The King of Pop, Lip-Locked?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 01 April 2010
The King of Pop, Lip-Locked?'The way she made him feel...her'?Day 280, Week 40, Article 39 The video The Way You Make Me Feel (1988) with Michael Jackson and Tatiana Yvonne (then Tatiana Thumbtzen, pronounced ... read more >>
President’s Race Key Factor in New Forms of Racism
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 01 April 2010
President’s Race Key Factor in New Forms of Racism  The so-called Tea Party and Republican Party are essentially the same, they differ only in style. The Tea Party's big dust bowl rally last ... read more >>
Would Tavis Smiley’s ‘Black Agenda’ Help the Black Community, or Bring America to its Knees
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 24 March 2010
Would Tavis Smiley’s ‘Black Agenda’ Help the Black Community, or Bring America to its Knees  I want to begin this column with an apology. I went completely ballistic in a previous ... read more >>
Her Judgment of Me
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 24 March 2010
Her Judgment of MeAlfonzo TuckerHello world, several years ago, 1991 to be exact, I was standing in a Fresno County court room waiting to hear if my junior high-school wrestling coach (Mike Darling) and ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: Change Has Come
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 24 March 2010
Keeping It Real: Change Has ComeRev. Al SharptonIt was the second annual convention of the Medical Committee for Human Rights in 1965. And during this conference in Chicago, our great civil rights leader, ... read more >>
Meditating on Woman in the World
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 24 March 2010
Meditating on Woman in the World:Sacred Sources from Ancient AfricaDr. Maulana KarengaAs March, Black History Month II-Women Focus, comes to an end, and with it, all the special speeches, learned lectures, ... read more >>
Call Me Crazy
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 24 March 2010
Call Me Crazy Anytime people have a hard time understanding something, the first thing they turn to is an easy label.In the case of people with strong voices, the easy label is "crazy."I've heard it ... read more >>
Courageous leaders bring needed change
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 24 March 2010
Courageous leaders bring needed changeAfter 14 brutal months, House Democrats, led by their redoubtable Speaker Nancy Pelosi, stepped up Sunday night to pass comprehensive health care reform. Sadly, not ... read more >>
Wellington's Road: Your Health is your Wealth!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 March 2010
Wellington's Road: Your Health is your Wealth!!By Brian Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterMost of the time, we feel fine...no pains or aches, nothing mysterious going on with our bodies and no immediate concerns. ... read more >>
Michael Jackson & the Memorial
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 24 March 2010
Michael Jackson & the MemorialThe holiday he celebrated from childhoodDay 273, Week 39, Article 38 The Associated Press reported this week that Michael Jackson's logistics director, Alberto Alvarez, ... read more >>
Another Questionable Shooting of Unarmed Black Man by LAPD
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 24 March 2010
Another Questionable Shooting of Unarmed Black Man by LAPDBy Jasmyne A. CannickIn Los Angeles, yet again the LAPD finds themselves involved in another questionable officer involved shooting.This time the ... read more >>
Should Obama Have a Black Agenda Is the Wrong Question
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 24 March 2010
Should Obama Have a Black Agenda Is the Wrong Question The Tavis Smiley/Al Sharpton media brawl, if nothing else, underscores the need for clarity and accountability-presidential and otherwise. However, ... read more >>
Reducing the Black Male Dropout Rate
Written by George E. Curry 17 March 2010
Reducing the Black Male Dropout RateBy George E. CurryNNPA ColumnistBoys don't drop out in the 12th grade. They physically drop out in the ninth grade, but they emotionally and academically drop out in ... read more >>
Is there a Method to Liz Cheney's Madness?
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 17 March 2010
Is there a Method to Liz Cheney's Madness?Many observers have found Liz and Dick Cheney's fervent crusade to ensure that President Obama define terrorists as "enemy combatants," and the fight against terrorism ... read more >>
The Plea
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 17 March 2010
The Plea Alfonzo TuckerHe wakes up afraid, fearful of the day's tasksHe must support the child that was given to him by a lustful pastHe must feed that child and provide shelter with positive contrast ... read more >>
Playin' and Preying on 'Precious'
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 17 March 2010
Playin' and Preying on 'Precious':Peddling Pain and Racial PathologyDr. Maulana KarengaIn a real and deep-rooted sense, it's not even 'bout the movie Precious, but about the People precious, about the ... read more >>
A Return to Tough Love
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 17 March 2010
A Return to Tough Love "Aint nothing wrong with these kids today that a good ass-kicking won't handle."--Moms Mabley I was shopping for groceries on a Thursday evening when it happened.A little Black ... read more >>
Infrastructure deficit catching up with U.S.
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 17 March 2010
Infrastructure deficit catching up with U.S.Is the United States becoming a place where you don't dare to drink the water? Consider the following:According to the New York Times, a significant water line ... read more >>
Wellington's Road: About God
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 March 2010
Wellington's Road: About God...By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterPeople have been worshipping god and/or gods since the beginning of civilization. The one thing people have always tried to prove is ... read more >>
The Way You Make Me...Heal?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 17 March 2010
The Way You Make Me...Heal?The girl in the video makes goodDay 266, Week 38, Article 37What do Naomi Campbell, Cheryl Crow, Iman, Lisa Marie Presley, and Britney Spears all have in common? They all came ... read more >>
Blacks New Best Frenemy: The Antiabortion Advocates
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 17 March 2010
Blacks New Best Frenemy: The Antiabortion AdvocatesBy Jasmyne A. Cannick Antiabortion advocates are claiming that Black women are being specifically targeted for abortions in an effort to keep the Black ... read more >>
IS CIVIL RIGHTS PROBE UNFAIR TO BLACK STUDENTS?
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 17 March 2010
IS CIVIL RIGHTS PROBE UNFAIR TO BLACK STUDENTS?A major investigation of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) by the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Civil Rights (OCR) was scheduled to ... read more >>
Mr. President: By Refusing to Look Back, You're Jeopardizing What Lies Before Us
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 11 March 2010
Mr. President: By Refusing to Look Back, You're Jeopardizing What Lies Before UsI undoubtedly have neither the information nor wisdom to question the vast majority of your presidential decisions. But it ... read more >>
It Takes a Village
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 11 March 2010
It Takes a Village Alfonzo TuckerHello world, I hope today is as good to you as it shall be for me. Today, I move one step closer to accomplishing my life's goal, to bring inspiration to every person on ... read more >>
Reaffirming Our Right to Exist
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 11 March 2010
Reaffirming Our Right to Exist: A Transformative Black AgendaDr. Maulana KarengaNo matter how innocent the concerns and conversations seem, the interrelated questions of whether we need to have and celebrate ... read more >>

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