Monday, May 25, 2015
Obama exhorts Congress to act on immigration
Written by ERICA WERNER | Associated Press 11 June 2013
In this March 12, 2013 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two votes scheduled for Tuesday afternoon June 11, 2012 were on procedural measures to officially ... read more >>
Mandela daughters visit ill father in hospital
Written by JASON STRAZIUSO | Associated Press 11 June 2013
Tourists visit a temporary exhibit on Nelson Mandela at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg Tuesday June 11, 2013. Former South African President Nelson Mandela is spending a fourth day in a hospital, ... read more >>
Grandmother says she watched officer shoot girl, 7
Written by COREY WILLIAMS | Associated Press 11 June 2013
Detroit Police officer Joseph Weekley, left, and his attorney Steve Fishman confer during a break in the proceedings at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Weekley is ... read more >>
Obama names Rice as national security adviser
Written by JULIE PACE | Associated Press 05 June 2013
President Barack Obama stands with UN Ambassador Susan Rice, his choice to be his next National Security Adviser, right, current National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, who is resigning, second from right, ... read more >>
Police can collect DNA from arrestees, court says
Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND | Associated Press 03 June 2013
This photo taken in April 2009, provided by the Salisbury, Md., Police Department, shows Alonzo Jay King Jr. A narrowly divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that police can collect DNA from people arrested ... read more >>
Obama calls for end to mental illness stigma
Written by NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press 03 June 2013
President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan listen as Janelle Montano shares her story of dealing with mental health issues during opening of the White House mental health conference, ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Votes NO on GOP Bill That Would Make College More Expensive
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 31 May 2013
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) released the following statement after House Republicans pushed a bill to increase the cost of a college education: "The U.S. House of Representatives was divided ... read more >>
Foster Youth Shadow Congress for a Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 May 2013
  Congresswoman Bass, Chair and Co- Founder of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth meets with foster youth Marcy Valenzuela in Washington.  Congresswoman Bass addresses foster youth and Members ... read more >>
Dishwasher Turned Hero': Charles Ramsey Statue Unveiled
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 30 May 2013
Charles Ramsey (Sentinel file Photo) Charles Ramsey statue (Sentinel File Photo) On May 24, 2013, Charles Ramsey was present at an event to meet the public when a statue of him was unveiled. The ... read more >>
Positively Perfect Introduces Doll with Chocolate Skin Tone – DIVAH Taylor
Written by Chida Warren-Darby Special to the NNPA from the San Diego Voice & Viewpoint 30 May 2013
Businesswoman Continues to Meet Needs of Black Girls Through Doll Line with New Chocolate Skin Addition CEO of World of EPI, Dr. Lisa Williams, recently announced the new addition of DIVAH Taylor ... read more >>
Ninth Annual Spelman Women of Color Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 May 2013
(L-R) Speaker, author and radio talk show host Jennifer Keitt, actress Nicole Ari Parker, CNBCs Sharon Epperson, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, Clinical Psychologist, television producer & host Dr. ... read more >>
Judge limits texts, photos in Trayvon Martin case
Written by KYLE HIGHTOWER | Associated Press 28 May 2013
  SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys won't be able to mention Trayvon Martin's drug use, suspension from school and past fighting during opening statements at the trial of a former neighborhood watch ... read more >>
Adding Shakur to Most Wanted List Baffles Activists
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 23 May 2013
This is an undated file photo provided by the New Jersey State Police showing Assata Shakur (AP Photo/New Jersey State Police, File)   A poster with photographs of Joanne Chesimard, a fugitive for ... read more >>
Retired Postman Wins Lottery
Written by Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Chronicle 23 May 2013
For The Fourth Time Retired postal worker Melvyn Wilson is probably one of the luckiest men on earth, because on Wednesday, he picked up his fourth winning lottery check, and this time, it was for ... read more >>
State Rep. Tyrone Brooks, Sr. Indicted
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Daily World 23 May 2013
Georgia State Rep. Tyrone Brooks, Sr., of Atlanta, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that he misappropriated almost $1 million in charitable funds from Universal Humanities, a charity ... read more >>
Study: Five Percent of Consumers Had Errors on Their Credit Reports, Results in Less Favorable Terms for Loans
Written by William Garth Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Citizen 23 May 2013
A Federal Trade Commission study of the U.S. credit reporting industry found that five percent of consumers had errors on one of their three major credit reports that could lead to them paying more ... read more >>
Obama pledges urgent aid to Oklahoma town
Written by Associated Press 23 May 2013
Devastating Jimmy Hodges helps Chad Heltcel and his wife Cassidi salvage the wreckage of Heltcel's family home which was destroyed when a tornado swept through Moore, Oklahoma May 21 2013. President ... read more >>
Crews race to find survivors of Oklahoma twister
Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT and SEAN MURPHY | Associated Press 21 May 2013
Residents pass a destroyed car as they walk through a tornado-ravaged neighborhood Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Moore, Okla. A huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb Monday, flattening ... read more >>
Philly abortion doctor guilty in 3 babies' deaths
Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press 17 May 2013
In this March 8, 2010 file photo, Dr. Kermit Gosnell is seen during an interview with the Philadelphia Daily News at his attorney's office in Philadelphia. Gosnell was found guilty Monday, May 13, ... read more >>
Black Males, Athletes, and Academic Achievement
Written by Isiah Thomas & Na’liah Suad Nasir Special to the Sentinel 17 May 2013
Isiah Thomas and Na'liah Suad Nasir I entered Indiana University in 1979 as a freshman on scholarship from the inner city of the West Side of Chicago. Our team at Indiana University went on to win ... read more >>
House speaker blasts IRS; Holder set to testify
Written by Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press 15 May 2013
Gov. Scott Walker says the IRS's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny is a real threat to our freedoms, on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)   WASHINGTON ... read more >>
OJ Simpson testifies in bid for new Vegas trial
Written by Linda Deutsch and Ken Ritter, Associated Press 15 May 2013
In this Friday, Oct. 3, 2008 file photo, O.J. Simpson is handcuffed after a verdict of guilty on all counts was read following his trial at the Clark County Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas. ... read more >>
Tougher drunken driving threshold recommended
Written by Joan Lowy, Associated Press 14 May 2013
In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chair Deborah Hersman speaks during a news conference in Washington. Federal accident investigators were weighing a recommendation ... read more >>
'Mama, What Would I Do Without You?' America Celebrates Mother's Day This Sunday
Written by Hazel Trice Edney and Akua Aboagye Special to the Sentinel 10 May 2013
On Sunday, May 6, Kiona Daniels celebrated her Grandmother Ella's 98th birthday. This weekend, she will join millions across the nation in celebration of Mother's Day, May 12. (Courtesy Photo) As ... read more >>
Assata Shakur Placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 May 2013
Cover of Assata Shakur's Autobiography "Assata"  First woman to be so designated; reward for her capture increased to $2 million dollars The Federal Bureau of Investigation placed 1970s Black radical ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash