Friday, May 29, 2015
Judge wants trial in baby killing before year ends
Written by RUSS BYNUM Associated Press 05 April 2013
  De'Marquise Elkins, center, listens to proceedings during his bond hearing while sitting next to his lawyer Defense Attorney Kevin Gough, right, Friday April 5, 2013 in Brunswick, Ga. Authorities ... read more >>
Ray Nagin, former New Orleans mayor, pleads not guilty to corruption charges
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 April 2013
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin arrives at the Hale Boggs Federal Building and U.S. District Courthouse to appear in federal court for an arraignment on public corruption charges in New Orleans, ... read more >>
30,000 children enjoy ‘Easter Egg Roll’ with President Obama
Written by Gary Hunter Special to the Sentinel 04 April 2013
President Barack Obama and family host 30,000 children for 2013 Easter Egg Roll – Photos by Gary Hunter for Sentinel About 30,000 children and their parents passed through the White House South ... read more >>
Chrysler Group Recognized as a Top Supporter of Black Engineering Schools for Third Consecutive Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 April 2013
Olabisi Boyle, director, Engineering Planning, Chrysler Group LLC Chrysler Group LLC has been named a top supporter of engineering programs at the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities ... read more >>
Ford Motor Company Announces Nominations for Ford Freedom Unsung in Southern California
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 April 2013
Ford Motor Company recently announced its “continued commitment to honor the outstanding achievements of ordinary people and organizations doing extraordinary things in the African American community” ... read more >>
Obama to return 5 percent of salary to Treasury
Written by Josh Lederman, Associated Press 03 April 2013
Marines salute as President Barack Obama jogs off of the Marine One helicopter before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday April 3, 2013, en route to Colorado. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn ... read more >>
MLK thank-you letter to Philly officer for sale
Written by Joann Loviglio, Associated Press 03 April 2013
A 1965 one-page typewritten letter signed by Martin Luther King Jr., is displayed Wednesday, April 3, 2013, near Philadelphia. The Raab Collection, a dealer of rare historic documents is selling ... read more >>
NRA study suggests trained, armed school staffers
Written by Alan Fram, Associated Press 03 April 2013
National School Shield Task Force Director, former Arkansas Rep. Asa Hutchinson gestures during a news conference at National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, April 2, 2013, to discuss his groups's ... read more >>
Robert L. Johnson Releases National Poll On The Obama Presidency
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 March 2013
Robert L. Johnson Black Opinions in the Age of Obama: Results of a National Zogby Poll Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), ... read more >>
Court: Drug dog sniff is unconstitutional search
Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press 28 March 2013
In this Dec. 6, 2011 file photo, Miami-Dade retired narcotics detector canine, Franky, is seen in Miami. The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police cannot bring drug-sniffing police dogs onto a suspect's ... read more >>
Detroit's emergency manager extends 'olive branch'
Written by COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press 28 March 2013
In this March 14, 2013 file photo, Washington-based attorney Kevyn Orr speaks at a news conference in Detroit. Orr starts work Monday, March 25, 2013, as Detroit’s emergency manager and the turnaround ... read more >>
High court takes on a new affirmative action case
Written by MARK SHERMAN Associated Press 28 March 2013
The Supreme Court's decision to hear a new case from Michigan on the politically charged issue of affirmative action offers an intriguing hint that the justices will not use a separate challenge already ... read more >>
Lawsuit filed in Ohio's child cancer cluster case
Written by Associated Press 28 March 2013
    CLYDE, Ohio (AP) -- Lawyers in Ohio filed a $750 million class action lawsuit Thursday againstWhirlpool Corp. that's related to a child cancer cluster between Toledo and Cleveland. The ... read more >>
High court skeptical of federal marriage law
Written by Mark Sherman, Associated Press 27 March 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major gay rights case, the Supreme Court indicated Wednesday it could strike down the law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits that ... read more >>
Budgets Pressures Lead to Less Incarceration of Black Youth
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Washington Correspondent 26 March 2013
  (AP Photo)   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Dwindling state budgets have had an unintended positive effect – prompting states to reduce the number of juveniles arrested and detained, according to a new ... read more >>
National Abortion Rates Highest Among African-American Teens and Twice the National Average
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Daily World 26 March 2013
  A new study conducted by the Guttmacher Institute shows that African American teen abortion rates are more than twice as high as the national average. A new study conducted by the Guttmacher Institute ... read more >>
Racially Insensitive Game Finds New Home On Amazon
Written by Chris B. Bennett, The Seattle Medium 26 March 2013
Hasbro, the makers of Monopoly, received a permanent injunction against the ghettopoly board game in 2006. Yet, despite the injunction, the game is still available for sale in the United States. [Credit: ... read more >>
North Dakota governor approves 6-week abortion ban
Written by Nicole Williams 26 March 2013
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple speaks on Monday, April 16, 2012, to a group of North Dakota state agency administrators in the Brynhild Haugland Room of the North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck, N.D., ... read more >>
Iowa governor holds hearing on releasing killer
Written by Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press 26 March 2013
This Nov. 1, 2012 photo provided by the Iowa Department of Corrections shows Rasberry Williams who is serving a life sentence for fatally shooting an acquaintance over a $30 debt outside a Waterloo, ... read more >>
US home prices rise 8.1 pct., most since mid-2006
Written by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer / Associated Press 26 March 2013
 Photo By: Mark Lennihan, Associated Press     US home prices rise in January by most since mid-2006, as housing recovery strengthens WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. home prices rose in January at ... read more >>
Senator William “Mo” Cowan Joins the Congressional Black Caucus
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 March 2013
Senator William "Mo" Cowan Joins the Congressional Black Caucus Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement welcoming interim Senator William “Mo” Cowan (D-Mass) ... read more >>
Representative Bass, Assemblymember Mitchell Tout Obamacare’s Benefits
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 March 2013
  Representative Karen Bass Assemblymember Holly Mitchell Millions of Californians Have Benefited From the Law Despite GOP Efforts To Repeal Key Reforms Congresswoman and former Assembly Speaker ... read more >>
Education Under Arrest
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga Sentinel Contributing Writer 21 March 2013
Tavis Smiley turns his critical eye toward the “school-to-prison pipeline” Television and radio personality Tavis Smiley will premiere his sixth episode of Tavis Smiley Reports (TSR) Mar. 26  ... read more >>
Roland Martin: ‘Scalia comments are an abomination;’ Speaks on Stand Your Ground and Trayvon Martin Case
Written by Roland Martin Nicole Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 21 March 2013
  Roland Martin Late February to early March were months full of controversial issues. One of those controversies happened on Tuesday, March 5 with George Zimmerman’s attorneys waiving his right ... read more >>
Fed projects high US unemployment into 2015
Written by Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press 20 March 2013
(AP Photo)   WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve foresees unemployment remaining high into 2015, suggesting it will keep short-term interest rates near record lows at least until then. In its ... read more >>

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Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash