Friday, November 28, 2014
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Urban League Launches New Civil Rights Movement
Written by Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist 08 August 2013
“Based on the evidence of intentional racial discrimination…as well as the history of pervasive voting-related discrimination against racial minorities…we believe that the State of Texas should ... read more >>
What White America Needs to Know About Lil Wayne, Rev. Sharpton, and Race
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick 08 August 2013
    And What Bill O’Reilly forgot about when he attempted to school Black America   Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton has come under fire from Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly for his distribution ... read more >>
American's discussion on Race
Written by David G. Brown 08 August 2013
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Commemorating the Watts Revolt: Rightful Remembrance and Renewed Resistance
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 08 August 2013
The Watts Revolt of 1965 August 11 still stands as a historical moment and marker of a turning point in the Black Freedom Struggle, signaling the historical exhaustion and end of the Civil Rights phase ... read more >>
LATINO-BLACK RELATIONS: A LESSON FROM MISSISSIPPI
Written by Larry Aubry 08 August 2013
Black-Latino relations in Los Angeles have always languished on the political back-burner. Actually, neither Los Angeles City nor County has ever adopted sustainable policy designed to improve race relations, ... read more >>
Labor Unions at another Crossroad
Written by Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist 08 August 2013
Next month, the AFL-CIO, the largest federation of labor unions in the U.S., will hold its convention in Los Angeles.  Breaking with tradition, the AFL-CIO will be opening its doors to community-based ... read more >>
Royal Baby
Written by David G. Brown 01 August 2013
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IT’S TIME TO DEMAND JUSTICE FOR BLACK IMMIGRANTS
Written by Larry Aubry 01 August 2013
A comprehensive immigration reform bill has been passed by the U.S. Senate but it will likely die in the Republican controlled House of Representatives. However, the Senate bill itself is weak and not ... read more >>
Relationships and Resistance: Deep Thinking about Life and Struggle
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 01 August 2013
Each summer since 1977, the Kawaida Institute of Pan-African Studies (Us) has held a Seminar in Social Theory and Practice bringing together activist-intellectuals, educators, lay people, professionals ... read more >>
Viewing trends from coast to coast
Written by Cheryl Pearson-McNeil 01 August 2013
Have I told you how much I love being part of the cutting edge research of the latest and greatest in technology and how consumer trends and behaviors impact that technology; or how much I especially ... read more >>
What Blacks Can Learn from South Africa
Written by Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist 26 July 2013
Nelson Mandela turned 95 years old on Thursday, July 18.  He has been hospitalized for more than a month, and the world holds its breath as we witness the decline of the lion that roared for freedom ... read more >>
From conversation to action: After Trayvon
Written by Jesse Jackson NNPA Columnist 26 July 2013
President Barack Obama eloquently described the agony experienced among African-Americans from the slaying of Trayvon Martin. He called for a more thoughtful “conversation” on race, convened not ... read more >>
One-Year Ago
Written by Alfonzo Tucker 25 July 2013
I wrote you a love letter, encouraging the gift we are to each other! The combination of fear and desire lets me know I can compare you to no other! Time has elapsed and our love increases, each ... read more >>
To Be Equal: Justice for Trayvon – It’s Not Over Yet
Written by Marc Morial NNPA Columnist 25 July 2013
“Even though I am broken hearted my faith is unshattered.” Tracy Martin, father of Trayvon Martin We were stunned by the outrageous not guilty verdict reached by a jury of six women in the shooting ... read more >>
Finally, the Barack Obama I Voted For
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Columnist 25 July 2013
For more than four years, I have said that I liked candidate Barack Obama better than I like President Obama. Candidate Obama addressed the question of race head-on when pressured to distance himself ... read more >>
Emmett and Trayvon: How Racial Prejudice Has Changed in the Last 60 Years
Written by Elijah Anderson Special to the Sentinel 25 July 2013
Separated by a thousand miles, two state borders, and nearly six decades, two young African- American boys met tragic fates that seem remarkably similar today: both walked into a small market to buy ... read more >>
Fiscal Follies: Watch the Conversation on Budget Surplus
Written by William Spriggs Special to the Sentinel 25 July 2013
The White House has announced changes in projections for fiscal health. In June, the government gained a surplus and the projected deficit for this year will be $214 billion less than originally projected. ... read more >>
Let’s Talk About Race ‘til We’re Blue in the Face
Written by Larry Buford 25 July 2013
Let’s have the conversation – not so much about the George Zimmerman trial – but a real conversation about race in America. I know it’s hard for many to swallow the ‘not guilty’ verdict. ... read more >>
Most Wanted
Written by David G. Brown 25 July 2013
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Zimmerman Verdict and Civil Rights, Still Much To Do
Written by Areva Martin, Esq. 25 July 2013
Like many around the world, I am extremely disappointed with the jury verdict in George Zimmerman's case. As an attorney and officer of the court, I applaud the jurors for their service and I respect ... read more >>
Raising Up in Resistance: Crafting a Strategy for Continuing Struggle
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 25 July 2013
We are engaged today all over this country in a righteous and relentless struggle against conditions of injustice and oppression that socially sanction and legally allow police and vigilante violence ... read more >>
COSBY ON TRAYVON: SAME DYSFUNCTIONAL MESSAGE
Written by Larry Aubry l.aubry@att.net 25 July 2013
De ja vu.  Dr. Bill Cosby’s comments on Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman’s acquittal are a variation of his myopic theme that race no longer matters much in America.  He knows the historical, ... read more >>
Don't Name Your Boy 'Sue'
Written by Larry Buford 20 July 2013
Nothing wrong with being tough – it’s a mean old world, but the definition of manhood is much more than brawn and sex. Joe was a hard man – a brazen, no nonsense stern man. He was a man shaped ... read more >>
Investigate the racial context behind Martin’s death
Written by JESSE JACKSON 20 July 2013
If Trayvon Martin were not a young black male, he would be alive today. Despite the verdict, it’s clear that George Zimmerman would never have confronted a young white man wearing a hoodie. He would, ... read more >>
Looking Beyond George Zimmerman
Written by Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist 20 July 2013
Trayvon Martin might not be dead except for the fact that George Zimmerman carried a gun and acted as a wanna-be policeman.  Rev. Al Sharpton and others deserve props for rallying people and insisting ... read more >>

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