Minorities Do Not Become Professors
Written by Super User 18 November 2010
Special to the NNPA from the Precinct Reporter GroupUniversity faculty and academic administrators must consider the differing needs of underrepresented minority graduate students to attract them into ... read more >>
Rangel guilty: House ethics panel rules misconduct
Written by Associated Press 18 November 2010
Rep. Charles Rangel "I'm being denied the right to a lawyer," said Rep. Charles Rangel.  It's one of the fundamental rights of an American citizen.Associated Press StoryWASHINGTON--New York Rep. Charles ... read more >>
Haiti Still in Chaos
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 November 2010
The status of Haiti has grown worse in the 11 months since the earthquake: the recent hurricane and the cholera epidemic are proverbial insults added to massive injuries.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Remembering Mattie Markham
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 18 November 2010
The Legendary, Mother Markham           Markham was blessed with a long life, family and friends.             She was a woman who went by multiple aliases such as Mattie, Aunt Mattie, ... read more >>
L.A. welcomes Iyanla Vanzant
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 November 2010
Left to right: Betty Johnson, LA Sentinel Book Club Chairperson; Berlinda Fontenot-Jamerson, Museum of African American Art; Iyanla Vanzant, best-selling author; Tavis Smiley, noted broadcaster and ... read more >>
Lucille Bonnett Bryant, educator, community leader, AKA, passes away
Written by Super User 15 November 2010
Lucille Bonnett Bryant (affectionately known as Aunt Cille) was born on January 31, 1910 in San Antonio, Texas to the proud parents of Andrew Bonnett and Lena Benson. Sadly, she was predeceased by her ... read more >>
Irvin Donnell Howard, 68, passed peacefully at home, surrounded by family.
Written by Super User 15 November 2010
Irvin Donnell Howard, 68, passed away on Thursday October 21, 2010 peacefully at home, surrounded by family.A native of West Palm Beach, Florida, Irvin proudly served his country as a US Marine. Irvin ... read more >>
“A Man of Service” John T. Stevens, Sr. February 2, 1924 – November 2, 2010
Written by Super User 15 November 2010
John Theodore Stevens, Sr., age 86, made his heavenly transition on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 in Pembroke Pines, Florida after a prolonged illness which he fought valiantly.  Born February 2, 1924 in ... read more >>
Dr. Rice Makes a House Call (PART ONE)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 15 November 2010
Dr. Condoleezza Rice The "Ordinary, Extraordinary People" Interview By Kam WilliamsCondoleezza Rice was born in Birmingham, Alabama on November 14, 1954, the only child to bless the loving union of John ... read more >>
Parks' 8th Council District Only Area of City to See Job Growth in 2009
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2010
Councilman Bernard Parks (8th District) The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce reported positive job growth in the Eighth District in their 2010 Los Angeles City Council District: 2010 Economic Report, ... read more >>
Vote Counters Needed for Attorney General Race
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2010
The Kamala Harris campaign for attorney general needs our help.The polls have closed and with 100% of the precincts reporting its now clear that Harris no only came from behind to close the gap with her ... read more >>
The Compton Education Foundation
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 15 November 2010
Assemblyman Isadore Hall The funds raised by the foundation are used to make up the shortfall that has been caused by funding deficiencies by the state and the school district.By Francis TaylorSentinel ... read more >>
Democrats Reject African American Voters and Paid the Price
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 November 2010
Did the lack of African American Voter Turnout Cause the Republican Election Tsunami?By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorWhen President Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, he received over ... read more >>
Go!! Dorsey Dons!! Go!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 November 2010
Dorsey Dons ready to go! photo by Brian W. CarterDorsey Cheerleaders ready to cheer! (Classes of 1976, '80,'81, & '82) photo by Brian W. Carter The original Dorsey Cheer Squad returns to show how it ... read more >>
Rep. Clyburn has earned the right to be Minority Whip
Written by Danny Bakewell, Sr (Chairman, NNPA) 12 November 2010
Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC)As the second most powerful African American in the nation, he has demonstrated a keen awareness and the ability to be a leader in the House !By Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. Chairman, ... read more >>
Crenshaw Post Office dedicated to Mayor Tom Bradley
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 November 2010
(L to R) Lorraine Bradley, Phyllis Bradley, Congress-member Diane Watson, Los Angeles Postmaster Mark Anderson, Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti, Congress member-elect Karen Bass. Photo ... read more >>
Training Academy plans to boost tourism and the economy
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 November 2010
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is all smiles with graduates of the Hospitality Training Academy. Photo by Brian W. Carter Mayor Villaraigosa (left) and Executive Secretary of L.A. Federation of Labor Maria ... read more >>
Burlington Coat Factory brings employment, services, and revenue to Compton
Written by Super User 05 November 2010
A large crowd entered Burlington Coat Factory after a ribbon cutting ceremony. Councilwoman Lillie Dobson is extremely excited to have Burlington Coat Factory in her 2nd District. Photos by Shon Smith/ ... read more >>
Deval Patrick Wins Re-election in Massachusetts
Written by Super User 05 November 2010
Gov. Deval Patrick As the nation's only elected governor, he withered the wave of the GOP onslaught to serve for another four years.AP StoryGov. Deval Patrick bucked the anti-incumbent, pro-Republican ... read more >>
Patti Austin to Headline Brotherhood Dinner
Written by Biko N. Poindexter Hodge (Intern) 05 November 2010
Patti Austin It is a noteworthy occasion when Patti Austin is scheduled to be the premier entertainer at an extravaganza honoring Ms. Nancy Wilson; in musical terms it portends to be a distaff, lethal ... read more >>
Mehserle's Sentence
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 November 2010
Oscar Grant The community is waiting to see: will the sentencing fit the crime?By Yussuf J. SimmondsAt the end of his trial earlier this year, the sentencing of the former BART police officer, Johannes ... read more >>
Tabor led the pack but misses the mark in election to remain Inglewood's Mayor
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 04 November 2010
By Francis Taylor, Sentinel Contributing WriterBecause he needed 50 percent of the votes plus one, Mayor Daniel “Danny” Tabor is scheduled for a run-off in January against James Butts who appeared ... read more >>
Horton Make History, Elected to the Board of Equalization
Written by Super User 04 November 2010
Jerome E. Horton makes history by garnering the votes to win a seat on the California State Board of Equalization. Created in 1879 to ensure statewide uniformity in county property tax assessment practices, ... read more >>
"What do you mean 'it's a duck?!'"
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 November 2010
Gussie Powell Lee holding her homegrown attraction.The 'Tomato Duck'Local lady with a green thumb make an amazing discovery.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterEvery once in a while, an interesting ... read more >>
Election 2010: Heading for the finish line
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 November 2010
Election 2010: Heading for the finish line For California, this election is more than just for state offices, the entire nation is looking at California for leadership and we cannot disappoint them By ... read more >>