Thursday, March 5, 2015
President Obama Taps Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2013
  Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Anthony Foxx speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 29, 2013, after President Barack Obama announced Foxx' nomination to succeed Ray LaHood ... read more >>
Police: 3 more in custody in Boston bombings
Written by Denise Lavoie and Bridget Murphy, Associated Press 01 May 2013
(AP photo)   BOSTON (AP) — Three more suspects were taken into custody in the Boston Marathon bombing case, including two college friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who came to the U.S. from Kazakhstan, ... read more >>
New hearing for Arkansas inmate sentenced as teen
Written by JEANNIE NUSS Associated Press 26 April 2013
This photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Corrections shows Kuntrell Jackson who was sentenced to life in prison when he was 14 after the shooting death of a store clerk during an attempted ... read more >>
Sharp Drop in Black Male Enrollment in Med Schools
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Washington Correspondent 24 April 2013
Dean Mark Johnson says med school worth the financial investment WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Fewer Black males were enrolled in the first year of medical schools last year than 32 years ago, a trend that, ... read more >>
Son of Magic Johnson talks about being gay
Written by BETH HARRIS Associated Press 19 April 2013
This April 11, 2012 file photo shows Magic Johnson, right, his wife Cookie and son E.J. arriving for the opening night performance of the Broadway play "Magic/Bird" in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, ... read more >>
Tamerlan Tsarnaev Dead: Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect One Dies In Shootout
Written by EILEEN SULLIVAN, MEGHAN BARR, KATIE ZEZIMA Associated Press 19 April 2013
This photo released by the FBI early Friday April 19, 2013, shows the man the FBI is calling suspect No. 1, identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26. The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing ... read more >>
FBI releases images of 2 men at Boston Marathon
Written by Denise Lavoie and Adam Geller, Associated Press 18 April 2013
FBI releases images, video of Boston Marathon suspects   BOSTON (AP) — The FBI has released photos of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings and is asking for the public's help in ... read more >>
Morgan State University Wins Honda Campus All-Star Challenge
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 April 2013
Morgan State University students, winners of the 24th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge, pose with representatives from their school and with Honda executives at the American Honda headquarters ... read more >>
Ricin is indicated in letters to Obama, senator
Written by Eileen Sullivan and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press 17 April 2013
A Prince George's County, Md. firefighter dressed in a protective suit walks into a government mail screening facility in Hyattsville, Md., Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Police swept across the U.S. ... read more >>
Senate rejects expanded gun background checks
Written by Associated Press 17 April 2013
  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has rejected a bipartisan effort to expand federal background checks to more firearms buyers in a crucial showdown over gun control. Wednesday's vote was a jarring ... read more >>
Photo of the Week
Written by Official White House Photo by Pete Souza 11 April 2013
‘42’ meets ‘44’ President Barack Obama (44th President) talks with Jackie Robinson widow, Rachel Robinson before the “42” movie screening with Robinson family members and cast and crew ... read more >>
45 years after Dr. King – Now what?
Written by Karanja A. Ajanaku Special to the NNPA from the New Tri-State Defender 11 April 2013
Martin Luther King III, left, and Lee Saunders, right, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, take part in a march to the National Civil Rights Museum on Thursday, ... read more >>
Postal Service backs down on cutting Saturday mail
Written by Pauline Jelinek, Associated Press 10 April 2013
(AP Photo)   WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service says it will delay plans to cut Saturday mail delivery because Congress isn't allowing the change. The Postal Service said in February ... read more >>
Student arrested in Texas college stabbing attack
Written by Ramit Plushnick-Masti and Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press 10 April 2013
        Students run from the Lone Star College's Cy-Fair campus in Cypress, Texas, where a student went on a building-to-building stabbing attack Tuesday, April 9, 2013. The attacker ... read more >>
Judge wants trial in baby killing before year ends
Written by RUSS BYNUM Associated Press 05 April 2013
  De'Marquise Elkins, center, listens to proceedings during his bond hearing while sitting next to his lawyer Defense Attorney Kevin Gough, right, Friday April 5, 2013 in Brunswick, Ga. Authorities ... read more >>
Ray Nagin, former New Orleans mayor, pleads not guilty to corruption charges
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 April 2013
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin arrives at the Hale Boggs Federal Building and U.S. District Courthouse to appear in federal court for an arraignment on public corruption charges in New Orleans, ... read more >>
30,000 children enjoy ‘Easter Egg Roll’ with President Obama
Written by Gary Hunter Special to the Sentinel 04 April 2013
President Barack Obama and family host 30,000 children for 2013 Easter Egg Roll – Photos by Gary Hunter for Sentinel About 30,000 children and their parents passed through the White House South ... read more >>
Chrysler Group Recognized as a Top Supporter of Black Engineering Schools for Third Consecutive Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 April 2013
Olabisi Boyle, director, Engineering Planning, Chrysler Group LLC Chrysler Group LLC has been named a top supporter of engineering programs at the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities ... read more >>
Ford Motor Company Announces Nominations for Ford Freedom Unsung in Southern California
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 April 2013
Ford Motor Company recently announced its “continued commitment to honor the outstanding achievements of ordinary people and organizations doing extraordinary things in the African American community” ... read more >>
Obama to return 5 percent of salary to Treasury
Written by Josh Lederman, Associated Press 03 April 2013
Marines salute as President Barack Obama jogs off of the Marine One helicopter before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday April 3, 2013, en route to Colorado. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn ... read more >>
MLK thank-you letter to Philly officer for sale
Written by Joann Loviglio, Associated Press 03 April 2013
A 1965 one-page typewritten letter signed by Martin Luther King Jr., is displayed Wednesday, April 3, 2013, near Philadelphia. The Raab Collection, a dealer of rare historic documents is selling ... read more >>
NRA study suggests trained, armed school staffers
Written by Alan Fram, Associated Press 03 April 2013
National School Shield Task Force Director, former Arkansas Rep. Asa Hutchinson gestures during a news conference at National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, April 2, 2013, to discuss his groups's ... read more >>
Robert L. Johnson Releases National Poll On The Obama Presidency
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 March 2013
Robert L. Johnson Black Opinions in the Age of Obama: Results of a National Zogby Poll Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), ... read more >>
Court: Drug dog sniff is unconstitutional search
Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press 28 March 2013
In this Dec. 6, 2011 file photo, Miami-Dade retired narcotics detector canine, Franky, is seen in Miami. The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police cannot bring drug-sniffing police dogs onto a suspect's ... read more >>
Detroit's emergency manager extends 'olive branch'
Written by COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press 28 March 2013
In this March 14, 2013 file photo, Washington-based attorney Kevyn Orr speaks at a news conference in Detroit. Orr starts work Monday, March 25, 2013, as Detroit’s emergency manager and the turnaround ... read more >>

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