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Caffie Greene — She fought to the end
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 June 2010
 Caffie GreeneThere are many Black women in the Los Angeles area who have a mother, a nurse and a protector to the community: Caffie Greene possessed all those attributes.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
In Loving Memory of George Washington
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
 George WashingtonGeorge Washington was born December 14, 1925 in Scott, Arkansas. He served in the Korean Conflict where he received the Bronze Medal of Honor, and the Vietnam Conflict.George moved ... read more >>
Edna Wilson’s Life Celebrated
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
 Edna M. WilsonThe celebration of the life of Mrs. Edna M. Wilson was celebrated on May 24, at the Figueroa Church of Christ. Mrs. Wilson was the wife the late Clint C. Wilson Sr., Sentinel cartoonist ... read more >>
Dr. Harold C. Brown, Jr., Ph.D.
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
 Dr. Harold C. Brown, Jr., Ph.D.Harold C. Brown, Jr., passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on May 5, 2010, he was 84 years old. Born in Topeka, Kansas, he was the first son of the four ... read more >>
The passing of a political icon
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds 13 May 2010
William "Bill" ElkinsWilliam "Bill" Elkins was Mayor Tom Bradley's political shadow, his chief assistant, his confidante and his go-to guy.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorWhen the city of ... read more >>
In Loving Memory of Olean Tate
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 Olean TateIn Loving Memory of a Life Well Lived: Olean TateOlean Tate was born November 23, 1929 in Duck Hill, Mississippi to Earlene and Parrie Miller. In 1945, she moved with her family to Pasadena, ... read more >>
Barbara (Bryson) Bell
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 Barbara (Bryson) BellBarbara Jean (Bryson) BellSeptember 14, 1934 - May 7, 2010.Barbara Jean (Bryson) Bell was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. In 1952, at the age of 18, Barbara had a beautiful baby ... read more >>
Billy Duane Thomas
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 Bill ThomasBilly Duane Thomas affectionately known as, "Bill" was born September 15, 1950, in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He was the youngest son of six children born to Robert and Evelyn Thomas. His parents ... read more >>
Lena Horne: A Legend, Gone at 92
Written by Joy Childs 13 May 2010
Lena HorneThe epitome of Black Beauty, a Great Musical Icon, an Actress and Civil Rights ActivistBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterLena Horne was there long before Dorothy Dandridge and Halle Berry ... read more >>
Mother Lila Dunning Young
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 April 2010
Mother Lila Dunning Young Mother Lila Dunning Young Reflections of a Celebrated LifeAfter ninety-five years, Lila Dunning Young departed this life on March 11, 2010. Born November 22, 1914 in Marengo ... read more >>
Bishop Kenneth Lamarr Green, Sr. Ph.D.
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 April 2010
Bishop Kenneth Lamarr Green, Sr. Ph.D. Bishop Kenneth Lamarr Green, Sr. Ph.D.In Loving Memory ofBishop Kenneth Lamarr Green, Sr. Ph.D.Sunrise: August 30, 1946Sunset: April 28, 2009Beloved Pastor, Teach ... read more >>
Nancy Carroll Burgess Quishenberry
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 April 2010
Nancy Carroll Burgess Quishenberry Nancy Carroll Burgess Quishenberry On April 12, 2010, Nancy Carroll Burgess Quishenberry departed this life. Born December 14, 1936 in Osceola, Arkansas, Quishenberry ... read more >>
Services to be held for Charles E. Lloyd
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2010
Charles Earl Lloyd Services to be held for Charles E. Lloyd I fought a good fight. I finished the race I have kept the faith Now there is in store for me a crown of righteousness which the Lord,, the ... read more >>

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Famed Attorney Charles E. Lloyd Passes
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 01 April 2010
Famed Attorney Charles E. Lloyd Passes Attorney Charles E. Lloyd Attorney Charles E. Lloyd There was a time in the past when defendants needed a criminal lawyer, they would call "Lloyd," Charles E. Lloyd; ... read more >>
Free Concert and Open Community Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Crystal Rene’ Crawford  - FREE CONCERT & OPEN COMMUNITY EVENT -STOP THE VIOLENCE, START THE HEALING!On Sunday, March 14th, 2010, from 5 p.m. until approximately 9 p.m. the family of Crystal ... read more >>
Pamela M. Ruffins Eulogized
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
 Pamela Marstel RuffinsPamela M. Ruffins SuccumbsPamela Marstel Ruffins was eulogized on Feb. 19, by her sister, Lana Michelle Ruffins, at the Holy Cross Mortuary Chapel. She was the daughter of the ... read more >>
Hundreds attend City Hall tribute for Charmette Bonpua
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
Councilman Herb Wesson eulogizing Charmette Bonpua, his late chief of staff.HUNDREDS ATTEND CITY HALL TRIBUTE FOR CHARMETTE BONPUAHundreds of her City of Los Angeles colleagues, friends and community residents ... read more >>
Mable Ephriam Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 February 2010
Mable Ephriam ObituaryMother Mable Ephriam was born Mable Bernice Strong on September 29, 1911 to Tom Strong and Laura Rawls of Crystal Springs, Mississippi.She accepted the Lord as a child in the Methodist ... read more >>
In Memory of Willie Clifford Robinson
Written by Super User 05 February 2010
Willie Clifford Robinson, Sunrise: February 20, 1938, Sunset: January 14, 2010  OBITUARY WILLIE CLIFFORD ROBINSON In remembering and celebrating the beloved Willie Clifford Robinson, we are ... read more >>
Hiawatha Mitchell, Sr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Hiawatha Mitchell, Sr. Sunrise: June 22, 1932 – Sunset: January 29, 2010 Hiawatha Mitchell, Sr. June 22, 1932 - January 29,2010 Hiawatha Mitchell Sr. was born in Montgomery, Alabama. He gracefully ... read more >>
Black Publisher Isiah "Ike" Williams: Man who Loved, Lived and Made History
Written by Starla Vaughns Cherin (Florida Courier) 17 December 2009
Black Publisher Isiah "Ike" Williams: Man who Loved, Lived and Made HistoryBy Starla Vaughns CherinSpecial to the NNPA from the Florida CourierA man who loved history, lived history and made history, Isiah ... read more >>
Beatrice Tryon Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 December 2009
Beatrice Tryon SuccumbsBeatrice Elizabeth Tryon was born on December 1, 1927 in Phoenix, Arizona. She was the eighth child born to Lucille and Smiley William Joseph.  She was a resident of the Watts ... read more >>
Avery Clayton, Renowned artist passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 December 2009
Avery Clayton, Renowned artist passesAvery Clayton, the Man and his ArtThough he carried on his mother’s legacy, he left his own legacy as a master artist and educator. Avery Clayton, artist, ... read more >>
Tommy Jacquette: Legendary L.A. Activist Succumbs
Written by Kathy Williamson (Sentinel Contributor) 19 November 2009
Tommy Jacquette: Legendary L.A. Activist SuccumbsTommy JacquetteHe kept the Watts Summer Festival going for over four decades making it an expression of the Black Cultural Experience. By Kathy Williamson ... read more >>
Melvin E. Triplett Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 November 2009
Melvin E. Triplett SuccumbsMelvin E. TriplettSunrise: September 17, 1934Sunset: October 27, 2009Melvin E. Triplett passed away peacefully after 48 years of residency in Los Angeles.He was born in Wakulla, ... read more >>

 

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