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One-on-One with San Francisco Mayor
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 July 2009
Mayor Gavin NewsomOne-on-One with San Francisco Mayor According to Gavin Newsom, being the mayor of the city and county of San Francisco is the ideal training to become the next Governor of CaliforniaBy ... read more >>
In Memoriam: Inola Henry
Written by Bob Mulholland (CDP Campaign Adviser 30 July 2009
Inola Henry In Memoriam: Inola HenryBy Bob MulhollandCDP Campaign Advisor, DNC MemberThe California Democratic Party has lost one of its most valuable members.Inola Henry passed away at home several days ... read more >>
John H. Holoman Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
John H. Holoman John H. Holoman Obituary John Henry Holoman beloved husband, father, grandfather brother, uncle, cousin and friend was called home at the age of 70 on July 24, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. ... read more >>
LAUSD Attorney Appointed L.A. County Superior Court Judgeship
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Stephanie M. Bowick LAUSD Attorney Appointed L.A. County Superior Court Judgeship Stephanie M. Bowick, an Assistant General Counsel for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), has accepted a ... read more >>
Rae Lewis-Thornton: The Face of AIDS
Written by George E. Curry (NNPA Special Correspondent) 29 July 2009
Rae Lewis-Thornton has been living with HIV/AIDs more than half of her life. Photo by George E. Curry / NNPARae Lewis-Thornton: The Face of AIDSBy George E CurryNNPA Special ContributorCHICAGO (NNPA) -- ... read more >>
The President, the Professor - ‘Racial Profiling’
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 July 2009
President Barack ObamaProfessor Charles OgletreeProfessor Henry Louis GatesIs Racial Profiling Dead or Alive?A White police officer arresting a Black man is no big deal--it happens every day--but when ... read more >>
Black Reporters Roundtable on Air Force One
Written by Herb Boyd (Special to NNPA from the Amsterdam News) 23 July 2009
(L-R) Kevin Chappell, Cynthia Gordy, Herb Boyd, Pamela Gentry, Derek Dingle, April Ryan and Roland Martin. Black Reporters Roundtable on Air Force OneBy Herb BoydSpecial to the NNPA from the Amsterdam ... read more >>
AARP's First Black CEO Aims to Take Organization to New Level in Black Community and Nation
Written by Pharoh Martin (NNPA National Correspondent) 23 July 2009
Dr. A. Barry Rand, pictured here with President Barack Obama, aims to lead AARP to a new level in the Black community and the national stage. AARP's First Black CEO AIMS to Take Organization to New ... read more >>
Former Obama Law Student Announces Challenge for California Congressional Seat
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Felton Newell Former Obama Law Student Announces Challenge to Diane Watson for California Congressional SeatLos Angeles Deputy City Attorney Felton Newell Launches Congressional Campaign for California's ... read more >>
'The Peoples Company' Petro America Trading Resumed After SEC Probe
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
'The People's Company' Petro America, the revolutionary company which has garnered wide spread attention for opening opportunities for citizens from main street to Wall Street has resumed trading amid ... read more >>
Councilmember Wesson Introduces "Invest in a Green LA" Initiative
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Councilmember Herb J. Wesson Jr. holds press conference to introduce the "Invest in a Green LA" Initiative.WESSON INTRODUCES "INVEST IN A GREEN LA" INITIATIVE Package Gains Early SupportFollowing up on ... read more >>
President Obama Hits on All Cylinders in Passionate NAACP Anniversary Speech
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 23 July 2009
President Barack Obama paid passionate tribute to Black civil rights trailblazers on the centennial of the NAACP, but said a "new mindset" was necessary to achieve a post-racial America.President Obama ... read more >>
Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer First to Serve Third Term in CDP
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 July 2009
Reginald Byron Jones-SawyerBy Jason LewisSentinel Staff WriterReginald Byron Jones-Sawyer was born into a political family, and he has turned out to be a chip off the old block. His uncle was one of the ... read more >>
Jones Recipient of Montague W. Cobb Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
The NAACP National Board of Director, its National Health Committee and the NAACP at large, has chosen Los Angeles's Healthy African American Families II, Director, Ms. Loretta Jones, as the recipient ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Introduces Legislation to Extend Flood Insurance Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
She and Chairman Barney Frank Will Also Draft Updated Legislation with Important Reforms Financial Services Housing Subcommittee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) ... read more >>
ACLU And Other Privacy Groups Ask Lawmakers To Oppose "Pass ID Act"
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Bill Would Replicate Many Problems Of Real ID  In a letter to key lawmakers, the American Civil Liberties Union today joined 17 other civil liberties groups to oppose the Pass ID Act, a bill that ... read more >>
Front-line Food Service Workers Take fight to Capitol
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
For the first time in the 63-year history of our nation's School Lunch Program, front-line food service workers are on Capitol Hill last week to petition their government to strengthen the program that ... read more >>
Debbie Allen Dance Academy Celebrates Grand Opening
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 16 July 2009
Berry Gordy (2nd to the right) celebrates with Debbie Allen (far right) at the grand opening of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Los Angles. Photo by Francis Taylor for SentinelThe Debbie Allen Dance ... read more >>
California’s State Budget Fiasco
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2009
Speaker Karen BassSenator Rod WrightAssemblyman Mike DavisCalifornia's State Budget FiascoIOUs, Furlough Fridays, Early Prison Releases, Reduced Services, Tuition Increases and a Decline in Credit Rating ... read more >>
Rev. Jackson to Extend Investigation of Historical Chicago Cemetery Plot Scheme
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 16 July 2009
The Rev. Jesse Jackson stands in an area in the rear of Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip Ill. Thursday, July 9, 2009. Prosecutors on Thursday charged three gravediggers and a manager in an elaborate scheme in ... read more >>
Rev. Eric Lee’s Book Solidifies Stance Against Prop. 8
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 16 July 2009
Rev. Eric LeeRev. Lee Book Solidifies Stance Against Prop. 8National SCLC at odds with L.A. presidentLos Angeles Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) president The Rev. Eric Lee will be the ... read more >>
President Obama Picks Surgeon General
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2009
Dr. Regina BenjaminObama picks Surgeon GeneralAn African American from the Deep South gets the nod to be the nation's doctor.Dr. Regina Benjamin was nominated by President Barack Obama to the next surgeon ... read more >>
Supreme Court Provides Temporary Victory for Troy Davis
Written by Alan King (Special to NNPA Afro-American Newspapers) 08 July 2009
Troy DavisSupreme Court Provides Temporary Victory for Troy Davis By. Alan KingSpecial to the NNPA from the Afro-American NewspapersAfter nearly 18 years on death row for killing an off-duty Georgia police ... read more >>
Carl Brashear: First Black Master Diver
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 July 2009
Master Chief Petty Officer Carl Brashear, the first Black Master Diver in the U.S. Navy, poses with actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. on the set of the 2000 film Men of Honor, which was inspired by Brashear's life.  ... read more >>
Michael Jackson Timeline
Written by Pharoh Martin 02 July 2009
  August 29, 1958--Michael Joseph Jackson is born in Gary, Indiana. He is Joseph and Katherine Jackson's seventh child of nine.1964--Jackson and brothers Marlon, Jackie, Tito and Jermaine form the ... read more >>

 

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