In Celebration of Lynne Marie O’Neal Moreland Walters
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 May 2011
Lynne Marie O'Neal Moreland WaltersWe announce the passing of Lynne Marie O'Neal Moreland Walters, cousin to former Congresswoman Diane Watson and a dear friend to many others.Walters was born May 9, 1938 ... read more >>
In Memory of Alonzo Ester, Sr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 May 2011
In Memory of Alonzo EsterNow we remember Alonzo "Dickey" Ester Sr., a successful nightclub owner, whose tragic death is only overshadowed by his personal achievements.Ester was born in Shreveport, Louisiana ... read more >>
Reverend Dr. John Nelson Doggett Jr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2011
Rev John Doggett and Martin Luther King following a luncheon in connection with April 18th 1961 U.S.C. Bovard Auditorium Freedom Rally (Freedom Riders event). Rev. Doggett was Rally chairman. --Photo credit: ... read more >>
Naaman Lou Ollie Vercher
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2011
Naaman Lou Ollie Vercher was born on June 1, 1927 in Greenwood, Mississippi to James and Nola Anderson. She was the ninth child born to this God loving family. In 1933, the family of 14 migrated to Los ... read more >>
Claudia Ann Caldwell
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 May 2011
In Celebration of Claudia Ann CaldwellToday, we dedicate our memory to Claudia Ann Caldwell who enlightened lives and made lasting changes to those who entered her life.Caldwell was born on April 16, 1945 ... read more >>
Escamillo Peter Felton
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 May 2011
In Celebration of LifeEscamillo Peter FeltonWe gather in memory of Escamillo Peter Felton who has left lasting impressions with family friends and loved ones. He will be dearly missed but lovingly remembered.Felton ... read more >>
Lawrence Tolliver III
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 April 2011
“As I reflect on my son, I see him as a good guy…one that did all the right things. He worked himself through college, served his country with the navy, worked for the railroad. “—Lawrence Tolliver ... read more >>
Almena Lomax Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 April 2011
Almena Lomax, longtime civil rights activist, journalist and former editor of the Los Angeles Tribune, died Friday, March 25, 2011, in Pasadena after a short illness. She was 95, and is survived by four ... read more >>
Dr. John Cashin, Legendary Black Civic and Political Leader Passes
Written by William Reed (Special to NNPA) 03 April 2011
By William ReedSpecial to the NNPAWashington, D.C. (NNPA) - Dr. John L. Cashin, Jr. a Black dentist and Alabama civil rights leader who once ran for governor against George C. Wallace, died in a Washington, ... read more >>
Bernice Beverly Arbor
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2011
Our beloved matriarch, affectionately known as "Bo", passed away peacefully on March 16, 2011 at the age of 94. What a life she led. She was born October 5, 1916 in Corpus Christi, Texas, the youngest ... read more >>
Warren Christopher Passers
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 March 2011
Mayor Bradley called on him after the'92 Civil Unrest to lead the commission that sparked the LAPD reforms, which helped to produce the more community-responsive force that is in place today. Yussuf J. ... read more >>
Thousands Attend Homegoing for Dr. Billy Ingram
Written by Cora Jackson – Fossett (Religion Editor) 24 March 2011
Family members of Dr. Billy G. Ingram paying tribute in his honor. Photo by Marty Cotwright By Cora Jackson-FossettSentinel Religion Editorcora@lasentinel.netNearly 5,000 people celebrated the life and ... read more >>
Bernice Woods Dies at 86
Written by Dr. Paulette Douglas 24 March 2011
Dr. Bernice Woods, the Shining Eastern Star She was a towering figure in Compton, on the city council, the school board, a gentle giant of Black womanhood and a living legend.By Dr. Paulette DouglasBernice ... read more >>
Celebration of Life: Nick LaTour
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
Singer, actor and civil rights activist Nick LaTour died on Monday, Feb. 28 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 82.LaTour's career spanned six decades as a singer and performer in films, theatre, on television ... read more >>
Robert F. Kealing Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
Robert (Bob) F. Kealing, age 72, resident in the greater Los Angeles area, died Feb. 25, 2011. The adopted son of Hightower T. Kealing and Fern S. Kealing, Robert came to California around 1947 while vacationing ... read more >>
Ethel Berry Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
Ethel BerryOur dearly beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great- Great Grandmother and Great-Great-Great Grandmother, Mrs. Ethel Lee (Brown) Berry, affectionately called "Mother" passed away ... read more >>
Community Mourns Passing of Dr. Billy Ingram
Written by Cora Jackson – Fossett (Religion Editor) 10 March 2011
Rev. Dr. Billy IngramBeloved Pastor, Husband, Father & FriendBy Cora Jackson-FossettSentinel Religion EditorThe sudden passing of Rev. Dr. Billy Ingram stunned the greater Los Angeles community and ... read more >>
Celebration of Life: Bertran F. Cooper, M.D.
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 March 2011
In Loving Memory of BERTRAN F. COOPER, M.D.February 8, 1950- March 6, 2005"That which was bitter to endure may be sweet to remember." - ProverbWe remember you with sweetness, gratitude and love. Bonnie, ... read more >>
Lumania Dixon Ganier
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 March 2011
Lumania Dixon Ganier, passed away on Monday, February 21, 2011 in Van Nuys, CA at the age of 86.Born in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 4, 1924, she was the second of six children to Lancelot and Julia ... read more >>
Celebration of Life: Audrey Jean Quarles
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2011
A TRIBUTE TO A WOMAN WHO EPITOMIZED MOTHERHOOD AND COMMUNITY SERVICE"AUDREY WAS EVERYWHERE"On April 11, 1918, Audrey Mc Coy was the second of four children born to Jettie and Willie Mc Coy in a small ... read more >>
Preston Anthony Minor Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2011
Preston Anthony Minor, with family by his side, passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2011 in Santa Clarita, California of lung cancer at the age of 63.Born on November 13, 1947 to Evelyn and the late ... read more >>
Joseph “Joe” Dyer Pioneer Television Reporter, Passes
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 March 2011
Joseph "Joe" Dyer, the trailblazer The community has lost an icon and an activist, and television news has lost a standard bearer in media journalism. He was a pioneer journalist who broke racial barriers ... read more >>
Remembering Fred “Joseph” Horn
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 February 2011
Fred, the community activist Boxer, drummer, community activist, father, and a good brotherToday we celebrate the home-going of Fred Joseph Horn Jr.; born March 9, 1944, to the late Fred Joseph Horn Sr. ... read more >>
As a Teacher, Joe Ann Made a Difference
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 February 2011
Joe Ann McMillon November 1, 1940 - January 24, 2011Joe Ann McMillion was born November 1, 1940 to Hazel and Andrew Gaskin in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her mother Hazel and her stepfather Joe Gioustover ... read more >>
Tribute to a Life of Service
Written by Jalal Sudan 09 February 2011
Mrs. "Tony" Moreland Stewart By Jalal SudanA Memorial Tribute to the life of Mrs. Anthony Tony Moreland Stewart will be hosted by Metropolitan Baptist Church, Rev. Tyrone Skinner, Pastor, in association ... read more >>