Thursday, April 24, 2014
Afro-Mexicans Demand Answers in Response to Death of Malcolm Latif Shabazz
Written by Karen Juanita CarrilloSpecial to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 22 August 2013
In this undated photo courtesy of the Shabazz family is  Malcolm Shabazz in an unknown location. Shabazz, the 28-year-old grandson of political activist Malcolm X, died in Mexico, U.S. officials confirmed ... read more >>
Harry Belafonte calls for a new, fair sentencing hearing for Duane Buck
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 August 2013
American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist Harry Belafonte, Jr. conducts a network interview Friday July 26, 2013 outside the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phil Sears) Harry ... read more >>
Wesson Breaks Ground at West Adams Heights Park
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 August 2013
Council President Herb Wesson (center) is joined by residents and community stakeholders at the West Adams Heights Park Ground Breaking. (Sentinel File Photo) Citing the need for more open space and ... read more >>
NUL, NAN, NCBCT & NNPA Prepare for 50th Anniversary Celebration in DC
Written by Sentinel News service 22 August 2013
Rain runs down the face of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. Work to refinish part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial where a disputed inscription was recently ... read more >>
The Inaugural Cedric “The Entertainer” Celebrity Golf Classic: a Summer Success!
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 August 2013
Benefits Brotherhood Crusade, Kyles Family Foundation and The Boys and Girls Club of Camarillo Cedric “The Entertainer” said he was pleased to announce the launch of The Inaugural Cedric “The ... read more >>
Grieving Mother Files Civil Rights Lawsuit
Written by Charlene Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 22 August 2013
Teresa Carter with photo of her late son Chavis.  She's Skeptical Handcuffed Son Shot Himself  The mother of a young, Black man fatally shot while handcuffed in the back seat of a police ... read more >>
Board of Supervisors Approves Funding for MLK Hospital
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 August 2013
Moving forward with construction of the new Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Willowbrook, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved $29 million to complete the County’s ... read more >>
Athletics Attract and Academics Inspire at Crenshaw High
Written by Kenneth Miller and Jennifer Bihm 22 August 2013
Passionate Principal Remon Corely wants as many scholars as athletes  As the Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and students returned from their summer break, enthusiasm was in the ... read more >>
Actor Lee Thompson Young found dead
Written by Edward Rice Sentinel Contributing Writer 22 August 2013
Tragedy struck Hollywood on Monday August 19 when former Disney television star, Lee Thompson Young, 29 was found dead in his North Hollywood home. According to a Los Angeles police spokesperson, ... read more >>
Students return to school in Okla. after tornado
Written by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press 16 August 2013
    MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Students from two elementary schools destroyed by a tornado last spring returned to classes Friday, eager to reunite with their classmates but worried about what would ... read more >>
Egypt authorizes police use of deadly force
Written by Associated Press 15 August 2013
  CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities on Thursday authorized police to use deadly force to protect themselves and key state institutions from attacks, after supporters of the deposed Islamist president ... read more >>
Marcus Garvey and African Liberation: A New Light Dawning
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 15 August 2013
It was for Marcus Garvey at an early age an uplift vision of African liberation imagined, mapped out and foreseen as the dawning of a new light and life on earth and the initiation of a new history ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry 15 August 2013
           Apparently, serious conversations about racism, locally and nationally, even among   Blacks, are in vogue only after high-profile, blatantly unacceptable Incidents like Rodney ... read more >>
Letters to Judge Reveals the Private Struggle of Jesse Jackson, Jr.
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 15 August 2013
When the story broke that Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D-Ill.) had used political donations as his own piggy bank, many people were surprised. Even though prosecutors said Jackson spent thousands ... read more >>
Forgiving For Living Host 2nd Annual Healthy Wealthy and Wise Conference
Written by sentinel News Service 15 August 2013
  Forgiving for Living a local community non-profit dedicated to educating and providing a better quality of life for young women will host its second annual Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Conference for ... read more >>
Calif. governor signs transgender-student bill
Written by TOM VERDIN Associated Press 15 August 2013
California on Monday August 12 became the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom ... read more >>
Bayard Rustin Will Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama for His Key Role in the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 August 2013
President Barak Obama has bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom upon Bayard Rustin, civil rights activist who worked alongside Martin Luther King Junior, and author of Time on Two Crosses (Cleis ... read more >>
Many Events Planned for March on Washington
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 15 August 2013
  In addition to the long-planned March on Washington scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 24, the White House has announced that President Obama will speak at a commemorative service at the Lincoln Memorial ... read more >>
Lois Hill-Hale Home Going Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 August 2013
Lois Hill-Hale Home Going Celebration FAME 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018 Tuesday August 20th, 2013 @ 10:00am Reverend Chip Murray presiding    read more >>
LAPD Slapped with 300,000 Verdict for Excessive Force
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 August 2013
On August 9,  a federal jury awarded Rodney Sawyer, a 33-year old African-American single father, $300,000.00 against Los Angeles Police Department Officers Navaro Alvarro and Luis Bonilla for an illegal ... read more >>
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas raises $230,000 in his campaign for 54th Assembly District, expresses gratitude to supporters
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 August 2013
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas recently announced he has raised $230,000 in the first two months of his campaign for state Assembly’s 54th District. On June 30 Ridley-Thomas officially reported having ... read more >>
Sheriff Baca Answers his Critics: Focused on fifth term and commitment to Blacks
Written by KENNETH MILLER Sentinel Managing Editor 15 August 2013
As the sun begins to set on his fourth term as Los Angeles County Sheriff, Lee Baca has heard the critics who have urged him to retire, but has dared to fight on and intensify his focus on supporting ... read more >>
The Final Goodbyes to A Promising Teen
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor 15 August 2013
 MY BELOVED BROTHER: Ea Shoushtari and slain brother Bijan Shoushtari at his senior high prom gathering.  Photo Courtesy of Shoushtari Family ONE LOVE: Bijan Michael Shoushtari, who was shot ... read more >>
White House condemns violence in Egypt
Written by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press 14 August 2013
  EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The White House on Wednesday condemned the violence sweeping across Egypt, as well as the resumption of emergency law there, warning Egypt's military-backed interim government ... read more >>
Metro: OCTA enforcing 20-hr closure of I-405 this weekend
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2013
  Metro would like to make sure you are aware of OCTA’s planned 20-hour closure of theI-405 between I-605 and SR-22 this weekend (9 pm Saturday, 8/17 – 5 pm Sunday, 8/18). ... read more >>



Click to