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Wigging, Weaving and Burning Away Blackness
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 05 November 2009
Wigging, Weaving and Burning Away Blackness: Post-Racial Hair and HopeLet's not pretend Chris Rock's recent film, "Good Hair", revealed any well-concealed secrets about how Black people, especially Black ... read more >>
Know Balance, Know Peace
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 05 November 2009
Know Balance, Know PeaceLast week, I wrote an open letter to Bitter Women.Of course, it was less than well received by the Bitter women themselves.Instead of seeking to understand my point, they were angry ... read more >>
No Need To Hesitate On Health-Care Bill
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 05 November 2009
No Need To Hesitate On Health-Care BillIt is time for the Congress to act on health care. Legislators should stiffen their spines and pass the bill. The legislation produced by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and ... read more >>
Um, Excuse Me... Something's In My Food!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Sentinel Intern) 05 November 2009
Um, Excuse Me... Something's In My Food!Unwanted objects continue to find their way into people's cuisine.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel InternThe Sentinel received a phone call a week ago from a concerned ... read more >>
What Really Happened to Michael Jackson?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 05 November 2009
What Really Happened to Michael Jackson?You may not be ready for the answerPlease be advised that this article is going to cause more questions than it answers. Regrettably, you probably should prepare ... read more >>
Black Violence, Slavery and Reparations
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 05 November 2009
Black Violence, Slavery and Reparations Most people don't see a connection between Black violence and reparations but the two are inextricably linked. Reparations involves compensation for damages incurred ... read more >>
Conservatives Waking Up in Droves
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 29 October 2009
Conservatives Waking Up in DrovesWell, it seems that the GOP is finally coming into its own. Both its numbers, and its rhetoric, reflect that its rapidly becoming more of a cult than a political party. ... read more >>
Black Turnout Looking Mild for November Elections
Written by Ron Walters 29 October 2009
Black Turnout Looking Mild for November ElectionsFrom all that I can tell, Barack Obama isn't running in the fall and that fact is likely to have a decisive impact on the elections for governor in both ... read more >>
I Woke with a Smile
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 29 October 2009
I Woke with a SmileI woke with a smile, just a general feeling of happiness; I knew today would be grand. We decided to sleep in, watch television; I fixed her eggs-over hard, she said I was a good man, ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: The Right Wing and Meagan Williams
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 29 October 2009
The Right Wing and Meagan Williams Freedom of the press unequivocally stands at the core of fundamentals in the United States of America. It is a form of checks and balances towards the government, business ... read more >>
Nara Sudarkasa - A Woman of High Purpose
Written by Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Columnist) 29 October 2009
Nara Sudarkasa - A Woman of High Purpose By Julianne MalveauxNNPA Columnist(NNPA) - Dr. Niara Sudarkasa, the first woman President of Lincoln University, has a name that reflects her reality. Niara means ... read more >>
Morehouse tells students to pull their pants up
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 October 2009
Morehouse tells students to pull their pants upMany members of the Black community have been fed out with our teenaged boys wearing their pants below their waste, wearing do-rags, and gold teeth. Well ... read more >>
Remembering the Million Man March: Reflections on Memory and Mission
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 29 October 2009
Remembering the Million Man March: Reflections on Memory and MissionThere is so much damage done to memory and mission in our lives and to our sense of self by large and small concessions to the constant ... read more >>
Open letter To Bitter Women
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 29 October 2009
An Open letter To Bitter WomenThis is a letter to tell you officially and publicly that I am tired of you.I want you to know that it is time for you to shut your bitter ass up, get some therapy and leave ... read more >>
Bankers facing Chicago firestorm
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 29 October 2009
Bankers facing Chicago firestorm'Enough is enough." "Bust up the big banks." "Too big to fail is too big to exist." All of this and more can be heard this week at the American Bankers Association. ABA ... read more >>
From Moonwalker to Miracle Worker
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 29 October 2009
The legacy of Michael Jackson At Motown's 25-year anniversary celebration Michael Jackson moonwalked his way right into the hearts and souls of millions. Questions like, "Did you see that?" and "How did ... read more >>
Recent Teacher Evaluation Change Way Overdue
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 29 October 2009
RECENT TEACHER EVALUATION CHANGE WAY OVERDUEGovernor Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature realized millions of federal dollars would be withheld unless California changed teacher evaluation criteria ... read more >>
Mack and Jackie: Pasadena’s Twin Heroes
Written by Dr. Conrad W. Worrill 22 October 2009
Mack and Jackie: Pasadena’s Twin Heroes By Dr. Conrad W. WorrillRecently my father, Walter Worrill, sent me an article from the October 8, 2009 issue of the Los Angeles Times. The article focused ... read more >>
The Ironies of 911
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 22 October 2009
The Ironies of 911 While viewing America's solemn commemoration of the eighth anniversary of 911, I began to reflect upon its many ironies. The very first thing that came to mind was Dick Cheney's claim ... read more >>
Find Your Rhythm
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 22 October 2009
Find your Rhythm Alfonzo TuckerHello world, another day has pasted and I find myself moving closer and closer to finding my personal rhythm. I hope you all are traveling down the same trail, the upbeat ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: Limbaugh and the NFL
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 22 October 2009
Limbaugh and the NFLRev. Al SharptonIn 1902, a man by the name of Charles Follis, became the first documented African American pro football player as a member of the Shelby Athletic Club. Despite a few ... read more >>
Interracial Couple Denied Marriage License
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 October 2009
Interracial Couple Denied Marriage LicenseBy Jason LewisSo interracial marriages do not last very long?That's what Keith Bardwell, a white justice of the peace in Tangipahoa Parish in the southeastern ... read more >>
Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer: Leader with the Shining Light
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 22 October 2009
Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer: Leader with the Shining LightDr. Maulana KarengaShe was a leader with a shining light lifted high and unwavering in the harsh winds of history, reminding us there is no real ... read more >>
Frightened Americans
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 22 October 2009
Frightened AmericansBy Darryl James"America is filled with terror from North to South and we thank God." -Osama bin Laden"Either you are with us, or with the terrorists." -George BushThere was a time in ... read more >>
Jobless Recovery No Cause for Cheer
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 22 October 2009
Jobless Recovery No Cause for Cheer Rare champagne is bubbling on Wall Street. The Dow Jones hits 10,000. Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke says the recession is over. Let the good times roll.Only, ... read more >>



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