Thursday, November 27, 2014
New York’s First Black Governor
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 March 2008
David A. Paterson has ascended to the governorship of New York to become the first African American of the Empire State and the second presently in the nation. David Alexander Paterson was sworn in as ... read more >>
Barack Obama Shows America What it Means to be Presidential
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 20 March 2008
In what many called his make-or-break moment the Senator stood strong on race, faith and friendship Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama stood at the podium with American flags as his backdrop, ... read more >>
Jeremiah the Wright Message for America
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 March 2008
Rev. Jeremiah A. WrightHe is a Community Icon, a Committed Leader an American Hero and the Latest Weapon Against Barack Obama Because of some of his sermons and particularly because he was the pastor ... read more >>
Richardson Among Democratic Club Honorees
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2008
Congresswoman Laura Richardson was among five people honored March 9 at Los Angeles’ Sheraton Gateway Hotel during the New Frontier Democratic Club’s Installation Awards and “Hattitude” ... read more >>
GLAAACC President Looks Forward to Hosting 15th Economic Awards Dinner
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 13 March 2008
GLAAACC PresidentAngela Gibson Congresswoman Laura RichardsonThe Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) will be celebrating their 15th Annual Economic Awards Dinner, March ... read more >>
State’s Joint Informational Hearing Explored 2008 Voting Problems
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2008
Francis Taylor for Sentinel PhotoFrom the left, Senator Ron Calderon, Chair, Senate Elections, Reapportionment, and Constitutional Amendments Committee, Assemblyman Curren Price, Chair, Assembly Elections ... read more >>
TV-One Women Follow in Shoes of Hughes
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 March 2008
Antoinette Brown-Leon and Endyia Kinney-SternsSitting in a room with African American TV-One executives Antoinette Brown-Leon and Endyia Kinney-Sterns is an experience of enlightenment, intelllect, beauty ... read more >>
Broadway Federal Bank’s L.A. Community Banking Celebration
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2008
Francis Taylor for Sentinel PhotoBroadway Federal Bank Chairman, CEO, Paul Hudson, shares a light-hearted moment at the bank’s community banking celebration with television and film star Tisha Campbell-Martin.Broadway ... read more >>
State Senate Race Heating Up
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 March 2008
The 30th Senate District will soon be available because of term limits and many of the potentials candidates are lining up at the starting gate for what could be a hotly contested race. According ... read more >>
CLBCF Appoints Gorman
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2008
The California Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (CLBCF) recently announced the appointment of Greg Gorman, Managing Counsel, YUM Brands, Inc., to its Board of Directors. “The CLBCF is extremely ... read more >>
Jamiel Shaw Jr. Remembered
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2008
  Jamiel Shaw SrJamiel Shaw, Jr’s Burial Coincides with Alleged Killer’s Capture On a beautiful Southern California school day, Jamiel Shaw, Jr., the Most Valuable Player (MVP) ... read more >>
Terrorism in Los Angeles
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 March 2008
Terrorism in Los AngelesMalcolm Ali PhotoSENSELESS TRAGEDY: This painful last look by Jamiel Shaw Sr. and his wife Anita Shaw as they view for the last time the body of their son Jamiel Shaw, Jr. This ... read more >>
Family Members of Slain Teen Debunk Claims Made by Self-Described Activist
Written by Sentinel News Wire 07 March 2008
The family of 17-year-old Jamiel Shaw, a local football player who was gunned down by two gang members on Sunday, March 2, refutes claims by LA-based activist Najee Ali that he is the Shaw Family's ... read more >>
Dymally Seconds Bass’ Speaker Nomination
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 06 March 2008
Assemblywoman Karen Bass, D-Los Angeles, will become the first African American woman to hold the post of Assembly Speaker in the United States, and following the customary nomination by the incumbent ... read more >>
Waters Divides $7 Million Between District Leaders
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 06 March 2008
Congresswoman Maxine Waters secured $7 million this year for projects in her district, which includes South Central Los Angeles and Inglewood, she announced in February. “In this time of economic ... read more >>
Tennie Pierce: $1.5 Million White Firefighters: $1.6 Million
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 06 March 2008
There is much ‘buzz’ in the community about the two White fire captains who received a combined $1.6 million to settle their reverse discrimination lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles ... read more >>

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Compton on the Move: New Banks and Talks of Bringing Back Own Police Department
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 March 2008
Photo by Ms. ShonLeft to right: Councilman Isadore Hall, Councilwoman Yvonne Arceneaux, Councilwoman Lillie Dobson, Mayor Eric Perrodin, Supervisor Yvonne Burke, City Clerk Alita Godwin, Councilwoman Barbara ... read more >>
Obama and Clinton - The Battle Continues
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 March 2008
By Yussuf J. Simmonds, Sentinel Assistant Managing Editor By Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff writer The Democratic primary continues; Obama is still ahead in pledged delegates. Clinton won Ohio, Rhode ... read more >>
17-year-old Jamiel Shaw Gunned Down
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 06 March 2008
He was a star student and athlete,now he is another innocent casualty of the gang violence plaguing our streets With his mother serving a second tour of duty in Iraq, 17-year old Los Angeles High School ... read more >>
Karen Bass Makes History
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 06 March 2008
By Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer Yussuf J. Simmonds Sentinel Assistant Managing Editor She possesses both power and poise and her leadership has made her the first African American woman in U.S. ... read more >>
Kilpatrick Proud of Democratic Presidential Candidates and Remains Committed to Her Constituents
Written by Tracy A. Walker 03 March 2008
Detroit, MI – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (13th District, Michigan) issued the following statement in response to remarks from former state representative Mary Waters, ... read more >>
Funds Granted to Statewide Affordable Housing Projects
Written by City News Service 28 February 2008
CNS - Visiting an affordable housing project in Los Angeles, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Feb. 20 the distribution of $73 million for 40 similar developments across the state, and said the federal ... read more >>
Local Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapters to Host 79th Annual Regional Conference
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2008
Themed: “Everything’s Coming Up Roses - Celebrating 100 Years of Service with Alpha Kappa Alpha” and “Step Up to Extraordinary Service Program” (ESP), the Southern California ... read more >>
Mayor Sets Goal of Moving 100,000 Angelenos Into 'Living Wage' Jobs
Written by Alice Walton 28 February 2008
CNS - Education and job training are key to moving 100,000 Angelenos into quality jobs by July 2010, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has said. As part of the mayor’s six-strategy Economic Action Plan, ... read more >>
Compton Firefighters and Engineers Awarded
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2008
 (Front row left to right) Thomas Benjamin, Captain Robert  Mendez, Engineer Samuel Harper, Chris Barnes, Michael Greene, Council-woman  Lillie Dobson, Councilwoman Yvonne Arceneaux. (Back ... read more >>

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