King/Harbor Tragedy Leaves Many Open Wounds
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 15 August 2007
Medical workers and patients surrounding King Harbor Hospital Monday were closed mouthed about their feelings on the emergency room closure. The front entrance to the building that used to serve as a ... read more >>
King Drew Loses Funding: ER Closure Eminent
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 10 August 2007
Federal regulators made a final decision Friday to pull two hundred million dollars in funding out from under King Harbor hospital leaving one of Los Angeles' most underserved neighborhoods without ... read more >>
Central Avenue Jazz Festival Celebrated 12 Years
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 09 August 2007
Central Avenue, adjacent to the historic Dunbar Hotel, was transformed once again to host the thousands of community members, jazz fans, and entire families who came out to experience the 12th anniversary ... read more >>
Former Police Chief Addresses LAPD Policies
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 09 August 2007
At the recent weekly meeting of the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable, hosted by community commentator Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Los Angeles City Council member and former police chief Bernard Parks, ... read more >>
Stabbing Victim's Father Accused of Assaulting Police
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 09 August 2007
A Palmdale man who called 911 for his son who was stabbed last month said L.A. County sheriff's deputies who responded to the call mistreated him, prevented his son from getting medical help and ... read more >>
NAACP Sues 11 Mortgage Lenders, Alleging Discrimination
Written by Jennifer English, CNS 19 July 2007
CNS—The NAACP has filed suit in Los Angeles against 11 mortgage lenders, including Ameriquest, Washington Mutual and Citigroup, accusing them of offering Black borrowers subprime loans with worse ... read more >>
Reparations Town Hall Meeting Attracts 50+ Community Activists
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 19 July 2007
Marking the one year anniversary of a local group’s collaborative meeting to coalesce effort, activities and energy towards reparations for the descendants of African slaves in this country, Rev. ... read more >>
Foucher Appointed Top Executive in New Orleans
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 July 2007
New Orleans native Noel Foucher, who is currently vice-president and one of only four members of the Bakewell Company’s executive management team, has been appointed by the company’s founder ... read more >>
SCLC Office Burglarized
Written by Gregory S. Cleghorne, Sentinel Staff Writer 19 July 2007
Amid portraits of African American icons like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Harriet Tubman, W.E.B. Dubois, Rosa Parks and the Tuskegee Airmen, the lowest form of socially unconscious, bottom-feeding ... read more >>
Black Woman Among Those Victimized by Catholic Church
Written by Christine Sabathia 19 July 2007
Six hundred-sixty million dollars was the figure that spread from mouth to mouth, reached ear to ear, and caught all eyes. Six hundred-sixty million dollars was the figure that was heard on radio stations, ... read more >>
Ex-Mayor in New Jersey Charged with Corruption
Written by Janet Frankston Lorin, Associated Press 19 July 2007
AP - Former Newark Mayor Sharpe James was indicted July 12 on corruption charges involving land sales and allegations that he spent extravagantly on himself and several women using city-issued credit ... read more >>
Racist Stereotype Fuels Outrage in the Black Community
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 July 2007
Last week, the Los Angeles Sentinel, learned that a local restaurant, servicing the residents in South Los Angeles (specifically Watts), was selling a drink labeled with an offensive depiction of Black ... read more >>
City Council Votes in President, Pro-tem
Written by City News Service 12 July 2007
CNS - Los Angeles City Councilman Eric Garcetti won a second term as council president thanks to a unanimous vote by his colleagues July 3.Garcetti, the son of a former district attorney, became council ... read more >>
"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 >>
Obama Leads in Fundraising
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 July 2007
Senator Barack Obama may be the junior senator from Illinois but in fundraising department, he’s a senior and he’s at the head of the ‘class.’ According to his financial statement, ... read more >>
Young Student Nears End of Record Flight
Written by John Porretto, (Associated Press) 27 June 2007
AP—Two stops before completing a journey that would make him the youngest person to fly solo around the Earth, Barrington Irving glided into Houston on June 23 with a message for the roughly 50 students ... read more >>
TV One Premieres One-Hour Interview With Barack Obama
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 June 2007
Democratic Presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) sits down with TV One commentator Roland Martin to discuss a wide range of issues of interest to African Americans Monday, July 2 at 7 PM Pacific, ... read more >>
Mayor Responds to Community Report
Written by Jerilynn Johnson, Sentinel Intern 27 June 2007
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa participated in the Urban Issues Breakfast Forum of Greater Los Angeles on Friday, June 22 at the California African American Museum to discuss the accomplishments and impediments ... 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 >>

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