Blacks, Latinos Weigh in on Violence
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 01 May 2008
“I think it’s gang related. I don’t think it’s on a personal level,” said Victor a Hispanic and Los Angeles native about the violence between Blacks and Latinos in L.A. ... read more >>
Jenesse Center Host Gala and Auction Event
Written by Jason Lewis, Sentinel Contributing Writer 01 May 2008
Halle Berry, Xernona Clayton and Karen Earl The Jenesse Center packed the house at the Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows for their annual Silver Rose Gala & Auction. The event was sold ... read more >>
Debate Reveals Ridley-Thomas Supported Closing King Trauma Center
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 01 May 2008
REVEALING DEBATE: Moderator Mark Brown (left) asked the question about King/Harbor  hospital to Democratic 2nd Supervisor candidates Bernard C. Parks and Senator Mark Ridley-Thomas (right) and while ... read more >>
Black Street Vendors Peddling Hottest T-Shirts
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 24 April 2008
HOT STUFF:  Local Crenshaw street vendor displays assorted t-shirts for sale.Lakers don’t move so fast on Crenshaw Blvd. For the fast moving street vendor Ricky D. located at Florence Ave. ... read more >>
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Rallies Support for Parks
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 April 2008
Left to right: Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Councilmember Bernard Parks, Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke and Congresswoman Laura Richardson.Parks Campaign Kick-Off Draws 1,200 Area Residents A diverse overflow ... read more >>
Dauterive Family Makes Historical $25 Million Pledge to USC
Written by Super User 24 April 2008
Dr. Verna Dauterive considered USC the greatest influence on her life when she attended the school in the late 1940s and now 60 years later, she has repaid them with the largest single donation an African-American ... read more >>
King Update: Pacific Backs out of King Harbor Reopening
Written by City News Service 17 April 2008
CNS - Pacific Hospital of Long Beach withdrew from recent negotiations to reopen and operate the troubled Martin Luther King-Harbor hospital, according to county officials. Word that the talks had ended ... read more >>
James Smith: Postmaster to the Stars
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 17 April 2008
Begins New Career Helping Others James A. Smith distinguished himself as the 39th Postmaster of Los Angeles where he served in that capacity for over seven years before retiring and ending a 44-year ... read more >>
Bakewell-Griggs Lands Prominent Post at L.A. Urban League
Written by By Jason Lewis, Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 April 2008
Pamela Bakewell-Griggs has served the Los Angeles community for many years, thus when the Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL) decided to appoint her to a high ranking position that would allow for her to ... read more >>
Safety is L.A.’s Top Priority
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 17 April 2008
Malcolm Ali PhotoLos Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson, far right, and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, second from left, both stand in support of Anita Shaw, left, and Jamiel Shaw Sr. at a recent memorial ... read more >>

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Isadore Hall Takes Lead for Assembly with Dymally Endorsement
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 April 2008
The Compton City Councilman has received the endorsement of the incumbent who he is vying to succeed In a move that will certainly boost his candidacy, Isadore Hall, Compton City Councilman received ... read more >>
Solutions Sought for LAUSD Black Educational Crisis
Written by Super User 10 April 2008
Sentinel staff photoWHAT ABOUT US?: These three young children reflect the  minority students who have fallen victim to an educational crisis in the Los Angeles Unified School District. They can only ... read more >>
Reign of Terror Cuts Down Life of College Student, Father mourns the loss of son and best friend
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 03 April 2008
Clifton Hibbert Sr. looked forward to the weekend because it meant that he would spend quality time with his 22-year-old son Clifton Jr. Clifton Jr. was more than just a son to him he was also his ... read more >>
OBAMA-THON to Celebrate Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 03 April 2008
Sentinel, KDAY to Host Event In Honor of Presidential Civil Rights Icon The Los Angeles Sentinel in partnership with KDAY will broadcast live in front of Sentinel headquarters Friday April 4, for “Obamathon” ... read more >>
Man Freed After More than Twenty Years
Written by City News Service 27 March 2008
CNS - A 55-year-old man who spent more than two decades in prison for a 1983 murder he says he did not commit was released March 20, a week after his murder conviction was overturned by a judge who ... read more >>
Pat Tobin: PR Visionary with 25 Years of Black Community Relations
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 27 March 2008
Photo by Vinnie RatcliffPhoto L to R: Pat Tobin, the consummate networking public relations agent, third from left, shares a special moment with celebrities Florence LaRue, Ja’net DuBois, and Sheryl ... read more >>
Radio One Sells V100 for $137.5 Million
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 March 2008
Mormon-owned company will change urban R&B format Pointing to decreasing African American demographics, powerful Black owned media conglomerate Radio One, Inc. announced that it has sold Los Angeles’ ... read more >>
Banging in the Burbs
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 20 March 2008
Gang violence not just limited to urban communities By Kenneth Miller Assistant to Executive Editor Evan Barnes Sentinel Sports Editor Sheldon Patton has been a security officer at Pasadena John ... read more >>
Richardson Among Democratic Club Honorees
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2008
Congresswoman Laura Richardson was among five people honored March 9 at Los Angeles’ Sheraton Gateway Hotel during the New Frontier Democratic Club’s Installation Awards and “Hattitude” ... read more >>
GLAAACC President Looks Forward to Hosting 15th Economic Awards Dinner
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 13 March 2008
GLAAACC PresidentAngela Gibson Congresswoman Laura RichardsonThe Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) will be celebrating their 15th Annual Economic Awards Dinner, March ... read more >>
State’s Joint Informational Hearing Explored 2008 Voting Problems
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2008
Francis Taylor for Sentinel PhotoFrom the left, Senator Ron Calderon, Chair, Senate Elections, Reapportionment, and Constitutional Amendments Committee, Assemblyman Curren Price, Chair, Assembly Elections ... read more >>
TV-One Women Follow in Shoes of Hughes
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 March 2008
Antoinette Brown-Leon and Endyia Kinney-SternsSitting in a room with African American TV-One executives Antoinette Brown-Leon and Endyia Kinney-Sterns is an experience of enlightenment, intelllect, beauty ... read more >>
Broadway Federal Bank’s L.A. Community Banking Celebration
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2008
Francis Taylor for Sentinel PhotoBroadway Federal Bank Chairman, CEO, Paul Hudson, shares a light-hearted moment at the bank’s community banking celebration with television and film star Tisha Campbell-Martin.Broadway ... read more >>
CLBCF Appoints Gorman
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2008
The California Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (CLBCF) recently announced the appointment of Greg Gorman, Managing Counsel, YUM Brands, Inc., to its Board of Directors. “The CLBCF is extremely ... read more >>
Jamiel Shaw Jr. Remembered
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2008
  Jamiel Shaw SrJamiel Shaw, Jr’s Burial Coincides with Alleged Killer’s Capture On a beautiful Southern California school day, Jamiel Shaw, Jr., the Most Valuable Player (MVP) ... read more >>