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‘God is with us’, says Haitian minister of tourism
Written by Hazel Trice Edney (NNPA Editor-in-Chief) 18 February 2010
Life in HaitiLiving in HaitiHaiti's Minister of Tourism Patrick Delatour'God is With Us', Says Haitian Minister of Tourism as the Rainy Season ApproachesDelatour--Leader of the Reconstruction--Sees Hope, ... read more >>
Congresswoman Laura Richardson on Haiti
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 February 2010
The Need Is GreatCongresswoman Richardson on HaitiThe tragic events in Haiti have energized Black elected officials like no other tragedy since Hurricane Katrina - including L.A.'s Congresswoman Laura ... read more >>
Over $130,000 raised for Salvation Army at Civic Center Haiti Earthquake Relief Drive
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Councilwoman Jan PerryCouncilman Bernard Parks    OVER $130,000 RAISED FOR SALVATION ARMY ATCIVIC CENTER HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF DRIVE Councilmembers Perry and Parks Thank Media Partners ... read more >>
Haiti…The hate and the quake
Written by Sir Hilary Beckles (Special to the Sentinel) 05 February 2010
Sir Hilary Beckles of the University of the West IndiesHAITI.....The hate and the quake  BY SIR HILARY BECKLESTHE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES is in the process of conceiving how best to deliver a ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson Inducted into International Civil Rights Walk of Fame
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Congresswoman Diane E. Watson Congresswoman Diane E. Watson was inducted into the 2010 international Civil Rights Walk of Fame Congresswoman Diane E. Watson was inducted into the International Civil ... read more >>
National Urban League Visits Beijing, China on Historic Trip
Written by By Jasmyne A. Cannick, NNPA, Foreign Correspondent 01 February 2010
 National Urban League Visits Beijing, China on Historic Trip  to Improve Chinese-African American Relations Delegation of 46 includes NUL President Marc H. Morial, Los Angeles Urban League ... read more >>
Urban League Host Leaders on Historic Trade & Cultural Mission to China
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 January 2010
National Urban League and Los Angeles Urban League Host African-American Leaders on Historic Trade & Cultural Mission to China While sight-seeing and experiencing Chinese culture are indeed part of ... read more >>
Many Casualties Expected After Big Quake In Haiti
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 January 2010
MANY CASUALTIES EXPECTED AFTER BIG QUAKE IN HAITIThe largest earthquake ever recorded in the area rocked Haiti on Tuesday, collapsing a hospital where people screamed for help and damaging other buildings. ... read more >>
Presidents Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2009
Presidents Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech Oslo, Norway President Barack ObamaTHE PRESIDENT: Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, distinguished members of the Norwegian Nobel ... read more >>
Former UN Ambassador Andrew Young has plans to make a new film all about Egypt
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 December 2009
Former UN Ambassador Andrew Young has plans to make a new film all about Egypt! Hesham Elswify and former U.N. Ambassador  Andrew Young is nationally known as a leader in the Civil Rights Movement, ... read more >>
Mission to Afghanistan
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 03 December 2009
Mission to Afghanistan President Barack ObamaAfter weeks of meetings with his top political and military advisors, and intense deliberation President Barack Obama outlined his Afghan policy in a speech ... read more >>
President Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize
Written by Evan Barnes (Staff Writer) 14 October 2009
President Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize President Barack Obama By Evan BarnesSentinel Staff WriterPresident Barack Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize last week is the latest chapter of his administration's ... read more >>
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Statement on Tsunami Disaster
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 October 2009
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Statement on Tsunami DisasterCongresswoman Laura Richardson (D-37) issued the following statement in response to the disastrous tsunami which rocked the islands of American ... read more >>
Angolan President Honored
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 October 2009
ANGOLAN PRESIDENT HONORED Ambassador Josefina Pitra Diakite speaking next to picture of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos of AngolaAmb. Pitra Diakite with Dr. Keith C. Norris of Charles Drew University ... read more >>
President Obama Addresses Slavery
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2009
President Barack Obama, left, meets with Ghana President John Atta Mills at the Presidential Palace in Accra, Ghana, Saturday, July 11.  In his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office, ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Expresses Concern about Darfur
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
To show solidarity with the people of Darfur in Sudan and bring attention to the ongoing genocide there, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) announced her intention to participate in the Darfur Fast for ... read more >>
Comments made by President Barack Obama
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 22 January 2009
“Everywhere I go, I hear the same story: ‘We work hard, we pay our bills, we put away savings, but we just don’t know if it’s going to be enough when that tuition bill comes.’” ... read more >>
The Most Powerful Man in the World is a Black Man
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 22 January 2009
The climate in Southern California was warm, a stark contrast to the frigid conditions where the inauguration of America's first Black President was held amid millions at the National Mall in Washington ... read more >>
Obama-Calderon talks to focus on Mexican drug war
Written by Associated Press 15 January 2009
With violence spilling over the Mexican border into the U.S., President Felipe Calderon should have little trouble securing support for his battle against drugs when he meets U.S. President-elect Barack ... read more >>
Somali pirate's body washes ashore with $153,000
Written by Mohamed Olad Hassan (Associated Press) 15 January 2009
The body of a Somali pirate who drowned just after receiving a huge ransom washed onshore with $153,000 in cash, a resident said Sunday, as the spokesman for another group of pirates promised to soon ... read more >>
New South African Party Draws More Defectors from ANC
Written by Special to the NNPA from GIN 01 January 2009
A veteran anti-racist fighter, the Rev. Allan Boesak, has joined the stream of defectors leaving the ANC Party, once lead by Nelson Mandela, for the Congress of the People - also known as "COPE". ... read more >>
3 African Armies Strike At Uganda Rebels In Congo
Written by Godfrey Olukya (Associated Press) 18 December 2008
Three African armies have launched an offensive against Ugandan rebels based in eastern Congo in an attempt to end one of the continent's longest and most brutal wars, military officials said Monday. ... read more >>
Across Mideast, Arabs Hail Shoe-Hurling Journalist
Written by By Qassim Abdul- Zahra and Omar Sinan (Associated Press) 18 December 2008
Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets Monday to demand the release of a reporter who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush, as Arabs across many parts of the Middle East hailed the journalist ... read more >>
Bush: Iraq War Is Not Over, More Work Ahead
Written by Jennifer Loven (Associated Press) 18 December 2008
On a whirlwind trip shrouded in secrecy and marred by dissent, President George W. Bush on Sunday hailed progress in the wars that define his presidency and got a size-10 reminder of his unpopularity ... read more >>
US Military Deaths in Iraq War at 4,206
Written by Associated Press 04 December 2008
As of Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at least 4,206 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes eight military ... read more >>

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