Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Xernona Clayton Celebrates 80 with Festive Birthday Bash
Written by Joe C. Hopkins (Publisher, Pasadena SGV Journal News) 02 September 2010
 Xernona Clayton (Courtesy of Black Voice News, Riverside, Calif.)By Joe C. HopkinsPublisher, Pasadena SGV Journal NewsXernona Clayton, the founder of the Trumpet Awards and Civil Rights Walk of Fame ... read more >>
Rebuild America: Jobs Justice, Peace
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 In DetroitRebuild AmericaProgram from Dr. King's march in 1963Using Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's blueprint as a model, Rev. Jesse Jackson led thousands to commemorate the meaning of the dreamBy Yussuf ... read more >>
Sherrod says No!
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Shirley SherrodFired USDA official declines new job offer from her former department.After being forced to resigned and then maligned publicly, Shirley Sherrod has refused to return to the U.S. Department ... read more >>
Rep. Watson Responsible for $10,000 in Scholarships
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Ms. Ameerah Abdullah and Mr. Quintin Daniels are two of twelve CBC scholarship recipients selected by Rep. Watson.Rep. Watson recently selected twelve college students to receive a Congressional Black ... read more >>
Harris’ Program to Keep Kids in School a Model for the State
Written by By L.A. Watts Times News Service 26 August 2010
 Kamala HarrisBy L.A. Watts Times News ServiceSan Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris has made a clear connection between the San Francisco dropout and murder rates: truancy.  According to recent ... read more >>
Dr. Price Wins Major Victory in Defamation Lawsuit
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
Dr. Frederick K.C. Price, Founder of Crenshaw Christian Center, Wins Major Victory in Defamation Lawsuit Against ABC News, John StosselA federal judicial panel ruled today that the question of whether ... read more >>
Faith Leaders Raise $1.4M for DC King Memorial
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
 Faith Based Leadership Council Members at the Memorial Construction site: From left: Rev. Dr. Charles Adams, Rev. Dr. Frederick Haynes, III, Rev. Dr . Joseph Ratliff (Photo Credit: Washington, DC Martin ... read more >>
Changing history is changing minds
Written by Monique Washington 26 August 2010
Think About It: Changing HISTORY is Changing MINDSBy Monique WashingtonIt's an old-saying that "Time heals all wounds." Forty years ago our Country was wounded when we lost a Civil Rights activist and ... read more >>
Crisis in Education in the Black Community
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) & Dr. Firpo Carr (Contrib) 26 August 2010
 Tina Flournoy, Office of the President, and Randi Weingarten, president of AFT (Photo by Brian Carter)Over 50 years since the landmark Supreme Court Decision, "Brown v Board of Education" and the Black ... read more >>
Katrina: August 29, 2005 – a Natural Disaster
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 August 2010
Living in the Superdome“Car Pools”Still WaitingOil Glove Five years ago, Black residents of New Orleans died from the ravages of a natural disaster and the disregard by a callous federal government; ... read more >>
Obama Gets It Right!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 August 2010
 The Proposed Mosque Site: Park Place, New YorkPresident Barack ObamaNew York Governor David PatersonNew York City Mayor Michael BloombergProposed Project Director Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf"Congress shall ... read more >>
Despite ethics charges, Congresswoman Waters remains strong
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
Details revealed, but her support is unwavering. Despite charges by the ethics committee, Congresswoman Maxine Waters remains strong in the community in general and in her district in particular.By Yussuf ... read more >>
What’s In a Name? An Entire Culture
Written by Khadijah McCaskill (Intern) 12 August 2010
The history and persecution of Black "ghetto" namesBy Khadijah McCaskillSentinel InternIn some cultures in Africa, the naming of a child is a very important and sacred ceremony. The child is usually given ... read more >>
Boys and Skinnies (Skinny Jeans): To Wear or Not to Wear
Written by Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge 12 August 2010
By Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternFashion comes and goes. The times are changing and so does the clothes. Shorts are popularly worn in the spring and summer, while long pants are mostly worn in ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Speaks...
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
 Congresswoman Laura RichardsonAs the representative of a diverse district, Congresswoman Richardson has to understand the core meaning of diversity in order to readily serve a clash of various cultures.By ... read more >>
Hampton Student Walks it Out in New York
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 11 August 2010
 Summer Wheaton modeling in New YorkMarketing major, Summer Wheaton is looking to own the runway in the future.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterSummer Wheaton is college student taking New York ... read more >>
Rep. AG Nominee Cooley Vows to Sue for Repeal of Obama’s Health Care Reform Law
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2010
Cooley, the Los Angeles District Attorney, vows in media interviews and campaign announcements to join 13 Republican AGs who are suing to overturn the historic reform law passed earlier this yearLos Angeles ... read more >>
Dr. Jones Honored
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 11 August 2010
 Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones Compton City Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones was the recipient of the 2010 National Women's Political Caucus - South Bay "Good Guy Award."By Francis TaylorSentinel Contributing ... read more >>
Bound for the Supreme Court
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2010
The Obama administration lawyers must have used the Thurgood Marshall's constitutional law handbook to prepare their Arizona case.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorIn reviewing the case that ... read more >>
Swim — or Sink
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 06 August 2010
 The families grieveTeens' deaths become a tragedy of mass proportion in an area where there's immense sufferingBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterIn the wake of the drownings of six Black teens ... read more >>
Cocaine Sentencing Disparities
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2010
 Attorney General Eric HolderU.S. District Court Judge Terry Hatter, Jr.It had been established sometime ago that federal sentencing guidelines (a misnomer) has been used to incarcerate people of color ... read more >>
100 Years of Life: Dorothy Elizabeth Watson
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Dorothy Elizabeth WatsonDorothy Elizabeth Watson was born January 4, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois to Belle and James Lyle O'Neal. She was the third of eight children, all of whom preceded her in death. ... read more >>
Racial Profiling in Congress?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2010
 Congresswoman Maxine WatersCongressman Charles RangelThere are 42 members of the Congressional Black Caucus and at least eight of them have been investigated in the last year for alleged ethics violations. ... read more >>
Fashion Industry Stuck in the 1940’s
Written by Khadijah McCaskill (Intern) 29 July 2010
 Is the modeling industry still suffering from a lack of color?By Khadijah MccaskillSentinel InternIt's fashion week in New York City. Leggy models with smoky eyes and pouty lips sashay down the runway ... read more >>
Before They Die and Before We Forget
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 29 July 2010
 Reggie Turner being interviewed by Sentinel StaffReggie Turner made the documentary on the Tulsa Race Riots to inform American about a pivotal turn in Black History.By Brian CarterSentinel Staff Writerand ... read more >>

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