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Ben Jealous Resigns as NAACP President
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 12 September 2013
Five years ago, Benjamin Jealous, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, made two promises. The first was to the NAACP to help the organization get to the ... read more >>
Grambling State Fires Doug Williams
Written by Sentinel News Services 12 September 2013
GRAMBLING, La. -- Grambling State fired coach Doug Williams on Wednesday after the Tigers (who were 1-10 last season) lost their first two games by a combined score of 71-19. The university said it ... read more >>
Wesson’s School Supply Fair Draws Hundreds
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 12 September 2013
Council President Herb Wesson congratulates Jenice Lacy, President of the “101 Enterprises Foundation” on the success of their recent School Supply Giveaway & Health Fair.” Getting ready for ... read more >>
Debbie Allen Dance Academy Premieres “Freeze Frame: at Australia’s Brisbane Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 12 September 2013
Cast members perform a scene from director/choreographer Debbie Allen's gripping musical piece, "Freeze Frame," which premieres at Brisbane Festival in Australia next week. (Courtesy Photo) Debbie ... read more >>
Area Girls to Take New Strides as “Girls on the Run Expands its After-School Program”
Written by generalinfo@lasentinel.net 12 September 2013
LA Girls Show the Joy of Running and Pride in Reaching Goals at Girls on the Run 5K Event Earlier this Spring (Courtesy Photo) Program expands to Inglewood, Compton, and South LA’s 99th Street School Nearly ... read more >>
Black Workers Would Benefit from Minimum Wage Hike
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Correspondent 11 September 2013
Protestors demonstrate outside a fast food restaurant on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Los Angeles. Fast-food protests were under way Thursday in U.S. cities including New York, Chicago and Detroit, with ... read more >>
Nigeria ruling party splinters as some urge change
Written by ARLEY PETESCH Associated Press 06 September 2013
Rivers state governor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, speaks to foreign journalist in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday Sept. 2, 2013.  (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba) A splinter group has been formed within Nigeria's ruling ... read more >>
Egypt judges recommend dissolving the Brotherhood
Written by SARAH EL DEEB Associated Press 06 September 2013
In this Monday, Nov. 22, 2010 file photo, then Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Mohammed Morsi speaks during a press conference alleging early fraud in Egypt parliamentary elections at the group's offices ... read more >>
NY case puts N-word use among blacks on trial
Written by LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press 06 September 2013
Brandi Johnson, left, and her lawyer, Marjorie M. Sharpe, leave federal court in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, after a civil jury awarded $30,000 in punitive damages in addition to the $250,000 in ... read more >>
In first major test, Obama overrules new team
Written by Julie Pace Associated Press 06 September 2013
The rising sun glints off of windows in the Capitol in Washington, on the Labor Day holiday, Monday, Sept. 2, 2013.  (AP Photo/Jacqueyn Martin)    President Barack Obama arrives to deliver remarks ... read more >>
Assemblymember Hall Statement on Second HIV Transmission of Adult Film Actor
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following a recent announcement that a 32-year old adult film actor has tested positive for HIV. The announcement came ... read more >>
Mitchell delivers 17,000 Signatures in support of bill to aid poor families
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
AB 271 would lift cap on CalWORKs aid to families when a baby is born Assemblymember Holly J. Mitchell delivered 17,000 signatures to Kevin De León, chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee recently ... read more >>
Waters Visits Harbor Hills Public Housing Development
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (right) chats with members of the Housing Authority The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) welcomed Congresswoman Maxine Waters recently to the Harbor ... read more >>
Richard Andrews Biography
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Richard Sylvester Andrews Sr. will always be an admired figure in the South Los Angeles community. Mr. Andrews resided in South Los Angeles all eighty-one years of his life, and he lived in his home ... read more >>
Fast Food Workers Demand Significant Pay Raise
Written by City News Service 06 September 2013
Demonstrators supporting fast food workers protest outside a McDonald's, July 29, 2013, in New York's Union Square. (Credit: AP/John Minchillo) Fast food workers in the Los Angeles area launched a strike ... read more >>
The IBW ‘Black Paper’ Seeks to Energize Activists
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 06 September 2013
  Ron Daniels, president of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century talks about the IBW Black Paper project in Washington, D.C. (Freddie Allen/NNPA).   Nkechi Taifa, a senior policy analyst ... read more >>
JOE ADAMS: A True Living Legend from Watts to the World
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 06 September 2013
POWER, POISE & PRESTIGE: Legendary manager, actor and businessman Joe Adams is known as “The Man Behind The Man,” who guided the historical career of ‘The Genius’ Ray Charles, but the he ... read more >>
County Awards Scholarships to Section 8 and Public Housing Students
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Housing Authority Resident Scholarships will Help Low-income Individuals Attend a 4-year University, Community College, or Vocational Program Through a partnership between the Housing Authority of the ... read more >>
Financial Institution Holds Annual Search for Nation’s Top Youth Volunteers
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Caption: State Honoree Jashira Bolden with Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix. Awards Program Honors Students in Grades 5-12 for Outstanding Volunteer Service Officials at Prudential Financial, Inc. ... read more >>
CAAM Commemorates March on Washington with Special Panel Discussion and Exhibit
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
  Photo courtesy of Marty Cotwright (L-R) USC Professor Geoffrey Cowan, Rev. James Lawson, former L.A. Councilman Robert Farrell, retired L.A. Police Commissioner President John Mack, Rev. Cecil “Chip” ... read more >>
WESSON ANNOUNCES FREE SUMMER “MOVIES IN THE PARK”
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Council President Herb Wesson congratulates winners of a new bicycle, a raffle prize at one of the “Movies in the Park” events. In what has become a summer tradition, Council President Herb J. Wesson, ... read more >>
NBA'S LAMAR ODOM ARRESTED FOR DUI IN LOS ANGELES
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 30 August 2013
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Task Force Targets South Los Angeles Gang
Written by City News Service 29 August 2013
      Dozens of suspected members and associates of a South Los Angeles gang were behind bars on August 29 and facing drug and conspiracy charges following a series of early morning raids by police ... read more >>
$100K Grant for SLU Researcher to Probe Health of Black Men
Written by Sandra Jordan Special to the NNPA from The St. Louis American 29 August 2013
Keon Gilbert, assistant professor at the College for Public Health & Social Justice at SLU   Keon Gilbert, assistant professor in the College for Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis ... read more >>
Kerman Maddox appointed to serve as Obama at-Large Delegate
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 August 2013
Managing Partner for Dakota Communications, Kerman Maddox was recently re-appointed for another four year term to serve as an Obama at-Large Delegate or Super Delegate to the Democratic National Committee. Maddox ... read more >>

 

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