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Bakewell Promises Black Newspapers Will Speak for Themselves
Written by Pharoh Marton (NNPA National Correspondent) 29 March 2010
NNPA Chairman Danny Bakewell gives “Power of the BlackPress” address at the National Press Club Luncheon in celebration ofBlack Press Week.NNPA Publishers with civil rights icon Congresswoman ... read more >>
After 100 Years of Trying Obama Delivers Healthcare for the People
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 March 2010
A triumphant President Barack ObamaPresident Obama signing the Healthcare Reform Act bill  - Photo by Roy LewisAfter 100 years Obama Delivers Healthcare for the peopleIt was President Barack Obama's ... read more >>
Census Safety
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 March 2010
Census SafetyBeware fraudulent census takers and fake forms given out to steal vital information. By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterThe Census began this month and already people across the nation ... read more >>
Blacks in the Media
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 March 2010
Blacks in the MediaSurveys show African-Americans continue to suffer from poor media coverage and images.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff Writer"Image is everything" as the quote goes and unfortunately ... read more >>
Earvin "Magic" Johnson Endorses Bass' Congressional Bid
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 March 2010
 Caption: California Assembly Speaker Emeritus Karen BassCaption: Earvin “Magic” JohnsonEarvin "Magic" Johnson Endorses Bass' Congressional Bid NBA Legend-turned-businessman Earvin "Magic" ... read more >>
First Lady Speaks on national issues
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 March 2010
First Lady Michelle ObamaFirst Lady speaks on national issuesMichelle Obama invests her time in being an advocate for health, education and family. By Brian W CarterSentinel Staff Writer President ... read more >>
Some Haitians Say They Feel Forgotten
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
Some Haitians Say They Feel ForgottenBy Guy DelvaNNPA Haiti CorrespondentPORT-AU-PRINCE (NNPA)--Many Haitians are still in desperate straits - and some even say they feel forgotten - as they crave for ... read more >>
PRESIDENT OBAMA MEETS WITH THE CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
PRESIDENT OBAMA MEETS WITH THE CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUSRecently, President Obama met with members of the Congressional Black Caucus to discuss the economy, job creation and the need to pass health care ... read more >>
Republicans Block Amendment for Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
Republicans Block Amendment for Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs for Struggling Parents and YouthSpecial to the NNPA from the Seattle MediumWASHINGTON, D.C. -  Republican Senators have obstructed passage ... read more >>
Target Market News' 'Buying Power of Black America' Report
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
Target Market News' 'Buying Power of Black America' Report Shows Most Spending on Better LifestylesSpecial to the NNPA from Target Market NewsBlack consumers are responding to tighter economic conditions ... read more >>
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 >>

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