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SPECIAL REPORT: the Supreme Court Could Scuttle Critical Fair Housing Rule
Written by By Jeff Larson and Nikole Hannah-Jones, Special to NNPA from ProPublica 11 October 2014
The Obama administration is preparing to issue a rule setting a single standard for proving violations of the Fair Housing Act — just as the Supreme Court signals it may take up a challenge to the measure.   SPECIAL ... read more >>
Black Females Lack Leadership Opportunities
Written by By Jazelle Hunt, NNPA Washington Correspondent 11 October 2014
  Fatima Goss Graves speaks at an April 1 Senate hearing on the Paycheck Fairness Act. (Senate Democrats/Flick/CC license).  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – While Black girls posses high levels of leadership ... read more >>
Police mistakenly think black teen is home burglar
Written by Associated Press 10 October 2014
Police mistook a black teenager for a burglar and pepper-sprayed him inside the home of his white foster parents. It was Monday afternoon when 18-year-old DeShawn Currie came home from school and ... read more >>
Obama raising money in California for Democrats
Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press 10 October 2014
President Barack Obama answers questions during a town hall event at Cross Campus, a collaborative space that brings together freelancers, creative professionals, entrepreneurs and startup teams, on ... read more >>
L.A. area mountains to be national monument
Written by Kevin Freking, Associated Press 10 October 2014
This Dec. 27, 2012 file photo, snow covered San Gabriel Mountains rise behind the downtown Los Angeles downtown skyline. President Barack Obama plans to announce on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 that he will ... read more >>
VIDEO: Her Excellency Dr. Dlamini Zuma visits Sentinel
Written by Aaron Brumfield 10 October 2014
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Brenda Marsh Mitchell Gospel Stage debuts at Taste of Soul 2014
Written by By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Religion Editor 09 October 2014
                                          Brenda Marsh - Mitchell      Rev. Kelvin Sauls    J. Boykin  Tymeka  The Brenda Marsh Mitchell ... read more >>
Patient at HU Hospital Doesn’t Have Ebola, Officials Say
Written by Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer 09 October 2014
Howard University Hospital (Courtesy of nlm.nih.gov) A patient being treated for Ebola-like symptoms at Howard University Hospital in D.C. does not have the deadly virus, health officials said. The ... read more >>
Sharpton Hosts Education Summit
Written by Cyril Josh Barker Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 09 October 2014
The Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network hosted its Education Summit 2014 at New York University recently, sparking the conversation on the education gap in America. Sponsored by Education for ... read more >>
Wal-Mart cuts health benefits for some part-timers
Written by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO Associated Press 09 October 2014
Walmart workers on strike, and their supporters, picket in Richmond, California. (Photo: courtesy of OURWalmart/flickr) Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of ... read more >>
Natural and artificial 'flavors' fuel food industry but remain a mystery
Written by Candice Choi, AP Food Industry Writer 09 October 2014
This Sept. 26, 2014 photo shows the ingredients label on a bag of Nacho Cheese flavored Doritos, in Philadelphia. “Artificial and natural flavors” have become ubiquitous terms on food labels, helping ... read more >>
Black Business Expo President Harold Hambrick Dies
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 09 October 2014
President of the Black Business Expo and longtime Watts community advocate Harold Hambrick has died. He was 71. He passed during the evening of Oct. 8 and the cause of dead is not immediately known. Hambrick ... read more >>
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Host Community Summit
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 October 2014
  More than 50 Deltas from 13 Los Angeles Alumnae chapters appeared before City Council to declare Sept. 30. as Delta Day in Los Angeles  President Herb Wesson hosted members of the Delta Sigma Theta ... read more >>
Report: Cost of Ebola could top $32 billion
Written by Deb Riechmann Associated Press 09 October 2014
(AP Photo: A teacher uses a thermometer to test the temperture of students checking for possible Ebola fever at a primary school in Lagos, Nigeria)   WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola's economic toll could ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Boosts Crenshaw Small Businesses
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 October 2014
  Taste of Soul reigns supreme among LA’s big street festivals, featuring all things “soulful” -- food, music, fine art, fashion and live performances.  But this year, Taste of Soul will ... read more >>
Brenda Marsh Mitchell Square Dedication Announced
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 October 2014
  Brenda Marsh - Mitchell  City Council President Herb Wesson has announced that the dedication of the Brenda Marsh Mitchell Square will take place on Thursday, October 9 at 11:00 a.m. on the southeast ... read more >>
South Coast Air Quality Management District Brings Air Quality Awareness to Taste of Soul!!
Written by Special to the Sentinel 08 October 2014
William Burke and the South Coast Air Quality Management District will join the list of sponsors at this year’s Taste of Soul     Children growing up in areas of Southern California with high ... read more >>
VIOLENCE ON THE RISE IN FORMER HUTU-TUTSI BATTLEGROUND
Written by Global Information Network 07 October 2014
(Courtesy photo: President Pierre Nkurunziza and Secretary of State John Kerry)  (GIN) – Fears are growing that the Central African nation of Burundi is sliding back into a battlefield as the country ... read more >>
Nurse in Spain gets Ebola, Raising Global Concern
Written by MIKE STOBBE Associated Press 07 October 2014
(AP Photo: President Barack Obama meets with members of his national security team and senior staff to receive updates on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa) NEW YORK (AP) — In a case underscoring ... read more >>
The ‘Queen’ Comes to Taste of Soul!!
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 04 October 2014
The appearance for Latifah will not be her first at Taste of Soul, she made an impromptu appearance two years ago to show her support of the event that celebrates Black culture. Queen Latifah signs ... read more >>
Emerging Leaders Discuss Pressing Issues in Black America
Written by James Wright Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 02 October 2014
  The facilitators of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Emerging Leaders program decided not to have a traditional panel of speakers for its 44th Annual Legislative Conference forum on ... read more >>
Many sick in US Ebola patient's Liberia hometown
Written by KRISTA LARSON Associated Press 02 October 2014
Neighbors sit in front of the house that Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian man now hospitalized in Texas, rented on 72nd SKD Boulevard during his stay in Liberia, in Morovia, Thursday Oct. 2, 2014.  (AP ... read more >>
New Nielsen Study Underscores Need for Diversity
Written by Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent 02 October 2014
Nielsen's Cheryl Pearson-McNeil says Blacks are trendsetters. The most effective way for companies to connect with African Americans is by reflecting diversity in their advertisements and utilizing ... read more >>
Bishop T.D. Jakes Suing Young Jeezy and Kendrick Lamar
Written by Terry Shropshire Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Daily World 02 October 2014
Jeezy (left) with Kendrick Lamar Internationally-renwoned and universally-beloved Bishop T.D. Jakes is vowing to file a lawsuit against popular rapper Young Jeezy and singer Kendrick Lamar for sampling ... read more >>
Premiere of the New Taste of Soul App!
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Contributing Writer 02 October 2014
  For the first time in Taste of Soul history a mobile app is born.   Tired of looking timeously for the next food vendor to try during the Taste of Soul Festival? Interested in seeing a list ... read more >>

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