The Power of the Youth
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 19 June 2008
Why the 18-35 year old voting demographic matters more than ever By Niele Anderson Sentinel Religion Editor By Evan Barnes Sentinel Staff Writer Each generation has events that force them to be actively ... read more >>
The Black AIDS Crisis - Time to Turn Words into Action
Written by Phill Wilson 19 June 2008
Black America’s response to the AIDS crisis is finally gaining momentum. More Black people than ever before know someone with HIV/AIDS and/or are talking about it. In light of this progress, it ... read more >>
Rice Criticizes Israel on West Bank Settlements
Written by Anne Gearan, Associated Press 19 June 2008
Israel’s persistent building of Jewish homes on disputed land undermines the U.S.-backed attempt to write an Israeli-Palestinian peace draft this year and invites questions about Israel’s ... read more >>
Runoff Election Won’t End Zimbabwe’s Crisis
Written by Donna Bryson 19 June 2008
AP?PhotoMorgan Tsvangirai talks to journalists after getting off his campaign bus in Harare, Wednesday, June, 11, 2008, Tsvangirai’s campaign bus was unveiled to the public at the party’s headquarters. ... read more >>
Washington University Recognizes World Sickle Cell Expert
Written by Sandra Jordan 19 June 2008
St. Louis native Michael R. DeBaun, a renowned physician at Children’s Hospital St. Louis, was recently named the first Ferring Family Chair in Pediatric Cancer and Related Disorders at Washington ... read more >>
From Homeless to Millionaire
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 June 2008
42-year-old woman shares her unique story Elon Bomani is a living example that you can never keep a good woman down. After a divorce, Bomani found herself temporarily homeless with her son, who was ... read more >>
Meet Local Artist Nathaniel Bustion
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 June 2008
Artist Nathaniel Bustion is a Jack-of-all-trades, and is a master of all of them. An artist all his life, Bustion works with a number of different materials. He is a sculptor who works with clay, bronze, ... read more >>
Wilma J. Pinder to Retire
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 June 2008
Los Angeles Assistant City Attorney On June 27, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office will lose a tremendous asset — Assistant City Attorney Wilma J. Pinder. Pinder will retire after nearly ... read more >>
High Priced Neighborhoods Not Affected by Shaky Housing Market
Written by City News Service 19 June 2008
CNS - The high cost of gasoline, the credit crunch and the rest of economic woes now festering do not appear to have much of an effect on the pace of mega-mansions being built in the city’s priciest ... read more >>
Empowering African American Teenage Girls
Written by Myra Blackburn, Sentinel Intern 19 June 2008
Thatgirl Magazine invited influential African American women leaders in business and politics to speak with 40 inner city girls about their experiences and challenges in their careers. The event was ... read more >>
Two Get Life Sentence in Store Murder
Written by City News Service 19 June 2008
CNS - One of two men convicted of murdering an Anaheim liquor store owner who was shot as he tried to run away was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Robert Quenton Feeney, 27, of Anaheim, was ... read more >>
Va Lecia Adams Ready to Lead St. Joseph Center
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 June 2008
She replaces longtime director Rhonda Meister, who steps down after 22 years The St. Joseph Center has served the community for over 30 years, and with the re-opening of their facilities in Venice, they ... read more >>
Harold Washington
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 June 2008
Like so many clichés, Chicago politicians seem to be unfairly stigmatized with a negative reputation for underhanded backroom dealings in smoke-filled rooms, but Harold Washington, the city’s ... read more >>

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Another Milestone for Obama
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 June 2008
Former Vice President, Al Gore (l) formally endorsing Senator Barack Obama (r) at the Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan.This week, Senator Barack Obama continued his historic march towards the presidency ... read more >>
Tortured 5-Year-Old Remains Hospitalized
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 19 June 2008
Boy’s mother and live-in girlfriend charged with abuse, bail set for $1 million As of Tuesday, questions were still surrounding the details of the case of a 5-year-old who was found to have suffered ... read more >>
Calif. Gay Marriage
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 19 June 2008
African-American Lesbian and Gay Couples Speak Out on the Issue of Marriage On Monday at 5:01 p.m., California became only the second state to issue same-sex marriage licenses to lesbian and gay couples. ... read more >>
2008 Voter Registration Drive
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 17 June 2008
Get Registered to Vote! The Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper asks all of it's readers to encourage their eligible friends, family members, and associates to become members of the voting population. ... read more >>
James Byrd Family Says, ‘We Will Never Forget’ on 10th Anniversary of Dragging Death
Written by Gordon Jackson 12 June 2008
Last week, a small east Texas town comes to a moment of truth and close evaluation, whether it wants to or not or whether it deserves such nationwide scrutiny or not. Nevertheless, activities that took ... read more >>
Federal Courts Reduce Sentences in Crack Cocaine Cases
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 June 2008
Since 1986, Congress has mandated that the federal courts impose significantly longer sentences when defendants are convicted of trafficking in crack cocaine as compared to powder cocaine. If a defendant ... read more >>
Tomatoes Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
Written by City News Service 12 June 2008
CNS - Yes we have no tomatoes today.’’ That was the message at many Southland fast food restaurants after a nationwide outbreak of salmonella poisoning was linked to certain types of raw ... read more >>
Congresswoman Diane E. Watson
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 June 2008
She represents her constituents with grace, flair and commitment to excellence Congresswoman Diane E. Watson first went to Congress in 2001, having been an ambassador, a state senator and a school board ... read more >>
Community Mourns Tobin
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 June 2008
Publicity Icon Pat Tobin Loses Bout With Cancer The legacy of public relations icon Patricia L. Tobin will be her unforgettable warm smile, her unyielding passion for minorities, women and children ... read more >>
Landmark Decisions (Cases and Admendments)
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 June 2008
According to the United States Constitution, “all men are created equal” and recent events have brought the nation closer to that reality. Senator Barack Obama is the ultimate recipient of ... read more >>
Cell Phone Laws get Tougher by July
Written by City News Service 12 June 2008
CNS - Holding cell phones while driving will be severely restricted in California beginning July 1, the California Highway Patrol reminded motorists. “The goal is, by July 1, everyone will have ... read more >>
Police Union Angered Over New Finance Policy
Written by Alice Walton, City News Service 12 June 2008
The union that represents the rank-and-file members of the Los Angeles Police Department filed court papers Tuesday in a bid to halt the implementation of a policy that would require anti-gang and narcotics ... read more >>