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The Gentle Giant
Written by Malik Spellman 20 August 2008
Who is this gentle giant? What is it that he does? Well the gentle giant who stands over six feet and prays to god for his mercy is none other than Big U one of the most interesting people that I have ... read more >>
The Blasting Legacy of Negative Political Ads
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 August 2008
Congressman Harold Ford Jr. is one of many who has been targeted by the party of LincolnControversial ads, cartoons and depictions have always seemed to pop up throughout the country during the voting ... read more >>
Did I get "played"?
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 20 August 2008
Hello world, hope all is well with you and your families, truly. In this day and age most of us get caught up with our own personal goals and activities, that we don't stop and enjoy what in my opinion, ... read more >>
Figures Don’t Lie, People Lie on Figures
Written by CHARISSE BREMOND-WEAVER 14 August 2008
In reading the article entitled “Leader’s Kin get Union Business,” I became quite incensed. However, the provocation of my irritation was not that which the author intended. Instead, ... read more >>
COMMENTARY: HIV Cases Underestimaed
Written by BROOKE MINTERS 14 August 2008
Last week it was revealed that HIV cases have been underestimated by 40 percent for a decade. This new study was recently presented at the 27th International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. Researchers ... read more >>
Forgive Us Lord, for We Have Sinned
Written by ERIC LEE 07 August 2008
“Two wrongs don’t make a right.” We’ve been taught this principle from generation to generation, from our ancestors that have endured slavery, Jim Crow segregation and legalized ... read more >>
COMMENTARY: Fighting the Global AIDS Pandemic Abroad... and at Home
Written by CONGRESSWOMAN BARBARA LEE 07 August 2008
The recent passage of bipartisan legislation reauthorizing and expanding the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is a landmark achievement that will save millions of people from certain ... read more >>
COMMENTARY: A Summer Must-Do
Written by BROOKE MINTERS 07 August 2008
Do you know what your kids are up to this summer? Earlier this year the Center for Disease Control (CDC) published a study reporting that 1 in 4 teenage girls, ages 14 to 19, has an Sexually Transmitted ... read more >>
Radio That House Mouse Mess
Written by Malik Spellman 31 July 2008
About a year ago I was arrested for an old traffic ticket dated back to 1990 that wasn’t mine (I was the victim of identity theft) and was taken into custody. Well as a result of all that stuff ... read more >>
Words of Wisdom From the Pen of a Child
Written by Kiyomi Calloway, Special to the Sentinel 17 July 2008
A long time ago African Americans and women did not have the right to vote. People fought and some lost their lives for us to gain the right to vote. For many years the minority voice was not heard and ... read more >>
Don’t Eat Your Dead Brothers
Written by MALIK SPELLMAN 17 July 2008
In the name of God we as Black men need to stop eating our dead brothers’ flesh. That term comes out of the holy book. It is about the good people of the earth that talk about our brothers behind ... read more >>
The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword
Written by MALIK SPELLMAN 03 July 2008
Is it part of a person’s nature to be rude and personify a very negative spirit towards people that they don’t know anything about? I know of a very rude, disrespectful, power wielding Sheriff-wanna-be ... read more >>
COMMENTARY: Weekend Gang Shootout Turns Anger into Fun
Written by MALIK SPELLMAN 26 June 2008
Over the weekend Los Angeles experienced the best shoot out I have ever seen in my life and I welcome many more. Over the past weekend we had a chance to take several high risk youth over to the chino ... read more >>
The Freezer: The Coldest Spot in Town
Written by Malik Spellman 04 June 2008
“What is the freezer,” is the question we ask while reading this article. Well here it is in a nutshell. I, as an intervention and prevention specialist over at UNITY 2 have had to endure ... read more >>
Same Song, Different Lyrics
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 June 2008
Throughout the years, there have been many commissions, reports, reviews and blue ribbon panels. Their results and findings have usually been the same and they usually have been shelved; yet, there seems ... read more >>
Comentary: Shoot First and Ask Questions Last!
Written by Malik Spellman 22 May 2008
That is the meaning of to serve and protect! Lately we have seen a rash of shootings by police officers all over the country and we have not seen one situation where the police has been bought up on ... read more >>
The Harvest is Great and the Workers are Few
Written by MALIK SPELLMAN 08 May 2008
They say that pressure makes the best diamond so that it can shed light in all directions. So I have a great amount of respect for Janice Hahn who was recently on Fox defending the efforts of gang intervention ... read more >>
Dear ‘Mr. Liquor Store’
Written by MALIK SPELLMAN 01 May 2008
As you may know, you are the first person we as humans turn to when we are feeling down. If our children are born we celebrate the birth of a child with you in mind. You seem to be in all of our thoughts ... read more >>
The Quality of the Air We Breathe
Written by TINA SIMMONDS 24 April 2008
A visitor to Los Angeles once stated, “Los Angeles is the only place where you can actually see the air that you breathe.” That statement pretty much sums up air pollution not only in Los ... read more >>
The Mayor Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is
Written by MALIK SPELLMAN 24 April 2008
Los Angeles finally has a mayor who has put his money where his mouth is. This message is to personally thank the Mayor for his input. It is not very often that we find someone who is listening to the ... read more >>
Hillary’s Remarks on the 40th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Death in Memphis, Tennessee
Written by Senator Hillary Clinton 10 April 2008
Thank you all. I am deeply honored to be here today on this very important commemoration and for this significant gathering. I want to thank Bishop Blake for his leadership here at home and around the ... read more >>
Why Black Americans Should Vote Their Race... For Once
Written by DR.?M. TYRONE CUSHMAN 03 April 2008
Reprint from Pasadena Journal I never cease to be amazed at the race-sensitive conscience of Black Americans. Why are we the only race in the world embarrassed to choose itself? Why do we as Blacks ... read more >>
Street Apostle
Written by MALIK SPELLMAN 13 March 2008
California Revolutionary in Politics What does street apostle mean, is the question I set out to answer. Is it a question of social responsibility and commitment to helping our people as a whole to ... read more >>
Tammany Telecom?
Written by DR. E. FAYE WILLIAMS 06 March 2008
The term bribery usually conjures images of corrupt businessmen jamming fistfuls of cash into the pockets of public officials in exchange for favors. But the exchange can work the other way as well—public ... read more >>
The Obama-Bass Factor
Written by BARBARA PERKINS 06 March 2008
“Be the Change you want to see in the world.” Mahatma Ghandi. “We are bearing witness that words have enormous power and that good is on the side of those who without question are ... read more >>

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