Why Multiculturalism Fails in Germany
Written by Earl Flanagan 29 November 2010
By Earl Flanagan, Special to Sentinel A few days ago, my e-mail inbox began blowing up with links and questions about comments German Chancellor Angela Merkel made in Potsdam while addressing a youth ... read more >>
National Small Business Week 2011 Nominations for Small Business Awards Deadline Date extended to December 3, 2010
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 November 2010
Each year during National Small Business Week, the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recognizes outstanding small business owners and advocates for their contribution to the American economy and ... read more >>
Wells Fargo and Rainbow PUSH Announce New Financial Education Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 November 2010
Wells Fargo and Rainbow PUSH announce New Financial Education Program. Atlanta is setting for annual clergy luncheon officially signaling launch of  One Thousand Churches Connected Save Our Homes ProgramWells ... read more >>
RAY CHARLES THE GENIUS, The Musician, The Man, The Mogul
Written by Monique Washington 26 November 2010
(L-R) John W. Mack, president of the LAPD Police Commission; Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president and CEO of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF); Valerie Ervin, president Ray Charles Foundation and Ray Charles ... read more >>
Eric Peterson named U.S. Vice President for Diversity
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 November 2010
Eric PetersonDETROIT--General Motors has announced that Eric Peterson has been named U.S. Vice President, Diversity. Peterson, 58, will also continue to serve as director, industry dealer affairs, where ... read more >>
Black Farmers Finally Get Senate Action
Written by NNPA 26 November 2010
(L to R) CBC Chair Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA); John Boyd, head of the National Black Farmers Association; and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) showing support for the Black farmers bill. Special ... read more >>
Madame Attorney General
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 November 2010
Madame Attorney GeneralShe Won Again!  Kamala Harris is now officially the attorney-general elect of the state of California. By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor                  After ... read more >>
Black Friday and the Black Dollar
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 November 2010
 Where Black Friday once meant disaster now may mean hope for the economy. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterAfter we've all been filled up to our necks with turkey, ham, collard greens and yams, ... read more >>
Ca NAACP outraged at the death of another black man at the hands of Oakland law enforcement
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2010
(Sacramento, CA)..."The California NAACP is astounded yet again at the police misuse of deadly force inflicted on another African American man. Oakland Police Department has a history of Black men suffering ... read more >>
Ed Lara celebrates birthday with a fundraiser benefiting St. Timothy’s Day School
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2010
Philanthropist Ed Lara served as President and CEO of Westside Distributors for 28 years and retired in September 2000.  When most people turn 80 they continue to hone their golf skills, perhaps spend ... read more >>
CDPH Issues Administrative Penalties to 12 Hospitals
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2010
CDPH Issues Administrative Penalties to 12 HospitalsSACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today that 12 California hospitals have been assessed 14 administrative penalties ... read more >>
Contract Awarded for Central Utility Plant Replacement at Los Angeles International Airport
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2010
The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners today awarded a $271,519,000 design-build contract to Clark/McCarthy Joint Venture of Costa Mesa, Calif., to construct a replacement Central Utility Plant ... read more >>
Dr. Rice Makes a House Call (PART TWO)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 18 November 2010
The "Ordinary, Extraordinary People" Interview Click here for Part 1By Kam WilliamsCR: [Chuckles] Oh yeah, I know that piece by Scherzo. It's a very difficult one. I play a lot chamber music, and I'm currently ... read more >>
Johnson Publishing Company Sells Headquarters
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 November 2010
Does this signal the loss of a media giant?As an apparent sign of economic times, the home of Ebony and Jet magazines has gone the way of many other institutions that were reminiscent of Black economic ... read more >>
Minorities Do Not Become Professors
Written by Super User 18 November 2010
Special to the NNPA from the Precinct Reporter GroupUniversity faculty and academic administrators must consider the differing needs of underrepresented minority graduate students to attract them into ... read more >>
Rangel guilty: House ethics panel rules misconduct
Written by Associated Press 18 November 2010
Rep. Charles Rangel "I'm being denied the right to a lawyer," said Rep. Charles Rangel.  It's one of the fundamental rights of an American citizen.Associated Press StoryWASHINGTON--New York Rep. Charles ... read more >>
Haiti Still in Chaos
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 November 2010
The status of Haiti has grown worse in the 11 months since the earthquake: the recent hurricane and the cholera epidemic are proverbial insults added to massive injuries.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Remembering Mattie Markham
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 18 November 2010
The Legendary, Mother Markham           Markham was blessed with a long life, family and friends.             She was a woman who went by multiple aliases such as Mattie, Aunt Mattie, ... read more >>
L.A. welcomes Iyanla Vanzant
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 November 2010
Left to right: Betty Johnson, LA Sentinel Book Club Chairperson; Berlinda Fontenot-Jamerson, Museum of African American Art; Iyanla Vanzant, best-selling author; Tavis Smiley, noted broadcaster and ... read more >>
Lucille Bonnett Bryant, educator, community leader, AKA, passes away
Written by Super User 15 November 2010
Lucille Bonnett Bryant (affectionately known as Aunt Cille) was born on January 31, 1910 in San Antonio, Texas to the proud parents of Andrew Bonnett and Lena Benson. Sadly, she was predeceased by her ... read more >>
Irvin Donnell Howard, 68, passed peacefully at home, surrounded by family.
Written by Super User 15 November 2010
Irvin Donnell Howard, 68, passed away on Thursday October 21, 2010 peacefully at home, surrounded by family.A native of West Palm Beach, Florida, Irvin proudly served his country as a US Marine. Irvin ... read more >>
“A Man of Service” John T. Stevens, Sr. February 2, 1924 – November 2, 2010
Written by Super User 15 November 2010
John Theodore Stevens, Sr., age 86, made his heavenly transition on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 in Pembroke Pines, Florida after a prolonged illness which he fought valiantly.  Born February 2, 1924 in ... read more >>
Dr. Rice Makes a House Call (PART ONE)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 15 November 2010
Dr. Condoleezza Rice The "Ordinary, Extraordinary People" Interview By Kam WilliamsCondoleezza Rice was born in Birmingham, Alabama on November 14, 1954, the only child to bless the loving union of John ... read more >>
Parks' 8th Council District Only Area of City to See Job Growth in 2009
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2010
Councilman Bernard Parks (8th District) The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce reported positive job growth in the Eighth District in their 2010 Los Angeles City Council District: 2010 Economic Report, ... read more >>
Vote Counters Needed for Attorney General Race
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2010
The Kamala Harris campaign for attorney general needs our help.The polls have closed and with 100% of the precincts reporting its now clear that Harris no only came from behind to close the gap with her ... read more >>