National March on Small Town: Fight is on for Walmart Line-Cutter Facing 15 Years
Written by Pharoh Martin (NNPA National Correspondent) 05 November 2009
National March on Small Town: Fight is on for Walmart Line-Cutter Facing 15 Years  By Pharoh MartinNNPA National CorrespondentWASHINGTON (NNPA) - Because of a trip to Walmart three years ago, Heather ... read more >>
Black is Back' Protest Slated for D.C. November 7
Written by Pharoh Martin (NNPA National Correspondent) 05 November 2009
Black is Back' Protest Slated for D.C. November 7 By Pharoh MartinNNPA National CorrespondentEven while President Obama enjoys high approval amongst most African-Americans, a coalition of Black activists ... read more >>
Salazar Approves Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Construction on National Mall
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 November 2009
Salazar Approves Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Construction on National MallDr. Christine King Farris, Martin Luther King's sister, participates in construction permit signing event on for the Washington, ... read more >>
Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Names Roland Martin 'Broadcaster of the Year'
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 October 2009
Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Names Roland Martin 'Broadcaster of the Year'Roland Martin WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Renowned journalist and author, Roland Martin, was honored by the Rainbow PUSH coalition and received ... read more >>
Right Wing Group Targeted Rangel
Written by Herb Boyd 29 October 2009
Right Wing Group Targeted Rangel By Herb BoydNEW YORK (NNPA) - Earlier this year when the New York Post launched its vicious attack on Congressman Charles Rangel, the Amsterdam News sensed there was more ... read more >>
After Major Stride on Health Care, Clyburn Assures, 'We're Going to Get There"
Written by Hazel Trice Edney (NNPA Editor-in-Chief) 29 October 2009
After Major Stride on Health Care, Clyburn Assures, 'We're Going to Get There" By Hazel Trice EdneyNNPA Editor-in-ChiefWASHINGTON (NNPA)--Health Care. The issue has been on the front burner of Washington ... read more >>
Banks Need Look to Small Businesses to Revitalize Economy
Written by Dorothy Rowley (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) 29 October 2009
Banks Need Look to Small Businesses to Revitalize EconomyBy Dorothy RowleySpecial to the NNPA from the Afro-American NewspaperWASHINGTON (NNPA) - Small banks and businesses have always been vital to a ... read more >>
Bailout Money for Small Business
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 October 2009
Bailout Money for Small BusinessBy Jason LewisSentinel Staff WriterPresident Barack Obama is looking to boost lending to small businesses by using federal bailout funds to shore up smaller community banks ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Calls for More Class Action Lawsuits to Prevent Foreclosures
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 October 2009
Congresswoman Waters Calls for More Class Action Lawsuits to Prevent ForeclosuresCongresswoman Maxine Waters Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35), Chairwoman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing ... read more >>
The "Old South" Rises-again: Louisiana Justice of the Peace Denies Interracial Couple
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspapers 22 October 2009
The "Old South" Rises-again: Louisiana Justice of the Peace Denies Interracial Couple Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American NewspapersWASHINGTON (NNPA) - A Louisiana couple is outraged at a local ... read more >>
What President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Means for America
Written by By Brian Townsend NNPA Guest Contributor 15 October 2009
What President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Means for America By Brian TownsendNNPA Guest Contributor(NNPA) - It was announced last Friday that President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Within ... read more >>
Nobel Prize for Obama Deserved? Yes!
Written by Ron Walters (NNPA Columnist) 15 October 2009
Nobel Prize for Obama Deserved? Yes!By Ron WaltersNNPA ColumnistWhen the world woke up on Friday October 10 it was surprised that Barack Obama had won the Nobel Prize. But surprise should not have been ... read more >>
DNA Testing: Today's Get-Out-of-Jail Card
Written by Gary L. Flowers 15 October 2009
DNA Testing: Today's Get-Out-of-Jail CardBy Gary L. FlowersExecutive Director & CEOBlack Leadership Forum, Inc.October 11-19, 2009This week, United States Attorney General Eric Holder directed the ... read more >>
America Finally Discovers Christopher Columbus
Written by By George E. Curry (NNPA Columnist) 15 October 2009
America Finally Discovers Christopher ColumbusBy George E. CurryNNPA ColumnistAfter institutionalizing the lie that in 1492 Christopher Columbus discovered what we now call America, some educators are ... read more >>
Silvers Tapped for UNCF
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 October 2009
Silvers Tapped for UNCF Curtis R. Silvers, Jr. Curtis R. Silvers, Jr., was recently appointed the new Area Development Director for the UNCF Los Angeles Office located in the mid Wilshire area. The ... read more >>
Charisse Bremond-Weaver Honored
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 October 2009
Charisse Bremond-Weaver receiving her award at half-time Charisse Bremond-Weaver Honored  As the distinguished young alumna of 2009, Charisse Bremond-Weaver was serenaded throughout the homecoming ... read more >>
NNPA Chairman Bakewell Takes Capitol Hill by Storm
Written by (Author): Hazel Trice Edney (NNPA Editor-in-Chief) and 01 October 2009
NNPA Board MembersPhoto Credit: Jason Lewis for SentinelNNPA Chairman Bakewell Takes Capitol Hill by Storm by Hazel Trice Edney and Pharoh Martin NNPA Editor-in-Chief and National Correspondent WASHINGTON ... read more >>
Healthcare Reform is THE Issue
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 September 2009
EYE ON THE PRIZE: Parents brought their children out in droves to the Forum in Inglewood for the Remote Area Media Medical event – a no cost health extravaganza in August. Participants received ... read more >>
Rev. Jackson: "The Fight is On"
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 September 2009
Reverend Jesse JacksonRev. Jackson: "The Fight Is On" Civil Rights Leader, Rev. Jesse Jackson said, "foreclosure is the biggest civil rights issue of our time," and he has issued a call to "restructure ... read more >>
NNPA Chairman Announces Black Newspaper Publishers to Cancel Mid-Winter Conference in So. Carolina
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
NNPA Chairman Announces Black Newspaper Publishers to Cancel Mid-Winter Conference in So. Carolina Over 200 Black Newspaper Publishers Join NAACP's Economic Boycott of South Carolina for Flying the ... read more >>
Wrongly Convicted in Texas Paid $80G for Each Year Spent in Prison under New State Law
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Thomas McGowan   Wrongly Convicted in Texas Paid $80G for EachYear Spent in Prison Under New State Law Thomas McGowan, a DNA exoneree released last year after nearly 23 years in prison. DALLAS ... read more >>
President Obama Did Not Order Jones Resignation
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Van Jones  President Obama Did Not Order Jones Resignation  WASHINGTON - The resignation of Obama administration figure Van Jones, following controversies over a petition he had signed and ... read more >>
Kendrick Meek: Our Next African American Senator
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Assistant Managing Editor) 10 September 2009
Rep. Meek reading the "Sentinel" Congressman Kendrick Meek visits the "Sentinel"He is the representative of Florida's 17th Congressional District and he is running to be the state's next U.S. Senator.By ... read more >>
Union Pacific’s Joliet Intermodal Terminal Investment Supports Customer Growth
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Union Pacific’s Joliet Intermodal Terminal Investment Supports Customer Growth State-of-the-Art Facility also Benefits Union Pacific's California Intermodal OperationsUnion Pacific's new Joliet ... read more >>
My Moments with the Giant, Sunny and Splash
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
Congresswoman Laura Richardson with the late Senator TedKennedy My Moments with the Giant, Sunny and SplashWashington DC-Congresswoman Richardson issued the following statement today on the passing ... read more >>