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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 >>
Back to School Intensifies Responsibilities for Grandparents
Written by Pharoh Martin (NNPA National Correspondent) 03 September 2009
Vera White and GranddaughtersBack to School Intensifies Responsibilities for Grandparents By Pharoh MartinNNPA National Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Grandmothers have long been the safety net for ... read more >>
Ambassador Andrew Young Leads Discussion on Martha's Vineyard at 'Taste of Road Scholar' Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
(Seated) Ambassador Andrew Young; (Standing L-R) James Moses,CEO of Road to Scholar and Dr. Donald Stewart, member of the RoadScholar Board of Directors and former president of Spelman College inAtlanta, ... read more >>
Low-income Residents Face Blatant Housing Discrimination in New Orleans
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
Low-income Residents Face Blatant Housing Discrimination in New Orleans, Study FindsBy Edmund W. LewisSpecial to the NNPA from the Louisiana WeeklyNEW ORLEANS (NNPA) - A study released iin late August ... read more >>
Katrina Four Years Later
Written by Evan Barnes (Staff Writer) 27 August 2009
New Orleans four years later. By Evan BarnesSentinel Staff WriterFour years after its devastation ravaged the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina has remained a symbol of nature's fury, unbelievable tragedy ... read more >>
Aaron S. Williams Sworn in as Peace Corps Director
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2009
Aaron S. Williams was sworn in Monday as the eighteenth Director of the Peace Corps. Director Williams was nominated by President Obama on July 14 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 7. Aaron ... read more >>
Democratic Icon Ted Kennedy Dies
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Assistant Managing Editor) 27 August 2009
Senator Ted Kennedy Senator Edward Kennedy Dies!He was the patriarch of the Kennedy family and an icon of the Democratic Party and the U.S. SenateBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Assistant Managing Editor He ... read more >>
Brown Forces CashCall Inc. to End Illegal and Abusive Debt Collection Practices
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2009
Brown Forces CashCall Inc. to End Illegal and Abusive Debt Collection PracticesSentinel Wire ServicesAttorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. forced CashCall, Inc., an Anaheim-based fast-money lender, to stop ... read more >>
President Obama's Remarks at the Medal of Freedom Ceremony
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 August 2009
President Barack Obama and Reverend Joseph LoweryPresident Barack Obama and Sidney PoitierPresident Barack Obama and Bishop Desmond TutuPhoto Credits: Rickey Brown for SentinelRickey Brown for SentinelREMARKS ... read more >>
Rumors and Misinformation Dominate Discussion Over Health Care
Written by Xavier Higgs (Contributing Writer) 20 August 2009
Crowds express their opinion of the President's health carereform proposal. - Photo Credit: Xavier Higgs for SentinelRumors and Misinformation Dominate Discussion Over Health Care ReformBy Xavier HiggsSentinel ... read more >>
NAACP Launches Support for ‘The Peoples Company’
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2009
NAACP Launches Support for ‘The Peoples Company’ Sentinel Wire ServicesNational Board Member hails Petro America  An esteemed national board member of the National Association for the Advancement ... read more >>
NAACP Congratulates Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
NAACP Congratulates Supreme Court Justice Sonia SotomayorApplauds U.S. Senate for Confirming the Nation's First Latina Justice and Balancing the Supreme CourtThe NAACP issued the following statement on ... read more >>
Young Women Gain Global Business Leadership Experience
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Young Women Gain Global Business Leadership Experience Visit South Africa as Ann Fudge Scholars Five female collegiate scholars selected to join members of The Executive Leadership Council(r) in a once-in-a-lifetime ... read more >>
U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Must Be Replaced, Rights Leaders Say
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Must Be Replaced, Rights Leaders SayBy Hazel Trice EdneyNNPA Editor-in-ChiefThe 52-year-old U. S. Commission on Civil Rights, historically a leading force for overturning ... read more >>
Clunkers Bill gets $2 Billion More in Funding
Written by Dorothy Rowley (Special to the NNPA) 13 August 2009
Clunkers Bill gets $2 Billion More in FundingBy Dorothy RowleySpecial to the NNPA from the Afro-American NewspapersCongress has been praised for its recent passage of the Cash for Clunkers bill. This legislation ... read more >>
Medal of Freedom Recipients
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2009
Sidney PoitierRev. Joseph LoweryArchbishop Desmond TutuMedal of Freedom RecipientsThey are lauded as agents of change who lived to share some of the changes they helped to bring about.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Gulf Coast Leaders Share Post-Katrina Census Concerns with Congress
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Louisiana Weekly 06 August 2009
NEW ORLEANS (NNPA)--Four years after Hurricane Katrina devastated communities along the Gulf Coast, elected officials and community leaders are still struggling to rebuild and upgrade those communities. ... read more >>
As Congress Leaves for August Recess, CBC Keeps Health Care on the Front Burner
Written by Pharoh Martin (NNPA National Correspondent) 06 August 2009
WASHINGTON (NNPA)--As members of Congress begin August recess, temporarily setting aside intense negotiations for a passable health care reform bill, the Congressional Black Caucus has vowed to continue ... read more >>
Black Intellectuals Decry White House 'Beer Summit'
Written by Zenitha Prince (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspapers) 06 August 2009
Say Notion of a Post-Racial America is a Myth  CHICAGO (NNPA)--Despite the overwhelming election of President Barack Obama, the inherent prejudice against people of color remains alive and well in ... read more >>
President Barack Obama - The Second Hundred Days
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 August 2009
President Barack Obama takes a break from his official duties to celebrate his 48th birthday August 4, at the White House Press Briefing Room in Washington. Photo by AP Photo/Ron Edwards President Barack ... read more >>
Fed proposes new rules to combat unfair lending
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Michael Calhoun, Center for Responsible Lending President RespondsThe Federal Reserve Board (FRB) issued proposed rules that hold great promise for eliminating abusive and unfair practices that have become ... read more >>

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