Monday, May 25, 2015

King and the Psychology of FSelf-Respect, Resistance and Resiliencereedom:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 03 April 2014
In this month of his martyrdom when we and the world turns to talk about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929—April 4, 1968) in honorific and praiseworthy ways, we, as a people, have a special ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry 03 April 2014
Residents in areas surrounding the Baldwin Hills oil wells are conducting a sustained anti-fracking campaign.  (Fracking is fracturing the land by injecting fluids into cracks, forcing them to further ... read more >>
Black Love: A Complementary and Species-Compelling Need
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 27 March 2014
I t is not an exaggeration to state that there is no issue of greater importance, urgency or enduring impact in terms of the foundation, functioning and future of us as a community and a people than ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry 27 March 2014
URBAN PERSPECTIVE Education Secretary Arne Duncan denounced the inequities in America’s schools cited in the U.S. Department of Education’s survey, Data Collection.  Duncan:  “The inequities ... read more >>
Sustainers of the World: A Classical African Conception of Womanhood
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 20 March 2014
As we close out this month of celebration, commemoration and meditation in special and rightful hommage to African women and to women as a whole, it is important to reaffirm our continuing commitment to ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry 13 March 2014
                                                                                           President Obama’s ...
Written by Larry Aubry 06 March 2014
  The 21st century poses increasingly daunting challenges for Black Americans. Therefore,   renewed principled leadership is required for sustainable solutions to current problems. Blacks’ individualistic ... read more >>
Peace on Earth
Written by Nicole Williams 09 January 2014
One of the goals or themes of the holiday season is peace.  Many of the songs and traditions of the season reflect the idea of peace.  Peace on earth, goodwill toward man and so on.  So like many, I ... read more >>
Our Environment and Our Economy
Written by Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III 09 January 2014
  With the adoption of AB 32, the state’s Global Warming Solution Act, California confirmed its role as a leader in addressing the challenges of climate change.   Now as we move from the rulemaking ... read more >>
Annual Founder’s Kwanzaa Message: Celebrating and Living Kwanzaa- Sowing and Harvesting Seeds of Good
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 27 December 2013
Each season and celebration of Kwanzaa reaffirms our commitment as African people to create, celebrate and sustain good in the world. For rightly conceived, the celebration of Kwanzaa is about embracing ... read more >>
Written by James Clingman, NNPA Columnist 23 November 2013
Jim Clingman The Mis-Education of Black People The title of Carter G. Woodson’s famous book – The Mis-Education of the Negro –says it all. It is shameful and quite sad to hear and read some of ... read more >>
Taste of Soul
Written by David G. Brown 24 October 2013
The Million Man March and Day of Absence:Remembrance and Recommitment
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 24 October 2013
As we look back and remember one of the greatest marches in U.S. history and its companion project, the Day of Absence, which occurred October 16, l995, it is important that we place it in the context ... read more >>
Poverty’s Varied and Often Obscure Faces
Written by Larry Aubry 24 October 2013
    Poverty has been a disowned truth throughout history and a soiled part of the fabric of every society.  (One could also argue that it has not been scorned, but deemed necessary by the   ruling ... read more >>
Out of Order
Written by David G. Brown 17 October 2013
Following Our Foremother Fannie Lou Hamer:Courageously Questioning America
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 17 October 2013
In these uncertain and unsettling times of the self-silencing of the lambs, the fearful and fatigued surrender of summer soldiers, and the out-of-control hate-filled howling of ice age winter wolves, ... read more >>
The Black Press: Its Role and Accountability
Written by Larry Aubry 17 October 2013
The role of the Black press (print and electronic) in the 21st century is more important than ever.  (As this is written, the partial shutdown of the federal government is disproportionately affecting ... read more >>
106 Days? Hardly Working
Written by William Spriggs Special to the Sentinel 11 October 2013
In all the coverage of the shutdown of the federal government forced by House Speaker John Boehner, little has been shared on how things got to this point. Too much of the coverage portrays the budget ... read more >>
Time for a Dignified Minimum Wage
Written by Benjamin Todd Jealous 11 October 2013
This summer, minimum wage workers in California abandoned their posts at fast food restaurants and retail stores for spots on the picket line. They joined workers in cities across the country to demand ... read more >>
U.S. Will Hear Arguments to Overturn Prop 209 on October 15
Written by Leon Jenkins 11 October 2013
The United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments whether to affirm the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down Proposal 2, the Michigan Constitutional Amendment, (which is identical ... read more >>
Written by David G. Brown 11 October 2013
Written by Larry Aubry 11 October 2013
These days Blacks wonder whether things will get any worse, because arguably, we are the ones most negatively affected by any measure of social, economic or political progress.  So, will things get ... read more >>
Fannie Lou Hamer Walking Off the Plantation: Questioning and Transforming America
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 11 October 2013
Fannie Lou Hamer was born 1917 October 6 in Mississippi in the midst of the racial madness and social mayhem called White supremacy in which walls of brutal separation were built in life and law to imprison ... read more >>
Obama Care
Written by David G. Brown 02 October 2013
Written by Alfonso Tucker 26 September 2013
Distractions can be enticing, like television when you have work to complete. Unwanted sleep because your body is fatigued. What happens to the mind when your goals seem far from reach? I am challenged ... read more >>

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Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash