Radio Personality Threatened After Farrakhan Appearance
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
Radio Personality Threatened After Farrakhan AppearanceSpecial to the NNPA from the Final CallBy Brian E. Muhammad Syndicated radio talk show host Warren Ballentine recently got an increase in threats ... read more >>
NNPA Celebrates Black Press Week
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
NNPA Celebrates Black Press WeekFollowing a nearly two-centuries-old tradition, Black Press Week forum will be hosted in the nation's capital to address issues and concerns of Black newspapersBy Yussuf ... read more >>
Disagree without becoming disagreeable!
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 05 March 2010
Rev. Al Sharpton and Tavis SmileyDisagree without becoming disagreeable!Rev. Al Sharpton, Tavis Smiley air out grievances in civil fashionBy Evan BarnesSentinel Sports EditorTavis Smiley and Rev. Al Sharpton ... read more >>
The Passing of the NAACP Torch
Written by Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) 05 March 2010
Roslyn Brock, Incoming National Chair of NAACPThe Passing of the NAACP Leadership TorchRoslyn Brock made history late last month when she became the youngest ever and fourth woman to serve as Chairman ... read more >>
White House Encourages Census
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 March 2010
White House Encourages CensusPresident Obama and the White House are supporting the Census and urging citizens to participate this year. By Brian W. CarterStaff Writer The 2010 Census is the 23rd ... read more >>
Bruce Karatz, in the eye of the storm, continues to do good
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 March 2010
Bruce Karatz, in the eye of the storm, continues to do goodAs a 30-year veteran of KB Homes, Karatz's work in the community has always benefited and paralleled his success in business. By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Jazz Icon: Gerald Wilson
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 February 2010
Gerald Wilson  Jazz Icon: Gerald Wilson A musical pioneer who has helped plant the seeds of jazz throughout history by Brian W. Carter, Staff Writer American Jazz trumpeter…big band bandleader…composer/arranger… ... read more >>
Bill Clinton’s Extension to Help Haiti
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 18 February 2010
Bill ClintonBill Clinton's Extension to Help HaitiBy: Elzena RankinsSentinel InternLong before the devastating 7.0 earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti and destroyed thousands of lives, Haiti itself as ... read more >>
Percy Pinkney Meets with Steven Segal and Manny Pacquiao
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 February 2010
From the left—Steven Seagal, Percy Pinkney, Manny Pacquiao, Mike Koncz, and Franklin Gacal.Percy Pinkney Meets with Steven Seagal and Manny PacquiaoPercy Pinkney, Senior State Field Representative ... read more >>
Congresswoman Diane Watson Says Goodbye
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 18 February 2010
Congresswoman Diane WatsonCongresswoman Watson Says Goodbye Friends and colleagues gathered to support Watson’s announcement for retirement. By Brian W. Carter, Staff Writer School board member, ... read more >>
Mervyn Dymally to be honored
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 February 2010
Mervyn DymallyMervyn Dymally to be HonoredThe California Friends of the African American Caucus is awarding one of its first Lifetime Achievement Awards to Mervyn M. Dymally, the state's first African ... read more >>
Will Magic Johnson Buy Ebony, Jet Magazines?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 February 2010
Earvin “Magic” JohnsonLinda Johnson-RiceWill Magic Johnson Buy Ebony, Jet Magazines?These two magazines have been part of the staples that has showcased Blacks in a positive light ever since ... read more >>
Swearing-in of General Kight
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2010
Brig. General Mary J. KightStatement by Speaker Bass on Swearing-in of General Kight as First African American Female National Guard Adjutant GeneralSACRAMENTO--Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) ... read more >>
Navy names ship for Dr. Charles R. Drew
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2010
USNS Charles Drew Navy Names Ship For Dr. Charles R. DrewDrew was a Surgeon and Pioneer in Blood PreservationThe USNS Charles R. Drew will be christened on Feb. 27The U.S. Navy will christen a ship later ... read more >>
Year One of Obama Administration Shows Progress
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 14 January 2010
Year One of Obama Administration Shows ProgressPresident Obama's Report CardStimulus bill, new direction of Afghanistan/Iraq are highlights of first 365 days in officeBy Evan BarnesSentinel Sports EditorIt ... read more >>
Waters and CBC Members Stand Strong for Black Media
Written by Hazel Trice Edney 17 December 2009
The 10 Congressional Black Caucus Members of Congress who sit on the House Financial Services Committee are, from left, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II (MO-5.), Rep. Gwen Moore (WI.), Rep. Mel Watt (N.C.), Rep. ... read more >>
Credit Card Issuer Tricks Trap Consumers in Debt
Written by Charlene Crowell 17 December 2009
Center for Responsible Lending: Credit Card Issuer Tricks Trap Consumers in DebtBy Charlene Crowell NNPA Financial WriterAmidst the holiday hubbub of celebrations, shopping, and other seasonal events, ... read more >>
Atlanta's New Mayor
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2009
Mayor-elect Kasim ReedAtlanta's New MayorFollowing an impressive of African Americans Kasim Reed emerged as the winner in a hotly contested race to replace Mayor Shirley Franklin, the current mayor.A former ... read more >>
Profiles in Black: Wes Coleman
Written by Brian W. Carter (Intern) 10 December 2009
Profiles in Black:  Wes ColemanWes ColemanWes Coleman was the Executive Vice President and Chief Resources Officer for Walt Disney Company. By Brian W. CarterSentinel Intern            ... read more >>
Bill Cosby Teams with Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2009
Bill Cosby Teams with Boys & Girls Clubs of America  Bill Cosby  Boys & Girls Clubs of America is joining forces with Bill Cosby in support of the comedian/educator’s latest CD ... read more >>
NNPA Chairman Challenges General Motors Company
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 December 2009
NNPA Chairman Challenges General Motors CompanyDanny J. Bakewell Sr.    By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing Editor Historically, there has always an imbalance between what goes out of the ... read more >>
The Tiger's Tale!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 December 2009
The Tiger's Tale!Tiger WoodsEldrick "Tiger" Woods has become the top golf professional in the world and has described his private life as "boring"; the events of the past week have been anything but...By ... read more >>
Congressman Charlie Rangel Delivers for Us, So We Must Deliver for Him – Support Congressman Rangel!
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2009
Congressman Charlie Rangel Delivers for Us, So We Must Deliver for Him – Support Congressman Rangel! As chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY), is one ... read more >>
Racial disparity: All active ethics probes focus on Black lawmakers
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 November 2009
Racial disparity: All active ethics probes focus on Black lawmakersThe House ethics committee is currently investigating seven African-American lawmakers--more than 15 percent of the total in the House. ... read more >>
Sen. Edward William Brooke Receives Congressional Gold Medal
Written by Crystal Cranmore (NNPA Special Correspondent) 05 November 2009
Sen. Edward William Brooke Receives Congressional Gold MedalBy Crystal CranmoreNNPA Special CorrespondentCheers and applause filled the U. S. Capitol Rotunda on Oct. 28. It was an emotional moment as nearly ... read more >>