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LAPD appoints Commander William Scott as Deputy Chief
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 20 November 2014
(Commander William Scott hopes to take on his new position with a fresh approach.) LAPD’s Commander William Scott will soon take on the title of deputy chief for the Southwest division. For more than ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Honors Cedric The Entertainer
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 13 November 2014
Brotherhood Crusade President Charisse Bremond is joined by Award-winning actor, writer, producer and philanthropist Cedric The Entertainer and Brotherhood Crusade Chairman Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. at ... read more >>
Local Dad to File Lawsuit against LAPD
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 31 October 2014
(Brandon Dawson and family)   26 year-old Brandon Dawson, a South LA resident, was arrested for allegedly assaulting a LAPD officer, but he claims that he was the one who was attacked. Dawson was ... read more >>
Housing Segregation Played Role in Ferguson, Mo. Tragedy
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 23 October 2014
Missouri State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed walks during a rally for justice for Michael Brown, and the people of Ferguson, Mo., on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in ... read more >>
Brenda Marsh Mitchell Gospel Stage debuts at Taste of Soul 2014
Written by By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Religion Editor 09 October 2014
                                          Brenda Marsh - Mitchell      Rev. Kelvin Sauls    J. Boykin  Tymeka  The Brenda Marsh Mitchell ... read more >>
The ‘Queen’ Comes to Taste of Soul
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 02 October 2014
Queen Latifah named honorary chair for 9th annual TOS Festival  Los Angeles’ largest street festival which exceeded one million attendees after eight years, Taste of  Soul has named Queen Latifah ... read more >>
New Cal State University Chancellor
Written by Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writ jennifer@lasentinel.net 27 September 2013
Dr. Timothy White is responsible for the 23-campus system and is looking forward to the chance to give back. California State University Chancellor Dr. Timothy White didn’t seek out his position, ... read more >>
VIDEO: Angie Stone "Do What U Gotta Do" Interview
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 22 June 2012
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VIDEO: Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash - "The Soul Man" interview
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 15 June 2012
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Skyy Fisher speaks to the community
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 May 2012
School board member, Skyy Fisher (Photo by BRIAN CARTER)Compton Unified School District's board member says that he will 'Work Hard' to regain the community's trust.While Compton School Board member, Skyy ... read more >>
Mayor confirms his commitment to jobs in South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 May 2012
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (center) meets with (L to R) Greg Irish, Charisse Bremond-Weaver, Timothy Watkins and his assistant.Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, working with a recommendation from the Community ... read more >>
The Crenshaw Line
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 April 2012
The future Crenshaw/LAX Line   It's still to come amidst several bumps along the way During his first year in office, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas authored an amendment to the MTA's long-range transportation ... read more >>
Trayvon Martin Press Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 March 2012
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Rickey Minor returns to Carver Middle School to inspire young musicians
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 March 2012
Minor speaking to the student bodyA 1974 graduate of Carver Middle School, Rickey Minor returns with an inspirational message for the music students. March is Music in Our Schools Month, and Carver Middle ... read more >>
Susan D. Austin takes the helm at BMI
Written by Brandon I. Brooks Assistant Managing Editor 15 March 2012
Susan Davenport Austin, Chair of BMI"I was always taught growing up that the only place you will find success before work is in the dictionary." As the new chair at BMI, Susan Davenport Austin becomes ... read more >>
Our Black Super Heroes!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 February 2012
DC Comics' Batwing-First Black BatmanMarvel Comics' FalconDC Comics' Aqualad Marvel Comics' X-man from the future, Bishop Black super heroes have been present in the comic book industry for years and ... read more >>
Grammy Awards welcome Sentinel/ Black Press onto the Red Carpet
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 February 2012
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What Would King Say?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 January 2012
What WOULD Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. say, were he still among us to observe that – despite naming schools, streets and boulevards … and erecting statues, and monuments in his honor – the country, ... read more >>
Supervisor vows to seek justice for Ujima Village
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 January 2012
SSupervisor Mark Ridley ThomasThe warning signWhat once was ...Supervisor vows to seek justice for Ujima VillageBefore Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas was elected to the 2nd district, contaminated soil was ... read more >>
What’s Special About Christmas?
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 December 2011
We’ve all seen a Christmas tree, Santa and Frosty but what’s so special about this time of year.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterIt’s that time of the year and the word for the season is ... read more >>
Incest and the Journey to Forgiveness
Written by Joy Childs (Assistant Editor for L.A. Watts Times Newspaper) 15 July 2011
Wendy Gladney photo by Brian Carter for WattsWendy with her book "The Preacher's Daughter" Wendy as she gears up for KJLH Front Page (L - R) Iyanla Vanzant and Wendy Gladney Incest and the Journey to ForgivenessBy ... read more >>
Chief Charlie Beck, Is He a New Breed of Police Chief?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 March 2011
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck --Photo Credit: Malcolm AliChief's staff (L to R) Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger, Mary Grady, Public Information Officer; the Chief; Deputy Chief Patrick Gannon --Photo Credit: ... read more >>
Craig Smith: 'Straight Outta Compton'
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 September 2010
Craig Smith of the Los Angeles ClippersNBA player Craig Smith is the power/forward center for the Los Angeles Clippers and an advocate for education. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterHe grew up ... read more >>
Student is the Master Teacher
Written by Janet Alston Jackson (Contributing Writer) 21 August 2010
 Eric Jerome DickeyEXCLUSIVE TO THE L.A. SENTINELBy Janet Alston JacksonSentinel Contributing writerIf you have reached the top of your game, why would you want to study hard, voraciously dissecting your ... read more >>

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