Brotherhood Crusade To Honor Award Winning Comedian and Humanitarian Cedric The Entertainer
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 October 2014
Award-winning actor, writer, producer and philanthropist Cedric the Entertainer. Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and producer Brian McKnight. Grammy Award Nominated Artist Brian McKnight to ... read more >>
African American History will soon complete the National Mall
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 31 October 2014
Lonnie G. Bunch III and Karen Grigsby Bates discuss the importance of Black history preservation and the importance of museums. Courtesy of Town Hall Los Angeles Director of the Smithsonian African ... read more >>
KIPP Empower Academy Celebrates New Home in South LA
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 October 2014
Sacramento mayor and former NBA All-Star Kevin Johnson cuts ribbon with students KIPP LA Announces Ambitious Growth Plan KIPP LA Schools held a grand opening ceremony at the new home of KIPP Empower, ... read more >>
Man guilty of murder in attack on Chinese students
Written by LINDA DEUTSCH Associated Press 30 October 2014
Javier Bolden reacts as he is convicted of first-degree murder at the Los Angeles Superior Court Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Bolden was convicted today of two counts of first-degree murder for the killings ... read more >>
Nurse who had Ebola will be released from hospital
Written by JEFF MARTIN Associated Press 30 October 2014
This Oct. 21, 2014, file photo, provided by Amber Vinson, shows Vinson at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Amber Vinson, File) A Dallas nurse who flew from Texas to Ohio and back before ... read more >>
Justice?!? Metro Atlanta Man Gets 20 Years for Stealing IPod
Written by Terry Shropshire Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Defender 30 October 2014
This is a question of: does the punishment fit the crime? A suburban Atlanta man was convicted for stealing a boy’s iPod and was subsequently sentenced to 20 years in prison, the Cobb County district ... read more >>
Black Dollar Project Gathers for Re-Creation of Historic Black Wall Street Photo
Written by Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from The Houston Forward-Times 30 October 2014
Saturday, October 18 was a sight to remember, as members of the Black Dollar Project gathered together on the steps of the historic St. John MBC on Dowling to re-create the Black Wall Street photo. The ... read more >>
For-profit colleges face 'gainful employment' rule
Written by KIMBERLY HEFLING Associated Press 30 October 2014
For-profit colleges that don't produce graduates capable of paying off their student loans could soon face the wrath of the federal government. Schools with career-oriented programs that fail to comply ... read more >>
VIDEO: Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Square Dedication
Written by Aaron Brumfield 30 October 2014
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Lakers Lose Game and Prized Rookie
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 28 October 2014
Lakers fans and their new head coach Byron Scott knew this was going to be a challenging season, but the hill got a bit steeper after prized first round draft pick Julius Randle went down with a serious ... read more >>
Brenda Marsh – Mitchell Enduring Legacy Memorialized
Written by By Brian W. Carter, Staff Writer 24 October 2014
    Council President Herb Wesson (center) proclaims Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Square in honor of the late Mother's In Action President and longtime community advocate on Oct. 16 Joining Wesson (L-R) are ... read more >>
Rep. Karen Bass statement on Dr. Craig Spencer being diagnosed with Ebola
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 October 2014
Rep. Karen Bass    Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member on the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, released the following ... read more >>
The Taste of Soul Uplifts Local Business, Residents
Written by Troy Tieuel, Sentinel Contributing Writer 23 October 2014
Photo By Robert Torrence   This year marked the 9th time the Taste of Soul Family Festival has immortalized Crenshaw Boulevard with its atmosphere of fun, family and business prosperity.  Although ... read more >>
Expert says Detroit bankruptcy plan feasible
Written by Ed White, Associated Press 23 October 2014
Court-appointed expert says Detroit bankruptcy exit plan feasible; ruling expected next month Detroit's plan to get out of bankruptcy is feasible, a court-appointed expert testified Wednesday October ... read more >>
Driver attacked after ice cream truck kills boy
Written by Associated Press 23 October 2014
Danisha Mitchell is hugged by a relative at the scene of the accident Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, a day after her 7-year-old son Jamarion Thomas was killed in when his motorized bicycle collided with an ... read more >>
Howard U. Student Becomes Youngest Elected Official in D.C.
Written by Daniel White, Special to NNPA from Howard University News Service 23 October 2014
Allyson Carpenter In the sixth grade, Allyson Carpenter, then-10 and the youngest student in her middle school, rallied her classmates to sign a petition to get their teacher fired for what Carpenter ... read more >>
Lennon Lacy’s death recalls Emmett Till’s
Written by Herb Boyd, Special to the NNPA 23 October 2014
Lennon Lacy  (NNPA) – Black Americans old enough to recall the shock of seeing and hearing what had happened to Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 are sure to get a fresh whiff of the atrocity ... read more >>
Remembering Dr. Calvin Rolark
Written by By Stacy M. Brown, Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer 23 October 2014
Dr. Calvin Rolark  The Rev. Jesse Jackson, who writes a weekly column that runs in The Washington Informer, simply couldn’t find the right words. Jackson, who marched alongside Martin Luther King ... read more >>
Funeral Services Pending for Gang Interventionist Reno Williams
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 October 2014
  Reno Williams  Funeral services are pending for Reno Williams, an elite member and instructor with the Professional Community Interventionist Training Institute (PCITI), who lost his life over ... read more >>
Original Southern California Black Panther Party Member Dies at 68
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 October 2014
Ronald Freeman Ronald Freeman Death makes third original L.A. Black Panther to die in past two months Roland Freeman, an original member of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Party ... read more >>
Until we meet again, I love you Grandpa
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 23 October 2014
Peter Oyiboke It was the summer of 2009, I was sitting in my bedroom in Houston, Texas, and extremely nervous and excited about what was about to happen. For the first time in my life, I was minutes ... read more >>
Obama pitches for votes on black radio
Written by NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press 23 October 2014
In this Oct. 20, 2104 file photo, President Barack Obama votes early for the midterm election at the Dr. Martin Luther King Community Service Center in Chicago. President Barack Obama is hitting the ... read more >>
Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings
Written by MICHAEL TARM and TOM COYNE Associated Press 23 October 2014
This undated photo provided by the Lake County Sheriff's Department shows Darren Vann. (AP Photo/Lake County Sheriff's Department) This photo provided by Lori Townsend shows Afrikka Hardy, whose body ... read more >>
Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive
Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated Press 23 October 2014
This 2011 photo provided by Wilmot Chayee shows Thomas Eric Duncan at a wedding in Ghana. People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And ... read more >>
Housing Segregation Played Role in Ferguson, Mo. Tragedy
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 23 October 2014
Missouri State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed walks during a rally for justice for Michael Brown, and the people of Ferguson, Mo., on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in ... read more >>

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