Taraji P. Henson to host 14th Annual BET Celebration of Gospel
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer 03 April 2014
New host, another great show BET wins again with Celebration of Gospel 2014  Airing Sunday, April 6 BET’s Celebration of Gospel is a hand clapping, foot stomping, voice raising good time.  Filmed ... read more >>
USC's Black Student Assembly holds Candlelight Vigil for Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer shonassee@lasentinel.net 03 April 2014
USC student gives a speech on slain victims of racial violence. USC’s Black Student Body honors past and present victims of racial violence. USC’s Black Student Assembly (BSA) took a somber stance, ... read more >>
Fireworks Show Takeover Attempt Just Another USC/Commission Swipe at Councilmember Parks
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2014
The University of Southern California(USC) and Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commissioner Curren Price, are continuing what has become a petty retaliation effort against Councilmember Bernard C. Parks ... read more >>
Mike Gipson has Double-Digit Lead in AD 64
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2014
Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson appears to be the front runner for the 64 AD seat Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson's campaign recently released new poll results showing Gipson with a double-digit ... read more >>
Hawthorne Mayor Joins First Ladies’ Health Initiative
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2014
The 3rd Annual First Ladies Health Initiative, a multi-city program that began in Chicago six years ago is furnishing its first-ever secular location in Hawthorne on April 27 Hawthorne Mayor Chris ... read more >>
AABLI Congratulates Debra Hammond
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2014
Debra Hammond Officials from the African American Board Leadership Institute recently announced that Debra Hammond, executive director of the University Student Union at California State University, ... read more >>
Bakewell TOS Cookbook Signing Reveals Unlimited Possibilities
Written by Kenneth D. MillerAssistant Managing Editor 03 April 2014
Bakewell Media CEO Danny J. Bakewell Sr. signs the first release of the Taste of Soul Cookbook, the first vivid documentation of the Taste of Soul Family Festival, and the recipes of the chefs that made ... read more >>
No Excessive Force in Black Art Student Beating
Written by Associated Press 03 April 2014
BEATEN NOT BOWED: Jordan Miles was awarded $119,000 from an all white jury in a federal civil lawsuit, but the white jury neglected to rule the white officers used excessive force against the 22-year ... read more >>
Bobbie J. Anderson Earns Incumbent Support for 8th District
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 03 April 2014
Former New Frontier president runs for City Council in 2015 Veteran Los Angeles community activist and former New Frontier Democratic Club President Bobbie Jean Anderson has earned the endorsements ... read more >>
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s election as president of NCBM affirmed by judge..
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 03 April 2014
AFFIRMED: Kevin Johnson’s term as president of the National Conference of Black Mayors since last May, his first month in office, has been affirmed as a judge has ruled decidedly in Johnson’s favor. ... read more >>
Community Clean Up Holds Press Conference
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 27 March 2014
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. Los Angeles Sentinel chairman & executive publisher and Brenda Marsh-Mitchell, president of Mothers in Action with Council President Herb Wesson, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, ... read more >>
High School Girls In Los Angeles Foster Care Have Prom Dreams Come True At ‘Glamour Gowns’
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
Glamour Gowns 2014 will take place March 29 between 10am and 5pm at the Los Angeles Convention Center to provide over 350 young women with new formal gowns, shoes, jewelry and more from major designers, ... read more >>
Minority Apartment Owners Association Meets with Section 8 Director
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
Left to Right Peter Lynn, executive director of Los Angeles Housing Authority Ruth A. Hayles - executive director - MAOA and Malcolm Bennett, president - MAOA and International Realty & Investments The ... read more >>
NNPA Luncheon Focuses on Black Economics, Growing Income Gap
Written by James Wright Washington Informer 27 March 2014
Bill Spriggs says only top 1 percent has gained in the economy (NNPA Photo by Roy Lewis). The economic status of African-Americans and the “crisis-level” income gap between the rich and the poor ... read more >>
Jordan Davis Worried that He Wouldn’t ‘Make it’ in Life
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 27 March 2014
  Parents of slain teens (from left to right) Lucy McBath, Ron Davis, Cleopatra and Nathaniel Pendelton (NNPA Photo by Roy Lewis). Filled with doubt about his future, Jordan Davis, a 17 year-old student ... read more >>
Chairman Horton, BOE Free Nonprofit Financial Conference Attracts 2,000 Registrants to El Camino College Auditorium
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton and his wife the Honorable Yvonne Horton Over 2,000 nonprofit executives, administrators, and others who provide not for profit services in the Los Angeles ... read more >>
Over 350 community members gather for re-entry town hall and resource fair for formerly incarcerated people and their loved ones
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), State Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Culver City) and Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Sr. (D-South Los Angeles) welcomed hundreds of community members and advocates ... read more >>
Women’s History Month Feature: The 1st Black Woman crowned Miss California International, Paula Bond, Celebrates the Beauty and Power of Being a Boss Lady
Written by Maleena Lawrence, Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 March 2014
Paula Bond, a daughter of a single parent, former high fashion super model, producer, broadcaster and author from Compton, CA who believed in her own dreams, used her imagination and family values ... read more >>
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Title Sponsor Los Angeles Urban League 41st Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Dinner
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
National Urban League President and CEO, Marc Morial This year, JP Morgan Chase & Co will chair and sponsor  the Los Angeles Urban League’s 41st Whitney M. Young Jr. Awards Dinner on April 25 ... read more >>
Wesson and Galperin Bring Open Data to Community
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 27 March 2014
City Council President Herb Wesson and City Controller Ron Galperin address community meeting on accessing data on city finances Council President Herb Wesson and City Controller Ron Galperin recently ... read more >>
Publishers Charles Tisdale and M. Paul Redd Honored by Former Peers
Written by Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent 27 March 2014
  Orial Banks Redd, widow of inductee M. Paul Redd (NNPA Photo by Roy Lewis). Two legendary publishers – Charles Tisdale of the Jackson Advocate in Mississippi and M. Paul Redd, Sr. of the Westchester ... read more >>
Finding Pearls In The Community
Written by Jennifer Bihm & Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writers 27 March 2014
Rosa Johnson (center) with Pearls Academy mentors A non-profit continues to help create strong and edified young women in the community. Pearls Academy Inc. (PAI) AKA Preparing Early and Refining Little ... read more >>
Tenth Annual Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 27 March 2014
For the tenth year, Spelman College will host its annual Leadership and Women of Color Conference. The two-day event will be held at the Georgia International Convention Center, May 14 - 15.  Convened ... read more >>
Obama Teams up with Pro Athletes to Meet ACA Deadline
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 27 March 2014
  In the final, frenzied push to boost health insurance enrollment numbers under the Affordable Care Act, President Obama turned to sports figures to promote the health care law on television and online. Riding ... read more >>
Judge Orders Release of Unwilling Participant in Murder
Written by ELIZABETH MARCELLINO City News Service 27 March 2014
Mary Jones, (shown in white shirt) was released from prison 32 years after being convicted of a crime she said she didn’t commit (courtesy photo)       A 74-year-old woman who served 32 years ... read more >>

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