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Twenty Years - One Los Angeles
Written by Wendy Greuel, L.A. City Controller 27 April 2012
Wendy Greuel, L.A. City ControllerSeeing palm trees on fire. Looking out my office window and watching a car being overturned as the very same image was being broadcast live on my TV. Watching the smoke ... read more >>
Michael, Whitney, Tupac, Biggie
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 27 April 2012
 Dr. Firpo W. CarrAnti-Defamation law proposed"A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth." (Ecclesiastes 7:1, New International Version) Indeed, if you ... read more >>
Hey Cell Phone Junkies!
Written by Larry Buford 27 April 2012
The people who really need to read this article probably won't because they're too busy yapping on their cell phones. Maybe those who do read it can make a copy and somehow slip it to someone they know ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 27 April 2012
The word "accountability" is used so often and indiscriminately, it has become an almost meaningless buzz word, especially for those in leadership positions. Today's column examines some implications of ... read more >>
Be Brave
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 27 April 2012
Fear stifles ambition. A brave man will Love without submission! Not because her Love is euphoric or enabling via addiction, more like the gift that is accepted freely with out contradiction! Be Brave, ... read more >>
Don't Think You Have Forever...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 27 April 2012
Wellington's RoadBrian W. Carter, Staff WriterLife is fleeting. It doesn't seem like it at first or during but it is fleeting. We waste so much time on things that just don't matter.Now I've probably written ... read more >>
Are the Democratic and Republican Parties One and the Same?
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 27 April 2012
.Those of you who like to go around saying that there's no difference between the Democratic and Republican Parties should pause a moment to take note. The Republican led United States Supreme Court is ... read more >>
King Day of Sacrifice
Written by Rev. Eric Lee 27 April 2012
Rev. Eric LeeJustice, Jobs & Continued StruggleOn April 4, 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered by an assassin's bullet. As the foremost leader and prophetic voice of the Civil Rights ... read more >>
Time to revive national civil rights commission
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 27 April 2012
Prosecutors in the Trayvon Martin case--Trayvon was the young African American shot to death on the streets in Sanford, Fla., by a self-appointed community watch volunteer--have decided not to send the ... read more >>
Did Real Rulers Rouse a Real Jesus?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 20 April 2012
Proof of Jesus Series: Article 2In the March 22, 2012, issue of the Sentinel, Article 1 of the Proof of Jesus Series (entitled, "Was Jesus Christ a Real Person?") appeared wherein scholarly observations ... read more >>
On Saving Pennies (Rainy Day Blues)
Written by Larry Buford 20 April 2012
The other day I decided to coin-roll all the pocket-change coins I'd been saving. It took about four hours and I ended up with five rolls of nickels, one and two-thirds rolls of quarters, seven rolls of ... read more >>
Notes from the Battlefield:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 20 April 2012
Trayvon, Strategy and StruggleIn thinking deep and determined about the strategy and struggle for justice for Trayvon Martin and all the other Black boys and men, and persons and peoples of color similarly ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 20 April 2012
Unfortunately, the odds are Trayvon Martin's tragic death will be just another wasted moment, not a spark that ignites a movement. When the spotlight of media coverage is gone and the strident outcry over ... read more >>
American Riots:
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 20 April 2012
The Red Summer The so-called "Liberal Democracy" that America has been enjoying may be nearing its end.Two important signs that the current economic and political system may be breaking down are overproduction ... read more >>
a hoodie
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 20 April 2012
When my eyes opened I could see myself in a place illuminated with memories of my life. I feel a surreal sense of peace, euphoric the opposite of strife.Was it my time, the answer I cannot speak, yet I ... read more >>
Renew the movement to fight for civil rights
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 20 April 2012
We mourn Trayvon Martin, the young African American who, armed only with candy and a soft drink, was shot dead for the offense of "walking while black."George Zimmerman, the vigilante who shot him, has ... read more >>
Racist Dogs On Notice:
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 20 April 2012
You Can Not Have Another Trayvon!I am Trayvon Martin.My son is Trayvon Martin.As such, I am placing venomous, racist dogs on notice that if any Trayvon I love is given the treatment that the piece of crap ... read more >>
CBCF Statement on the Tragedy of Trayvon Martin
Written by Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 20 April 2012
 The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) wishes to express its condolences to the family of Trayvon Martin. We are dismayed that such a terrible tragedy occurred, and are in full support of the ... read more >>
Racist Christians?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 20 April 2012
Discrimination in the Congregation?Some say "Christian" America's Bible Belt lassoed Trayvon Martin and hung him high. Easter is fast approaching, and Christendom's elated. But many lament that Sunday ... read more >>
Name That Presidential Candidate!
Written by Larry Buford 20 April 2012
Names like Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy and even Barack Obama were all recognized "brand" names when the nominees took office as president. To date, there are many who still ... read more >>
For Trayvon and Our People:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 20 April 2012
Radical Racial and Social JusticeThe savage and senseless murder of Trayvon Martin drives another nail in the coffin of "post-racial" confusion and double-talk about the devastating racial and racist reality ... read more >>
Remnants of Slave Justice:
Written by Dr. Brenda Wall 20 April 2012
Emmitt Till to Trayvon Martin The brutal murder of innocent Emmitt Till in Money, Mississippi a generation ago was so horrific that it galvanized national and international media attention and became pivotal ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 20 April 2012
Legislation and resources, though inadequate, tend to focus on the barriers confronting adults returning to society after being incarcerated. Although just as serious, problems facing juveniles returning ... read more >>
Trayvon Martin's Parents Re-live a 'Nightmare'
Written by George E. Curry, NNPA Special Contributor 20 April 2012
WASHINGTON (NNPA)--On the night of Feb. 26, Tracy Martin and his girlfriend had gone out to dinner in Sanford, Fla., leaving his 17-year-old son, Trayvon, behind at the townhouse with plans to watch the ... read more >>
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Passage of Senate Transportation Bill
Written by U.S. Rep. Karen Bass 22 March 2012
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement on the passage of the Senate's two-year, $109 billion transportation bill by a vote of 74 to 22:"I applaud the Senate ... read more >>

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