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Can you identify what I am?
Written by Jeorald Pitts / Lil Tone 16 December 2010
Can you identify what I am?  I am your constant companion. I am your greatest helper or heaviest burden. I will push you onward, or drag you down to failure. I am completely at your command. Half of the ... read more >>
The Pope, Condoms, the Pill and the People
Written by Tony Wafford 16 December 2010
The Pope, Condoms, the Pill and the PeopleBy Tony R. Wafford sns-ap-us-rel-pope-condoms It looks like the Pope and the Roman Catholic are finally getting the message. No, I'm not talking about its position ... read more >>
FCC Appears to Find Middle Road to Hope
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. (NNPA Chairman) 16 December 2010
FCC Appears to Find Middle Road to HopeBy Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. NNPA ChairmanOur nation certainly turned a corner two years ago with the election of our first black President. Aside from the obvious historical ... read more >>
The North Dominates the Political Landscape
Written by Super User 10 December 2010
COMMENTARY The North Dominates the Political Landscape California Democrats must be doing something right, notwithstanding the low esteem in which the California Legislature is held.With the election ... read more >>
Pimps in Pinstripes, Prostitutes in Pearls and the Forgotten Poor
Written by Tony R. Wafford 09 December 2010
Pimps in Pinstripes, Prostitutes in Pearls and the Forgotten Poor By Tony R. Wafford I can hear some of you now, "What or who is Tony Wafford getting ready to talk about now?" Well you can bet it's not ... read more >>
The Mind Treatment of Meditation
Written by Jeorald Pitts / Lil Tone 09 December 2010
The Mind Treatment of Meditation The idea to meditate appeared to me several time before, but I had put them on my Mental Shelf along with a dozen other vogue intents and idea's. However, at one of my ... read more >>
Ridley-Thomas's new project labor agreement and local hiring policy
Written by Local Smallwood Cuevas & Leon Jenkins 09 December 2010
Ridley-Thomas's new project labor agreement and local hiring policyLola Smallwood Cuevas and Leon JenkinsThe scene was hard to believe. At a recent Board of Supervisors meeting, Mark Ridley Thomas's frustration ... read more >>
Grocery Chains
Written by Pastor Norman S. Johnson & Pastor William Monroe Campbell 09 December 2010
Grocery ChainsBy Pastor Norman S. Johnson and Pastor William Monroe CampbellWalking into a grocery store in West L.A., you would think you walked into a different world. The doors open to all colors of ... read more >>
Wikileaks release is in one word - disturbing
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 02 December 2010
Wikileaks release is in one word - disturbingTaken at face value, the latest Wikileaks release is in one word - disturbing. Leaked confidential information regarding international relations and sensitive ... read more >>
Wellington’s Road
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 November 2010
Let's Be Happy To GiveWell, it's here again...Thanksgiving! The time when we stuff ourselves with turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and all the rest of the family favorites. We all know that ... read more >>
PARTY POLITICS: THE BLACK VOTE, THE BLACK PRESS AND YOU
Written by Dr. John E. Warren 21 October 2010
By Dr. John E. WarrenPublisher, San Diego Voice & Viewpoint and Florida Tribune Newspapers In spite of what we hear about the death of newspapers, the fact remains that talk show hosts and news commentators ... read more >>
The Crisis in ICEF Charter Schools
Written by Blair Taylor, President, Los Angeles Urban League 14 October 2010
By Blair Taylor, President, Los Angeles Urban League This past week the depth of the crisis within the schools of the Inner City Education Fund (ICEF) finally became clear. The schools are in serious ... read more >>
Wellington's Road: The Victim of a Feminine Fist
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 July 2010
Wellington's Road: The Victim of a Feminine FistBy Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff WriterWhat happened between Chris Brown and Rihanna was absolutely horrible. It's unfortunate that young people in relationships ... read more >>
The Supreme Failure
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 08 July 2010
KEEPING IT REAL: The Supreme FailureBy Rev. Al SharptonThere's a war going on outside. Despite the public's belief, this war isn't confined to the battles waging in Iraq or Afghanistan, nor is it occurring ... read more >>
AT WHAT AGE IS IT TOO YOUNG TO TAKE AN OATH FOR LIFE?
Written by Jordan Pitts / Lil Tone 08 July 2010
AT WHAT AGE IS IT TOO YOUNG TO TAKE AN OATH FOR LIFE?(A TRUE STORY ABOUT MY WIFE)When I met her, I was in elementary school. She was older than me, and I was claiming her as my girlfriend before I actually ... read more >>
The Problem with Success
Written by Kaylee Davis (Intern) 08 July 2010
Kaylee's Koncept: Kaylee DavisThe Problem with SuccessI am a strong supporter of the independent, strong Black woman, someone with a career and mind of her own. Black women are attending college and receiving ... read more >>
Wellington's Road: Learning All Over Again
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 01 July 2010
Wellington's Road: Learning All Over AgainI'm finding that as time goes by, my mother and I have to learn how to relate to one another all over again. I'm an adult now and some of my life choices may rub ... read more >>
Black Community: Which Way Is Up?
Written by Nii-Quartelai Quartey 01 July 2010
Wafford's CornerBlack Community: Which Way Is Up?By Nii-Quartelai QuarteyCalifornia is at a crossroads and the Black community among some of the state's most vulnerable populations is preparing to walk ... read more >>
Letters to Malik: WHAT IS TO BE GAINED OR WON BY GANG WARS?
Written by Mr. Pitts / Lil Tone 01 July 2010
Letters to Malik: WHAT IS TO BE GAINED OR WON BY GANG WARS?By Jeorald PittsPreparing for war itself is an extremely easy thing to do, but in comparison with or to preparing for peace, war preparation seems ... read more >>
Cindy's Story
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
Cindy's StoryOn January 20 2009, my then White-American husband called me and the President a nigger. We had followed the campaign all year and there was no problem. After that incident, I left even though ... read more >>
Financial Security: Peace of mind. Do you have it?
Written by Lora Ary 01 July 2010
Financial Security: Peace of mind. Do you have it?By Lora Ary, Regional Volunteer Leader, AARP CAWhile millions of Americans have experienced hard times during the economic recession, the environment for ... read more >>
WAFFORD'D CORNER: True to the Game
Written by Tony Wafford 24 June 2010
True to the GameBy Tony WaffordPlease do not misconstrue or get it twisted as we say, I am no Lakers hater. It always does my heart good to see a strong black man excel in whatever he endeavors to do. ... read more >>
Reclaim the Dream Now
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 24 June 2010
Reclaim the Dream NowBy Al SharptonIt was 1963, and the nation was at a virtual boiling point. Despite marked gains in the civil rights struggle from integrating lunch counters and universities to equalizing ... read more >>
Letters to Malik: Malik Spellman
Written by Malik Spellman 24 June 2010
Letters to Malik: Malik SpellmanQuestionBy Mr. Pitts/Lil ToneThe dictionary defines the word "questions" as a verb. 1) to ask questions; 2) doubt, dispute; and 3) examine, quiz. Yet questions are much ... read more >>
BEEP--Real Role Models for Our Youth
Written by Marc Morial 24 June 2010
BEEP--Real Role Models for Our Youth  Marc H. Morial President and CEO National Urban League"Each one teach one."A few weeks ago, in Ft. Lauderdale, the National Urban League brought together more than ... read more >>

 

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