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Report Card on School Dropouts: Progress Made; Challenges Ahead
Written by Special to NNPA from TheDefendersOnline.Com 30 December 2010
Special to the NNPA from TheDefendersOneline.comIn the last decade, a coalition of public school educators, parents and civic activists across the country have charted substantial progress in deterring ... read more >>
Former New York Congressman Rev. Flake Speaks to California Pastors
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
By Cheryl Brown Special to the NNPA from blackvoicenews.com Rev. Dr. Floyd H. Flake, well known for his passion, his tenacity, and his ability to turn around a community and take it from the bottom to ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters: FCC Net Neutrality Rules Don’t Go Far Enough, Could Harm Many American Consumers of Color
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Washington, DC--Congresswoman Maxine Waters issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission's ruling on net neutrality regulations:While I commend the FCC for approving network ... read more >>
Malcolm X’s grandson comes to town
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
El Hajj Malcolm Shabazz El Hajj Malcolm Shabazz will be coming to Los Angeles, to give a community report-back about his recent Hajj to Mecca. He will be speaking in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 2, at ... read more >>
Senator Price Calls for Delay of Proposed Sale of Exposition Park Property to USC
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Wants negotiations to be transparent and to include stakeholdersSenator Curren D. Price, Jr., speaking at a packed meeting of the Board of Directors for Exposition Park and the California Science Center, ... read more >>
The American Legion Auxiliary Jackie Robinson Unit 252
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
A Veterans Christmas Celebration "Gives the Gift of Love"It was a day of joy, laughter as the Ladies of the American Legion Auxiliary hosted their 27th Annual Christmas Party to honor local community ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha’s Theta Mu Omega Chapter: The Progressive Ladies of Inglewood
Written by Jason Lewis 30 December 2010
(L-R) Natalia Nagthall (President), Alma Davis (outgoing President), Katessa Charles Davis (International Parliamentarian), Coretta Harris (outgoing Vice President), and Cameron Brown (Vice President).By ... read more >>
Charlie’s Angels Motorcycle Club and Lil Eazy – E Provide Christmas for Families in Need
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Charlie's Angels Motorcycle & Social Club along with Lil Eazy-E, the son of late rap legend Eric Eazy-E Wright hosted the 1st Annual Charlie's Angels Christmas Toy Giveaway, Tuesday, December 21 in ... read more >>
Kevon Gulley is ‘Just Like Compton’
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to Sentinel) 30 December 2010
After Bouncing from California Foster Care System to the Correctional System, One Compton Native is Doing Things DifferentlySpecial to Sentinel by Jasmyne A. Cannick It's been eight months since Kevon ... read more >>
2011 Donate Life Rose Parade Float Urges Viewers to Seize the Day!
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Herbert Lewis, father of organ donor Devron Lewis works on his son's floragraph in preparation for the Rose Parade.  Devron's floragraph, will among those featured on Donate Life's entry ""Seize the Day." ... read more >>
Young Mother Killed on Christmas Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Christopher Jackson holds his and Kashmier James' daughter Neveah, 3, at a press conference on Tuesday. James' daughter, Neveah, witnessed the shooting from inside her mother's car and told reporters, ... read more >>
Blacks Support of President Obama Still Steady
Written by Eric Mayes (Special from the NNPA) 30 December 2010
Despite Tax Deal, Blacks Favor President Almost Twice the Rate of WhitesBy Eric Mayes Special from the NNPA President Barack Obama approaches the second anniversary of his inauguration with the overwhelming ... read more >>
Attorney Robert H. McNeil, Jr. joins attorney general’s transition team
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 December 2010
Attorney Robert H. McNeill, Jr. Attorney general elect, Kamala Harris taps prominent Los Angeles attorney to be a part of one of the committees of her transition team.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Remember the Time: 2010
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 December 2010
Passing from 2010 into 2011 As 2010 fades into the distant past and 2011 rapidly approaches, it is important to reflect on the past to look at the some of the events, and gauge what might have been done ... read more >>
PARKS TEAMS UP WITH CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR TO ASSIST LAPD IN GRIM SLEEPER INVESTIGATION
Written by Super User 27 December 2010
PARKS TEAMS UP WITH CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR TO ASSIST LAPD IN GRIM SLEEPER INVESTIGATION  LOS ANGELES - Councilmember Bernard C. Parks announced at a news conference on Thursday that his office has enlisted ... read more >>
Statement by Congresswoman-Elect Karen Bass on Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, Senate Vote on DREAM Act
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
Statement by Congresswoman-Elect Karen Bass on Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, Senate Vote on DREAM Act  Karen Bass: "We have witnessed today the hope of equality and the failure of opportunity in the ... read more >>
Cable Industry Corporate Executive Curtis Symonds to Keynote Annual King Day Breakfast for Black College Alumni
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
Cable Industry Corporate Executive Curtis Symonds to Keynote Annual King Day Breakfast for Black College Alumni Los Angeles – Curtis Symonds, former Executive Vice President of Black Entertainment Television ... read more >>
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA'S STATEMENT ON SENATE BLOCKING THE DREAM ACT
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA'S STATEMENT ON SENATE BLOCKING THE DREAM ACT LOS ANGELES -- Mayor Villaraigosa issued the following statement today after the United States Senate blocked the DREAM Act:  "I am disappointed ... read more >>
Boxer Statement on President Obama Signing Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
BOXER STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNING REPEAL OF “DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL” Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) released the following statement today after President Obama ... read more >>
Blacks doubt death in small Southern town is a suicide--they want answers now.
Written by Jesse Muhammad (Final Call Staff Writer) 27 December 2010
Family, political leaders, activists want further investigation into hanging death of young manBy Jesse MuhammadFinal Call Staff writerThe idea of a so-called post-racial America was widely discussed, ... read more >>
Barbara Lee Hails Signing of Bill to Name Post Office in Honor of Dorothy Height
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
Washington, DC--Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, joined President Barack Obama and a number of her colleagues to honor the life and legacy of the late Dr. Dorothy ... read more >>
Jerelyn Oliver Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
Jerelyn (Jeri) Patrice Oliver was born on January 2, 1972 to Jacquelyn Newsom Oliver and James Oliver in Houston, Texas.Jerelyn accepted Jesus as her personal savior and was baptized at an early age at ... read more >>
New City Council Takes Over in Oxnard
Written by Peggy Hunt 24 December 2010
Chief Jeri WilsonBy Peggy HuntWhat does it take to put a city at the top in these tough times? A leader must  have the ability to create opportunity and awesome results out of turmoil. On  Thursday, ... read more >>
Civil Rights group sign ground breaking agreement with Comcast, NBC Universal
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 24 December 2010
Special to the NNPA from the AFRO-American Newspaper The NAACP, National Urban League, and National Action Network announced an agreement with Comcast and NBC Universal to expand current diversity initiatives ... read more >>
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame Announces 2011 Inductees
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 December 2010
Bishop Barbara KingMarc H. Morial   Footsteps of Civil Rights Leaders Placed in Historic Site During Annual Trumpet AwardsAtlanta, GA--Footsteps of ten new revered civil rights icons will be added to ... read more >>

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