Assemblymember Mike Davis Names Inola F. Henry as Woman of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Recognized in Assembly Chambers In a ceremony held on March 16 at the State Capitol, Assemblymember Mike Davis (48th District) honored Inola F.Henry as the 48th Assembly District's Woman of ... read more >>
Harbor Freeway (SR-110) Closure Schedule
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Due to the construction of the Exposition Light Rail Transit Project, being managed and performed by the design-build contractor FCI/Fluor/Parsons (FFP, a Joint Venture) and its subcontractors, the ... read more >>

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Sentinel’s Art Gallery
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 26 March 2009
L.A. Sentinel Art Gallery Available for ViewingPhoto by Jason Lewis for the SentinelThe Sentinel art gallery has seen some new pieces as of late. Artist Walk Walker, Mohammed Mubarak, and Nijel Binn are ... read more >>
Expo Park/USC Stop is Only the Start for Parks; Expo Line
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
  With the pouring of cement at what will be the Expo Park / USC Station along the long-awaited Exposition Light Rail Line, the entire South Los Angeles community moved even closer to having ... read more >>
Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
GOVERNOR GENERAL MICHAELLE JEAN Women's History MonthCanadian Governor General Michaelle JeanMicha‘lle Jean is the first Black Governor General of Canada, serving from September 27, 2005 ... read more >>
Sentinel Founders Honored in Hall of Fame
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 March 2009
MRS. RUTH AND COLONEL LEON WASHINGTONColonel Washington and staff view copy of a Sentinel issue just off the press.Sentinel Pioneers Enshrined by NNPAColonel Leon and Ruth Washington were enshrined at ... read more >>
Black Women and the Academy Awards-Winners & Nominees
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 March 2009
"Their Stars still shined as bright as anyone else's" At the dawn of the 21st century in 2001, Halle Berry received an Academy Award as the best actress in "Monster's Ball." ... read more >>

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President Obama Hosts Black Press
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 March 2009
SPEAKING TO HIS PEOPLE: President Barack Obama is seen here in the White House speaking to African American newspaper publishers who came to honor the President recently after his first visit to Southern ... read more >>
41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 26 March 2009
 Pictured L to R: Jeffrey Everett, Filmmaker Gregory Everett, Wayne Pharr, Kathleen Cleaver, Roland Freeman, and Long John Washington 41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black ... read more >>
Inner City Baltimore Youth Learn How to Succeed in Troubled Economy
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
At a time when the unemployment rate for African American youth is more than 4 times higher (33%) than the national unemployment rate (7.6%), what does an inner city young person need to do to 'Make ... read more >>
Black Women in the Struggle
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 March 2009
They Lived "Til Death Do Us Part" In honor of Women's History Month, "Legends" is pleased to re-publish "BLACK WOMEN IN THE STRUGGLE" as a tribute to all Black women ... read more >>
Senator Wright to Serve on L.A. Memorial Coliseum Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and the Senate Rules Committee have announced their appointment of Senator Roderick D. Wright (D - Inglewood) to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission.Wright ... read more >>
Police Shooting in Pasadena
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Black residents in Pasadena are furious with the Pasadena Police Department after the shooting death of Leroy Barnes, 38. Adena Cole, a friend of Barnes' family, is fearful for members of her community. ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Answers Her Critics
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
About her advocacy of African American owned OneUnited Bank  By Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor Answering her critics in a carefully worded three page letter, Congresswoman  ... read more >>
Hotly Contested 26 Senate Seat Down to the Wire
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
 Low voter turn out expected for March 24 election By Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor Four African American candidates vying for the California 26th District Senate Seat vacated ... read more >>
Mae Jemison: First African American Woman to Travel in Space
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 March 2009
Mae Jemison  Mae Jemison: First African American Woman to Travel in SpaceBy Jason LewisSentinel Staff Writer Mae Carol Jemison, a native of Decatur, Alabama, set her sights for the stars as a ... read more >>
President Barack Obama Visits Southland
Written by Errica Dotson (Sentinel News Writer) 19 March 2009
In his first visit to the Southland after being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama is in the midst of a two-day tour, which concludes Thursday March 19 with a town ... read more >>
Accused Dominguez Coach Speaks Out
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
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Gary Visits West Charlotte High School
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Prominent Trial Attorney, Willie Gary Shares Words of Encouragement and Challenges Students to Strive for Academic Excellence   Willie E. Gary, prominent trial attorney and philanthropist addressed ... read more >>
Black owned company provides hope for a way out of Recession
Written by Claudia Maxwell (Contributing Writer) 12 March 2009
Things are bad. People are losing their jobs and homes. Middle class families are becoming the "noveau-poor". Mr. Roosevelt Roby, Founder and President of the World Business Exchange Network ... read more >>
Obama to Unveil Education Plan
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
President Barack Obama is promoting tighter standards for teachers and a reduced dropout rate for students as part of an education plan that, at least for now, lacks any new legislative component. ... read more >>
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Leads Pastors on Tour of South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Faith-Based Economic Development Projects Building on his accomplishments during his first 100 days in office, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas this week lead a group of 50 Korean and African-American ... read more >>
James Stevens: The 18 Million Dollar Man
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
The Story Behind His Fight for a Big Jury Verdict When James Stevens filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Vons Companies, Inc. in late 2004, he had no idea the toll it would take on his life. ... read more >>
9-Year-Old Girl Shot in Front of Her Home
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Los Angeles: A suspect fired at undercover narcotic officers which resulted in an officer-involved shooting. On March 8, 2009 at about 6:50 p.m., Olympic Area Narcotic Enforcement Detail (NED) Officers ... read more >>
Prop 8 Debate Friday
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Radio Free KJLH 102.3FM's Front Page show will host a debate on Proposition 8 between journalist and commentator Jasmyne Cannick and controversial Muslim author Shahrazad Ali (The Blackman's ... read more >>

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