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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 >>
Despite ethics charges, Congresswoman Waters remains strong
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
Details revealed, but her support is unwavering. Despite charges by the ethics committee, Congresswoman Maxine Waters remains strong in the community in general and in her district in particular.By Yussuf ... read more >>
What’s In a Name? An Entire Culture
Written by Khadijah McCaskill (Intern) 12 August 2010
The history and persecution of Black "ghetto" namesBy Khadijah McCaskillSentinel InternIn some cultures in Africa, the naming of a child is a very important and sacred ceremony. The child is usually given ... read more >>
Boys and Skinnies (Skinny Jeans): To Wear or Not to Wear
Written by Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge 12 August 2010
By Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternFashion comes and goes. The times are changing and so does the clothes. Shorts are popularly worn in the spring and summer, while long pants are mostly worn in ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Speaks...
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
 Congresswoman Laura RichardsonAs the representative of a diverse district, Congresswoman Richardson has to understand the core meaning of diversity in order to readily serve a clash of various cultures.By ... read more >>
Hampton Student Walks it Out in New York
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 11 August 2010
 Summer Wheaton modeling in New YorkMarketing major, Summer Wheaton is looking to own the runway in the future.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterSummer Wheaton is college student taking New York ... read more >>

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