Leimert Park Station, a Must
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 April 2011
The Vision Theater, the Leimert Park landmark Anything less will devastate the businesses in the area and devalue the communityBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorThe metro rail is coming through ... read more >>
Lawrence Tolliver III
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 April 2011
“As I reflect on my son, I see him as a good guy…one that did all the right things. He worked himself through college, served his country with the navy, worked for the railroad. “—Lawrence Tolliver ... read more >>
Compton Election Results
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2011
DR. WILLIE JONES.  Photo by Jason Lewis  Compton held its elections for the first and fourth councilmanic districts last Tuesday.  As of press-time, Dr. Willie Jones had retained has seat as the 4th ... read more >>
Carlton Goodlett
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 April 2011
Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett, the publisher by Yussuf J. SimmondsCarlton Goodlett"Medical Doctor, Businessman, Scholar, Civil Rights Activist and Publisher"Born in July 1914, in Chipley, Florida, Carlton Benjamin ... read more >>
Expo Line Almost Ready to Ride
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2011
LOS ANGELES—Councilmembers Herb Wesson and Bernard Parks were joined by other officials at the Expo Line’s new Western Avenue Station to highlight the progress that has been made and preview the new ... read more >>
Orange County Republican’s Cartoon is Racist, and Davanport Should Resign, So Says CA. NAACP
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 April 2011
Statement of Alice Huffman, PresidentSACRAMENTO--The California State NAACP through its President, Alice Huffman today has issued a statement regarding the cartoon emailed around by Orange County Republican ... read more >>
Jan Perry for Mayor
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 April 2011
Her candidacy will be history in the making- the first woman.The Ninth District Councilwoman has filed papers to run for mayor and as a result, she is poised to become the first woman and the first African-American ... read more >>
Attorney General’s first 100 days
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 April 2011
Attorney General Kamala Harris-Photo Credit: Clayton Everett A.G. Harris (center) with Rev. Dr. Marvis Davis; Assemblyman Mike Davis; Denise Hunter, president of FAME corporation; and Councilman Mike Gipson-Photo ... read more >>
Overwhelming Support for Publisher Karl Rodney
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 April 2011
Karl Rodney, publisher of New York Carib NewsOverwhelming Support for Publisher Karl RodneyOn Thursday April 14, Karl Rodney appeared before Judge Emmet Sullivan, who sits on the  U. S. District Court ... read more >>
Trina Williams Vindicated of All Charges Successfully
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 21 April 2011
Trina Williams"I always knew that she would be vindicated; she is one of the few politicians who leads with honesty and integrity, and would always do the right thing for the children and the people of ... read more >>
Same City, Different Rules
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 21 April 2011
Baldwin Hills/Inglewood Oilfield--an environmental nightmare, our communityBeverly Hills Oilfield--an environmental dreamBalwin Hills/Inglewod Oil Field - wretchedly exposed  Los Angeles (Pico near Robertson) ... read more >>
Fire Inspector: Michael Bernard Nealy
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 18 April 2011
By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff Writer,Biko Poindexter-Hodge, Sentinel Contributing WriterJoy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterThe Sentinel got up close and personal with Los Angeles City Fire Inspector, ... read more >>
Carlisle Chosen as Sole Finalist for CDU President
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2011
 Six months after launching a national search, a sole finalist was selected for president of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, the board's chairman said Tuesday. At their monthly meeting, ... read more >>
Racial Discrimination in the Inland Empire
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 April 2011
Like a throwback to the past, Black officers have alleged racism in the Banning Police Department, which may trigger legal action.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorWhere is Banning, Calif.? ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Leads Community Meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2011
The crowd listened intently to the speakers.Children, they are the future. Photos by Malcolm Ali The theme centered on the potential devastating impact of Federal Budget Cuts on the community--specifically ... read more >>
Power in Action
Written by Cyril Josh Barker (Special to NNPA) 17 April 2011
Rev. Al Sharpton and President Barack Obama President Barack Obama addresses National Action Network confabBy Cyril Josh BarkerSpecial to the NNPA President Barack Obama went to New York last week with ... read more >>
Compton College: On the Road to Recovery!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 April 2011
Dr. Genethia Hudley-Hayes addresses the audience; (L to R) Camille Johnson, Associated Student Body Treasurer ECCC; Chancellor Dr. Jack Scott; Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas; Rev. Norman Johnson; Dr. Ramon ... read more >>
Brad Pye to Leave County After 24 Years
Written by Cora Jackson – Fossett (Religion Editor) 14 April 2011
Brad Pye Jr. and Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa By Cora Jackson-FossettSentinel Religion EditorLos Angeles sports writer and broadcaster Brad Pye Jr. will retire from the County of Los Angeles after 24 ... read more >>
Marcus Garvey School
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 April 2011
"An educational institution for Black children like no other"Education is a power and a force ... it is the surest way for a people to rise and overcome traditional and historic barriers ... without a ... read more >>
Ivory Coast President Says He Won’t Step Down
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 April 2011
Why aren't we here for 'humanitarian reasons'?BY MARCO CHOWN OVED & RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated PressIvory Coast's strongman Laurent Gbagbo tried to hang on to power for one more day Wednesday from ... read more >>
Massive Community Rally Scheduled
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 April 2011
Elected officials, Community Leaders, the Clergy and Organized Labor will join the community on Saturday at Jesse Owens Park to stop the massive cuts in the federal budget threatens its very existence ... read more >>
Haiti Pins its hopes on a popstar president
Written by Trenton Daniel (Associated Press) 07 April 2011
Haitians express joy about the election By TRENTON DANIEL, Associated Press Haiti's pop-star-turned-president-elect donned a conservative gray suit Tuesday for his first news conference since his upset ... read more >>
Almena Lomax Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 April 2011
Almena Lomax, longtime civil rights activist, journalist and former editor of the Los Angeles Tribune, died Friday, March 25, 2011, in Pasadena after a short illness. She was 95, and is survived by four ... read more >>
Romeo continues to inspire local students
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 April 2011
Romeo talks to Audubon students Photo by Brian W. Carter Father and son duo visit local middle/high school to uplift and promote education.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterMulti-talented artist, ... read more >>
Tribute to Dr. Manning Marable (1950 – 2011): The Importance of Black Historians
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 April 2011
 By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA ColumnistProfessor William Manning Marable's contributions to African American history remind all of us of how important it is to get the best possible education and ... read more >>