The Price of Black Disunity is Much Too High
Written by Larry Aurby 24 August 2012
The horrific fight between Los Angeles' three Black city council members over redistricting was totally void of civility and any semblance of positive common ground. It was a revealing, niggardly example ... read more >>
Inexcusable, Reprehensible... Ultimately It's A FAIL!
Written by Brian W. Carter 24 August 2012
There isn't anything that can be said for the actions taken against Xavier University student, Ronald Weekley Jr. by the police but FAIL! The officers in blue responded as if they were apprehending someone ... read more >>
The Bridge: Dirty Black Secrets, Part 3-Alphabet Soup
Written by Darryl James 24 August 2012
  A dirty little secret that no one wants to tell is that many of the same organizations that were founded to "help" Black people have now become serious problems for Black people.   Those problems ... read more >>
Romney's agenda: Class warfare
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson 24 August 2012
Raise taxes on the rich? "Class warfare" the Republicans rail. Any discussion of inequality, says Mitt Romney, should be held privately "in quiet rooms." Yet the Romney agenda for the country opens a ... read more >>
In The Storm, Part 2
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 24 May 2012
These were not my streets. I didn't grow up here and I didn't have any family here. I didn't know where my friends were. There was no group of people I could go to and stand with to move in a specific ... read more >>
President Obama said Yes, Will the people say No?
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 May 2012
Wellington's RoadRecently, President Barack Obama endorsed same-sex marriage, effectively putting the civil issue in motion to becoming reality. It has been the talk of the town in may towns across the ... read more >>
We need smarter kids, not more smart bombs
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 24 May 2012
 Rev. Jesse JacksonChicago is girding for the opening of the NATO Summit on May 20. The ministers and heads of state will be greeted by a rich array of protests, marches, events and counter-summits. Security ... read more >>
Driving Wills (What Are You Driving At?)
Written by Larry Buford 24 May 2012
If driving a car is a privilege, sex a preference, parenthood a choice, and immigration conditional--to name a few issues--why in the world are so many people clamoring for civil rights these days? Rights ... read more >>
Maintaining +Malcolm's Legacy:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 24 May 2012
Practicing the Morality of RemembranceClearly, Min. Malcolm X was/is a giant in a generation of great leaders, a moral teacher that lifted up the light that lasts, and a leader who like the top of the ... read more >>
Rep. Hahn Votes No on Tax Cut for the Wealthy
Written by Rep. Janice Hahn, 36th District 27 April 2012
Congresswoman Janice Hahn"Cutting taxes on the wealthy fails to create jobs"Washington, D.C.--This afternoon, Congresswoman Janice Hahn voted no on a Republican bill that would give huge tax breaks to ... read more >>
Twenty Years - One Los Angeles
Written by Wendy Greuel, L.A. City Controller 27 April 2012
Wendy Greuel, L.A. City ControllerSeeing palm trees on fire. Looking out my office window and watching a car being overturned as the very same image was being broadcast live on my TV. Watching the smoke ... read more >>
Michael, Whitney, Tupac, Biggie
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 27 April 2012
 Dr. Firpo W. CarrAnti-Defamation law proposed"A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth." (Ecclesiastes 7:1, New International Version) Indeed, if you ... read more >>
Hey Cell Phone Junkies!
Written by Larry Buford 27 April 2012
The people who really need to read this article probably won't because they're too busy yapping on their cell phones. Maybe those who do read it can make a copy and somehow slip it to someone they know ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 27 April 2012
The word "accountability" is used so often and indiscriminately, it has become an almost meaningless buzz word, especially for those in leadership positions. Today's column examines some implications of ... read more >>
Be Brave
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 27 April 2012
Fear stifles ambition. A brave man will Love without submission! Not because her Love is euphoric or enabling via addiction, more like the gift that is accepted freely with out contradiction! Be Brave, ... read more >>
Don't Think You Have Forever...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 27 April 2012
Wellington's RoadBrian W. Carter, Staff WriterLife is fleeting. It doesn't seem like it at first or during but it is fleeting. We waste so much time on things that just don't matter.Now I've probably written ... read more >>
Are the Democratic and Republican Parties One and the Same?
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 27 April 2012
.Those of you who like to go around saying that there's no difference between the Democratic and Republican Parties should pause a moment to take note. The Republican led United States Supreme Court is ... read more >>
King Day of Sacrifice
Written by Rev. Eric Lee 27 April 2012
Rev. Eric LeeJustice, Jobs & Continued StruggleOn April 4, 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered by an assassin's bullet. As the foremost leader and prophetic voice of the Civil Rights ... read more >>
Time to revive national civil rights commission
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 27 April 2012
Prosecutors in the Trayvon Martin case--Trayvon was the young African American shot to death on the streets in Sanford, Fla., by a self-appointed community watch volunteer--have decided not to send the ... read more >>
Did Real Rulers Rouse a Real Jesus?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 20 April 2012
Proof of Jesus Series: Article 2In the March 22, 2012, issue of the Sentinel, Article 1 of the Proof of Jesus Series (entitled, "Was Jesus Christ a Real Person?") appeared wherein scholarly observations ... read more >>
On Saving Pennies (Rainy Day Blues)
Written by Larry Buford 20 April 2012
The other day I decided to coin-roll all the pocket-change coins I'd been saving. It took about four hours and I ended up with five rolls of nickels, one and two-thirds rolls of quarters, seven rolls of ... read more >>
Notes from the Battlefield:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 20 April 2012
Trayvon, Strategy and StruggleIn thinking deep and determined about the strategy and struggle for justice for Trayvon Martin and all the other Black boys and men, and persons and peoples of color similarly ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 20 April 2012
Unfortunately, the odds are Trayvon Martin's tragic death will be just another wasted moment, not a spark that ignites a movement. When the spotlight of media coverage is gone and the strident outcry over ... read more >>
American Riots:
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 20 April 2012
The Red Summer The so-called "Liberal Democracy" that America has been enjoying may be nearing its end.Two important signs that the current economic and political system may be breaking down are overproduction ... read more >>
a hoodie
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 20 April 2012
When my eyes opened I could see myself in a place illuminated with memories of my life. I feel a surreal sense of peace, euphoric the opposite of strife.Was it my time, the answer I cannot speak, yet I ... read more >>