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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 >>
Michael the "Messiah"?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 22 October 2009
Michael the "Messiah"?Should Jackson be christened the "Christ"? Jehovah revealed the identifying marks of the Messiah through the "Old Testament" prophets. "One Bible scholar likened this process to the ... read more >>
Health Notice: A Case of a Double-edged Sword
Written by Brian W. Carter, (Sentinel Intern) 22 October 2009
 Health Notice: A case of a double-edged sword  By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel InternThere are times when our health and well being come into question. Sometimes, we don't take care of ourselves properly ... read more >>
Black Males Endangered But Do We Really Care?
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 22 October 2009
Black Males Endangered But Do We Really Care?Young Black males are principal players in the unholy drama of wanton violence in our inner cities. The recent surge in such violence was propelled into sharp ... read more >>
GOP 'Patriots' Strike America Once Again
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 15 October 2009
GOP 'Patriots' Strike America Once AgainMy computer is still warm from my last article where I pointed out that the GOP is no longer conservative, and has become anti-American. Now, reinforcing my position, ... read more >>
A Noetic Choice
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 15 October 2009
A Noetic ChoiceWe are today what are choices were yesterday.And if you believe your fate was dealt to you poorly, free from a legitimate chance to prosper in life, "That too was a choice". Excuses are ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: Complex Roots
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 15 October 2009
Keeping It Real: Complex RootsThey say you won't get anywhere in life until you know where you've come from. But for the countless number of African Americans in this country, the simple act of knowing ... read more >>
Fox Eleven Good Day L.A Has A Taste Of Soul
Written by Malik Spellman 15 October 2009
Fox Eleven Good Day L.A Has A Taste Of SoulWe embark upon our fourth Taste of Soul event, which is the brain child of our owner and friend of many communities Mr. Danny Bakewell, who thought welcoming ... read more >>
The Death of Derrion Albert
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 15 October 2009
The Death of Derrion Albert: Living and Dying in AmericaThere has been a torrent of expressions of rightful outrage, profound shock and shared grief over the brutal and callous killing of Derrion Albert ... read more >>
The Strangest Dream?
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 15 October 2009
The Strangest Dream?By Darryl JamesSometimes I dream of love.Sometimes I dream of the love I once held.Today, I dreamed of them all.My eyes closed. My mind fell away.I dreamed about all of the women I ... read more >>
Nobel Honors Hope of Things to Come
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 15 October 2009
Nobel Honors Hope of Things to ComeWhy did the Nobel Committee give Barack Obama the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize in his first year in office? Were committee members just expressing their relief at the ... read more >>
South Los Angeles Can Show Leadership in Closing the Digital Divide
Written by Denise G. Fairchild 15 October 2009
South Los Angeles Can Show Leadership in Closing the Digital DivideIn June 2009, the Public Policy Institute of California released its second annual Information Technology survey to document how computers ... read more >>
"Saint" Michael (Jackson)?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 15 October 2009
“Saint” Michael (Jackson)?Contributor extraordinaire           Should Michael Jackson be elevated to sainthood? If he was Catholic, there are a number of Catholics ... read more >>
Surge in Youth Violence is a Wake Up Call, Maybe
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 15 October 2009
Surge in Youth Violence is a Wake Up Call, Maybe  Hopefully, the savage killing of 16-year-old Derrion Albert in Chicago will galvanize sustained protest, not only to his death, but the surge in Black ... read more >>
Remember Jupiter
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 08 October 2009
Remember JupiterAlfonzo TuckerHello world, I trust you all are in good spirits, if not allow me to divert your attention from all negative issues; at least for the few moments we share within the words ... read more >>
Parents Beware: Tootsie Roll Candy Serves Crack Twin in Box
Written by Malik Spellman 08 October 2009
Parents Beware: Tootsie Roll Candy Serves Crack Twin in BoxMalik SpellmanI want all of the parents who are reading this article today to know that Tootsie Roll candy "Dots" serves a crack look-a-like substance ... read more >>
Derrion Tragedy a Sign of Much Bigger Illness
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 08 October 2009
Derrion Tragedy a Sign of Much Bigger IllnessIn the wake of the murder of a Fenger High School student in Chicago, President Obama has dispatched Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne ... read more >>
Keeping it Real: Violence Must End
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 08 October 2009
Keeping it Real: Violence Must EndRev. Al SharptonEvery time a soldier in Iraq or Afghanistan is killed, it makes headlines. Whenever a police officer or firefighter dies, we hear about it. If there's ... read more >>
Essential Teachings of Messenger Muhammad
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 08 October 2009
Essential Teachings of Messenger Muhammad: A Careful Kawaida ReadingDr. Maulana KarengaThis is a careful Kawaida reading of some of the essential teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad in rightful ... read more >>

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