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B. Smith Lends Helping Hand To Dorsey High School
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 26 September 2008
B SmithIt's hard to describe entrepreneur B. Smith with simply one word because she has worn many hats during her career.You can call her a fashion model, chef, restaurateur, author and television host. ... read more >>
Poll suggests race could cost Obama White House
Written by Associated Press 25 September 2008
Deep-seated racial misgivings could cost Barack Obama the White House if the election is close, according to an AP-Yahoo News poll that found one-third of White Democrats harbor negative views toward ... read more >>
We Vote For Change 08!
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 25 September 2008
 This years election will come down to a few votes in neighboring swing-states.  This Friday, Sept. 26th at 5:00 PM, there will be a debate watching party at the LA Sentinel Headquarters, ... read more >>
Sentinel Political Cartoonist David G. Brown Set to Release New Book
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2008
Award winning artist and Los Angeles Sentinel political cartoonist, David G. Brown, will soon release his latest project; "Barack, Race and the Media: Drawing my own Conclusions" a satirical ... read more >>
Kellie Hawkins Appointed Executive Director of the Commission on the Status of Women
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2008
Kellie Hawkins, who has been serving as the Interim Executive Director of the Commission on the Status of Women since October 13, 2007, has been appointed the official Executive Director of the Commission ... read more >>
Shooting Rocks Washington Prep.
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 September 2008
The horrendous shooting at Washington Prep School last weekend after a football game is an outrage and reminder that the violence is omnipresent in the community.  There was s shooting on the ... read more >>
Two Gang Members Sentenced to Prison For Hate Crime Attack on Black Men
Written by City News Service 25 September 2008
CNS--Two Hispanic gang members convicted of stabbing two Black men in the back in a racially motivated attack in El Monte last year were sentenced last Thursday to lengthy prison terms. Pomona Superior ... read more >>
Teacher Ordered to Stand Trial in Child Porn Possession Case
Written by City News Service 25 September 2008
CNS--A man who taught band at Foshay Learning Center in Los Angeles was ordered to stand trial last Wednesday on two felony counts of possession of material depicting a minor engaging in sexual conduct. ... read more >>
LAPD Officer Seeking Up to $4 Million for Alleged Retaliation
Written by City News Service 25 September 2008
By Bill HethermanA Los Angeles police officer who claims he was retaliated against for reporting alleged racial remarks and theft by a sergeant deserves up to $4 million in damages, his attorney told ... read more >>
Compton Fire believed to be Intentional
Written by City News Service 25 September 2008
CNS--A non-injury fire broke out at Dino's Auto and Muffler Shop in Compton early last week and the shop's owner believes it may have been intentionally set, authorities said. Compton firefighters ... read more >>
1st Presidential Debate
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 25 September 2008
The Sentinel, KJLH Radio, Ward Economic Development, the New Frontier Democratic Club and We Vote for Change will host the first presidential debate, where the public is invited to watch next Friday ... read more >>
2008 Farmer’s Angel City Classic - Discover More Than Just A Game!
Written by Meta Williams 25 September 2008
Angel City Classic - Saturday, September 27 at the Los Angeles ColiseumPopular actor, producer and recording artist Nick Cannon gets it. Farmers Insurance Group, McDonald’s and other corporations ... read more >>
“McCain is out of touch on the economy.”
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 September 2008
With the country’s economy in chaos, it is important for the next president to understand the fundamentals of economics. The most recent challenge to dominate the presidential campaign is the ... read more >>
Mother Makes Urgent Plea for Return of Missing Daughter
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 September 2008
Father Primary Suspect in Child's Disappearance Racquel Butler has been franticly searching for the whereabouts of her seven-year-old daughter Zaria Marceo, who has been missing since September ... read more >>
New EPMG President Austin Promises More Advertising Opportunities for Black Press
Written by Super User 11 September 2008
The Ethnic Print Media Group (EPMG), which represents more than 1,200 Black, Hispanic and Asian newspapers around the country, have introduced Gabrielle Austin as their new president.Austin brings nearly ... read more >>
Two Southland Labor Leaders Elected to AFSCME’s National Board
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 11 September 2008
AFSCME ELECTS INTERNATIONAL OFFICERS:?Left to right, Ralph Miller, president of AFSCME?Local 685 with vice-president elect and honorees, Lakesha Harrison and Doug Moore.Two of Southern California’s ... read more >>
Warith Deen Mohammed Passes
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 September 2008
He turned the Nation of Islam towards the East and incorporated the fundamentals of Orthodox Islam to his followers. Imam Warith Deen Mohammed, the spiritual leader of the American Muslim Community, ... read more >>
Compton City Council to Call for Investigation of City’s Dealings with Tyrone Freeman
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2008
During the Compton City Council meeting this week, council members called for City Attorney Craig J. Cornwell to continue his investigations into activities that may have long-range implications for ... read more >>
Reparations Crusader Decries Sharecropper Slavery: March on Washington Planned for October 24
Written by By Earnest McBride, Special to the NNPA from the Jackson Advocate 11 September 2008
Black slavery continued long after the Civil War under the guise of sharecropping and tenant farming, says a crusading California minister who has issued a call nationally for a four-day reparations ... read more >>
Home Search Questioned as Elderly Woman Says Police Ransacked Wrong House
Written by Bill Beene, Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 11 September 2008
Amid fumes of a federal investigation into the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and its towing scandal, an elderly woman and others protested Aug. 29 in North St. Louis, charging that city cops ... read more >>
Mayor Kilpatrick Makes Plea Deal; Resigns
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Chronicle 11 September 2008
Detroit’s youngest mayor is now the first to leave office in disgrace. In a plea deal made Sept. 4, Kilpatrick pled guilty to two counts of obstruction of justice, admitting to perjury during ... read more >>
World News Briefs (9-11-08 Edition)
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2008
Disturbances Mar Election Run Up Special to the NNPA from GIN With Ghana’s national elections only four months away, campaigning has hit a rough patch, including arson attacks on an opposition ... read more >>

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Local Artist and International Icon Remembered
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 11 September 2008
Internationally renowned sculptor and painter Tina Allen passed away Tuesday, September 9. Her creations have appeared in some of the most prestigious galleries in the United States and abroad. Tina’s ... read more >>
Council Offers Reward in Serial Killer Case
Written by Alice Walton, City News Service 11 September 2008
A $500,000 reward was offered last week for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a serial killer believed to be responsible for at least 11 murders in South Los Angeles between 1985 and ... read more >>
El Camino Students Put on Sexual Assault Alert
Written by City News Service 11 September 2008
CNS - Flyers circulating on the campus of El Camino College urged students this week to take precautions following an attempted sexual assault targeting a young woman. The student was walking alone ... read more >>

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