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Jenious Inspires Others to Care
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 October 2008
Numerous individuals have last their lives simply because they did not have health care. Many have had health care, but their issuance providers would not cover their needs. But the hurt does not stop ... read more >>
Prop 4 Endangers Teens’ Health and Safety
Written by Tamara Latta 16 October 2008
Communication plays a huge role when it comes to teen and health safety. First and foremost not all teens live in a household where communication is possible and some teenagers who don’t have ... read more >>
Who is the real Sarah Palin?
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 October 2008
Governor Sarah Palin has been given the job to lead the frontal assault on Senator Barack Obama and the reason that Senator McCain – who said he would not partake in negative campaigning – ... read more >>
Remaining Debate Schedule
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2008
October 7, 2008: Presidential debate in a town hall format, Belmont University, Nashville, TN October 15, 2008: Presidential debate with domestic policy focus, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY Each ... read more >>
Congress Approves Historic Bailout Bill
Written by JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and DAVID ESPO , Associated Press Writers 03 October 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With the economy on the brink and elections looming, Congress approved an unprecedented $700 billion government bailout of the battered financial industry on Friday and sent it to ... read more >>
OJ Found Guilty
Written by Associated Press 03 October 2008
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- O.J. Simpson, who went from American sports idol to celebrity-in-exile after he was acquitted of murder in 1995, was found guilty Friday of robbing two sports-memorabilia dealers ... read more >>
Sudan Desert Gunfight Kills 6 Accused in Abduction
Written by Mohamed Osman, Associated Press 03 October 2008
Eight kidnappers of a group of European tourists and their Egyptian guides led soldiers on a high-speed desert chase Sunday, ending in a firefight that killed all but two of the gunmen, Sudan’s ... read more >>
Congressional Black Caucus’ Issue Forum on the Cherokee Freedmen
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 03 October 2008
Some issues never die when they should have decades or even a century ago. Instead of dying they are kept alive by the power of money and influence peddling in the U.S. Congress. They are kept alive ... read more >>
Blacks, Whites Show Prejudices Along Racial Divide
Written by Ron Fournier and Errin Haines, Associated Press 03 October 2008
The Classic Creations barber shop sits empty, surrounded by drunks and shuttered storefronts just two blocks from the manicured lawns of Grosse Pointe Park. The contrast isn’t lost on LaVar Anthony, ... read more >>
52 Somalis Die after Drifting 18 Days in Boat
Written by Associated Press 03 October 2008
AP - Somali refugees abandoned by smugglers in the dangerous waters of the Gulf of Aden drifted for 18 days, and at least 52 died before the group was rescued off the Yemeni coast, the U.N. said Sunday. ... read more >>
Bailout or Blackout?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 October 2008
That is the $700-billion question facing African American lawmakers as negotiations resume in Congress Democrats and Republicans were not the only ones divided by a massive $700-billion bailout plan ... read more >>
Poll suggests race could cost Obama White House
Written by Associated Press 25 September 2008
Deep-seated racial misgivings could cost Barack Obama the White House if the election is close, according to an AP-Yahoo News poll that found one-third of White Democrats harbor negative views toward ... read more >>
Reparations Crusader Decries Sharecropper Slavery: March on Washington Planned for October 24
Written by By Earnest McBride, Special to the NNPA from the Jackson Advocate 11 September 2008
Black slavery continued long after the Civil War under the guise of sharecropping and tenant farming, says a crusading California minister who has issued a call nationally for a four-day reparations ... read more >>
Home Search Questioned as Elderly Woman Says Police Ransacked Wrong House
Written by Bill Beene, Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 11 September 2008
Amid fumes of a federal investigation into the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and its towing scandal, an elderly woman and others protested Aug. 29 in North St. Louis, charging that city cops ... read more >>
Mayor Kilpatrick Makes Plea Deal; Resigns
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Chronicle 11 September 2008
Detroit’s youngest mayor is now the first to leave office in disgrace. In a plea deal made Sept. 4, Kilpatrick pled guilty to two counts of obstruction of justice, admitting to perjury during ... read more >>
Like Husband Michelle Obama’s Message Resonates
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 August 2008
The passionate delivery, the rich emotion describing a life forged in Chicago, the strong conviction showing America the common threads in their stories. It was a familiar yet powerful message that ... read more >>
The Next President?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 28 August 2008
“This will be the day when all of God’s children will be able to sing with new meaning, ‘My country,’tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing. Land where my fathers died, ... read more >>
Bernie Mac Dead at Age 50
Written by F.N. D\'ALESSIO, Associated Press 09 August 2008
CHICAGO (AP) -- Bernie Mac, the actor and comedian who teamed up in the casino heist caper "Ocean's Eleven" and gained a prestigious Peabody Award for his sitcom "The Bernie Mac ... read more >>
Howard University Kicks off $75 Million Fundraiser for New School of Communications
Written by La Risa Lynch, NNPA Special Correspondent 07 August 2008
Black Press to Occupy Wing in the Building Howard University has embarked upon an aggressive fund-raising campaign to raise $75 million to build a new home for the John H. Johnson School of Communications. ... read more >>
Global AIDS Epidemic Zeroes in on Black America
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 07 August 2008
Catastrophic statistics indicate a red warning zone MEXICO CITY - Phill Wilson, founder and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute of Los Angeles, wishes now that African Americans would have took the ... read more >>
Black Schools Neglected, Says Plaintiffs in DISD Lawsuit
Written by Gordon Jackson, Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Examiner 07 August 2008
For plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the Dallas Independent School District, the question is not what the district trustees say they’re going to do, but more a matter of “What have you done ... read more >>
House’s Slavery Apology Rebuked, Called a ‘Stunt’
Written by Eric Mayes 07 August 2008
An official apology for slavery and Jim Crow from the U.S. House of Representatives provoked mixed emotions in Philadelphia last week. For J. Whyatt Mondesire, president of the Philadelphia Chapter ... read more >>
Investigators: Millions of Medicare Dollars at Risk Due to Poor Oversight of Medical Suppliers
Written by Hope Yen, Associated Press 07 August 2008
The government is putting millions of Medicare dollars at risk by authorizing fictitious sellers of wheelchairs, prosthetics and other medical supplies to submit reimbursement claims with only limited ... read more >>
Race-‘ism’ and Politics
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 August 2008
 Senator Barack Obama Senator John McCainAs the conventions, and indeed the election, draw near, the campaigns seem to get nastier and uglier Politics in the United States has always been ... read more >>
Bernie Mac Death Rumors Untrue
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 August 2008
UPDATE:  Read the Latest story about the Death of Bernie Mac Comedian Still Hospitalized CHICAGO - Rumors circulating about the supposed death of comedian Bernie Mac have been confirmed to be untrue. ... read more >>

 

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