by Michael K. Frisby 14 October 2010
Black Leaders Voicing Concerns about Proposed Regulations That Would Restrict Federal Student Aid to Career Colleges1.2 Million Minority Students Attend Institutions Impacted by Draft RulesBy Michael K. ... read more >>
GOP Pledges Tea Party Lynching
Written by Isaac Adul Haqq (Contributing Writer) 14 October 2010
GOP PLEDGES TEA PARTY LYCHINGRacist Strategy Depends on Low Minority TurnoutBy ISAAC ABDUL HAQQIn a stunning display of bigotry and viciousness, powerful Republicans are raising millions of dollars to ... read more >>

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Rev. Jackson Displays Economic Vision at Global Auto Summit
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds, Sentinel Managing Editor 07 October 2010
 Mark Reuss, President of General Motors; Kevin Williams, President of GM, Canada and recipient of the Trailblazer award; and Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. founder and president of Rainbow PUSH Coalition, ... read more >>
David Hollaway is making education fun again
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 September 2010
'The Witty Bitty bunch' are some of the characters Hollaway created for his books Hollaway and his company, Quackenworth are invested in educating children with original characters, ideas and programs.By ... read more >>
Artist Feature: Carmen Gray
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 September 2010
Art piece by Carmen GrayCarmen Gray paints inspiration on a canvas of opportunity.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterArt is something that does not need an interpreter because you are the interpreter. ... read more >>
"I took every step that they asked me to do-and I got smacked in my face!"
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 September 2010
Brenda Hampton is fighting for justice after being fired for claiming racial discrimination at her job.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterBrenda Hampton was a contract employee for ICE (U.S. Immigration ... read more >>
President Obama Launches Massive Economic Growth Initiative
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 September 2010
With an end of military's combat role in Iraq, the President has now turned his attention to an aggressive nationwide economic agenda.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorRecently President Barack ... read more >>
No Wedding, No Womb!
Written by Christelyn D. Karazin 04 September 2010
 Christelyn D. KarazinJanice Rhoshalle Littlejohn By Christelyn D. KarazinLast week, I caught wind of an NFL football player who had so many kids by so many different women that when asked, had trouble ... read more >>
Islam and Race: Black Muslims Left out of National Conversation on Islam
Written by Stephon Johnson and Orobosa Igbinedio 04 September 2010
By Stephon Johnson and Orobosa IgbinedioSpecial to the NNPA from the Amsterdam News(NNPA) - "We have to be able to decode what's happening and realize that this is religious intolerance on one hand, and ... read more >>

 

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