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LAUSD School Choice No Choice for Black Parents
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 10 December 2009
LAUSD School Choice No Choice for Black Parents The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will build 50 new schools in the next three years and provide targeted support for 260 underachieving schools. ... read more >>
My Pledge
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 03 December 2009
My PledgeDear reader, please take these words with you, keep them as yours. Life has many hurdles yet to defeat negativity; you must carry with you an intellectual metaphoric sword. I have suffered defeat ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: On Copenhagen
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 03 December 2009
Keeping It Real: On CopenhagenTwo years ago, residents in much of the Southeast underwent an utter revamping of their lifestyle. Instead of blindly showering water across their lawns and leaving faucets ... read more >>
Storm-Riding With Thurman
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 03 December 2009
Storm-Riding With ThurmanA Depthful and Disciplined SpiritualityIn the midst of constant reports of economic bad weather and expanding war, melting polar caps and dwindling forests, increasing poverty, ... read more >>
The Roots of Christmas & Jesus
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 03 December 2009
The Roots of Christmas & JesusPart 1It's December, and once again, the holiday season is upon us.For most of the Free World, Christmas is a holiday season celebrated more for its shopping, overeating ... read more >>
War at Home Must be Priority No. 1
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 03 December 2009
War at Home Must be Priority No. 1For President Obama, this week represents a satanic brew. On Monday, he rolled out yet another effort to help families avoid foreclosure. Tonight, he issues the charge ... read more >>
Neverland, Wonderland, & Foreverland
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 03 December 2009
Neverland, Wonderland, & ForeverlandWhy Michael Jackson envisioned paradiseOnce upon a time there was a wonderful man named Mr. Michael Jackson who built a dream world called Neverland. The original ... read more >>
Serena Williams' Record Fine is A Distraction from the Bigger Picture
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 03 December 2009
Serena Williams' Record Fine is A Distraction from the Bigger PictureIt comes as no surprise that Serena Williams was fined a record $82,500 and placed on a two year "probationary period" for her September ... read more >>
Obama: Promises, Ratings and Vicious Attacks
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 03 December 2009
Obama: Promises, Ratings and Vicious Attacks President Barack Obama is the target of increasingly vile attacks from the extreme right. Unfortunately, his timid response to certain issues gives these mobsters ... read more >>
The Teabaggers Want their Country Back-- Preferably, Circa 1860
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 19 November 2009
The Teabaggers Want their Country Back-- Preferably, Circa 1860I just saw another one of those videos. You know the ones--the kind that Fox "News" loves to show of the clueless teabagger with tears in ... read more >>
Kappa Man
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 19 November 2009
Kappa ManKappa Alpha Psi", until the day I die. March 9th 1996 at 10:04 and 43 seconds I crossed the burning sands.I felt invincible, as most pledges do, my confidence was clear and my brotherhood grew.I ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: Obama in Asia
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 19 November 2009
Keeping It Real: Obama in AsiaLess than 300 miles from the Japanese capital of Tokyo rests a small town named 'Obama'. And in that tiny neighborhood, both young and old danced in the streets and celebrated ... read more >>
Pull Your Diaper Up
Written by Malik Spellman 19 November 2009
Pull Your Diaper Up May I have your attention please? Would someone change that sagging diaper on that grown ass child. It doesn't make any sense to still in the year 2012 see a Black man or Brown man ... read more >>
Sojourner For A Season
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 19 November 2009
Sojourner For A Season: Truth-Speaker For LifeThere is no written or reliable record on the day of her birth, but we do know the date of her transition, November 26, 1883; and we know too some central ... read more >>
The Rules of Exchange
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 19 November 2009
The Rules of ExchangeOver the past couple of weeks, I've written about a primary result of Radical Feminist propaganda-The Bitter Woman.Of course, bitter women abounded to launch attacks on me, alleging ... read more >>
We Need More Than Talk at Jobs Summit
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 19 November 2009
We Need More Than Talk at Jobs SummitPresident Obama has called for a jobs summit next month. That summit should have only one purpose: to make the creation of jobs the president's first focus.The situation ... read more >>
Wellington's Road: Who Saved the Day?
Written by Brian W. Carter (Sentinel Intern) 19 November 2009
Wellington's Road                        Who saved the day?By Brian W. CarterSentinel InternOn November 5th, Nidal Malik Hasan decided ... read more >>
Was Michael Jackson the Archangel?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 19 November 2009
Was Michael Jackson the Archangel?Musing Michael the MessengerTo millions of fans spanning the globe Michael Joseph Jackson was angelic. The biblical word "angel" simply means "messenger of God." And if ... read more >>
Black Women for Wellness: Building RESPECT! - Next Steps
Written by Janette Robinson-Flint 19 November 2009
Building RESPECT! - Next Steps On October 29, Black Women for Wellness convened grassroots community leadership, scholars, researchers, public health advocates and community at the California Science Center ... read more >>
Could GOP Leaders Possibly Believe Their Own Rhetoric?
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 12 November 2009
Could GOP Leaders Possibly Believe Their Own Rhetoric?Is it possible that Republicans truly believe that President Obama is both a socialist, and a fascist, who wasn't born in the United States, and that ... read more >>
Then Came November
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 12 November 2009
Then Came NovemberI hope some of you remember, that on the First day of November, in 1945,A Black man by the name of John H Johnson set his achievements high, by publishing the first issue of Ebony magazine ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: The 2009 Elections
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 12 November 2009
The 2009 ElectionsOn October 6, the NY Times published an alarming and troublesome report on the NY citywide primary runoff races. As the all-important bid for public advocate and comptroller were at stake, ... read more >>
Deaths and Wounds of War
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 12 November 2009
Deaths and Wounds of War: Signs and Symptoms at HomeSpeaking in the context of an earlier war being waged against fascism, Paul Robeson noted that "The battlefront is everywhere; there is no sheltered ... read more >>
Picking Us Up
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 12 November 2009
 Picking Us UpThe easiest thing to do when looking at someone beneath you is to look down without attempting to help.Yet, many of us who claim to be morally righteous fail to do that which would demonstrate ... read more >>
Let's Get to Work on a Jobs Stimulus
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 12 November 2009
Let's Get to Work on a Jobs StimulusUnemployment has soared above 10 percent, but that figure doesn't count those forced to work part-time, those who have given up in despair, young people who were never ... read more >>

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