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Fear Discouraging U.S. Residents from Visiting Mexico
Written by Arthur H. Rotsen (Associated Press) 04 December 2008
The recent spate of drug-related killings in Nogales, Mexico, is driving apart what have long been close-knit communities, discouraging some residents of its Arizona sister city from crossing the border. ... read more >>
Prosecutor: Black Man's Dragging Death No Hate Crime
Written by Gordon Jackson (Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Examiner) 04 December 2008
Bitterness and anger remains at a boiling point over two months after friends, family and supporters learned the fate of Brandon McClelland, the 24-year-old African- American killed in a case similar ... read more >>
Suit Alleges New Orleans' "Road Home" Program Discriminates Against Blacks
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Louisiana Weekly 27 November 2008
Civil rights and fair housing groups have filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development and the Louisiana Recovery Authority. The suit alleges that the Road ... read more >>
Obama Economic Plan aims for 2.5M New Jobs by 2011
Written by Will Lester 27 November 2008
President-elect Barack Obama promoted an economic plan Saturday he said would provide 2.5 million jobs by rebuilding roads and bridges and modernizing schools while developing alternative energy sources ... read more >>
Feinstein, Boxer and California Delegation Ask President for Major Disaster Aid
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 November 2008
Assistance Would Help State Fight and Recover From the Southern California Wildfires Tuesday, U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer (both D-Calif.), and many members of the California ... read more >>
President-elect Obama Picks Holder
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 November 2008
He will be the first Black attorney general in America's historyEric Holder, the 57-year-old who served as deputy attorney general under Bill Clinton, has accepted the position as head of the Justice ... read more >>
America’s First Family
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 20 November 2008
EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty ImagesPresident-elect Barack Obama is welcomed by his wife Michelle and daughter Malia, 10 and Sasha, 7, upon landing in Pueblo, Colorado.With two young daughters at the center ... read more >>
Inauguration Tickets, the Hottest in Town
Written by Zenitha Prince (NNPA) 13 November 2008
Washington, D.C., will be bursting at the seams come January. With President-elect Barack Obama poised to become the first African-American president of the United States, and with continuing interest ... read more >>
Villaraigosa Named to Powerful Obama Committee
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 November 2008
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa to serve on President-Elect Obama's powerful Transition Economic Advisory Board   Among the powerful members of President-Elect Barack Obama's recently appointed ... read more >>
"His Rock"
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 November 2008
By Kenneth Miller, Sentinel Managing Editor Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff WriterShe is Bold, Beautiful, Brilliant and the Woman at the Side of the Most Powerful Man in the World The first African American ... read more >>
Obama Names Chief of Staff
Written by Liz Sidoti and Nedra Pickler (AP) 06 November 2008
Barack Obama's fellow Chicagoan Rahm Emanuel, the hard-charging No. 4 Democrat in the House, has accepted the job of White House chief of staff, Democratic officials said Thursday. One of Obama's ... read more >>
America Fulfills its Promise
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 06 November 2008
By Kenneth Miller, Sentinel Managing Editor & Evan Barnes and Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writers Barack Obama lifts a nation and the world with his historical presidential victory In Kenya ... read more >>
CCLC Establishes Umbrella for SCLC California Chapters
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 November 2008
 The California Christian Leadership Conference (CCLC) was recently established as the umbrella organization for the California Chapters of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). ... read more >>
Obama Sweeps to Victory as First Black President
Written by David Espo, AP Special Correspondent 04 November 2008
Barack Obama swept to victory as the nation's first black president Tuesday night in an electoral college landslide that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself. "Change has come," ... read more >>
Obama Grandomother Dies A Day Before Election
Written by Hervert A.Sample 03 November 2008
Barack Obama's grandmother, whose personality and bearing shaped much of the life of the Democratic presidential contender, has died, Obama announced Monday, one day before the election. Madelyn ... read more >>
Barack Obama: Change
Written by Don King 03 November 2008
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Advocates: Life Changes needed for Homeless
Written by Larry Miller Special to the NNPA from the Philadelphia Tribune 30 October 2008
Handing over some spare change to a homeless person might seem like a nice, compassionate thing to do, but according to city officials and homeless advocates this week, it only exacerbates the problem. ... read more >>
Support Those Who Serve the Community
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 October 2008
Nov. 4th 2008 is the most important election in history, but not only for the potential of electing Obama as president, but also for those who has always supported the community. CONGRESS (The incumbents) ... read more >>
3,000 Ex-Offenders Meet Voter Registration Deadline in Nation’s Capital
Written by Joseph Young 16 October 2008
District of Columbia residents flooded the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics in a last minute effort to register to vote in the upcoming presidential election, including people who had previously been ... read more >>
Jenious Inspires Others to Care
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 October 2008
Numerous individuals have last their lives simply because they did not have health care. Many have had health care, but their issuance providers would not cover their needs. But the hurt does not stop ... read more >>
Prop 4 Endangers Teens’ Health and Safety
Written by Tamara Latta 16 October 2008
Communication plays a huge role when it comes to teen and health safety. First and foremost not all teens live in a household where communication is possible and some teenagers who don’t have ... read more >>
Who is the real Sarah Palin?
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 October 2008
Governor Sarah Palin has been given the job to lead the frontal assault on Senator Barack Obama and the reason that Senator McCain – who said he would not partake in negative campaigning – ... read more >>
Remaining Debate Schedule
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2008
October 7, 2008: Presidential debate in a town hall format, Belmont University, Nashville, TN October 15, 2008: Presidential debate with domestic policy focus, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY Each ... read more >>
Congress Approves Historic Bailout Bill
Written by JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and DAVID ESPO , Associated Press Writers 03 October 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With the economy on the brink and elections looming, Congress approved an unprecedented $700 billion government bailout of the battered financial industry on Friday and sent it to ... read more >>
OJ Found Guilty
Written by Associated Press 03 October 2008
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- O.J. Simpson, who went from American sports idol to celebrity-in-exile after he was acquitted of murder in 1995, was found guilty Friday of robbing two sports-memorabilia dealers ... read more >>

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