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NAACP Legal Defend Fund Celebrates 70th Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 May 2010
 Mortimer Caplin, of Caplin & Drysdale; John Payton, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Karen Hastie Williams, member of the LDF Board of Directors; ... read more >>
Celebrating Our Black Prince: Malcolm X
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 20 May 2010
 Malcolm XHAPPY BIRTHDAY, MALCOLM XWith his 85th birthday celebration this week, his message resonates as boldly as they did 50 years agoBy Evan Barnes, Sentinel Sports Editorand Nicholas P. Quarles, ... read more >>
'Obama threw me under the bus'
Written by Associated Press 20 May 2010
 President ObamaRev. Jeremiah WrightPresident's former pastor complains he is being ignored by the White HouseNEW YORK--The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama's controversial former pastor, said in ... read more >>
Early Learning Teachers Challenge Congress to Help Infants Toddlers
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 May 2010
Early Learning Teachers Challenge Congress to Help Infants Toddlers, Ease the Child Care Crisis for Parents Last week on Capitol Hill, family child care providers, Head Start teachers, family support and ... read more >>
National Service Agency's first Black CEO visits L.A. for City Year Summit
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 May 2010
National Service Agency's first Black CEO visits L.A. for City Year Summit Patrick Corvington will give keynote address on public service in Los Angeles.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterPatrick ... read more >>
Obama's Next Justice?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds 13 May 2010
 (Left to right) Vice President Joseph Biden, President Barack Obama, Solicitor General (nominee) Elena Kagan.The Supreme Court is one of the president's most lasting legacies and in his second year, ... read more >>
Dr. Height’s work honored by President Obama
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
Dorothy I. Height received the congressional gold medal in 2004 in honor of a lifetime of work helping people exercise their civil rights; in addition, she also received the Citizens Medal Award in 1989 ... read more >>
Willie Gary joins panel discussion with world renowned litigators
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
Attorney Willie Gary Willie Gary Joins Panel Discussion with World Renown Litigators during ABA's Annual CLE Conference Trial attorney Willie Gary recently participated in a panel discussion with some ... read more >>
Black Farmers Continue Fight for Civil Rights
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 May 2010
Black Farmer tending to the crops Thomas Burrell speaks at a protest Black Farmers Continue To Fight For Civil RightsBlack farmers have endured centuries long discrimination yet they continue to seek justice.By ... read more >>
Katrina II! Oil Slick Devastates New Orleans Coast
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 May 2010
The explosion where it all began Some collateral damage Rapidly approaching the Big Easy Katrina II! Oil Slick Devastates New Orleans CoastEveryone is worried about the birds, the wildlife and the environment, ... read more >>
Racial Profiling Masquerading as Immigration Law
Written by Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) 29 April 2010
A fact of life for many Black Americans The fence installed along the U.S.-Mexican border (OPTIONAL-FRONT or JUMP) Racial Profiling Masquerading as Immigration LawThe latest Immigration Reform controversy ... read more >>
Dr. Dorothy Height, National Treasure Passes On
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 April 2010
Dr. Dorothy Height A woman of grace and was very passionate about equal rights of others. She remained active in the struggle up into her 90s, a point in life where most people would retire. Dr. ... read more >>
NEW LOCATION FOR DR. HEIGHT MEMORIAL
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2010
 International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute, National Council of Negro Women & Delta Sigma Theta organizes Los Angeles Memorial Service for Civil Rights ICON Dr. Dorothy Irene Height Thursday, ... read more >>
Funeral Arrangements for Dr. Dorothy I. Height
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2010
 Funeral Arrangements for Dr. Dorothy I. Height WASHINGTON (April 22) --- Funeral services for Dr. Dorothy I. Height, chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), who ... read more >>
NAACP Names Cicely Tyson 95th Spingarn Medalist
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 April 2010
NAACP Names Cicely Tyson 95th Spingarn Medalist  CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST AND EMMY AWARD WINNING ACTRESS TO RECEIVE ASSOCIATION'S HIGHEST HONORThe National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ... read more >>
How Is Obama Fighting Foreclosure in the Black Community?
Written by Cynthia Gordy 15 April 2010
How Is Obama Fighting Foreclosure in the Black Community?By Cynthia Gordy The Obama administration has overhauled its plan for fighting foreclosure. While last year's original effort, the Home Affordable ... read more >>
Dr. Dorothy Height, a giant among us!
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 April 2010
Dr. Dorothy HeightDr. Dorothy Height, a giant among us! Dr. Height, a mighty warrior, who walked in the footsteps of Mary McLeod Bethune and followed her as president of the National Council of Negro Women. ... read more >>
Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 April 2010
Tom Burrell  Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black InferiorityTom Burrell takes a long look into the complex web of social ills that plague African-American society. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel ... read more >>
Up & Coming
Written by Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) 05 April 2010
Trevor Woods  Up & ComingTrevor Woods is the founder and EVP of The African American Channel.By Niele AndersonSentinel Religion EditorThe African American Channel is an aspiring online TV and ... read more >>
Health Care Bill "Fixed" and ready for America
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 01 April 2010
Health Care Bill "Fixed" and ready for America Student loan overhaul the dominant focus of bill signed Tuesday Finalizing one of his top domestic priorities after a year of debate, President Obama signed ... read more >>
Bakewell Promises Black Newspapers Will Speak for Themselves
Written by Pharoh Marton (NNPA National Correspondent) 29 March 2010
NNPA Chairman Danny Bakewell gives “Power of the BlackPress” address at the National Press Club Luncheon in celebration ofBlack Press Week.NNPA Publishers with civil rights icon Congresswoman ... read more >>
After 100 Years of Trying Obama Delivers Healthcare for the People
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 March 2010
A triumphant President Barack ObamaPresident Obama signing the Healthcare Reform Act bill  - Photo by Roy LewisAfter 100 years Obama Delivers Healthcare for the peopleIt was President Barack Obama's ... read more >>
Census Safety
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 March 2010
Census SafetyBeware fraudulent census takers and fake forms given out to steal vital information. By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterThe Census began this month and already people across the nation ... read more >>
Blacks in the Media
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 March 2010
Blacks in the MediaSurveys show African-Americans continue to suffer from poor media coverage and images.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff Writer"Image is everything" as the quote goes and unfortunately ... read more >>
Earvin "Magic" Johnson Endorses Bass' Congressional Bid
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 March 2010
 Caption: California Assembly Speaker Emeritus Karen BassCaption: Earvin “Magic” JohnsonEarvin "Magic" Johnson Endorses Bass' Congressional Bid NBA Legend-turned-businessman Earvin "Magic" ... read more >>

 

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