Friday, January 30, 2015
President Barack Obama tackles Immigration
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds 21 June 2012
President Obama speaking in the Rose Garden Should children pay for the "sins" of their parents? A vigorous debate is presently raging throughout the nation about President Obama's announcement ... read more >>
It's Dr. Nancy Wilson
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds 21 June 2012
The incomparable Dr. Nancy Wilson An ageless wonder of music, she does not really need music to sing; her voice is the music Whenever, the history of song and music is written, a prominent place ... read more >>
Black Publishers to honor Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. and Andrew Young
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 June 2012
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr.: NNPA chairman (emeritus); executive publisher of the Los Angeles Sentinel and the LA Watts Times; real estate developer; philanthropist; and civil rights icon.Ambassador Andrew ... read more >>
Former DC councilman pleads guilty to bank fraud
Written by Associated Press 18 June 2012
In this May 12, 2011 file photo, Washington D.C. City Council Chairman Kwame Brown testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Brown was charged June 6 with lying about his income on loan applications, becoming ... read more >>
It's Trayvon Martin all over again
Written by Associated Press 18 June 2012
It's Trayvon Martin all over againShooting of teen reopens Milwaukee's racial woundsMILWAUKEE (AP) -- Darius Simmons was buried between two tall maple trees, nine days after he was gunned down, allegedly ... read more >>
Activists: "End War on Drugs!"
Written by Rebecca Nuttall Special to the NNPA from the New Pittsburgh Courier 30 May 2012
  George Curry According to a study of traffic stops along a portion of I-95 in Maryland, African-Americans made up 70 percent of those who were stopped and searched even though they only made up 17 percent ... read more >>
Support builds for Wilmington Ten Pardons
Written by Cash Michaels, Special to the NNPA News Service from The Wilmington Journal 24 May 2012
Benjamin Chavis, Jr, leader of the Wilmington Ten, speaks to supporters and reporters as attorney Irv Joyner listens.  Surviving members of the Wilmington 10 with their families; members of the NNPA ... read more >>
Campaign Watch 2012!
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 April 2012
President signing the JOBS bill Recent employment stats. With the latest 'casualty' in the GOP race, President Barack Obama can now focus on his potential opponent - the nominee apparent, Mitt Romney.  ... read more >>
Murder of innocent Blacks increases
Written by Phillip M. Jones 11 April 2012
The suspected murderers, Jacob England and Alvin Watts.The recent killings in Tulsa have rekindled history's painful memoriesFor the past couple of months, the nation has seen murders of Trayvon Martin ... read more >>
Even Tyler Perry too...
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 April 2012
In his Facebook posting, the filmmaker explained that he was stopped soon after leaving his Atlanta studios by cops who had no idea who he was, and he felt the situation could've gotten completely out ... read more >>
Official: Charges coming in Trayvon Martin death
Written by Associated Press 11 April 2012
George Zimmerman, right, will be charged in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida, ... read more >>
Local and National Entrepreneurs Gathered For Urban Forum
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 28 March 2012
Marie Johns, Dep. Administrator of SBAThe White House Business Council and U.S. Small Business Administration host forum to connect entrepreneurs with local and national resources and networks.On Thursday, ... read more >>
VIDEO: Press conference regarding Trayvon Martin
Written by Super User II 28 March 2012
TZa4eZt7Elk   Danny Bakewell and other community activist outraged over the trayvon martin situation watch video >>
CBC Calls for Dept. of Justice Investigation into shooting death of Trayvon Martin
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 March 2012
The Congressional Black Caucus Calls for Department of Justice Investigation Into the Shooting Death of Trayvon Martin Washington, DC - Chairman Emanuel Cleaver II, released the following statement regarding ... read more >>
Statement by the President on the Passing of John Payton
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 March 2012
Statement by the President on the Passing of John PaytonMichelle and I were saddened to hear about the passing of our dear friend John Payton. As president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense ... read more >>
Remarks from the President on the Trayvon Martin case
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 March 2012
 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA ON THE TRAYVON MARTIN CASE President Barack Obama stands with Jim Yong Kim, his nominee to be the next World Bank President, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, ... read more >>
Community Outraged Over Trayvon Martin Murder
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr., Sentinel Contributing Writer 21 March 2012
Protesters seek justice for Trayvon MartinFeds Open Grand Jury InvestigationFederal and local prosecutors are launching parallel investigations into the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a ... read more >>
"Colored Girls" (Part I)
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds Sentinel Managing Editor 07 March 2012
(L to R) Donna Brazile, Tina Flournoy, Minyon Moore, Yolanda Caraway and Leah Daughtry Black women with power and influence in America Though Black History is celebrated annually during the month of February, ... read more >>
Does 'Uncle Sam" owe you $5,741?
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 29 February 2012
Read more about the Earned Income Tax Credit, one of the largest anti-poverty tools in the U.S. Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer For many individuals and families struggling in today's economy, ... read more >>
And the Winner is...
Written by Joy Childs (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 29 February 2012
 Octavia Spencer Photo by COVERUP PHOTOS for the SentinelAnd the winner is ... OCTAVIA SPENCER"Blackstage" At the 84th Academy AwardsIn last week's Sentinel, Rev. Jesse Jackson stated that "Academy Award ... read more >>
VIDEO: President Barack Obama thanks Danny J. Bakewell, Sr.
Written by Super User II 26 February 2012
Dt9zFezhXrY   President Barack Obama thanks Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., Dorothy Leavell and the Black Press of America also known as NNPA (National Newspapers Publishers Association). watch video >>
Academy Award voters need diversity in script
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson 23 February 2012
Rev. Jesse Jackson  This Sunday, nearly 40 million people are likely to tune in to see who captures an Oscar at the annual Academy Awards ceremonies. Winning the award can add millions to a film's box ... read more >>
The NAACP Image Awards
Written by Brittany K. Jackson, Sentinel Contributing Writer 23 February 2012
 They lighted up the awards (L to R) Harry Belafonte, Cicely Tyson, Lawrence Fishburne, Sidney Poitier, Robert Townsend   The 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards held at the historic Shrine Auditorium this ... read more >>
Magic Johnson and P. Diddy launch Comcast channels
Written by Associated Press 23 February 2012
“Magic" Johnson (Photo by Jason Lewis)  Comcast will launch four minority-owned networks on its cable TV systems in the next two years, including channels spearheaded by NBA great, Earvin "Magic" Johnson ... read more >>
CNN suspends Martin for 'offensive' comments
Written by Associated Press 09 February 2012
Roland Martin gestures during a news segment, Friday, May 14, 2010, in Washington. --AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) NEW YORK (AP) - CNN is suspending political analyst Roland Martin for tweets during the ... read more >>

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