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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 >>
Registration
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 11 March 2010
RegistrationBy Darryl JamesA young lady from Chicago gave a name to a peculiar event among women that few men have been aware of. She calls it "The Conference."The Conference may begin as something innocuous, ... read more >>
Great Civilizations Aren't Ruled by Guns
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 11 March 2010
Most observers predict that the five-person right-wing majority of a divided Supreme Court will overturn hundreds of local laws and decades of precedent to rule that cities cannot regulate the ownership ... read more >>
Wellington's Road: Think Again...
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 11 March 2010
Wellington's Road:  Think Again...By Brian W. CarterIf you thought the days of Amos and Andy were gone...if you thought you'd never hear the N-word said deliberately to your face...if you thought the ... read more >>
A Judas in the Jackson Camp?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 11 March 2010
A Judas in the Jackson Camp?Some say the nanny's uncannyDay 259, Week 37, Article 36 It has been said that great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; and small mind discuss people. Risking ... read more >>
White Female Found in 5 Days...167 Days Later Still No News in Disappearance of Black Female
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 11 March 2010
White Female Found in 5 Days...167 Days Later Still No News in Disappearance of Black FemaleBy Jasmyne A. CannickApparently, it seems that in order to get the FBI involved in a missing person's case you ... read more >>
Agitation is the Real Key to Education Reform
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 11 March 2010
Agitation is the Real Key to Education Reform  "Power concedes nothing without a struggle." - Frederick Douglass Last week the Western Regional Council on Educating Black Children (WRCEBC) held its ... read more >>
The Role of Poor, Minorities, and Middle Class in the New World Order
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 17 December 2009
The Role of Poor, Minorities, and Middle Class in the New World OrderThe phrase "New World Order" says it all. But in our blind naivete' and the belief that "it can't happen here," the vast majority of ... read more >>
Congressional Black Caucus Stands Up for Voiceless and Vulnerable - and Wins
Written by Congresswoman Maxine Waters 17 December 2009
Congressional Black Caucus Stands Up for Voiceless and Vulnerable - and WinsBy Congresswoman Maxine Waters NNPA Op-Ed The ten members of the Congressional Black Caucus who serve on the House Financial ... read more >>
What Did Tiger Do Wrong?
Written by Brenda Wall, Ph.D. 17 December 2009
What Did Tiger Do Wrong?By Brenda Wall, Ph. D.We all know Tiger Woods as the phenomenal golf icon, who has set records that some in the pristine community of golf anxiously wait to see broken. Remember ... read more >>
My Opinion
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 17 December 2009
My Opinion By Alfonzo TuckerOne's path to appropriate happiness is through education.Yet there is always a stipulation, fear of true gratification.For some utopia lies within inappropriate stimulation ... read more >>

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Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
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