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Season of Giving
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 17 December 2009
Season of Giving  As the Holiday Season quickly comes upon us, I can't help but be amazed at the care, consideration and kindness of those in our community. I have now gotten to a point that I actually ... read more >>
Culver City Police
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 10 December 2009
Culver City Police Last Saturday some friends of mine (two women and one man... the man was driving) were driving through Culver City when they got pulled over by the police. The police said they pulled ... read more >>
Sports and Life
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 03 December 2009
I am a HUGE sports fan so this weekend and truthfully this entire week has been a true joy for me. Let's start with the easy ones and then move on to the significant ones, which involve not only sports, ... read more >>
2009...2010...It's time!
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 19 November 2009
Can you believe it? Thanksgiving is one week away!  I certainly have a lot to be Thankful for. I have a good job, great friends and a loving family, I am in fairly good health (I don't go to the gym ... read more >>
Celebration of Life
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 05 November 2009
Let me start this Talk To Danny, by Thanking all of my Sentinel Family for the love and support you all have given to me and my family during the home going of my beloved Grandmother Marybell Bakewell. ... read more >>
Sunday Supper
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 15 October 2009
There are so many things I was going to write about my grandmother Marybell Bakewell and her home going. But, as we all know God gives us what we need. And this time, he gave it to me in the words of my ... read more >>
4th Annual Taste of Soul is coming!!
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 08 October 2009
Today was a GOOD day! Today, along with representative from The Brotherhood Crusade, SCLC-Los Angeles, 100 Black Men of Los Angeles, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Cosmopolitan Golf Association, National ... read more >>
Governor stop trying to blame Speaker Karen Bass
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 24 September 2009
Okay, for all of you USC haters who have been waiting to rub it in. Go ahead have your fun! The mighty Trojans have fallen and you guys have been dying to rub it in our faces for quite a while. Eric Lee ... read more >>
As the World Turns
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 17 September 2009
As the World Turns  This has been a very interesting week. First off, it is the first full week without our old managing editor Ken Miller. So now me and Interim Managing Editor, Yussef Simmonds are ... read more >>
Good Luck Ken!
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 10 September 2009
Everybody goes back to work on Capitol Hill this week as members of the United States Senate and The House Of Representatives resume hammering out a complicated health care initiative.Funny isn't it that ... read more >>
Happy Labor Day
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 03 September 2009
Talk to Danny!Labor Day this year is more meaningful than perhaps it has ever been.Not only are the unions shouldered with the task of helping workers keep the jobs they have, but with many more losing ... read more >>
4th Anniversary of Katrina
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 27 August 2009
This has been a very memorable week with the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, another hurricane season quickly approaching, and the lack of progress with the worst natural disaster in the history ... read more >>
Healthcare: America's Topic
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 13 August 2009
The healthcare crisis is reaching a feverish pitch with critics and supporters of the historical legislation urged by President Barack Obama on the opposite end of the battle lines.It is a hot stove topic ... read more >>
200 Historical Days
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 06 August 2009
Two hundred historical days that it took America 40 years to achieve, and President Barack Obama celebrated his 48th birthday this week as the 44th President of The United States of America.It is yet another ... read more >>
President Obama Takes A Stand
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 30 July 2009
This whole Gates thing is driving me crazy. It seems that everywhere you turn everyone has an opinion about Obama and Gates and was this a good move or a bad move for Obama to comment.Well, the first thing ... read more >>
Marlton Square?
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 23 July 2009
Marlton Square? What the (excuse my French) HELL is up with that?The other day I was driving down Santa Rosalia admiring Chuck Quarles building (Bedford Park) when all of a sudden I reached Marlton and ... read more >>
Racism Lives On
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 16 July 2009
Just when I think racism and racist can no longer surprise me, somebody does something to slap me in the head and say racism and racist will always find a new way to shock me. Two days after the incredible ... read more >>
R.I.P. Michael Jackson
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 09 July 2009
First, let me start off by thanking all of you friends and fans alike who reached out to me and all of the Sentinel staff to tell us how much you enjoyed last week's Michael Jackson commemorative Issue. ... read more >>
Where were you?
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 02 July 2009
In life there are moments you never forget where you were when It happened. I often hear of the older generation speaking about remembering exactly where they were when they heard that Martin Luther King, ... read more >>
Big Budget Decisions
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 25 June 2009
Big budget decisions for the state of California this week, and while I am in support of the unions, the reality is that we are all faced with some drastic moments now.These harsh economic times are not ... read more >>
Education Accountability
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 11 June 2009
The Crenshaw High School exit exam crisis or lack thereof is more about African American accountability than it is about passing a test to graduate from high school.While I sympathize with the students ... read more >>
Hang in there!
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 04 June 2009
Hang in there! I know many of you are feeling the pinch of an eroding economy and with prom dates and graduations, you are probably not feeling economical relief that was promised.It is in these times ... read more >>
Senseless Killings?!
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 28 May 2009
The rash of gang related murders are quite disturbing and the most recent one of the young budding football star from Narbonne High School brought back the painful memories of Jamiel Shaw Jr.'s fatal shooting.Troubling ... read more >>
Steele! Take a Chill Pill
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 21 May 2009
Now, I really know why I am not and could never be a Republican! Early Monday morning I found myself wide awake at 3:30 in the morning (yes, in the morning - most people who know me know I don't sleep) ... read more >>
KEEPING IT REAL (5-21-09 Edition)
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton 21 May 2009
Last week I met with President Barack Obama and I felt it very noteworthy that the President of the United States would agree to meet on an issue of such great importance as the race and economic gap in ... read more >>

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