"Sho' You Right..." Local Hero Honored In South Central
Written by Gregory S. Cleghorne, Sentinel Staff Writer 12 July 2007
South Central L.A.'s South Park was rededicated as "Barry White South Park Recreational Center" Saturday, July 7 (7-7-7)—after the legendary R&B balladeer— with the help ... read more >>
Fruit Drink Brings Watts to a Boil
Written by Ken Miller & Gregory Cleghorne 12 July 2007
By Kenneth Miller, Sentinel Managing Editor, By Gregory Cleghorne, Sentinel Staff Writer The liquid beverage is sweet and red, but the seal that covers the plastic container has left a sour taste in the ... read more >>
Chris Schauble: NBC4 News Anchor, Community Icon, Family Man
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 05 July 2007
Chris Schauble is the Black news anchor with television good looks and the resonating baritone voice that millions of Los Angeles residents wake-up to each morning as they get up to the minute local, ... read more >>
Sentinel Crowned Best Paper in America By NNPA
Written by Evan Barnes 05 July 2007
The newspaper wins eight Merit awards including the prestigious John B. Russwurm Trophy as "Best Newspaper in America"The Los Angeles Sentinel was honored by the National Newspaper Publishers ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Test 750 During 4-Day Hepatitis C National Health Initiative
Written by By Nefertiti Austin, Contributing Writer 05 July 2007
The Brotherhood Crusade partnered with ATL, County of Los Angeles Public Health Nurses and Reverend Joyce Randall, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Council of Churches for faith-based testing of ... read more >>
Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke Speaks Out About MLK-Harbor Hospital
Written by Alice Walton, CNS 05 July 2007
CNS — Finding high-quality doctors and nurses to work at Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital continues to be a problem, especially as the hospital teeters on the brink of closing, Supervisor ... read more >>
Jeans for Justice
Written by Christine Sabathia 27 June 2007
The Young Women’s Christian Association of Greater Los Angeles held it’s second annual Jeans for Justice fundraiser with a purpose to raise awareness and funds for its sexual assault program. ... read more >>
Black Mayor Heads National Organization
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 27 June 2007
The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) held its 75th annual meeting last weekend in Los Angeles and according to some of the participants, it was very successful. Many African American mayors played ... read more >>
Turning Point Urban Business Expo 2007
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 22 June 2007
You may still have time to make plans, if you have not already made them, to participate in the final day of the African American Business Summit which features the legendary, Turning Point Urban Business ... read more >>
Sixty-three-year-old Valedictorian Speaks of Educational Journey
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 20 June 2007
Whether they came to take just one course or enroll as a springboard to a four-year university, 337 individuals graduated from Los Angeles Southwest College June 5. The Class of 2007 included Gloria ... read more >>
Accreditation Questioned: Credibility Perhaps Lost
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 June 2007
What is going to happen to King-Harbor (formerly King Drew) hospital now that the crisis has reached epidemic proportions and it may shut its doors? The latest incident in a long line of tragic medical ... read more >>
Wesson New Vice-Chair of Expo Construction Authority
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 13 June 2007
Councilmember Herb J. Wesson, Jr. (CD 10) was elected Vice-Chair of the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority at its meeting on Thursday, June 7. Council-member Jan Perry (CD 9), the former vice-chair, ... read more >>
City Council Approves $50,000 Reward for Gang Tipper
Written by City News Service 07 June 2007
CNS—The City Council’s Public Safety Committee has approved paying a $50,000 reward to the person who anonymously reported the whereabouts of Kody DeJohn Scott, designated one of the LAPD’s ... read more >>
Judge Declines to Dismiss Retaliation Claim in Firefighter's Lawsuit
Written by Bill Hetherman (CNS) 06 June 2007
 CNS—A retaliation claim can remain as part of a lawsuit filed by a Los Angeles firefighter who alleges he was fed dog food by his colleagues, a judge ruled June 4.Tennie Pierce sued the city ... read more >>
Tabor Poised to Earn Inglewood District 1 Council Seat
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 06 June 2007
Following the recent candidate’s forum sponsored by the Residents for a Better Inglewood where City Council candidate Danny Tabor appeared to advance over his rival candidate, there has been much ... read more >>
Black Women Take Fight to Interscope Records
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 May 2007
The growing contingent of African American women, which weeks ago established a nationwide “Respect Me” Coalition that also includes many of the most powerful Black leaders in America, took ... read more >>
More Black Students to Attend UCLA This Fall
Written by City News Service 23 May 2007
CNS - About twice as many Black students plan to become freshmen at UCLA this fall compared to last year, when the university was criticized for not accepting enough African-American students, the school ... read more >>
Kappa Alpha Psi honors Rhen Bass with prestigious Elder Watson Diggs Award
Written by Byron Smith 16 May 2007
Ventura resident CPA Rhen C. Bass, Sr. has been selected to receive the Elder Watson Diggs award, the second highest award that can be conferred to members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. ... read more >>
Judge Rules Firefighter's Retaliation Claim Not Supported by Facts
Written by City News Service 03 May 2007
CNS - Lawyers for a Los Angeles firefighter who filed a discrimination lawsuit against the city, claiming he was fed dog food by his colleagues, cannot support their contention that he was the victim ... read more >>
Whistleblower Seeks Justice for Himself, Others
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 02 May 2007
A former Los Angeles County employee said he would not back down from fighting for justice despite the fact that they continue to abuse him for exposing fraud at one of their hospitals. Patrick Porch ... read more >>
'Respect Me' Commission hosts Town Hall Meeting
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 April 2007
Local business and community organizations representing the "Respect Me Commission" will be hosting a town hall meeting tomorrow in Los Angeles for an open forum which aims to discuss the social ... read more >>
Drew University Sues Los Angeles County For $125 Million
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 25 April 2007
CNS - The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science filed a $125 million lawsuit against Los Angeles County, accusing officials of mishandling operations at King-Drew Medical Center.The lawsuit, ... read more >>
'Respect Me' Movement
Written by Christine G. Sabathia 19 April 2007
"If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again!" - 'Ain't ... read more >>
LA Urban League Launches 'Neighborhoods at Work'
Written by By Christine G. Sabathia, Sentinel Staff Writer 18 April 2007
The Los Angeles Urban League has high hopes of transforming urban communities throughout the state of California, by doing so one community at a time. Starting with a 70-block area around Crenshaw High ... read more >>
Dymally Celebrates Mother Lee Omia Broadus Clegg As 'Woman of the Year'
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 March 2007
Assemblymember Mervyn M. Dymally (D-Compton) with his selection of Compton'sown Mother Lee Omia Broadus Clegg as the 2007 "Woman of the Year" forthe 52nd Assembly District which includes ... read more >>