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VIDEO: Press conference regarding Trayvon Martin
Written by Super User II 28 March 2012
  Danny Bakewell and other community activist outraged over the trayvon martin situation watch video >>
CBC Calls for Dept. of Justice Investigation into shooting death of Trayvon Martin
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 March 2012
The Congressional Black Caucus Calls for Department of Justice Investigation Into the Shooting Death of Trayvon Martin Washington, DC - Chairman Emanuel Cleaver II, released the following statement regarding ... read more >>
Statement by the President on the Passing of John Payton
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 March 2012
Statement by the President on the Passing of John PaytonMichelle and I were saddened to hear about the passing of our dear friend John Payton. As president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense ... read more >>
Remarks from the President on the Trayvon Martin case
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 March 2012
 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA ON THE TRAYVON MARTIN CASE President Barack Obama stands with Jim Yong Kim, his nominee to be the next World Bank President, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, ... read more >>
Community Outraged Over Trayvon Martin Murder
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr., Sentinel Contributing Writer 21 March 2012
Protesters seek justice for Trayvon MartinFeds Open Grand Jury InvestigationFederal and local prosecutors are launching parallel investigations into the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a ... read more >>
"Colored Girls" (Part I)
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds Sentinel Managing Editor 07 March 2012
(L to R) Donna Brazile, Tina Flournoy, Minyon Moore, Yolanda Caraway and Leah Daughtry Black women with power and influence in America Though Black History is celebrated annually during the month of February, ... read more >>
Does 'Uncle Sam" owe you $5,741?
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 29 February 2012
Read more about the Earned Income Tax Credit, one of the largest anti-poverty tools in the U.S. Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer For many individuals and families struggling in today's economy, ... read more >>
And the Winner is...
Written by Joy Childs (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 29 February 2012
 Octavia Spencer Photo by COVERUP PHOTOS for the SentinelAnd the winner is ... OCTAVIA SPENCER"Blackstage" At the 84th Academy AwardsIn last week's Sentinel, Rev. Jesse Jackson stated that "Academy Award ... read more >>
VIDEO: President Barack Obama thanks Danny J. Bakewell, Sr.
Written by Super User II 26 February 2012
Dt9zFezhXrY   President Barack Obama thanks Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., Dorothy Leavell and the Black Press of America also known as NNPA (National Newspapers Publishers Association). watch video >>
Academy Award voters need diversity in script
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson 23 February 2012
Rev. Jesse Jackson  This Sunday, nearly 40 million people are likely to tune in to see who captures an Oscar at the annual Academy Awards ceremonies. Winning the award can add millions to a film's box ... read more >>
The NAACP Image Awards
Written by Brittany K. Jackson, Sentinel Contributing Writer 23 February 2012
 They lighted up the awards (L to R) Harry Belafonte, Cicely Tyson, Lawrence Fishburne, Sidney Poitier, Robert Townsend   The 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards held at the historic Shrine Auditorium this ... read more >>
Magic Johnson and P. Diddy launch Comcast channels
Written by Associated Press 23 February 2012
“Magic" Johnson (Photo by Jason Lewis)  Comcast will launch four minority-owned networks on its cable TV systems in the next two years, including channels spearheaded by NBA great, Earvin "Magic" Johnson ... read more >>
CNN suspends Martin for 'offensive' comments
Written by Associated Press 09 February 2012
Roland Martin gestures during a news segment, Friday, May 14, 2010, in Washington. --AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) NEW YORK (AP) - CNN is suspending political analyst Roland Martin for tweets during the ... read more >>
Black students: Duke study shows deeper problems
Written by MARTHA WAGGONER | Associated Press 26 January 2012
In this photo taken Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, Duke first-year Jonathan Hill-Rorie joins other students in front of Duke Chapel during a protest in Durham, N.C. The group was protesting over an unpublished ... read more >>
Judge: Black church rightful owner of KKK store
Written by Associated Press 10 January 2012
Rev. David Kennedy of New Beginnings Baptist Church (AP PHOTO) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After a lengthy legal battle between a black South Carolina church and members of the Ku Klux Klan, a judge has ruled ... read more >>
The Presidential Race Is On!
Written by Associated Press 05 January 2012
Though it's the GOP's primary, all eyes are still on President Obama ... they're fighting for his job ... and he's gearing up to fight back Last Tuesday night, after a year of politicking and see-saw ... read more >>
Soledad O'Brien becomes a new anchor for CNN
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 05 January 2012
One of the top Black news reporters has her own program, which will address various news and issues. On Jan. 2, Soledad O'Brien's new program aired on CNN entitled, "Starting Point." Her new show fills ... read more >>
A/G settles multi-state suit
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2011
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Half Billion Dollar Nationwide Settlement over Price-Fixing Scheme SAN FRANCISCO - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently announced that her office, along ... read more >>
The Tale of Two Candidates
Written by Art Blackwell National syndicated writer 16 December 2011
Herman Cain, an African-American, was one of the candidates (AP PHOTO BY DAVID TULIS) It was the best of times, and the worst of times... It was the best of times for Republican presidential candidate ... read more >>
Living in prison
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 08 December 2011
According to a documentary written a few years ago, one of America's largest maximum security prisons is the Louisiana State Penitentiary, more well-known as 'Angola' Prison What does life imprisonment ... read more >>
The Black Press (NNPA) / Nielsen Consumer Report
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 December 2011
This is a historic consumer report that was hammered out for the Black Press on behalf of the Black consumer, so that spending in Black America produce tangible returns. In an unprecedented agreement, ... read more >>
California and Nevada Attorneys-General investigate mortgage fraud
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 December 2011
California Attorney-General Kamala D. Harris addresses the media with Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto by her side. (Photo by Jason Lewis)They have teamed and formed an alliance to go after ... read more >>
Black Coalition Addresses Proposition 209
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 06 December 2011
CALIFORNIA AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITYJOIN FORCES TO OPPOSE PROPOSITION209 IN CALIFORNIA AND MICHIGAN by Sentinel NewswireLos Angeles NAACP, Los Angeles Sentinel, Alliance for Equal Opportunity in Education, ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 November 2011
SEEKING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR ROUTINE HIV SCREENING Washington, D.C. - Recently, on Capitol Hill, Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-35), a Congressional leader in the fight to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS ... read more >>
Obama Hosts First African-American Policy Conference
Written by By AFRO Staff Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 23 November 2011
President Barack Obama held the first ever African-American Policy in Action Leadership Conference at the White House on Nov. 9 to coincide with the release of a report, "The President's Agenda and the ... read more >>

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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