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Written by Alfonzo Tucker 30 May 2013
The difficulty of parenthood is “sacrifice.” Providing house and food alone will not suffice! Do not except the local underpaid teacher to raise your child, remember your baby is one of several ... read more >>
Black Students Flock to STEM Fields, Yet Business Lobby Pushes for More Temporary Workers
Written by William Spriggs 30 May 2013
Recently, young people watched or read about President Obama speaking at Morehouse College and first lady Michelle Obama addressing the graduates of Bowie State University. Hopefully they were inspired ... read more >>
The State of Equality and Justice in America: "We are Dangerously Close to Regressing"
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton 30 May 2013
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the great "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom". It was there, at one of the largest rallies for human rights, that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry 30 May 2013
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee recently sent an immigration reform bill to the full Senate for further debate and future action.  In an open letter to the Committee, the Black Immigration Network ... read more >>
African Liberation Day: Liberation Is Coming From A Black Thing
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 30 May 2013
When we defiantly declared on the burning battlefields of the Sixties that “liberation is coming from a Black thing”, we meant that it would come from a process and practice that Black people, ... read more >>
White House Scandal
Written by David G. Brown 24 May 2013
The Liberation Ethics of Malcolm X: Some Preliminary Notes
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 24 May 2013
Among the many and greatly valued gifts and good of the legacy of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, none is more important than his role as a moral teacher and the liberation ethics that formed the core of ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry Larry Aubry 24 May 2013
I apologize for this belated, but no less heartfelt, annual tribute to Minister Malcolm X. His life exemplifies service as well as the need for us to constantly struggle for justice and equality.  ... read more >>
Mental Physical and Emotional Support!
Written by Alfonzo Tucker 23 May 2013
The twist in your hips commands the attention of every man within your mist. It is flattering for which you will choose me to offer sentiments. However, I am in love and my ego views your advancement ... read more >>
Child poverty is the real scandal
Written by JESSE JACKSON 23 May 2013
 Washington is descending into another silly season. Let’s end this diversion of dust and smoke as partisans hype mock “scandals” for political profit. The real scandals — like that of children ... read more >>
My Tea Party 'Taliban' Comment...What is the Lesson Here?
Written by Julian Bond Special to the Sentinel 23 May 2013
Julian Bond Sentinel File Photo I have always suspected that racists didn't like being called out for their racism. Now I have proof.  When I told MSNBC's Thomas Roberts on May 14th that the Tea ... read more >>
A Message to the USDA: Continue to Respect Black Farmers
Written by Benjamin Todd Jealous Special to the Sentinel 23 May 2013
There is no way to make up for decades of discrimination that crippled the proud history of Black farm ownership in America. But we can do our best to move forward.  In 1999 the U.S. Department of ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry 17 May 2013
Good news.  Reversing the exclusion of Black men and boys from opportunities and benefits accorded other groups has become a priority for a growing group of philanthropic organizations. For instance, ... read more >>
Your Vote is Your Voice
Written by David G. Brown 17 May 2013
The Bridge: Pledge Allegiance to The Cash, Part 2—Lead Us Into Cash
Written by Darryl James 17 May 2013
“Lead us not into temptation,” goes The Lord’s Prayer. But in the Black community, those who pose as “leaders” do nothing but lead us into the wrong ways. Why? Because they are all about ... read more >>
Student loan crisis is coming to a head
Written by JESSE JACKSON 17 May 2013
The student loan burden is reaching crisis proportions. Young Americans are being saddled with unsustainable debts. A New York Federal Reserve Bank study found that a stunning 43 percent of 25-year-olds ... read more >>
No Second Class Families
Written by Benjamin Todd Jealous 17 May 2013
African Americans have spent much of our history fighting for equal treatment. Just two generations ago, our parents and our grandparents were banned from eating at certain restaurants, attending certain ... read more >>
“Malcolm, Liberation, Jihad and Justice: Righteous Warrior and Witness to the World”
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 17 May 2013
The day of birth and welcome into the world of Al Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, Min. Malcolm X, May 19, remains a special and sacred day of remembrance, marking and meditation for the advocates of our organization ... read more >>
Gay NBA and NFL Athletes
Written by David G. Brown 10 May 2013
Letters to Limbiko: Lady With a Rainbow in Her Hand
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 10 May 2013
It began as a flowering and overflowing of memories and meditation on your birthday, May 3, musings on the uplifting and enduring good you brought me, us, family and friends you love, the many students ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry 10 May 2013
In response to the Black Community-Mayoral Covenant, authored by the Black Community, Clergy and Labor Alliance’s (BCCLA), Leimert Park merchant Jackie Ryan,  offers   some provocative observations ... read more >>
Written by Alfonzo Tucker 10 May 2013
She likes her eggs over hard. Light spice with cherry tomato’s on the side. I am blessed to have her she is my pride. Soft smiles over hot rice, this brief moment must suffice. Her day is long; ... read more >>
The Bridge: Pledge Allegiance to The Cash, Part 1
Written by Darryl James 10 May 2013
In America, we are taught at an early age to place our hands over our hearts and pledge allegiance to the flag. But many of us have no idea what we are doing. When we pledge allegiance to the flag, ... read more >>
Clarence Thomas’s Deep-Seated Jealousy
Written by Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist 10 May 2013
For someone who seems to revel in being silent during the Supreme Court’s traditionally lively oral arguments – when a public display of his professional competence would be appropriate – Clarence ... read more >>
Blacks Underrepresented in Immigration Debate
Written by Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist 09 May 2013
The Senate’s Gang of Eight have put together an 844-page monstrosity known as the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, legislation that President Obama says he ... read more >>