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Trial set for videographer arrested covering Ferguson
Written by Jim Salter and Alan Scher Zagier, Associated Press 26 March 2015
Freelance journalist Mary Moore poses for a portrait before entering Ferguson Municipal Court Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Ferguson, Mo. Moore was charged with municipal violations after an arrest on ... read more >>
Parents: Children will have it Harder than they Did
Written by Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent 26 March 2015
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A majority of American parents believe their children will face a harsher coming-of-age than they did, according to a new survey – and no one feels this more acutely than Black ... read more >>
The Loneliness of the Black Republican
Written by Book Review by Kam Williams 25 March 2015
Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power by Leah Wright Riguer Princeton University Press Hardcover, $35.00 430 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-691-15901-0    “This study introduces readers ... read more >>
Ben Crump: The “Ferguson” Interview with Kam Williams
Written by Kam Williams 23 March 2015
Attorney for the Brown Family Responds to Shooting of Police in Ferguson and to Recent Developments in Other Civil Rights Cases   Ben Crump is the attorney of record in many high-profile, civil rights ... read more >>
One Year After Disappearance, Advocates Believe Missing D.C. Girl May Still Be Alive
Written by Linda Poulson Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 23 March 2015
  Relisha Rudd (Courtesy Photo) One year after the disappearance of a then-eight-year-old girl from a Washington, D.C. homeless shelter, supporters believe the girl may still be alive. Relisha Rudd ... read more >>
Loretta Lynch Vote Delayed: African American Leaders Outraged
Written by Danielle Cralle, Contributing writer 19 March 2015
Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch, as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) On Tuesday morning, a group of influential African American leaders held a telephone ... read more >>
Clarence Page The “Culture Worrier” Interview with Kam Williams
Written by Kam Williams 12 March 2015
Front “Page” News! Clarence Page is a nationally-syndicated columnist and member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board. Besides those duties, the Pulitzer Prize-winner makes frequent TV appearances, ... read more >>
Consortium of Faith-Based Leaders Raise over $100,000 to Stop Ebola
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2015
From left to right: Caryl M. Stern, President and  CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, receives a document proclaiming February 27, 2015 I AM #STOPPINGEBOLA Day from Wayne County Executive, Warren Evans.  On ... read more >>
Ferguson Increased Revenue by Targeting Blacks
Written by NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 12 March 2015
Holder's departing press conference (NNPA Photo by Freddie Allen)     The Justice Department’s recent investigation of the Ferguson, Mo. Police Department not only revealed widespread racism ... read more >>
Univ. of Oklahoma severs ties with frat after racist chant
Written by SEAN MURPHY Associated Press 12 March 2015
The Sigma Alpha Epsilon house at the University of Oklahoma on Monday, March. 9, 2015 in Norman, Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Nick Oxford)  The president of the University of Oklahoma severed the school's ... read more >>
Blacks Now Finishing High School at Record Levels
Written by Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent 12 March 2015
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – After 30 years of little to no progress, Black youth are completing high school at the highest rates in history.  This is the finding in a new issue brief titled, “Young Black ... read more >>
Obama announcing effort to boost high-tech training, hiring
Written by Jim Kuhnhenn Associated Press 12 March 2015
Targeting stagnant wages in an otherwise improving economy, President Barack Obama is calling on employers, educational institutions and local governments to ramp up training and hiring of high-technology ... read more >>
Statement by Ron Busby, Sr., President, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. on the February Jobs Report
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2015
(courtesy photo) “February's jobs report is encouraging news,” said U.S. Black Chambers president Ron Busby about the February Jobs Report. “With 295,000 jobs created last month and the unemployment ... read more >>
Justices side with Labor Department in overtime pay dispute
Written by Associated Press 12 March 2015
Supreme Court upholds Obama rule making mortgage brokers eligible for overtime pay WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has sided with the Obama administration in upholding a rule making mortgage brokers ... read more >>
Edwards to seek Maryland Senate seat
Written by Associated Press 12 March 2015
Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., smiles after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced that Edwards will become co-chair of the House Democrats’ Steering and Policy Committee with Rep. Rosa ... read more >>
Major credit agencies agree to changes Equifax, Experian and TransUnion to alter their interactions with consumers
Written by Associated Press 12 March 2015
The three largest credit-reporting agencies will change the way they handle records in a major revamp long sought by consumer advocates. Medical debts won't be reported until after a 180-day waiting period ... read more >>
Selma, 50 years later
Written by Amen Oyiboke Staff Writer; Danielle Cralle Contributing Writer 12 March 2015
The Walk for Freedom that turned into Bloody Sunday The Obama family join hands as they begin the march with the foot soldiers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence ... read more >>
MARVIN GAYE'S CHILDREN AWARDED $7.4 MILLION IN DAMAGES
Written by Associated Press 12 March 2015
JURY FINDS PHARRELL, THICKE COPIED FOR 'BLURRED LINES' SONG Marvin Gaye's daughter, Nona Gaye, left, and his ex-wife, Jan Gaye, take questions from the media outside Los Angeles U.S. District Court, ... read more >>
Wisconsin chief treading carefully after fatal shooting
Written by TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press 12 March 2015
From left, Tony Robinson, Sr. and Andrea Irwin, parents of Tony Robinson, appear Monday, March 9, 2015 during a press conference outside the home where their 19-year-old son was killed by a Madison, ... read more >>
OBAMA: RACIAL BIAS IN FERGUSON POLICE DEPT. NOT ISOLATED
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 07 March 2015
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said the type of racial discrimination found in Ferguson, Missouri, is not unique to that police department, and he cast law enforcement reform as a chief struggle ... read more >>
Supreme Court’s Shelby Ruling Makes Selma a ‘Footnote’
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 05 March 2015
Alabama State Rep. Merika Coleman-Evans (D) and Jesse Jackson talk about voting rights at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. (Freddie Allen/NNPA)     WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As Washington ... read more >>
Speakers at CPUC Blast and Applaud Comcast Time Warner Cable Merger
Written by Gail Berkley/California Black Media 05 March 2015
The proposed $45 billion Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger was alternately blasted and supported by over two dozen speakers at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) hearing held last Wednesday ... read more >>
Racial Disparities in Early Childhood Hurts U.S.
Written by Jazelle Hunt, Washington Correspondent 05 March 2015
Increased investment in early childhood education and care can eradicate many of the racial success gaps that persist throughout society, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress ... read more >>
Report: Incarceration Shows Little to No Effect on Crime
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 05 March 2015
In the last two decades mass incarceration, a system that has a disproportionate negative impact on the Black community, has had little to no effect on crime, according to a new report. The United States ... read more >>
Blacks Underrepresented in STEM Classes
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 26 February 2015
0 0 1 18 104 LA Sentinel 1 1 121 14.0   Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE   /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable   Wade Henderson, president and CEO of the Leadership Conference ... read more >>

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