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Letters to Malik: Malik Spellman
Written by Malik Spellman 24 June 2010
Letters to Malik: Malik SpellmanQuestionBy Mr. Pitts/Lil ToneThe dictionary defines the word "questions" as a verb. 1) to ask questions; 2) doubt, dispute; and 3) examine, quiz. Yet questions are much ... read more >>
BEEP--Real Role Models for Our Youth
Written by Marc Morial 24 June 2010
BEEP--Real Role Models for Our Youth  Marc H. Morial President and CEO National Urban League"Each one teach one."A few weeks ago, in Ft. Lauderdale, the National Urban League brought together more than ... read more >>
What Black People Say about Mandatory HIV Testing of Inmates
Written by Tony Wafford 17 June 2010
What Black People Say about Mandatory HIV Testing of InmatesBy, Tony R. WaffordAs we approach almost thirty-years of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, its time that the Black community stand-up and speak for itself. ... read more >>
Protect taxpayers from power grabs-Vote Yes on Prop. 16
Written by Willie L. Brown, Jr. 10 June 2010
Protect taxpayers from power grabs-Vote Yes on Prop. 16By Willie L. Brown, Jr.Former Speaker of the California State Assembly and Mayor of San FranciscoCalifornia's taxpayers deserve transparency when ... read more >>
Wellington Road: Where Do I Go From Here? (Part 1)
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 June 2010
Wellington Road: Where Do I Go From Here?  (Part 1)By Brian W. CarterI'm on a mission... to talk to 20-somethings... to find out where they see themselves going...if they see anything at all. It's not ... read more >>
Children Are Facing Low Quality of Life
Written by Kaylee Davis (Intern) 10 June 2010
Children Are Facing Low Quality of LifeThe economy is negatively affecting our children. What can we do to combat financial struggles and keep our children happy?By Kaylee Davis, Sentinel Intern21 percent ... read more >>
WAFFORD'S CORNER: Why So Many Divas?
Written by Harold Mshujaa Baker 03 June 2010
Why So Many Divas?: A Question Of ValuesBy Harold Mshujaa Baker After another brief and unsettling experience with a self-proclaimed diva out in the urban dating jungle, I have to ask a question: Why do ... read more >>
Black or White: Kids on Race at CNN
Written by Cleo Manago 27 May 2010
Black or White: Kids on Race at CNN Let the Healing Begin – Or Else!  By Cleo ManagoCNN recently featured a potentially interesting, weeklong series called "Black or White: Kids on Race." It ... read more >>
WAFFORD'S CORNER: Shades of Gray
Written by Tony Wafford 13 May 2010
Shades of GrayBy: Kassandra WrightHarry Belafonte tells the story of how Rev. Dr. King shared with him personally shortly before his assassination that although our hard fought battle for civil rights ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: Lena Horne, The Activist
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 13 May 2010
Lena Horne, The ActivistBy Rev. Al SharptonWhen we reflect on the civil rights struggle within this nation, we often focus--and rightfully so--on the works of the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In school, ... read more >>
A Salute to Mothers from Behind the Walls
Written by Malik Spellman 06 May 2010
WORD FROM THE STREET: A Salute to Mothers from Behind the Walls'Mother's Love'Dear Mother, I know it has been a long time since I have put into words your value to my life. But believe me, it is not because ... read more >>
Booty Convo
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 29 April 2010
Booty ConvoJust last week I wrote a review on a book called "Don't Judge a Booty by its Cover," by Pamela Chapron, a interesting story about a woman who had a huge butt and everywhere she went people stared, ... read more >>
Road to Memphis: PBS Documentary is Filled with Potholes
Written by George E. Curry 29 April 2010
Road to Memphis: PBS Documentary is Filled with PotholesBy George E. CurryNNPA ColumnistOn Tuesday night, (May 3) PBS's "American Experience" series will premiere Road to Memphis, a 2-hour documentary ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Keeping It Real: Change Has Come
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 24 March 2010
Keeping It Real: Change Has ComeRev. Al SharptonIt was the second annual convention of the Medical Committee for Human Rights in 1965. And during this conference in Chicago, our great civil rights leader, ... read more >>
Wellington's Road: Your Health is your Wealth!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 March 2010
Wellington's Road: Your Health is your Wealth!!By Brian Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterMost of the time, we feel fine...no pains or aches, nothing mysterious going on with our bodies and no immediate concerns. ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Keeping It Real: Charity
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 17 December 2009
CharityBy Rev. Al SharptonAlmost every night they go to bed a little hungry. Many, actually don't even possess a bed to sleep in. The blustery winter winds scrape against their barely covered skin as they ... read more >>



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