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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 >>
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 thedefendersonline.com 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 >>

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