Friday, September 19, 2014
A Rising Star
Written by Brittany Gardner (Contributing Writer) 27 May 2010
 Alexis AkingbadeBy Brittany GardnerSentinel Contributing WriterDriven by the addiction for much success and the desire to always do better, 14 year old Alexis Akingbade, a Los Angeles native, has proven ... read more >>
Dr. Eric Cornwell: ‘Straight Outta Compton’
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 27 May 2010
 Dr. Eric CornwellAs a recipient of the 2010 Cecil Cutting Award, Dr. Cornwell has placed Compton 'on the map' in a way that makes his hometown proud.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorAs ... read more >>
Villaraigosa Endorses Inglewood Mayor Pro Tem Danny Tabor
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
 Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilmember Danny TaborLos Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorses Inglewood Mayor pro tem Danny Tabor for MayorSentinel New ServiceLos Angeles Mayor Antonio ... read more >>
G&C Win $5M Katrina Contract
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
 Gene HaleSentinel News ServiceG&C Equipment Corporation has been awarded a $5 Million contract by Archer Western Corporation to supply material and equipment to help rebuild one of the levees that ... read more >>
Wesson Leads West Adams Area Park Improvements
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
 Groundbreaking at the new Westside ParkSentinel News ServiceIn many areas of our inner city where there is rapidly increasing population density, there is very little open space and very few parks. ... read more >>
Students from Tom Bradley Elementary School Head to D.C.
Written by Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) 27 May 2010
 Students from Tom Bradley Elementary SchoolNiele AndersonSentinel Religion EditorFor the 2nd time David "Hollywood" Harrell will escort 30 5th graders from the Los Angeles area to visit Washington ... read more >>
Homeless, but hopeful
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 27 May 2010
 Bobby WhitenLocal homeless youth continues to strive for the best despite harsh circumstances.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterIt is a hard-knock-life for a lot of people out in the streets of ... read more >>
Expo Line Seeks Public Participation
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
Expo Line Seeks Public ParticipationPhase One of the Exposition Light Rail Transit Project is in the final stretch to completion and wants to add an addition station at Farmdale AvenueBy Yussuf J. SimmondsTitled ... read more >>
For the Liberation of African Peoples Everywhere
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
For the Liberation of African Peoples EverywhereThe Organization Us will hold its 48th Annual African Liberation Day celebration Monday, May 31, 5-8 pm at the African American Cultural Center, 3018 W 48th ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Honors Veterans, Service Members and Fallen Heroes
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
Congresswoman Richardson Honors Our Veterans, Service Members and Fallen Heroes for Their Sacrifices for and Dedication to Democracy Each year on Memorial Day, Americans come together to remember the sacrifices ... read more >>
Mentoring a Black Child
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 27 May 2010
Mentoring a Black Child Do you have two days a month to mentor a child?By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterMaybe you missed, it but on April 28, 2010, President Obama signed a proclamation declaring ... read more >>
Passing the Mantle
Written by Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) 20 May 2010
 Rev. Dr. Cecil "Chip" Murray, John R. Tansey Chair of Christian Ethics in the School of Religion at the University of Southern California / Passing the Mantle Co-Principal Investigator gives lecture.USC ... read more >>
Hotel program helps struggling people get a foothold on life
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 May 2010
 Faith Thomas and Rev. D.L. Wilson, Pastor BTH of Trueway Missionary Baptist ChurchHospitality Boot Camp is designed to help people learn skills to work in the hotel industry.By Brian W. CarterSentinel ... read more >>
Compton’s Series of Town Hall Meetings
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 20 May 2010
 Alita Godwin, City Clerk The city is moving ahead at full speed in an effort to get its citizens involved in whether or not to bring back the Compton Police Department.By Francis TaylorSentinel Contributing ... read more >>
2010 Strategy Session during Delta Day in Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 May 2010
 Delta Sigma Theta Soros from throughout Los Angeles gather on steps of City Hall with Councilwoman & Council President Pro Tempore Jan Perry and Councilman Bernard Parks during the 2010 Delta Day ... read more >>
CalWORKs' Deadly Blow to the Black Community
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 May 2010
CalWORKs' Deadly Blow to the Black CommunityThe budgetary axe always falls on those least able to resist--African Americans and the poor--whenever there is a fiscal crisis.Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Written by Francis Taylor (Staff Writer) 13 May 2010
Councilmember Herb J. Wesson, Jr., far right, and CHP Sergeant Lee E. Martin, observe the CHP car Seat Technician inspect the car seat belonging to Jaisha Laurent.By Francis TaylorSentinel Staff WriterWESSON, ... read more >>
Actress makes a difference in local youths' lives
Written by Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer 13 May 2010
Nakia Burrise, actress and founder of A Day In The Life Nakia Burrise runs non-profit organization to empower and edify inner city kids Nakia Burrise is a multi-talented, actress who has made numerous ... read more >>
Tavis Smiley establishes scholarship fund
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 May 2010
 Sheryl FlowersCiting the occasion as the need to carry on exemplary work, the popular talk show host presented the first check for Sheryl Flowers scholarship fund to Clark Atlanta University in honor ... read more >>
Waters, Parks, Bakewell and Gourly Endorse Jones-Sawyer
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 (l to r) Los Angeles Councilmember Bernard Parks Sr., Los Angeles Sentinel Publisher Danny Bakewell Sr., 47th Assembly District Candidate Reggie Jones-Sawyer, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, and Culver ... read more >>
A Mother's Plea: Stop the Killings, Please
Written by Pat Hendricks Munson (Contributing Writer) 13 May 2010
Pat Munson and son, DwayneBy Pat Hendricks MunsonSentinel Contributing WriterMy beloved son, Dwayne Nathan Hendricks II, 31, was shot to death early Saturday morning May 1, forcing my undivided attention ... read more >>
Assemblyman Mike Davis honored by USC Black Alumni
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
USC Black Alumni Association's Rev. Jini Kilgore Cockroft presents Assemblyman Mike Davis with the 2010 Kilgore Service Award Assemblyman Mike Davis received the USC Black Alumni Association2010 Kilgore ... read more >>
Farrakhan in L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan Farrakhan in L.A. The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, Nation of Islam and world leader, addressed the relentless acquisition of God's knowledge and the need ... read more >>
Professor Harry Edwards at UCLA
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
Professor Harry Edwards Professor Harry Edwards at UCLAHe is the foremost authority on the Black athlete - then and nowBy Xavier HiggsSentinel Contributing WriterRenowned sociologist and sports consultant, ... read more >>
Compton Residents Want Police Department Back
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 07 May 2010
Compton Police Department Compton Residents Want Police Dept. BackNot too long ago, Compton had its own police department of which the residents were proud. They are calling for it to be returned.Francis ... read more >>



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