Saturday, April 18, 2015
Keeping It Real: There's Nothing Funny in the New York Post
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton 26 February 2009
Last week the New York Post published a cartoon that was troubling at best, given the racist attacks throughout history that have made African-Americans synonymous with monkeys. Upon seeing it, one ... read more >>
The Sacrifice And Chosen Status Of Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright
Written by Mshujaa Komoyo 26 February 2009
(Part I) I recently had a chance to hear a sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright at Bethel AME Church in Los Angeles. His selection was titled "Looks Can Be Deceiving", and just as ... read more >>
Yes On Los Angeles City Measure B
Written by Rev. Eric Lee & Forescee Hogan-Rowles 26 February 2009
On Tuesday, March 3, South LA Voters finally have an opportunity to vote on a measure which will create jobs, develop clean energy and improve the air we breathe. We strongly urge support for Measure ... read more >>
Revisiting the Radical Evil Racism
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 26 February 2009
If we want to critically understand American or any society, we cannot simply accept or mindlessly mouth its self-congratulatory narratives-neither those masquerading as curriculums in colleges and ... read more >>
Abolishing Black History Month - An Incomplete Argument
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 26 February 2009
We are now at the end of another Black History Month. We have some Black History in the making, especially with the new Black President. However, some of us are also in the middle of silly arguments ... read more >>
Murdoch’s Monkey Business
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 26 February 2009
Last week the New York Post, owned by multi-billionaire Australian-born Rupert Murdoch, carried a highly inflammable cartoon that shows two White cops just after they shot and killed a chimpanzee that ... read more >>
The Elected Obama
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 26 February 2009
Barack Obama's election is mega change from George W. Bush's calamitous imperialism. However, those who believe he is a flawless icon will be sorely disappointed. Not only is Obama mortal, ... read more >>
God's plans for our lives
Written by Pamela Mason (Special to Sentinel) 19 February 2009
Many of us relish those special scriptures that encourage us from time to time, especially when we are being challenged in certain areas of our lives. One of my personal favorites is Jeremiah 29:11, ... read more >>
Obama's Stimulus Package Is Just What The Doctor Ordered
Written by Angela J. Reddock (Trustee, L.A. Community College Board of Trustees) 19 February 2009
For Community College Students Seeking New Careers in Health  If all goes as planned, the stimulus signed by President Barack Obama this week will result in an unprecedented, multibillion-dollar ... read more >>
The Republican Rape of America
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 19 February 2009
The Republican leadership and their corporate cronies have systematically brutalized and raped America. Now they're insisting that we give them a bonus instead of treating our wounds. Those are ... read more >>
Honoring Black History
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 19 February 2009
Hello world, with this article I would like to pay homage to our forefathers who suffered so as to allow all people of color the right to live as free individuals and claim honorable achievement in ... read more >>
Dialoging with DuBois on History
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 19 February 2009
The relevance of Black History Month is not determined by our debatable changed or changing position in American society, nor by unfounded assumptions that diversity is divisive, and that in the interest ... read more >>
Black History - Cops Gone Wild
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 19 February 2009
It has been more than fifteen years since the now infamous riots that ripped the City of Angels apart over a serious incident that revealed problems with police and the people that were felt across ... read more >>
The No Nothings
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 19 February 2009
Today President Obama will sign the historic recovery bill--pumping $787 Billion into the economy in an effort to create 3.5 million jobs. With unemployment spreading, home foreclosures rising, poverty ... read more >>
Remember When Presidents Were White Men?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 19 February 2009
For the first time in the history of the United States of America President's Day, celebrated this past Monday, February 16, 2009, was celebrated with a Black man in the White House. And, as you ... read more >>
I Cram to Understand: Where's All of the Hoopla for the Local Elections?
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 19 February 2009
I didn't think it possible, but I have definitely become more cynical, especially when it relates to local politics. Add to that, I have begun to develop a few of my own conspiracy theories as it relates ... read more >>
Gang Injunctions: Political Exercises in Futility?
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 19 February 2009
The proliferation of gang injunctions is as problematic it is enticing. The injunctions are not sufficiently linked to broader, long term implications; many consider them politically driven, shortsighted ... read more >>
Republicans: "Look Y'all-We Got Us One Too!"
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 05 February 2009
I hate to be cynical, and I certainly hate to drag the issue of race back into the public debate while President Obama and literally millions of Americans of good will are working so hard to put this ... read more >>
Valentine Assistance
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 05 February 2009
Men, I boldly claim that this article will enhance those euphoric moments that will take place this February 14th. Follow these suggestions precisely and you will experience pleasures that will extend ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: Why is Bernie Madoff Home?
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton 05 February 2009
The disparity in the criminal justice system is profoundly illustrated in the case of Bernie Madoff the prominent investment manager who's hedge fund, Ascot Partners, was found to be a giant scam ... read more >>
Servant of the Lord and the People
Written by Malik Spellman 05 February 2009
They say that a man of GOD was asked once before what is it that the Lord loves most about a person? Well the answer is that with which a person is most consistent. At the moment I know of such a person ... read more >>
Walking With Woodson in History
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 05 February 2009
We owe this month of meditation, celebration and recommitment to increased study of our history to Dr. Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950), the founder of Black History Month, who rose up from the evil and ... read more >>
Black Thought or African Thought?
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 05 February 2009
For Black History Month this year, African descendants all over the world have something to celebrate--the actual making of history. An historic event many of us thought we'd never see has actually ... read more >>
Partisan Posturing
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 05 February 2009
2.8 million jobs lost last year. Millions of families facing foreclosure and the loss of their homes. Food kitchens swamped. And it is going to get worse. We need fast and bold action to staunch the ... read more >>
It Starts at the Local Level
Written by Carson Mayor Pro Tem Mike Gipson 05 February 2009
George Bush is out and President Barack Obama is in, but it isn't over yet. While what happens in Washington is important, it's what happens here in Carson twice a month that has a larger impact ... read more >>

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