Frustration
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 15 April 2010
Frustration I rise in the A.M. hours before the Sun awakes I am square by choice and sleep I'll never chase. For eight hours I read, I write, I answer to responsibility. If I remain, twenty years from ... read more >>
African Renaissance and Cultural Consciousness
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 15 April 2010
African Renaissance and Cultural Consciousness: Standing on Sacred GroundDr. Maulana KarengaFor Tiamoyo and me, our trips to Africa are never simply to see ancient wonders or witness modern problems and ... read more >>
Fighting Words
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 15 April 2010
The Bridge: Fighting WordsBy Darryl JamesThe biggest mistake is in believing there is one right way to listen, to talk, to have a conversation--or a relationship. --Deborah TannenRemember the communication ... read more >>
Wellington's Road: Acting ‘Black’
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 15 April 2010
Wellington's Road: Acting ‘Black’ By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterWhen I was in High School I was sometimes referred to as being an "Oreo" or a "Carlton"(which kind of was the same ... read more >>
God & the Gloved One
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 15 April 2010
God & the Gloved OneWere God's laws 'written on his heart'?Day 294, Week 42, Article 41 Conceived in sin, we all start out in life with a "clean slate." (Ps. 51:5) Social psychologists, child psychologists, ... read more >>
Accountability Essential for Black Progress
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 15 April 2010
Accountability Essential for Black ProgressAccountability is a prerequisite for viable efforts to improve the quality of life for Blacks in the U.S. Unfortunately, when current Black leaders talk about ... read more >>
The Colored King & His Caucasians
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 08 April 2010
The Colored King & His CaucasiansWhat about Michael's White wives? While I featured Black women appearing in Michael Jackson's videos I didn't say anything about the White women he married. Lisa Marie ... read more >>
Office for Civil Rights Ignores Black Students
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 08 April 2010
Office for Civil Rights Ignores Black Students  Black students, Los Angeles Unified School District's (LAUSD) lowest achieving group, are not included in the U.S. Department of Education, Office ... read more >>
Pandora's Box
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 08 April 2010
Pandora's BoxI've received such a huge response from unions, manager's (both active and retired), and postal workers from all over the country regarding last week's article on post office corruption and ... read more >>
Future Mrs.
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 08 April 2010
Future Mrs.I understand your goals and long to know more.Are your dreams bold or do they dwell within a cautious form?You have a youthful smile hidden behind an inquisitive gaze, is it your thoughts that ... read more >>
African Renaissance and Reaffirmation
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 08 April 2010
African Renaissance and Reaffirmation:Celebration and Remembrance in SenegalOur delegation landed in Dakar, Senegal, without illusions about what was still to be done to achieve an African Renaissance, ... read more >>
It's a G Thing
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 08 April 2010
It's a G ThingSay the word "gang" to nearly anyone in America today, and visions of groups of violent young Black men will be conjured up. Racism? Perhaps. But undoubtedly, the marketing of the urban lifestyle ... read more >>
Mass transit too crucial to ignore
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 08 April 2010
Mass transit too crucial to ignoreOne key to any prosperous economy is a transportation system that works--that allows workers to get to their jobs and goods to move efficiently. But this essential economic ... read more >>
Your Census Participation is Vital to Planning Your Community's Future
Written by Assemblymemeber Mike Davis 08 April 2010
Your Census Participation is Vital to Planning Your Community's Future I challenge the 2010 Census to invest more money in the African American community to get a complete count. I applaud what they have ... read more >>
Resurrection and Righteous Renewal
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 02 April 2010
Resurrection and Righteous Renewal:Insights From Kemet, Garvey and MuhammadDuring the general welcoming of spring and the Christian celebration of Easter, concepts of new life, resurrection and righteous ... read more >>
2010 Census - It's In Your Hands
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2010
Editorial2010 Census - It's In Your HandsWhen the founding fathers met in Philadelphia during the Constitutional Convention, their work remained unfinished for almost 200 years until the passage of modern ... read more >>
A Thief is a Thief--Even When it's the U.S. Postal Service
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 01 April 2010
A Thief is a Thief--Even When it's the U.S. Postal Service This article started out as a letter to Inspector General David C. Williams of the United States Postal Service. Then it occurred to me that ... read more >>
I Am Man
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 01 April 2010
 I Am ManAs fine as the warm mist that flows from a woman's mouth on an evening when cool air and leaves are the only witnesses to love and the act of procreation.I Am ManSculpted to physical perfection, ... read more >>
Freeway Ricky Ross Redemption
Written by Malik Spellman 01 April 2010
Freeway Ricky Ross RedemptionIt is only when one accepts responsibility for his own actions that he can begin the long steadfast process of Redemption. Webster's dictionary defines redemption as "atonement ... read more >>
American Conflicts
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 01 April 2010
American ConflictsThe nation we live in is conflicted with itself.The conflict shows when we realize that the land was built on the backs of free African labor, while many so-called Americans hate both ... read more >>
Health reform foes spite themselves
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 01 April 2010
Health reform foes spite themselves'Repeal and replace" has become the battle cry of Sarah Palin and the bulk of Republican senators after the passage of comprehensive health-care reform. They're rousing ... read more >>
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 >>

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