Friday, May 29, 2015
A Rodeo All Our Own
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2008
Annual BPIR brings history and horses to Los Angeles Over the weekend, African American Cowboys, Cowgirls, and spectators alike flocked to the Industry Hills Expo Center for the 2008 Annual Bill Pickett ... read more >>
Alice A. Huffman: A Champion for the Rights of Others
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 July 2008
A powerful ally in the fight for justice and equality throughout the country Named by one of the leading newpapers in the nation, as one of the most powerful persons in California, Alice Huffman ... read more >>
Family Seeks Justice for Man Killed by Victorville Sheriff’s Deputy
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 24 July 2008
A grieving family is seeking justice against the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department who they say murdered their son, husband, brother and friend in cold blood. Trina Griffith, mother of the ... read more >>
King Harbor Hospital Employees Suspended
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - Sixteen employees at Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital’s outpatient clinic have been suspended after it was discovered they had serious crimes in their past, including at least one ... read more >>
Delgadillo Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Blue Shield Patients
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - Blue Shield of California unlawfully rescinded hundreds of insurance policies after patients were hospitalized or required major medical procedures, according to a lawsuit filed recently by Los ... read more >>
Autopsy Still Pending in Black Studies Professor’s Death
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - An autopsy was conducted July 16, but the cause of a UC Riverside professor’s death in his Long Beach home was “deferred” pending toxicological tests on the 46-year-old homicide ... read more >>
Foothill Transit Beefs Up Express Line
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - In light of an estimated 20 percent jump in ridership on Foothill Transit’s semi-express line through the San Gabriel Valley, service has been beefed up for morning commuters the agency announced ... read more >>
Local Businesswoman Opens 12th McDonald’s Franchise
Written by Myra Blackburn 24 July 2008
 Compton Community Celebrates Grand Opening on 1733 Alameda StreetAt a ribbon cutting ceremony in Compton, city members and local residents honored entrepreneur Patricia Williams in her opening of ... read more >>
Billboards Honor Slain Officer
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - The first of 20 billboards honoring slain Los Angeles police SWAT Officer Randy Simmons went up near Inglewood July 16. The officer’s family wanted to express its gratitude for the support ... read more >>
Down in the Hush Harbor
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2008
Renowned Artist returns home for first local show in 15 years  When your work is displayed internationally in Germany, London, and the Carribean, one might wonder about the need to return to where ... read more >>
Clean Water Ruling May Hold up Construction, Other Jobs
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - Water pollution cops, construction companies and local officials are still sorting out the meaning of a Superior Court judge’s ruling earlier this month that froze enforcement of clean water ... read more >>
Another Police Shooting Rocks Inglewood
Written by Super User 24 July 2008
As reaction comes in from the shooting of Inglewood resident Kevin Wicks on the morning of July 21, residents in the quiet Hillcrest neighborhood are struggling to make sense of what happened.Inglewood ... read more >>
AEG Extends an ‘Olive Branch’ to Harold & Belle’s
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 July 2008
The two parties have met and they seem to be on the road to a mutual agreement In an effort to find an amicable solution and create a win-win situation, AEG (Anschutz Entertainment Group), the sports ... read more >>
The New Yorker and Old Racism
Written by Eric Lee 17 July 2008
On the front cover of the latest issue of the New Yorker Magazine, America’s first African American presidential nominee from a major political party is satirically caricatured as a Muslim “fist ... read more >>
Motorists Still Chatting Away Despite New Law
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 July 2008
It appears that the new restrictions on cell phone usage while driving has only taken effect when a police officer is around. When there is not a police officer in sight many Los Angeles residents ... read more >>
Gang Program Receives $200,000
Written by City News Service 17 July 2008
CNS - Legacy L.A., a nonprofit organization that provides youth development services in the Boyle Heights community, received $200,000 in funding from the California Endowment, a Los Angeles city ... read more >>
Council Approves Funding for Olympic-Pico Environmental Study
Written by Alice Walton, CNS 17 July 2008
CNS - The Los Angeles City Council allocated $500,000 July 9, for a report detailing the potential environmental impacts of a plan to convert parts of Olympic and Pico boulevards into one-way streets. ... read more >>
Board to Approve $10,000 Reward in Beating Death of 60-year-old Man
Written by City News Service 17 July 2008
Burke Commits $331,000 to Increase Patrols at Second District Park Pools CNS - Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke on Tuesday, July 15, asked the Board of Supervisors to approve a $10,000 reward for information ... read more >>
New Vegan Restaurant Opens in Inglewood
Written by Myra Blackburn, Sentinel Intern 17 July 2008
The Stuff I Eat  restaurant is only two weeks old, but they promise their vegan recipes “will make you regret that you ever tasted any animal products.” This restaurant, located ... read more >>
Community Outraged Over New Yorker
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 17 July 2008
Black Leaders Call for Boycott of New Yorker Magazine. Offensive ‘satire’ outrages community Eighth District Council-member Bernard Parks held a press conference Tuesday, calling for a boycott ... read more >>
Douglas Dollarhide Dies
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 July 2008
Muhammad Mubarak for SentinelOfficers posted on each side of Dollarhide lying in state. First Black mayor of Compton brought many changes to city The city of Compton is continuing to pay tribute to ... read more >>
L.A. Sergeant files Lawsuit for Religious Discrimination
Written by City News Service 10 July 2008
CNS - An LAPD sergeant says in a lawsuit filed against the city and the Los Angeles Police Department that the department engaged in religious discrimination by disciplining him for off-duty remarks ... read more >>
Written by City News Service 10 July 2008
Black Lawyer Appointed to City’s Ethics Commission CNS - An attorney who is employed by Los Angeles County and is past president of the Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles was unanimously ... read more >>
Lynwood Domestic Violence Shelter Closed
Written by City News Service 10 July 2008
CNS—The problems at the Peace & Joy battered women’s shelter in Lynwood built up over several months, the Daily Breeze reported last week. Clients complained that the staff was abusive, ... read more >>
Reader Shares Memories of Former Publisher Ruth Washington
Written by Super User 10 July 2008
As the Sentinel celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, one reader chose to share her personal recollections of her friendship with former publisher Ruth Washington.During Washington’s 13-year tenure ... read more >>

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Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
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