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AARP's First Black CEO Aims to Take Organization to New Level in Black Community and Nation
Written by Pharoh Martin (NNPA National Correspondent) 23 July 2009
Dr. A. Barry Rand, pictured here with President Barack Obama, aims to lead AARP to a new level in the Black community and the national stage. AARP's First Black CEO AIMS to Take Organization to New ... read more >>
Former Obama Law Student Announces Challenge for California Congressional Seat
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Felton Newell Former Obama Law Student Announces Challenge to Diane Watson for California Congressional SeatLos Angeles Deputy City Attorney Felton Newell Launches Congressional Campaign for California's ... read more >>
'The Peoples Company' Petro America Trading Resumed After SEC Probe
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
'The People's Company' Petro America, the revolutionary company which has garnered wide spread attention for opening opportunities for citizens from main street to Wall Street has resumed trading amid ... read more >>
Councilmember Wesson Introduces "Invest in a Green LA" Initiative
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Councilmember Herb J. Wesson Jr. holds press conference to introduce the "Invest in a Green LA" Initiative.WESSON INTRODUCES "INVEST IN A GREEN LA" INITIATIVE Package Gains Early SupportFollowing up on ... read more >>
President Obama Hits on All Cylinders in Passionate NAACP Anniversary Speech
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 23 July 2009
President Barack Obama paid passionate tribute to Black civil rights trailblazers on the centennial of the NAACP, but said a "new mindset" was necessary to achieve a post-racial America.President Obama ... read more >>
Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer First to Serve Third Term in CDP
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 July 2009
Reginald Byron Jones-SawyerBy Jason LewisSentinel Staff WriterReginald Byron Jones-Sawyer was born into a political family, and he has turned out to be a chip off the old block. His uncle was one of the ... read more >>
Jones Recipient of Montague W. Cobb Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
The NAACP National Board of Director, its National Health Committee and the NAACP at large, has chosen Los Angeles's Healthy African American Families II, Director, Ms. Loretta Jones, as the recipient ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Introduces Legislation to Extend Flood Insurance Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
She and Chairman Barney Frank Will Also Draft Updated Legislation with Important Reforms Financial Services Housing Subcommittee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) ... read more >>
ACLU And Other Privacy Groups Ask Lawmakers To Oppose "Pass ID Act"
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Bill Would Replicate Many Problems Of Real ID  In a letter to key lawmakers, the American Civil Liberties Union today joined 17 other civil liberties groups to oppose the Pass ID Act, a bill that ... read more >>
Front-line Food Service Workers Take fight to Capitol
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
For the first time in the 63-year history of our nation's School Lunch Program, front-line food service workers are on Capitol Hill last week to petition their government to strengthen the program that ... read more >>
Debbie Allen Dance Academy Celebrates Grand Opening
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 16 July 2009
Berry Gordy (2nd to the right) celebrates with Debbie Allen (far right) at the grand opening of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Los Angles. Photo by Francis Taylor for SentinelThe Debbie Allen Dance ... read more >>
California’s State Budget Fiasco
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2009
Speaker Karen BassSenator Rod WrightAssemblyman Mike DavisCalifornia's State Budget FiascoIOUs, Furlough Fridays, Early Prison Releases, Reduced Services, Tuition Increases and a Decline in Credit Rating ... read more >>
Rev. Jackson to Extend Investigation of Historical Chicago Cemetery Plot Scheme
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 16 July 2009
The Rev. Jesse Jackson stands in an area in the rear of Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip Ill. Thursday, July 9, 2009. Prosecutors on Thursday charged three gravediggers and a manager in an elaborate scheme in ... read more >>
Rev. Eric Lee’s Book Solidifies Stance Against Prop. 8
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 16 July 2009
Rev. Eric LeeRev. Lee Book Solidifies Stance Against Prop. 8National SCLC at odds with L.A. presidentLos Angeles Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) president The Rev. Eric Lee will be the ... read more >>
President Obama Picks Surgeon General
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2009
Dr. Regina BenjaminObama picks Surgeon GeneralAn African American from the Deep South gets the nod to be the nation's doctor.Dr. Regina Benjamin was nominated by President Barack Obama to the next surgeon ... read more >>
Supreme Court Provides Temporary Victory for Troy Davis
Written by Alan King (Special to NNPA Afro-American Newspapers) 08 July 2009
Troy DavisSupreme Court Provides Temporary Victory for Troy Davis By. Alan KingSpecial to the NNPA from the Afro-American NewspapersAfter nearly 18 years on death row for killing an off-duty Georgia police ... read more >>
Carl Brashear: First Black Master Diver
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 July 2009
Master Chief Petty Officer Carl Brashear, the first Black Master Diver in the U.S. Navy, poses with actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. on the set of the 2000 film Men of Honor, which was inspired by Brashear's life.  ... read more >>
Michael Jackson Timeline
Written by Pharoh Martin 02 July 2009
  August 29, 1958--Michael Joseph Jackson is born in Gary, Indiana. He is Joseph and Katherine Jackson's seventh child of nine.1964--Jackson and brothers Marlon, Jackie, Tito and Jermaine form the ... read more >>
Peace, Be Still
Written by Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Columnist) 02 July 2009
 As I think about Michael Jackson, I am listening to John Legend sing "Green Light", and thinking about Black men, music and movement. It seems redundant to add my thought to the many that have chimed ... read more >>
All That’s Left Now Is His Music
Written by Hazel Trice Edney 02 July 2009
 Michael Jackson. The name itself is synonymous with music legend. That is why reports of his death from cardiac arrest June 23 continue to stun fans around the world this week.As details of this surreal ... read more >>
World Mourns Michael
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 July 2009
Fans mourn Michael Jackson’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The late Michael Jackson with Los Angles Sentinel’s executive publisher Danny Bakewell Sr. at Jesse Jackson’s birthday ... read more >>
Bakewell Elected to Lead Black Press across Nation
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 July 2009
Danny Bakewell Sr.Bakewell Elected to Lead Black Press Across the NationExecutive publisher of the oldest and largest Black community newspaper earns top position with the historic federation of more than ... read more >>
Congresswoman Kilpatrick Commends International Trade Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (MI-13) today praised the International Trade Commission's (ITC) ruling that a surge of imports of tires from China has injured domestic tire industry workers. "This ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces New Small Businesses Lending Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Congresswoman Richardson announced that many area small businesses may be eligible for interest-free loans under a new program created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  The "America's ... read more >>
Black Shareholders Demand Inquiry into SEC
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Commission halts trading of revolutionary 'The Peoples Company'Petro America Corp. founder and Chief Executive Officer Owen Hawkins decided several months ago to launch a company that would allow for the ... read more >>

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