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MTA Votes but Leimert Stop not Guaranteed
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 03 June 2011
MTA Votes but Leimert Stop not Guaranteed After the board voted, the community was left with more questions than answers, and they walked away empty-handed, vowing to fight on By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel ... read more >>
AEG visits the Sentinel
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 June 2011
Caption: (R to L) Aura Mc Cracken, Martha Saucedo, Ted Fikre, and Michael RothAEG visits the Sentinel Representatives from AEG met with the Sentinel’s editorial board had a lengthy discussion which ... read more >>
Charles Earl Lloyd to be inducted on Criminal Justice Wall of Fame
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 June 2011
Charles Earl LloydThe famed defense attorney’s name will join the prestigious wall along with 9 other attorneys.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterOn Wednesday, May 25, the late and well-known ... read more >>
Local Program Helps Youth Become Business Savvy
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 June 2011
Kevin Jones, Founder and CEO of KJE, Inc. and Business In A BucketLA Urban League youth utilize Business In A Bucket Kevin Jones’ program teaches youth how to combine labor, business and skills into ... read more >>
Girl Power For The Summer
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 June 2011
 La Faye Baker, Founder and CEO of Diamonds In The Raw Foundation and Hollywood stuntwoman Stuntwoman La Faye Baker is changing young women’s lives with her empowering program. By Brian W. Carter, ... read more >>
Countdown to the Closure
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 May 2011
Countdown to the ClosureExtended 53-Hour Closure of I-405 Freeway Between U.S. 101 and I-10 Planned in Mid-July for Mulholland Bridge Demolition WorkLos Angeles, Calif. – Plan Ahead, Avoid The Area, ... read more >>
Annual Senior Briefing and Luncheon Continues to Inform
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 May 2011
 This year's luncheon welcomed about 1000 senior citizensCongresswoman Laura Richardson continues to keep senior citizens in the know about important issues.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterOn ... read more >>
Verizon Wireless Celebrates Launch of ‘It’s a Family Affair’ Contest with Tavis Smiley
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 May 2011
Verizon Wireless Celebrates the Launch of It's a Family Affair(tm) contest with event attendees and Tavis Smiley, talk show host and author of his latest book "Fail Up." (California Family to Win Ultimate ... read more >>
Senator Price and the 26th District Honor 26 ‘SHEROES’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 May 2011
Senator Curren D. Price. Photo by Ian Foxx   By Brandon I. Brooks Assistant Managing EditorCurren D. Price, Jr., Senator of the 26th district, honored 26 distinguished women at the 5th annual "Tribute ... read more >>
Leon Jenkins: New Leadership at the NAACP
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 May 2011
Leon Jenkins, president of Los Angeles NAACP "Words like freedom, justice and democracy are not common concepts...People are not born knowing what these are. It takes enormous, and above all, individual ... read more >>
A Real Adoption Story
Written by Michaela Pereira (Contributing Writer) 26 May 2011
Michaela Pereira By Michaela PereiraSentinel Contributing WriterThe other day, right after Mother's Day in fact, I had an interesting conversation with my mother. She shared with me that during a recent ... read more >>
Calif. Attorney General Announces New ‘Strike Force’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 May 2011
California Attorney General Kamala Harris announcing the creation of a mortgage fraud unit. --Photo credit: Samuel RichardThe unit of 25 investigators and federal attorneys will confront mortgage fraud ... read more >>
Community Asks Mayor to Support Leimert Park Stop!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 May 2011
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (PHOTO CREDIT-BRIAN CARTER) In an unprecedented show of unity, solidarity and concern for the well-being of the residents and the businesses, the community met with Mayor Antonio ... read more >>
Rave Theater gave jobs to the community
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 May 2011
Applicants wait in line for Rave Theater jobsLocal job fair saw a turnout in the hundreds last week.Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterLast week, the new Rave Motion Pictures (RMP) held a job fair in ... read more >>
The Survival of the African American Community is at Stake
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 May 2011
African American Redistricting Campaign Kicks Off Series of Town Hall Meetings to Discuss New DistrictsNew district lines for U.S. Congress and the California Assembly and State Senate threaten to impact ... read more >>
Following in the Footsteps of our Ancestors: Children Standing Up for Peace and Justice in the World
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 May 2011
"Following in the Footsteps of our Ancestors: Children Standing Up for Peace and Justice in the World"The Limbiko Tembo Kawaida School of African American Culture will host a special collaborative project ... read more >>
Wesson Reopens Arthur Ashe Tennis Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 May 2011
Councilman Herb Wesson with young helper cutting the ribbon at Arthur Ashe Tennis Center Councilmember Herb Wesson led the community celebration attended by over 300 tennis enthusiasts marking the reopening ... read more >>
The Foreclosure Crisis (Part One)
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 May 2011
The foreclosure crisis and the unemployment crisis feed off the education crisis and the consumer (gas, etc.) crisis, and they all lead to an increase in the crime rate, another crisis.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Thousands Attend the March for Babies Walk
Written by Jason Lewis 13 May 2011
Members of Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Zeta Phi Beta, and Sigma Gamma Rho raised thousands of dollars for the March of Dimes at the annual March for Babies walk at Exposition Park. Photo by Jason ... read more >>
Compton Mayor and City Council applauds third grader
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 May 2011
(L-R) Councilwoman Yvonne Arceneaux, Councilwoman Lillie Dobson, Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones, Gloria Vasquez-mother, Luis Escareno, Sydney Ritchey-Burnett-Emerson Principal, Kenneth Gutierrez-brother, ... read more >>
Looking at California Redistricting
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) & Samuel Richard (Contributing Writer) 12 May 2011
''State redistricting map with 10 regions.Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35)Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-9)Congresswoman Laura Richardson (CA-37) Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-33) Understanding redistricting ... read more >>
Gospel’s Sensation Comes to Compton
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 May 2011
Roque, former Star Search and Disney Mouseketeer Star, to Perform at Salvation Army Gospel's Latest Sensation Performs New Inspirational Single, "Thank You"LOS ANGELES- These are difficult times in America. ... read more >>
A Mother’s Passion for Music and Life: Karen A. Clark
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 May 2011
Karen A. ClarkNaeem Clark, Karen (mother), Gara Clark By Brandon I. Brooks Assistant Managing Editor Karen A. Clark is not your average everyday woman. Better stated, Clark is not your average everyday ... read more >>
Brandon I. Brooks appointed as Assistant Managing Editor of Sentinel
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 05 May 2011
Sentinel Staff ReportThe Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Brandon I. Brooks as the new assistant managing editor. This historic mark comes just six months ... read more >>
‘Straight Outta Compton’: Tammy Tumbling
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 April 2011
Tammy among the people By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorAfter more than a decade at SCE, she is now the director of Philanthropy and Community InvolvementPresently the director of Philanthropy ... read more >>

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Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
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