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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 >>
The 1912 Tulsa Riots
Written by Ismail Muhammad (Intern) 01 July 2011
Looking Back at a Shameful Moment in American HistoryBy Ismail MuhammadSentinel InternIt began in the early evening of May 31, 1921. Rumors floated around Greenwood, an African-American enclave of Tulsa, ... read more >>
Blacks in Auto sports: Changing the game
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 June 2011
Strong RacingLogan RacingDavid LambertLambert on the trackFrom Left to Right: David Lambert, Pro Racer, Dr. James Logan, owner of Logan Racing, & Erica Abdullah Hill, co-owner of Strong Racing and ... read more >>
NNPA Displays Black Power
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (NNPA National Correspondent) 30 June 2011
National Black leaders gather for the National Newspaper Publishers Association annual conference in Chicago Fri., Jun. 24.  (L to R) Dr. Cornel West, Dr. Maulana Karenga, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., Danny ... read more >>
NNPA Converges on Chicago
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 June 2011
Rev Jesse Jackson Dr. Maulana KarengaRev. Al SharptonCongressman Emanuel Cleaver Professor Michael and Rev. Marcia DysonBenjamin JealousGeorge CurryBenjamin ChavisDanny J. Bakewell Sr.Dr. Frederick Haynes ... read more >>
Sharpton and West to Debate: At Black Newspaper Conference in Chicago
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 21 June 2011
National Black Leaders including Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., Dr. Maulana Karenga, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Benjamin Todd Jealous, and Dr. Michael Eric Dyson to join Over 200 Black Newspaper PublishersNNPA The ... read more >>
Wade Joins L.A. Leaders to Prepare for NAACP Convention
Written by Cora Jackson – Fossett (Religion Editor) 17 June 2011
Rev. Melvin Wade. When the NAACP comes to Los Angeles next month, the Rev. Dr. Melvin Wade will be at the forefront of the executive contingent, ensuring that the 102nd Annual Convention is a success. ... read more >>
$1.25 Billion Class Action Settlement Begins for Black Farmers
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 June 2011
Official Notification of African American Farmers About $1.25 Billion Class Action Settlement Begins Washington, DC--The Court-ordered process of officially notifying African American farmers and their ... read more >>
Two men found guilty in murder of Calif. Journalist
Written by Associated Press 16 June 2011
By TERRY COLLINS Associated PressOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- A jury convicted the leader of a financially troubled community group of three murders, including the shotgun shooting death of the first American ... read more >>

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Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash