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Ground Breaks on First Crenshaw Rail in 59 Years
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 23 January 2014
Federal and Local Officials Celebrate New Beginning Many of the federal and local officials were not even born when the Crenshaw community had its last rail transportation, but all celebrated in the ... read more >>
Leola Sudduth Kennedy laid to rest
Written by Staff and wire report 23 January 2014
Leola Sudduth Kennedy Family and friends are celebrating the life of their matriarch Leola Sudduth Kennedy, who died in her Pasadena home on January 2. “My mother was a very humble woman who dedicated ... read more >>
New trial sought for SC boy, 14, executed in 1944
Written by JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press 23 January 2014
This undated file photo provided by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History shows George Stinney Jr., the youngest person ever executed in South Carolina, in 1944. Supporters of Stinney ... read more >>
Naming Ceremony for Dymally School Set for January 23
Written by Jenifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer 23 January 2014
    Mervyn M. Dymally   LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy, Board President Richard Vladovic and Principal Simone Charles are inviting the public to a naming ceremony in Los Angeles Thursday January ... read more >>
ASU Fraternity Under Scrutiny for MLK Day Party
Written by BRIAN SKOLOFF Associated Press 22 January 2014
  Phoenix (AP) - An Arizona State University fraternity's operations have been suspended following accusations that the local Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter hosted a distasteful party in commemoration of ... read more >>
South L.A. Zoned Out of Promise Funding
Written by Brandon I. Brooks Managing EditoKenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor Danny Bakewell Jr. Executive Editor 16 January 2014
Mayor Garcetti Make Pledge to Aid Region   Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter speaks to media outside the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, after an event with President Barack Obama ... read more >>
Proposed Tobacco Settlement Excludes Black Media
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 16 January 2014
Judge Judy Kessler (File Photo)      WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The U.S. Justice Department and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund have reached an agreement with the four major tobacco companies ... read more >>
Michelle Obama to mark 50th birthday
Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press 16 January 2014
  In this Oct. 6, 2011, file photo, first lady Michelle Obama plays soccer on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, as part of a Let's Move! clinic. The nation’s first lady turns 50 ... read more >>
Black Unemployment Rate Falls to 11.9 Percent
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Washington Correspondent 16 January 2014
Audience members hold signs appealing for jobs as they attend a Democratic news conference about extending unemployment insurance benefits which expired Dec. 28, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, on Capitol ... read more >>
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: Another Look
Written by Thandisizwe ChimurengaSentinel Contributing Writer 15 January 2014
January of each year we celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In so doing, unfortunately, many of us have allowed media to present us with a caricature of Dr. King instead ... read more >>
In the Cut with Max & Marcellus
Written by Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 January 2014
CUTTING UP: Radio show hosts Max Kellerman & Marcellus Wiley pose with In the Cut shop owner Trevor Graham and manager Marc Ford (L-R Ford, Wiley, Graham, Kellerman) Photo by Deontae Forte Popular ... read more >>
Deadline for 2013-14 Edison Scholars Program Applications Is Jan. 10
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 January 2014
It’s not too late, but time is running out. Applications for the 2013-2014 Edison Scholars Program, which offers $1.2 million in scholarships to high school seniors planning to study a science, technology, ... read more >>
Instruction Grants Available Again for SO. CAL Students
Written by City News Service 09 January 2014
Available grants mean that “California will carry on its work of developing cutting-edge programs so students can explore areas of study in a deeper way while developing their talents and skills for ... read more >>
From the Family of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte:
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 January 2014
Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, LAUSD Board Member   Sunrise July 17, 1933 – Sunset December 5, 2013 The family of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte sincerely appreciates the acts of  kindness, words ... read more >>
The Trials of Muhammad Ali
Written by Ashahed M. MuhammadSpecial to the NNPA from The Final Call 09 January 2014
Ali family featured on the cover of Ebony magazine in 1969. One of the most recognizable figures on the Earth is Muhammad Ali. While many have heard his name and been told of his exploits in the ring, ... read more >>
12 Year-Old Launches His Own Fashion Line One Bow at a Time
Written by Taki S. Raton Special to the NNPA from The Milwaukee Courier 09 January 2014
Moziah Bridges Always impeccably styled in a button down, creased slacks and dress shoes, Moziah Bridges, after school pins patterns and sews stitches. As noted in a promotional descriptor, we can ... read more >>
Homelessness Increases in U.S.
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent 09 January 2014
Torrance Moore, 46, right, prepares cardboard for bedding while setting up a tent on the sidewalk in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles, Friday, March 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) The downturn in ... read more >>
Sheriff Lee Baca Abruptly Resigns
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 09 January 2014
STEPPING DOWN: Longtime Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca who has been under siege with FBI investigation and deputy misconduct will resign after 48 years, he announced on Tuesday, January 7. After ... read more >>
Despite Website Improvements, Millions of Blacks Not Covered
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Washington Correspondent 09 January 2014
Anton Gunn  (NNPA Photo by Freddie Allen)   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the Obama administration makes strides to improve the functionality of HealthCare.gov, the flagship website for the Affordable ... read more >>
Girl declared brain dead moved to unnamed facility
Written by Terry Collins and Lisa Leff, Associated Press 09 January 2014
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President Obama Tells Clarence Aaron He Can Finally Go Home
Written by Cora Currier Special to the NNPA from ProPublica 09 January 2014
Clarence Aarons finally freed. President Barack Obama     President Obama has ordered an early release from prison for Clarence Aaron, who has spent 20  years there, hoping for mercy.   Aaron’s ... read more >>
2013: The Year of the Intern?
Written by Blair Hickman and Casey McDermott Special to the NNPA from ProPublica 09 January 2014
In this Oct. 23, 2013 photo, students wait in line at an internship job fair in Miami. (photo AP, Lynne Sladky)   Some might say internships received more scrutiny than ever in 2013. Here’s a ... read more >>
L.A. County Fire Offers Free Firefighter Preparatory Seminars
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 January 2014
  The Los Angeles County Fire Department is proudly presenting a series of Firefighter Preparatory seminars between January and May 2014 to help interested candidates prepare for its upcoming Fire ... read more >>
LAUSD Board Opens LaMotte Seat to Election; Dr. George McKenna Vows to Run
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 08 January 2014
VOICES IN THE CROWD: An overflow crowd of more than 153 education advocates attended the heated Los Angeles Unified School Board Meeting on Tuesday Jan. 7 voicing their support for an appointment or ... read more >>
Federal Jury Acquits NOPD Officer
Written by Louisiana Weekly Staff 04 January 2014
  Former NOPD officer David Warren, the cop who killed an unarmed Henry Glover outside a Westbank strip mall just days after Hurricane Katrina and was sentenced to almost 26 years in 2010, was released ... read more >>

 

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