Congresswoman Waters Responds to Accusations of Prosecutorial Misconduct
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 December 2010
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) issued the following statement after learning that the House Ethics Committee has placed Cindy Morgan Kim – the Committee’s deputy chief counsel ... read more >>
Dr. Ian Smith Announces Winner of Challenge
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 December 2010
 Back Row (Left to Right): Leslie Billinger, The Coca-Cola Company; Dr. Ian Smith; and Wayne Moss, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). The Humphries Family—Front row (Left to Right): Caprice, ... read more >>
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation Showcases Progress
Written by Dorinda White (Special to the Sentinel from NNPA) 09 December 2010
Miniature version of the monument of Dr. KingAn aerial view of the site of the memorial on the National MallMartin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation Showcases ProgressBy Dorinda WhiteSpecial ... read more >>
Terri Sewell, Congresswoman-Elect of Alabama
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 December 2010
Sewell is the first African-American woman to represent the state.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterTerri Sewell (D-AL) is the first Black woman ever elected to Congress from the state of Alabama. ... read more >>
The Legacy of Dr. Margaret Burroughs Lives on at the DuSable Museum
Written by J. Coyden Palmer (Special to NNPA from the Chicago Defender) 02 December 2010
Dr. Margaret Burroughs Nation Mourns Museum Founder By J. Coyden PalmerSpecial to the NNPA from The Chicago CrusaderAs word spread about the death of national and international Black historian Dr. Margaret ... read more >>
NNPA Chairman Welcomed to the White House
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 December 2010
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., Chairman of NNPA meets with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Presidential Advisor.In an effort to further strengthen ties between President Obama and Black Press of America, Chairman Bakewell ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Training Academy plans to boost tourism and the economy
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 November 2010
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is all smiles with graduates of the Hospitality Training Academy. Photo by Brian W. Carter Mayor Villaraigosa (left) and Executive Secretary of L.A. Federation of Labor Maria ... read more >>
National organization is asking for your help
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 October 2010
Remember The Children has been working hard but needs help in supporting a struggling Haiti.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterThe 2010 earthquake devastated the country of Haiti earlier this year. ... read more >>
NPR Fires Juan Williams After Muslim Remarks on the 'O'Reilly Factor' TV Show
Written by Gregory Dale (NNPA) 28 October 2010
By Gregory DaleSpecial to the NNPA from the AFRO-American Newspapers (DC)After an appearance on Fox News’ the O’Reilly Factor on October 20, 2010, National Public Radio’s Senior News Analyst Juan ... read more >>
Black Farmers Still Wanting to Get Paid
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 October 2010
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Urges Congressional Action on the Pigford Settlement Agreement WASHINGTON--Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement on the need for Congressional ... read more >>
Rev. Jesse Jackson: Response Regarding IPO of AIA
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 October 2010
Response from Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, regarding the IPO of AIA, a unit of American International Group (AIG).CHICAGO--The Rainbow PUSH Coalition ... read more >>
Mary Lou Poindexter Celebrates 100 Years of Life
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 October 2010
By Marilyn T. VentressOne hundred years ago, one thousand six hundred miles away, Mary Lou Casey was born, the sixth child of thirteen, born to Will and Lizzie Casey. The young Casey began her life on ... read more >>
President Barack Obama Endorses Kamala Harris for California Attorney General
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 October 2010
Kamala Harris D.A. of San Francisco with Presidente Barak Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. SAN FRANCISCO--President Barack Obama has endorsed San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris in her candidacy ... read more >>
U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte, Jr., a Prosecutor's Prosecutor
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 October 2010
The Honorable Andre Birotte, Jr., United States Attorney, Central District of CaliforniaHe is the first African American appointed by President Barack Obama to be the United States Attorney for the Central ... read more >>
Black Leaders Voicing Concerns about Proposed Regulations That Would Restrict Federal Student Aid to Career Colleges
Written by Michael K. Frisby 14 October 2010
Black Leaders Voicing Concerns about Proposed Regulations That Would Restrict Federal Student Aid to Career Colleges1.2 Million Minority Students Attend Institutions Impacted by Draft RulesBy Michael K. ... read more >>
GOP Pledges Tea Party Lynching
Written by Isaac Adul Haqq (Contributing Writer) 14 October 2010
GOP PLEDGES TEA PARTY LYCHINGRacist Strategy Depends on Low Minority TurnoutBy ISAAC ABDUL HAQQIn a stunning display of bigotry and viciousness, powerful Republicans are raising millions of dollars to ... read more >>