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Charisse Bremond-Weaver Honored
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 October 2009
Charisse Bremond-Weaver receiving her award at half-time Charisse Bremond-Weaver Honored  As the distinguished young alumna of 2009, Charisse Bremond-Weaver was serenaded throughout the homecoming ... read more >>
NNPA Chairman Bakewell Takes Capitol Hill by Storm
Written by (Author): Hazel Trice Edney (NNPA Editor-in-Chief) and 01 October 2009
NNPA Board MembersPhoto Credit: Jason Lewis for SentinelNNPA Chairman Bakewell Takes Capitol Hill by Storm by Hazel Trice Edney and Pharoh Martin NNPA Editor-in-Chief and National Correspondent WASHINGTON ... read more >>
Healthcare Reform is THE Issue
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 September 2009
EYE ON THE PRIZE: Parents brought their children out in droves to the Forum in Inglewood for the Remote Area Media Medical event – a no cost health extravaganza in August. Participants received ... read more >>
Rev. Jackson: "The Fight is On"
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 September 2009
Reverend Jesse JacksonRev. Jackson: "The Fight Is On" Civil Rights Leader, Rev. Jesse Jackson said, "foreclosure is the biggest civil rights issue of our time," and he has issued a call to "restructure ... read more >>
NNPA Chairman Announces Black Newspaper Publishers to Cancel Mid-Winter Conference in So. Carolina
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
NNPA Chairman Announces Black Newspaper Publishers to Cancel Mid-Winter Conference in So. Carolina Over 200 Black Newspaper Publishers Join NAACP's Economic Boycott of South Carolina for Flying the ... read more >>
Wrongly Convicted in Texas Paid $80G for Each Year Spent in Prison under New State Law
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Thomas McGowan   Wrongly Convicted in Texas Paid $80G for EachYear Spent in Prison Under New State Law Thomas McGowan, a DNA exoneree released last year after nearly 23 years in prison. DALLAS ... read more >>
President Obama Did Not Order Jones Resignation
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Van Jones  President Obama Did Not Order Jones Resignation  WASHINGTON - The resignation of Obama administration figure Van Jones, following controversies over a petition he had signed and ... read more >>
Kendrick Meek: Our Next African American Senator
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Assistant Managing Editor) 10 September 2009
Rep. Meek reading the "Sentinel" Congressman Kendrick Meek visits the "Sentinel"He is the representative of Florida's 17th Congressional District and he is running to be the state's next U.S. Senator.By ... read more >>
Union Pacific’s Joliet Intermodal Terminal Investment Supports Customer Growth
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Union Pacific’s Joliet Intermodal Terminal Investment Supports Customer Growth State-of-the-Art Facility also Benefits Union Pacific's California Intermodal OperationsUnion Pacific's new Joliet ... read more >>
My Moments with the Giant, Sunny and Splash
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
Congresswoman Laura Richardson with the late Senator TedKennedy My Moments with the Giant, Sunny and SplashWashington DC-Congresswoman Richardson issued the following statement today on the passing ... read more >>
Back to School Intensifies Responsibilities for Grandparents
Written by Pharoh Martin (NNPA National Correspondent) 03 September 2009
Vera White and GranddaughtersBack to School Intensifies Responsibilities for Grandparents By Pharoh MartinNNPA National Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Grandmothers have long been the safety net for ... read more >>
Ambassador Andrew Young Leads Discussion on Martha's Vineyard at 'Taste of Road Scholar' Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
(Seated) Ambassador Andrew Young; (Standing L-R) James Moses,CEO of Road to Scholar and Dr. Donald Stewart, member of the RoadScholar Board of Directors and former president of Spelman College inAtlanta, ... read more >>
Low-income Residents Face Blatant Housing Discrimination in New Orleans
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
Low-income Residents Face Blatant Housing Discrimination in New Orleans, Study FindsBy Edmund W. LewisSpecial to the NNPA from the Louisiana WeeklyNEW ORLEANS (NNPA) - A study released iin late August ... read more >>
Katrina Four Years Later
Written by Evan Barnes (Staff Writer) 27 August 2009
New Orleans four years later. By Evan BarnesSentinel Staff WriterFour years after its devastation ravaged the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina has remained a symbol of nature's fury, unbelievable tragedy ... read more >>
Aaron S. Williams Sworn in as Peace Corps Director
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2009
Aaron S. Williams was sworn in Monday as the eighteenth Director of the Peace Corps. Director Williams was nominated by President Obama on July 14 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 7. Aaron ... read more >>
Democratic Icon Ted Kennedy Dies
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Assistant Managing Editor) 27 August 2009
Senator Ted Kennedy Senator Edward Kennedy Dies!He was the patriarch of the Kennedy family and an icon of the Democratic Party and the U.S. SenateBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Assistant Managing Editor He ... read more >>
Brown Forces CashCall Inc. to End Illegal and Abusive Debt Collection Practices
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2009
Brown Forces CashCall Inc. to End Illegal and Abusive Debt Collection PracticesSentinel Wire ServicesAttorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. forced CashCall, Inc., an Anaheim-based fast-money lender, to stop ... read more >>
President Obama's Remarks at the Medal of Freedom Ceremony
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 August 2009
President Barack Obama and Reverend Joseph LoweryPresident Barack Obama and Sidney PoitierPresident Barack Obama and Bishop Desmond TutuPhoto Credits: Rickey Brown for SentinelRickey Brown for SentinelREMARKS ... read more >>
Rumors and Misinformation Dominate Discussion Over Health Care
Written by Xavier Higgs (Contributing Writer) 20 August 2009
Crowds express their opinion of the President's health carereform proposal. - Photo Credit: Xavier Higgs for SentinelRumors and Misinformation Dominate Discussion Over Health Care ReformBy Xavier HiggsSentinel ... read more >>
NAACP Launches Support for ‘The Peoples Company’
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2009
NAACP Launches Support for ‘The Peoples Company’ Sentinel Wire ServicesNational Board Member hails Petro America  An esteemed national board member of the National Association for the Advancement ... read more >>
NAACP Congratulates Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
NAACP Congratulates Supreme Court Justice Sonia SotomayorApplauds U.S. Senate for Confirming the Nation's First Latina Justice and Balancing the Supreme CourtThe NAACP issued the following statement on ... read more >>
Young Women Gain Global Business Leadership Experience
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Young Women Gain Global Business Leadership Experience Visit South Africa as Ann Fudge Scholars Five female collegiate scholars selected to join members of The Executive Leadership Council(r) in a once-in-a-lifetime ... read more >>
U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Must Be Replaced, Rights Leaders Say
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Must Be Replaced, Rights Leaders SayBy Hazel Trice EdneyNNPA Editor-in-ChiefThe 52-year-old U. S. Commission on Civil Rights, historically a leading force for overturning ... read more >>
Clunkers Bill gets $2 Billion More in Funding
Written by Dorothy Rowley (Special to the NNPA) 13 August 2009
Clunkers Bill gets $2 Billion More in FundingBy Dorothy RowleySpecial to the NNPA from the Afro-American NewspapersCongress has been praised for its recent passage of the Cash for Clunkers bill. This legislation ... read more >>
Medal of Freedom Recipients
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2009
Sidney PoitierRev. Joseph LoweryArchbishop Desmond TutuMedal of Freedom RecipientsThey are lauded as agents of change who lived to share some of the changes they helped to bring about.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>

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