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Pioneer Achievement Award Honors Media Giant Hughes
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 01 November 2007
The Brotherhood Crusade will honor Cathy Hughes, the founder andchairwoman of Radio/TV-One with the annual Walter Bremond Pioneer ofAfrican American Achievement award For almost four decades, the Brotherhood ... read more >>
NAACP Convenes in Manhattan Beach
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 25 October 2007
The NAACP California State Conference began it’s 20th annual convention today reviewing the past year’s activities and planning for the next, with delegates gathering at the Manhattan Beach ... read more >>
City Council Calls for End of Iraq War
Written by City News Service 25 October 2007
CNS - The Los Angeles City Council has adopted a resolution calling for an end to the war in Iraq, making it the largest city in the nation to make such a call.“Today (Oct. 16) the city of Los ... read more >>
Mike Davis Delivers Jobs to the 48th District
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 25 October 2007
Delivering on a campaign promise to bring jobs to his constituents in the 48th Assembly District, California Assembly member Mike Davis recently hosted a job fair, along with Mothers In Action, the Los ... read more >>
SOS Tackles Juvenile Probation, Gang Intervention Strategies
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 25 October 2007
The regular, third Sunday of every month meeting of Save Our Sons (SOS) at Crenshaw United Methodist Church featured presentations this month by Tony Massengale, senior Los Angeles County Human Relations ... read more >>
Downtown Seniors and Families Threatened with Homelessness
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 25 October 2007
As the landscape of downtown Los Angeles is being transformed into a more expensive enclave of luxury apartments and condominiums, and deep-pocket land developers expand their real estate portfolios ... read more >>
Community Helps Compton Teacher Replace Fire-Damaged Books
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 18 October 2007
When fifth-grade teacher Jacquie Hundley’s garage caught fire recently, she was distraught over the loss of 400 books she had stored there for students at Anderson Elementary School. “I ... read more >>
Police Chief Seabrooks Brings Historical Leadership to Inglewood
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 18 October 2007
It has been less than one month since Jacqueline Seabrooks assumed her new position as Chief of the City of Inglewood Police Department (IPD) and already she has made history as the first Black and first ... read more >>
Felix Sign Denied Historical Status
Written by Alice Walton 18 October 2007
  CNS - The Felix Chevrolet showroom and neon roof sign in downtown Los Angeles may be local landmarks, but the Los Angeles City Council has declined to designate the site as a historic ... read more >>
Death Penalty Opponents Gather Outside District Courthouse
Written by Super User 18 October 2007
(LA Sentinel Photo) Aqeela SherrillsTwo years ago, when Aqeela Sherrills’ oldest son Terrell was murdered in Ladera Heights, it would have been easy to want his son’s killer on Death Row.But instead ... read more >>
More Than 75,000 Celebrate Black Community Black Power and Love at "Taste of Soul"
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 18 October 2007
The innocence of a child recognizing the symbols of McDonalds, religions of Christianity merging with that of Islam, smoke scents of spicy barbeque clashing with that of healthy vegan foods, the bellowing ... read more >>
Worldly Flavors Featured at Taste of Soul
Written by Christine Sabathia 11 October 2007
A Taste of JamaicaAntoniette Gray and Delorse Dyer are bringing a mouth-watering taste of Jamaica’s flavorful dishes down to Crenshaw Blvd. when they set up their Wi Jammin Caribbean Restaurant ... read more >>
Gloria Jeff Appeals Termination
Written by By Alice Walton 11 October 2007
CNS—The Department of Transportation’s ousted general manager submitted a letter Oct. 5 asking the City Council to overturn her termination, claiming she was dismissed without any warning ... read more >>
Michael Baisden to Lead 'Taste of Soul'
Written by Super User 11 October 2007
The self-proclaimed “Bad Boy of Radio” is coming to Los Angeles, as national radio personality Michael Baisden will make a special guest appearance at this Saturday’s Taste of Soul held on historic ... read more >>
Baisden Delivers
Written by Super User 27 September 2007
Talk Show Host Praised as Leading Voice in JenaIn the wake of the Jena Six rally down in Jena, Louisiana, one voice can take plenty of credit for being a guiding presence during the historic moment.Radio ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Participates in County Campaign
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 September 2007
For 30 years, Los Angeles County Employees have supported the Brotherhood Crusade and thousands of organizations through payroll deduction and cash contributions. “The County’s Charitable ... read more >>
Vendors Taste Flavor of Soul
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 27 September 2007
A record 150 vendors will line Crenshaw Blvd for the second annual Taste of Soul October 13, where food lovers and aficionados can look forward to sampling everything from peach cobbler to seafood gumbo. ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Names African American Fire Captain as New Emergency Preparedness Director
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 September 2007
The new emergency preparedness chief will coordinate preparation for and response to natural and man-made disasters. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, joined by Council-members Jack Weiss and Tom LaBonge, ... read more >>
Pierce Awarded $1.4M But Still Feels Hurt
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 27 September 2007
Former Black Fireman Tennie Pierce Doesn’t Feel Like A Winner Growing up in South Central Los Angeles and attending Foshay Middle School and Crenshaw High School, Tennie Pierce always dreamed of ... read more >>
Lynwood Residents Accuse Willoughby of Malpractice and Misrepresentation
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 September 2007
Attorney Willoughby's appointment as the city attorney adds fuel to the recallThe residents of the city of Lynwood are up in arms over the recent appointment of tainted attorney Anthony Willoughby ... read more >>
Mayor Provides Jobs in Construction for Blacks
Written by Super User 20 September 2007
Mayor Villaraigosa leads effort to provide more construction job opportunities An estimated 25,000 jobs in the Building Trades will open up in the next ten years as a whole generation of skilled workers ... read more >>
Beach Blast 2007: Surfing, Sand, Sun and Fun
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 September 2007
 Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke is probably one of the best friends of Los Angeles County foster children and the best-known elected official among thousands of those who ... read more >>
Trio Pledge Unity for MLK Hospital
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2007
Supervisor Burke, Congresswomen Waters and Richardson vow a collaborative effort in returning facility to full operation   Francis Taylor/Sentinel Photo Members from the “Save MLK?Hospital” ... read more >>
L.A. County Fair Opens Gates
Written by City News Service 12 September 2007
CNS - The Los Angeles County Fair, the nation’s largest, began its 18-day run at Fairplex in Pomona Sept. 7, with the traditional rides, fried foods, horse racing, concerts and a new environmental ... read more >>
Gertrude Baines: Black Community Treasure at 113
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2007
Gertrude Baines at 113 years of age is an active member of the Main Gospel Church pastored by Warren J. Smith and she is proud of the dozens of birthday and celebratory greetings that adorn ... read more >>

 

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