Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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 >>
Toyota Refuses to Thank Black Consumers
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (NNPA National Correspondent) 16 June 2011
Akio Toyoda, president and CEO of Toyota.  Though Black consumers spend $2.2 billion with Toyota, the company continues to disrespect and exploit the Black consumer.     "...Toyota disrespects, undervalues ... read more >>
U.S. Attorney leads law enforcement action against street gang
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 June 2011
U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. Federal Racketeering Indictment Alleges Azusa Street Gang Responsible for  Narcotics Trafficking and Campaign of Hate Crimes Targeting African-AmericansIn the culmination ... read more >>
Obama: Made in the USA
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 May 2011
Obama: Made in the USA Talk about taking a lemon and making lemonade: that is just what the Obama campaign appears to have done. Since the birth certificate brouhaha just won't go away, then according ... read more >>
Assemblyman Mike Davis Named Legislative Man of the Year by the Women's Political Caucus of California
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 May 2011
Celebrating Our Leaders...Then and Now Gala Awards hosted by the National Women's Political Caucus of California named Honorable Mike Davis as the Legislative Man of the Year. The California African American ... read more >>
NAMD Holds Marketing Conference on “The Future of Black Advertising”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 May 2011
Standing: Clyde Allen, NAMD Exec Director, Deborah Crable, Past NAMD Chairman, Norm Bond, NAMD Chairman. Seated:- NAMD Award Winners, Alvin Hartley (for Andrew Morrison); Howard Buford, Ken Smikle The ... read more >>
President Obama Meets with CBC at White House
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 May 2011
President Barack Obama meets with the Congressional Black Caucus in the State Dining Room of the White House. ( Photo by Pete Souza) The Congressional Black Caucus recently held its first full Caucus meeting ... read more >>
$18.5 Million Lawsuit Taken From Wrongfully Convicted Man
Written by Stacy Patton (Special to the NNPA) 19 May 2011
Alan Newton By Stacey Patton, Special to the NNPA In 1985 Alan Newton, a Bronx man, was convicted for rape, robbery, and assault and was imprisoned for 22 years of a 40-year sentence before being cleared ... read more >>
Black Woman Victim of IMF Chief
Written by David B. Caruso (Associated Press) 19 May 2011
She came to this country from Guinea, West Africa, seven years ago and is a single parent raising her 15-year old daughter.By DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press StoryNEW YORK - IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn ... read more >>
Celebrating Healthy Babies – Past, Present & Future
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 May 2011
GBBB Black Infant Health Offers Free Community Health Fair & Family Fun DayPromoting healthy lifestyles for everyone from infants to adults, Great Beginnings for Black Babies' Black Infant Health ... read more >>
The Birthers: Déjà vu All Over Again
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 May 2011
By Lee A. DanielsSpecial to the NNPA If you think the Birthers have been chastened into silence, think again--and look to the past. If you want to view the spiritual parents of the Birthers and their ... read more >>
Why Didn’t Blacks Celebrate Bin Laden’s Killing
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 May 2011
Special to the NNPA from Understandably, the killing of Osama bin Laden unleashed strong emotions among Americans - relief, satisfaction, fears of retribution, denial, and even ... read more >>
MLK Memorial Foundation Announces Plans for Aug. 28 MLK Memorial Dedication
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 May 2011
Washington, D.C.--The Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. today announced plans for the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in West ... read more >>
Attorney General Harris Encourages Californians to turn in Old Prescription Drugs
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 May 2011
SACRAMENTO - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris encourages Californians to participate in "Prescription Drug Take-Back Day" tomorrow by taking their expired, unwanted and unused prescriptions to an official ... read more >>
HUD Works to stop Loan Scams
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 May 2011
The organization is looking to inform, address and stop scam artists from targeting vulnerable homeowners.On Friday, Apr. 28, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) held a press conference ... read more >>
Orange County Republican’s Cartoon is Racist, and Davanport Should Resign, So Says CA. NAACP
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 April 2011
Statement of Alice Huffman, PresidentSACRAMENTO--The California State NAACP through its President, Alice Huffman today has issued a statement regarding the cartoon emailed around by Orange County Republican ... read more >>
Overwhelming Support for Publisher Karl Rodney
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 April 2011
Karl Rodney, publisher of New York Carib NewsOverwhelming Support for Publisher Karl RodneyOn Thursday April 14, Karl Rodney appeared before Judge Emmet Sullivan, who sits on the  U. S. District Court ... read more >>
Power in Action
Written by Cyril Josh Barker (Special to NNPA) 17 April 2011
Rev. Al Sharpton and President Barack Obama President Barack Obama addresses National Action Network confabBy Cyril Josh BarkerSpecial to the NNPA President Barack Obama went to New York last week with ... read more >>
Tribute to Dr. Manning Marable (1950 – 2011): The Importance of Black Historians
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 April 2011
 By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA ColumnistProfessor William Manning Marable's contributions to African American history remind all of us of how important it is to get the best possible education and ... read more >>
Obama launches bid for a second term
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 07 April 2011
President Obama fired upThe president speaking to the CBC executive committee Energetic and upbeat, President Obama dashed the hopes of those naysayers who claimed that he is a one-term chief executive. ... read more >>
What is the State of Black America?
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 March 2011
Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League The National Urban League has been focusing on that question since 1976 and in 2011, the issue is jobsNational Urban League ReportOn March 29th the ... read more >>
Will CBC and Black Leaders Stick with Obama?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 March 2011
The President is walking a slippery slope on the healthcare reform, jobs and war.Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorA year ago when President Barack Obama signed the landmark legislation known as ... read more >>
Report: Black Homicides Up in NYC
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 March 2011
By Cyril Josh Barker, Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam NewsHomicides increased in New York City and murders among Blacks went up in 2010, according to the NYPD. The information was published ... read more >>
How to survive a “Big One”…
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 March 2011
In an instant, a normal, routine day can turn into fighting for your life. A natural disaster can happen at any time. Are you prepared to survive a natural catastrophe?Be Ready!By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel ... read more >>
Ban Schools with Poor Graduation Rates from NCAA Tournament
Written by Perry Green (Special to the NNPA from the AFRO – American newspaper) 24 March 2011
Education Sec. Duncan Focuses on Schools with less than 50% Rates—Notes Particularly Black PlayersBy Perry GreenSpecial to the NNPA from the AFRO-American newspapersIf a school can’t keep at least ... read more >>

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