Friday, May 29, 2015
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 >>
Charles Ogletree: A visiting professor
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 August 2010
 Professor Charles OgletreeSENTINEL EXCLUSIVEProfessor Charles Ogletree is a legend throughout the country in the legal community and is an advisor, and former law professor, to President Barack and Michelle ... read more >>
Terry J. Hatter Jr.: A Judge for All Seasons
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 July 2010
 The Honorable Terry J. Hatter Jr.U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte, Jr.Judge David Cunningham IIIAssemblyman Mike DavisAttorney Eulanda L. MatthewsSentinel ExclusiveA federal judge for over 30 years, Judge ... read more >>
Crenshaw Starbucks Community Helps Capture #10 on CA’s Most Wanted
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Contributing Writer) 15 July 2010
 Mark Reed aka Will Thomas' Most Wanted photo and LAPD booking photoA Sentinel ExclusiveBy Jasmyne CannickSentinel Contributing WriterOn Saturday, July 10, working with the FBI and LAPD, members of Los ... read more >>
Family of Oscar Grant Speaks Out as Jury Deliberates
Written by Jasmyne Cannick & Sister Charlene Muhammad (Contributing Writers) 08 July 2010
 Nation of Islam Oakland Rep., Minister Keith Muhammad; Oscar Grant's Uncle, Cephus Johnson; Oscar Grant's mother, Wanda Johnson; and his Uncle, Kenneth Johnson at the Sentinel office. (Photo credit: ... read more >>
Urban Driver: Mercedes E 350 - 5 Passenger Sedan
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2010
Urban Driver: Mercedes E 350 – 5 Passenger SedanTelevision commercials tout the fact that this is the ninth generation of the E-class. The 2010 Mercedes E 350 sedan sets the bar for sedan performance, ... read more >>
URBAN DRIVER: 2010 Tahoe 4WD Hybrid
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2010
Urban Driver: 2010 Tahoe 4WD HybridThe greening of the SUV is now in full bloom with the arrival of the 2010 Tahoe Hybrid. The Tahoe  a longtime favorite of sports utility aficionados is ready to move ... read more >>
Kwame Kilpatrick: Former Detroit mayor tells his story to the Black Press
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 May 2010
 Kwame KilpatrickSENTINEL EXCLUSIVEBrian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterOn Kwame Kilpatrick's website, the following statement was written by one of his previous constituents: "May God bless you and ... read more >>

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One-on-One with Hill Harper
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 January 2010
Sentinel ExclusiveOne-on-One with Hill HarperHill Harper He is referred to as actor, author and activist, but Hill Harper is also an attorney and a motivational speaker who frequently connects with audiences ... read more >>
Ethiopian Scholar visits the Sentinel
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 October 2009
 Ethiopian Scholar visits the Sentinel Dr. Yarden Fanta-VagenshteinDr. Vagenshtein being interviewed Dr. Yarden Fanta-Vagenshtein is the first Ethiopian woman to earn a doctorate in Israel at the ... read more >>
Dr. Cornel West Comes to Town
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Sentinel Managing Editor) 01 October 2009
Dr. Cornel West  Dr. Cornel West Comes to Town He has been called a brilliant scholar, political activist, professor and prophet; Dr. West is all that and much more. By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Cerdan Smith, Artist
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 July 2009
Cerdan Smith poses next to his latest work “King of Pop: Michael Jackson, This is It” on display at the Los Angeles Sentinel.Photo Credit: Jason Lewis for SentinelArtist Cerdan SmithBy Jason ... read more >>
The Real Soloist
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 16 April 2009
Nathaniel Ayers is the real “soloist” – subject of the upcoming movie “The Soloist.” Photo by Jason Lewis for SentinelRemarkable music  genius discovered on skid row Nathaniel ... read more >>
Bass Fights for Our Agenda
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 February 2009
 African American Assembly Speaker kept Republicans from destroying our community programsThe first African American woman to become state Assembly Speaker Karen Bass went to Sacramento to increase ... read more >>
Danny Bakewell Jr. Runs for Delegate Seat to Support Barack Obama Campaign
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 10 April 2008
Danny Bakewell Jr. aims to represent the community this weekend by becoming a National Democratic Convention Delegate representing the 33rd Congressional district.  Please show your support by voting ... read more >>
Mayor’s Appointee Makes Big Job Impact
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 27 March 2008
Gregory Irish with Mayor Antonio VillaraigosaBy Yussuf J. Simmonds Sentinel Assistant Managing Editor By Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer Villaraigosa directs Gregory Irish to move 100,000 area ... read more >>
Black History Month Celebrates: The Legal Profession Black Lawyers
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 February 2008
Contrary to the words of the Constitution that “all men are created equal,” in the real world, some men may be more equal than others. However, laws are meant to regulate people’s behavior ... read more >>
Inglewood Police Chief Seabrooks Gains Respect Through Effective Leadership
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 28 February 2008
Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks is the first Black and first female to head the Inglewood Police Department (IPD). Assuming her new duties in October last year, Seabrooks took some time with the Los Angeles ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash