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Rev. Jackson Displays Economic Vision at Global Auto Summit
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds, Sentinel Managing Editor 07 October 2010
 Mark Reuss, President of General Motors; Kevin Williams, President of GM, Canada and recipient of the Trailblazer award; and Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. founder and president of Rainbow PUSH Coalition, ... read more >>
David Hollaway is making education fun again
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 September 2010
'The Witty Bitty bunch' are some of the characters Hollaway created for his books Hollaway and his company, Quackenworth are invested in educating children with original characters, ideas and programs.By ... read more >>
Artist Feature: Carmen Gray
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 September 2010
Art piece by Carmen GrayCarmen Gray paints inspiration on a canvas of opportunity.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterArt is something that does not need an interpreter because you are the interpreter. ... read more >>
"I took every step that they asked me to do-and I got smacked in my face!"
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 September 2010
Brenda Hampton is fighting for justice after being fired for claiming racial discrimination at her job.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterBrenda Hampton was a contract employee for ICE (U.S. Immigration ... read more >>
President Obama Launches Massive Economic Growth Initiative
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 September 2010
With an end of military's combat role in Iraq, the President has now turned his attention to an aggressive nationwide economic agenda.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorRecently President Barack ... read more >>
No Wedding, No Womb!
Written by Christelyn D. Karazin 04 September 2010
 Christelyn D. KarazinJanice Rhoshalle Littlejohn By Christelyn D. KarazinLast week, I caught wind of an NFL football player who had so many kids by so many different women that when asked, had trouble ... read more >>
Islam and Race: Black Muslims Left out of National Conversation on Islam
Written by Stephon Johnson and Orobosa Igbinedio 04 September 2010
By Stephon Johnson and Orobosa IgbinedioSpecial to the NNPA from the Amsterdam News(NNPA) - "We have to be able to decode what's happening and realize that this is religious intolerance on one hand, and ... read more >>
Rep. Waters Follow-up with Banks
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 September 2010
As promised, the Congresswoman re-convened another town-hall style meeting with lenders pressing the case for access and inclusion of Black realtors in the lending process.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Demetrius D. Shelton Sworn in as 68th President of Nat’l Bar Assoc
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 September 2010
 Demetrius D. Shelton (center) is sworn in as the 68th President of the National Bar Association on August 12, 2010, by Judge Horace Wheatley (right), as his mother, Virginia Gulley Shelton, looks on. ... read more >>
CBP Finds 200 Lbs of Fresh Dates on Passenger
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 September 2010
Dates can carry diseases and insects potentially catastrophic to U.S. agricultureU.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists assigned to the Tom Bradley International Terminal at the ... read more >>
Recall of Potentially Tainted Eggs Expanded
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa expanded its recall of eggs that are potentially tainted with Salmonella enteritidis. The recall now applies to 10 additional states, bringing the total number of states ... read more >>
Emmett Till: The Boy Who Whistled at a Lady…
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 September 2010
 Emmett Louis "Bobo" TillBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterHe was a young boy who saw a pretty lady. Today, a guy would've 'holla'd' at her and tried to get her number. This young boy whistled at ... read more >>
Multicultural Communications Agency Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
  Kim L. HunterMulticultural Communications Agency Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Yearlong Community Service Projects in Los Angeles, Dallas and Princeton, N.J. LOS ANGELES, August 25, 2010 — LAGRANT ... read more >>
Rev. Jesse Jackson on Legacy and Learning of Dr. King
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 Martin Luther King, Jr.Dr. King's dream of a one big tent America where all are included and none are left behind is incomplete. Yet, the quest is irreversible. Dr. King marched, took the risks to transform ... read more >>
Xernona Clayton Celebrates 80 with Festive Birthday Bash
Written by Joe C. Hopkins (Publisher, Pasadena SGV Journal News) 02 September 2010
 Xernona Clayton (Courtesy of Black Voice News, Riverside, Calif.)By Joe C. HopkinsPublisher, Pasadena SGV Journal NewsXernona Clayton, the founder of the Trumpet Awards and Civil Rights Walk of Fame ... read more >>
Rebuild America: Jobs Justice, Peace
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 In DetroitRebuild AmericaProgram from Dr. King's march in 1963Using Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's blueprint as a model, Rev. Jesse Jackson led thousands to commemorate the meaning of the dreamBy Yussuf ... read more >>
Sherrod says No!
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Shirley SherrodFired USDA official declines new job offer from her former department.After being forced to resigned and then maligned publicly, Shirley Sherrod has refused to return to the U.S. Department ... read more >>
Rep. Watson Responsible for $10,000 in Scholarships
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Ms. Ameerah Abdullah and Mr. Quintin Daniels are two of twelve CBC scholarship recipients selected by Rep. Watson.Rep. Watson recently selected twelve college students to receive a Congressional Black ... read more >>
Harris’ Program to Keep Kids in School a Model for the State
Written by By L.A. Watts Times News Service 26 August 2010
 Kamala HarrisBy L.A. Watts Times News ServiceSan Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris has made a clear connection between the San Francisco dropout and murder rates: truancy.  According to recent ... read more >>
Dr. Price Wins Major Victory in Defamation Lawsuit
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
Dr. Frederick K.C. Price, Founder of Crenshaw Christian Center, Wins Major Victory in Defamation Lawsuit Against ABC News, John StosselA federal judicial panel ruled today that the question of whether ... read more >>
Faith Leaders Raise $1.4M for DC King Memorial
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Faith Based Leadership Council Members at the Memorial Construction site: From left: Rev. Dr. Charles Adams, Rev. Dr. Frederick Haynes, III, Rev. Dr . Joseph Ratliff (Photo Credit: Washington, DC Martin ... read more >>
Changing history is changing minds
Written by Monique Washington 26 August 2010
Think About It: Changing HISTORY is Changing MINDSBy Monique WashingtonIt's an old-saying that "Time heals all wounds." Forty years ago our Country was wounded when we lost a Civil Rights activist and ... read more >>
Crisis in Education in the Black Community
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) & Dr. Firpo Carr (Contrib) 26 August 2010
 Tina Flournoy, Office of the President, and Randi Weingarten, president of AFT (Photo by Brian Carter)Over 50 years since the landmark Supreme Court Decision, "Brown v Board of Education" and the Black ... read more >>
Katrina: August 29, 2005 – a Natural Disaster
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 August 2010
Living in the Superdome“Car Pools”Still WaitingOil Glove Five years ago, Black residents of New Orleans died from the ravages of a natural disaster and the disregard by a callous federal government; ... read more >>
Obama Gets It Right!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 August 2010
 The Proposed Mosque Site: Park Place, New YorkPresident Barack ObamaNew York Governor David PatersonNew York City Mayor Michael BloombergProposed Project Director Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf"Congress shall ... read more >>