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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 >>
Celebrating Memorial Day in Honor of Those Who Lead the Troops
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 May 2011
General Colin L. PowellBrigadier Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.General Daniel "Chappie" JamesBrigadier General Hazel Johnson-BrownAdmiral Michelle J. HowardLt. General Frank E. Petersen ... read more >>
In Celebration of Lynne Marie O’Neal Moreland Walters
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 May 2011
Lynne Marie O'Neal Moreland WaltersWe announce the passing of Lynne Marie O'Neal Moreland Walters, cousin to former Congresswoman Diane Watson and a dear friend to many others.Walters was born May 9, 1938 ... read more >>
In Memory of Alonzo Ester, Sr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 May 2011
In Memory of Alonzo EsterNow we remember Alonzo "Dickey" Ester Sr., a successful nightclub owner, whose tragic death is only overshadowed by his personal achievements.Ester was born in Shreveport, Louisiana ... read more >>
Reverend Dr. John Nelson Doggett Jr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2011
Rev John Doggett and Martin Luther King following a luncheon in connection with April 18th 1961 U.S.C. Bovard Auditorium Freedom Rally (Freedom Riders event). Rev. Doggett was Rally chairman. --Photo credit: ... read more >>
Naaman Lou Ollie Vercher
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2011
Naaman Lou Ollie Vercher was born on June 1, 1927 in Greenwood, Mississippi to James and Nola Anderson. She was the ninth child born to this God loving family. In 1933, the family of 14 migrated to Los ... read more >>
‘Straight Outta Compton’ Isadore Hall Endorses Janna Zurita for Compton City Council
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 May 2011
Assemblyman Isadore Hall and candidate Janna Zurita By Jasmyne Cannick, Sentinel Contributing WriterThree weeks from runoff election Compton native continues to build momentumWith three weeks to go before ... read more >>
Assemblymember Mitchell’s Bill to Limit Ticketing of Homeless Youth Clears Assembly
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 May 2011
Sacramento, CA--A measure joint authored by Assemblymembers Holly Mitchell (D-South Los Angeles) and Nathan Fletcher (R-San Diego) to protect homeless youths from being ticketed and harassed for loitering ... read more >>
Nation of Islam’s Akbar Muhammad Released in Guyana After Unjust Detention, False Charges
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 May 2011
A. Akbar Muhammad, international representative of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of IslamBy Ashahed M. Muhammad -Asst. EditorSpecial to the Sentinel from the Final Call"O you who ... read more >>
Claudia Ann Caldwell
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 May 2011
In Celebration of Claudia Ann CaldwellToday, we dedicate our memory to Claudia Ann Caldwell who enlightened lives and made lasting changes to those who entered her life.Caldwell was born on April 16, 1945 ... 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 >>
Obama: Made in the USA
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 May 2011
Obama: Made in the USA Talk about taking a lemon and making lemonade: that is just what the Obama campaign appears to have done. Since the birth certificate brouhaha just won't go away, then according ... 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 >>
Escamillo Peter Felton
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 May 2011
In Celebration of LifeEscamillo Peter FeltonWe gather in memory of Escamillo Peter Felton who has left lasting impressions with family friends and loved ones. He will be dearly missed but lovingly remembered.Felton ... read more >>
The Scottsboro Boys
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 May 2011
The Scottsboro Nine with their attorney The Nine minus one in Birmingham Jail The Jackson County marker erected in their honor *** Legends ***By Yussuf J. SimmondsThe Scottsboro Boys "They became the 'poster ... 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 >>
Assemblyman Mike Davis Named Legislative Man of the Year by the Women's Political Caucus of California
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 May 2011
Celebrating Our Leaders...Then and Now Gala Awards hosted by the National Women's Political Caucus of California named Honorable Mike Davis as the Legislative Man of the Year. The California African American ... read more >>
NAMD Holds Marketing Conference on “The Future of Black Advertising”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 May 2011
Standing: Clyde Allen, NAMD Exec Director, Deborah Crable, Past NAMD Chairman, Norm Bond, NAMD Chairman. Seated:- NAMD Award Winners, Alvin Hartley (for Andrew Morrison); Howard Buford, Ken Smikle The ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash