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Freedom's Sisters of Southern California
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 March 2010
Standing (L to R) Pat Harvey, Loretta Devine, Miriam Scott Long, Artis Lane, Miss Della Reese, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Mother Lillian Mobley, "Sweet" Alice Harris, d'Lisa Davies, Natalie Cole.Sitting (L to R) ... read more >>
Compton is Still on the Move
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 11 March 2010
WELCOME TO COMPTON: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. monumentCompton is Still on the MoveSince winning a third term, the Mayor, along with the City Council and other officials, has taken the lead in the rebirth ... read more >>
Rep. Clay and CBC Colleagues Challenge Census about Black Advertising
Written by Super User 11 March 2010
Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO.)Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA9) and NNPA Chairman Danny Bakewell, Sr.Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA35)Rep. Sheila Jackson-LeeRep. Clay and CBC Colleagues Challenge Census about Black AdvertisingBy ... read more >>
Legislation Introduced by Congresswoman Waters to Cancel Haiti's Debt Advances
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Haitian, a Resilient PeopleLegislation Introduced by Congresswoman Waters to Cancel Haiti's Debt AdvancesWashington--Legislation introduced by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) to cancel all debt owed ... read more >>
Pamela M. Ruffins Eulogized
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
 Pamela Marstel RuffinsPamela M. Ruffins SuccumbsPamela Marstel Ruffins was eulogized on Feb. 19, by her sister, Lana Michelle Ruffins, at the Holy Cross Mortuary Chapel. She was the daughter of the ... read more >>
Harriet Tubman
Written by Super User 05 March 2010
Harriet TubmanThe "Underground Railroad"Slaves on the runLEGENDSBy Yussuf J. Simmonds HARRIET TUBMAN"Called the Black Moses, she moved slaves through the Underground Railroad"I'll meet you in the morningSafe ... read more >>
Percy Pinkney with the Bishops at his Birthday Bash
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
(L-R) Bishop H. Harford Brookins (ret.), Percy Pinkney and Bishop T. Larry Kirkland read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Questions DOT Official
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
Congresswoman Laura RichardsonCongresswoman Laura Richardson Questions Departmentof Transportation Official on Lack of TIGER Grant Fundingfor Ports of Long Beach and Los AngelesCongresswoman Laura Richardson ... read more >>
Hundreds attend City Hall tribute for Charmette Bonpua
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
Councilman Herb Wesson eulogizing Charmette Bonpua, his late chief of staff.HUNDREDS ATTEND CITY HALL TRIBUTE FOR CHARMETTE BONPUAHundreds of her City of Los Angeles colleagues, friends and community residents ... read more >>
President Obama nominates Professor Goodwin Liu
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
Professor Goodwin H. Liu President Obama Nominates Goodwin Liu for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama nominated Goodwin Liu for the United ... read more >>
Local young lady competes for the Miss Jr. Teen Los Angeles Title
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 05 March 2010
Jameela SimmondsLocal Young Lady Competes for the Miss Jr. Teen Los Angeles TitleBy Brandon BrooksSentinel Entertainment EditorJameela Simmonds of Los Angeles, a student at Marcus Garvey School, was recently ... read more >>
Ex-marine is making a difference within the community
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 March 2010
Ed Roche's first crop of students received their certification Ex-Marine is Making a Difference Within The CommunityEd Roche is taking gang members off the street and giving them a new start on life.By ... read more >>
Haiti rebounds even as needs grow for rainy season
Written by Herb Boyd (NNPA Special Correspondent) 05 March 2010
Life in Haiti is a Real StrugglePHOTO CREDIT-RICHARD MUHAMMADHaiti Rebounds Even as Needs Grows for Rainy SeasonBy Herb BoydNNPA Special Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti-Hurricane-ravaged Port-au-Prince ... read more >>
Disagree without becoming disagreeable!
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 05 March 2010
Rev. Al Sharpton and Tavis SmileyDisagree without becoming disagreeable!Rev. Al Sharpton, Tavis Smiley air out grievances in civil fashionBy Evan BarnesSentinel Sports EditorTavis Smiley and Rev. Al Sharpton ... read more >>
The Passing of the NAACP Torch
Written by Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) 05 March 2010
Roslyn Brock, Incoming National Chair of NAACPThe Passing of the NAACP Leadership TorchRoslyn Brock made history late last month when she became the youngest ever and fourth woman to serve as Chairman ... read more >>
A Noose Found in UCSD Library
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 March 2010
\\A Noose Is No JokeA Noose found in UC San Diego LibraryRacial "attacks" continue at UC San Diego causing uproars and an investigationBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterThe University of California ... read more >>

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Black Leaders Unite to Send Bass to Congress
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 March 2010
Former Speaker Karen Bass and Congresswoman Maxine WatersPHOTO CREDIT-MALCOLM ALIBlack Leaders Unite to Send Bass to CongressIn a show of community support, Congresswoman Maxine Waters reached out to her ... read more >>
L.A. City Attorney's Office Launches Toyota Probe
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
L.A. City Attorney's Office Launches Toyota ProbeBy Christina VillacorteCity News ServiceThe Los Angeles City Attorney's Office Tuesday launched a preliminary investigation into potential public safety ... read more >>
Assemblyspeaker Bass, Former First Lady Sharon Davis Endorse Councilwoman Janice Hanh for Lt. Governor
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Assemblyspeaker Bass, Former First Lady Sharon Davis Endorse Councilwoman Janice Hanh for Lt. Governor Pair also will Co-Chair Women for Hahn, along with CDP Vice Chair Alex Rooker The Janice Hahn for ... read more >>
Local Gang Hangs It Up
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 March 2010
Local Gang Hangs It UpBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterWe constantly hear about gangs shooting up our neighborhoods or shooting up each other in the news. We've passed by in our cars, rubber-necking ... read more >>
Replacement Chosen for Birotte
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Replacement Chosen for Birotte CNS--The Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday chose Django Sibley to serve as acting inspector general following the departure of Andre Birotte."Mr. Sibley is a very talented ... read more >>
White House Encourages Census
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 March 2010
White House Encourages CensusPresident Obama and the White House are supporting the Census and urging citizens to participate this year. By Brian W. CarterStaff Writer The 2010 Census is the 23rd ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Applauds Awarding of a Federal Highway Administration Grant to CALTRANS
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Congresswoman Richardson Applauds Awarding of a Federal Highway Administration Grant to CALTRANS for Support of Minority and Women Owned BusinessesCongresswoman Laura Richardson announced the awarding ... read more >>
Bruce Karatz, in the eye of the storm, continues to do good
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 March 2010
Bruce Karatz, in the eye of the storm, continues to do goodAs a 30-year veteran of KB Homes, Karatz's work in the community has always benefited and paralleled his success in business. By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Jazz Icon: Gerald Wilson
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 February 2010
Gerald Wilson  Jazz Icon: Gerald Wilson A musical pioneer who has helped plant the seeds of jazz throughout history by Brian W. Carter, Staff Writer American Jazz trumpeter…big band bandleader…composer/arranger… ... read more >>

 

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