California NAACP Says Lack of Staff Diversity Will Present Future Problems for Redistricting Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Ethnic Diversity should be a top priority in the Selection of Commission Staff SACRAMENTO, CA--The California State NAACP issued the following statement regarding today's selection of the staff for the ... read more >>
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Files Suit for $800,000 in Computer Kiosk Fraud Against African American Churches
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris filed a lawsuit today seeking restitution and civil penalties totaling $803,100 in a scam that defrauded 33 African American churches in Southern California. Promoters ... read more >>
Wesson Grills City Officials on Obama Stimulus Spending
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Councilman Herb Wesson discussing the 10th district with President Barack Obama LOS ANGELES--Confronting an unemployment rate that has risen to13 percent, City Councilmember Herb Wesson grilled Los Angeles ... read more >>
Joseph “Joe” Dyer Pioneer Television Reporter, Passes
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 March 2011
Joseph "Joe" Dyer, the trailblazer The community has lost an icon and an activist, and television news has lost a standard bearer in media journalism. He was a pioneer journalist who broke racial barriers ... read more >>
Attorney General Harris Asks Federal Court to Restore the Right of Same-Sex Marriage
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
  SAN FRANCISCO - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today asked the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to dismiss its order prohibiting same-sex marriages in California until an appeal of Proposition ... read more >>
Chief Charlie Beck, Is He a New Breed of Police Chief?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 March 2011
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck --Photo Credit: Malcolm AliChief's staff (L to R) Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger, Mary Grady, Public Information Officer; the Chief; Deputy Chief Patrick Gannon --Photo Credit: ... read more >>
Danette Meyers: ‘Straight Outta Compton’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 February 2011
Will Compton produce the next District Attorney of Los Angeles County?Danette Meyers came "Straight Outta Compton" and as a veteran prosecutor, she is heading in that directionBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
George Washington Carver
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 February 2011
The Eminent George Washington Carverby Yussuf J. Simmonds"The Wizard of Tuskegee"Sunrise: 1864--Sunset: 1943"In honor of Black History Month, the Sentinel presents on the country's foremost scientist" ... read more >>
Celebrating Black History by Winning the Future
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 February 2011
During Black History Month, the White House will feature African Americans from agencies throughout the Administration that contribute to the President's vision of winning the future. Copied below is a ... read more >>
Why We Should Continue to Celebrate Black History Month!!!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 February 2011
By Gwen Lang JonesA great philosopher once stated "If you don't know your history, you are likely to repeat it." With this in mind, I reflected on my past, a similar path for which many of you have traveled. ... read more >>
SPECIAL BULLETIN MISSING PERSON: Raven Joy Campbell
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 February 2011
SPECIAL BULLETINMISSING PERSONCampbell, Raven Joy FB/31D.O.B.: 12-08-19775'04", 178 lbs., black hair, brown eyes.Unknown clothing description.FCN #2320921200314NCIC #M238243233Detectives from the Los ... read more >>
NAWBO Launches Accelerated Growth Series
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 February 2011
The NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development is a nonprofit educational foundation of the National Association of Women Business Owners(r) that strives to strengthen the wealth-creating capacity ... read more >>
Mentoring a future broadcaster
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 February 2011
Mentoring a future broadcaster - South Park Elementary School studentCedric Crook was among the student stand-outs at a recent "NBA Cares"event held at the school. Part of the NBA's All-Star festivities, ... read more >>
Inglewood Honors James V. Brown Jr. Retirement Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 February 2011
James Vernon Brown Jr. Inglewood Honors James V. Brown Jr. for 26-1/2 Years of ServiceGizelle Carol Raines-Brown Hosts Retirement Celebration for Husband, James Vernon Brown Jr.: The Man, His Family, His ... read more >>
“At Your Service” Salute Honors Top L.A. City Manager
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 February 2011
Wesson Leads African American Heritage Month TributeCouncilmember Herb Wesson was the leader of this years' Los Angeles City Council celebration of African American Heritage Month, which paid tribute ... read more >>
Rahm Emanuel elected Mayor of Chicago
Written by Associated Press 25 February 2011
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel AP StoryCHICAGO--Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of the nation's third-largest ... read more >>
Inglewood All-Star Paul Pierce Comes Home
Written by Jasmyne Cannick (Special to the Sentinel) 25 February 2011
Inglewood Unified School District Board members welcome Paul Pierce to the community to meet the students (L to R): Arnold Butler (board president), Trina Williams, Gizelle Carol Raines-Brown, Pierce, ... read more >>
THE LEAGUE OF ALLIED ARTS' YEAR END GRATITUDE LIST
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 February 2011
As we begin a new year - 2011, The League of Allied Arts, a seventy year old African-American women's' arts organization, is grateful for:• Its longevity as we extend kudos to president, Deborah Beavers ... read more >>
Buffalo Wild Wings Celebrates Its Grand Opening!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 February 2011
Grand Opening! Proud owners!Left to Right: Ken Lombard, President of Capri Urban Investors, LLC, Councilman Bernard Parks 8th District, BWW Franchisee, Edward Barnett, NBA Star and BWW Owner, Trevor ... read more >>
He saw, He did, He Flew!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 February 2011
Vance T. RobinsonAwards and HonorsVance T. Robinson flew his first solo flight and he's only 16 years old! By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterOn February 14, 16-year-old Vance T. Robinson set an ... read more >>
Wesson and Villaraigosa Kickoff Green Retrofit Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 February 2011
Creates Good Paying Green Jobs for Low Income AreasCouncilmember Herb Wesson and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined to officially kickoff the city's' Green Retrofit and Workforce Program at Vineyard Recreation ... read more >>
Debate Performance Spells Down for Hogan – Rowles
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 February 2011
President Barack Obama and Councilman Bernard C. Parks at a Fundraiser at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Trailing Massively to Parks in the CD8 Race, Unknown Candidate's Foul-Ups Push Her Even Further Behind ... read more >>
President Obama Presents Nation’s Highest Honor to Three Blacks
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 February 2011
President Obama with Dr. Maya Angelou Dr. Maya Angelou, Congressman John Lewis, and the NBA Great Bill Russell Receive 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom in White House CeremonyBy Dorinda White, NNPA ContributorWashington, ... read more >>
The President’s Budget
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 February 2011
Now that President Obama has submitted his 2012 budget to Congress, the reaction runs the gamut from cool to hot; from mild disagreement to vociferous condemnation.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Will Egypt Be a Model for Democracy in Africa?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 February 2011
The revolution in Egypt was not televised, it happened via the social network ... twitter ... texting ... and so on.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorIn gauging the reaction to the events in ... read more >>