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Obama Support Rally
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 02 February 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Brenda Marsh-Mitchell, 323/299-3800 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Join thousands of African American ... read more >>
Zimbabwe Sets March 29 for Elections
Written by Angus Shaw, Associated Press 31 January 2008
AP - President Robert Mugabe has set national elections for March 29, according to a proclamation issued Friday that angered the opposition, which had called for the vote to be put back until constitutional ... read more >>
Postmaster James Smith Sent Off with Stamp of Approval
Written by Christine Sabathia 31 January 2008
Michael L. Jones photo From left, Our Authors Study Club President Dr. Genevieve Shepherd, Artist Artis Lane, Los Angeles Postmaster James A. Smith and Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker unveil ... read more >>
Super Tuesday Won't Decide Nominations
Written by Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press 31 January 2008
 AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezTwo women vote in the California primary at an early drop-in voting site in San Francisco, Friday, Jan. 18, 2008. Presidential candidates are turning cartwheels to lock ... read more >>
Poll Workers Needed in LA County
Written by City News Service 31 January 2008
CNS - Another 300 poll workers are still being sought to staff voting locations for the Feb. 5 presidential primary election, Los Angeles County election officials said. “Although more than 24,000 ... read more >>
Voters Weigh in on Casino Props at Town Hall
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 31 January 2008
A few dozen Californians braved last week’s winter storm to attend a voter education meeting in the city of Carson, where panelists clarified the pros and cons of props 94-97. Carson’s city ... read more >>

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Clinton and Obama: Super Tuesday
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 January 2008
Senator Barack Obama scored a decisive victory in South Carolina’s primary against Senator Hillary Clinton. Then he picked up endorsements from two members of the Kennedy family.   “Yes ... read more >>
The Race is On
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 January 2008
The race for the next county supervisor is heating up and it promises to be very exciting and competitive between the two main candidates: Councilman Bernard Parks of the 8th District and State Senator ... read more >>
A Call to Action Answered
Written by Barbara Perkins 24 January 2008
“Simply phenomenal,” says actress Sheryl Lee Ralph as she described the out pouring of love and commitment shown for our children during the press conference launching the Los Angeles Mentoring ... read more >>
Youth Involvement Making Difference in 2008 Presidential Campaign
Written by Paul Edward Hamilton, NNPA 24 January 2008
Young voters, along with everyone else, are by now very familiar with all the leading contenders in both the Democratic and Republican Presidential campaigns, with many getting intricately involved in ... read more >>
Auto Club Reminds Travelers Identification Requirements
Written by City News Service 24 January 2008
CNS - The Auto Club is reminding Southland residents that U.S. citizens will need passports or a government-issued photo identification plus proof of citizenship to get into Mexico, Canada, Bermuda or ... read more >>
State Officials Report Increase in Unemployment
Written by City News Service 24 January 2008
CNS - The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Los Angeles County increased to 5.6 percent in December, state officials have reported. The December unemployment rate was above the 4.5 percent rate ... read more >>
Governor’s Budget Imposes Major Social Services and Other Reductions
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 January 2008
Mervyn Dymally opposes balancing the budget on the backs of the poor and children. In his recent 2008 State of the State Address, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger acknowledged that we are facing tough ... read more >>
Jenesse Center, Inc. Launches Workplace Domestic Violence Program
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 January 2008
With nearly one in three women reporting abuse at some time in their lives, Jenesse Center, Inc., is always seeking to reduce the number of tragic outcomes related to domestic violence. Jenesse Center, ... read more >>
New Frontier Democrats Support Obama
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 24 January 2008
“We’re just looking for better leadership out of the White House,” said Ingrid Hutt of the Los Angeles based New Frontier Democratic Club, which recently announced their overwhelming ... read more >>
Southland Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Written by Steven Herbert, CNS 24 January 2008
CNS - Martin Luther King Jr. Day was celebrated Monday with the 23rd annual Kingdom Day Parade in South Los Angeles, a volunteer effort at a Gardena school and events in Santa Monica, Pasadena and elsewhere ... read more >>
A Dinner Fit for a King
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 January 2008
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference Stands tall as a direct legacy of the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and in honor of its founder, the organization continues his work by keeping ... read more >>
Xernona Clayton Sounds the Trumpet
Written by Christine Sabathia 24 January 2008
Fifteen years ago, Xernona Clayton conceived of the idea to highlight the positive stories of African Americans who had been left out of history. She wanted to tell those stories of the men and women ... read more >>
SOULA Gets it Done
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 January 2008
Celebrating King Day, Union President Faith Culbreath and team overcome five years of struggle to unionize the security guards of Los Angeles. Before the King Day parade started on Monday, members of the ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha Celebrates 100th Birthday
Written by Jahmese Fort, Sentinel Intern 17 January 2008
In 1908, only one generation removed from slavery and during the years preceding WWI, the Women’s Suffrage Movement and the Great Depression, a group of intelligent, forward thinking, and socially ... read more >>
Police Chief Credits Gang Crime Drop to ‘New Approach’
Written by City News Service 17 January 2008
CNS - Gang-related crime in Los Angeles dropped 3.8 percent in 2007, according to newly released statistics, which Los Angeles Police Department Chief William Bratton credited to “a new approach.” ... read more >>
Burke Leads Southland Leaders for Obama
Written by Alice Walton, CNS 17 January 2008
CNS - Amid cheers at a City Hall rally, six Southland leaders endorsed Democratic Illinois Sen. Barack Obama Jan. 9, saying he is the only presidential candidate who will unite voters. Obama, who placed ... read more >>
Sheriff’s Department Named Interpol Point Contact
Written by City News Service 17 January 2008
CNS - The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has been named as the official point of contact for Interpol matters within the county, outside of the city of Los Angeles. “Our goal is ... read more >>
Area Leaders Show Obama City’s True Colors
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 17 January 2008
California Co-Chair of the Obama for President Campaign, Majority Leader Karen Bass leads a multi cultural coalition of supporters who celebrated Obama’s Victory in Iowa and is looking forward to ... read more >>
SCLC Unveils 'City Hall WATCH'
Written by Christine Sabathia 17 January 2008
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Los Angeles has kicked off its 31st annual King Week celebration with the announcement of City Hall WATCH, a collaborative effort of community ... read more >>

 

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