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Life Celebration Set for Rev. Robert Ned
September 4, 2019
A life celebration is planned for the Rev. Robert L. Ned, who passed away on Aug. 21. The homegoing service is set for Saturday, Sept. 7, ... read more »
A Beautiful Life Story of Eleanor Moore
August 14, 2019
Eleanor Moore was born in Des Moines, Iowa on December 9, 1933, to the proud parents of Frank and Geraldine Smith. To this union two children were born with Eleanor being the oldest. ... read more »
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88
August 8, 2019
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” ″Sula” and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age 88. ... read more »
CELEBRATION OF LIFE: Georgia Von Noble a Fashion Icon
August 1, 2019
Her ability to display clothes and merchandise in shows, magazines, newspaper ads, on film, etc. was exceptional. ... read more »
CUSD Mourns the Passing of Beloved Board of Trustees Member, Margie N. Garrett
July 26, 2019
Ms. Garrett was elected to the Compton Unified School District Governing Board of Trustees in 2009 and re-elected in 2013. During Garrett’s first term she served as President, and Vice-President. Garrett continued her strong advocacy for public education and early child education as the Board’s Legislative Representative, leading CUSD’s legislative advocacy in Washington D.C. and in Sacramento. ... read more »
IN MEMORIAM: Sterling Tucker, Civil Rights Leader and Activist Politician, Dies at 95 By Lauren Victoria Burke
July 25, 2019
Prominent American civil rights activist and Washington, D.C. politician Sterling Tucker passed away on July 14, in Washington, D.C. Tucker was the first chair of the District of Columbia City Council and ran for mayor in 1978. He was defeated by Marion Barry by 1,500 votes. ... read more »
Black Advocate and Democratic Leader Darren Parker Dies
July 23, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Darren Parker, president of the California Democratic Party’s African American Caucus and a decades-long political activist and assistant to multiple Assembly Speakers, died Monday in the Los Angeles area after a battle with esophageal cancer. ... read more »
Boxing Great Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Dies
July 18, 2019
Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker’s illustrious International Boxing Hall of Fame journey to stardom was launched in Los Angeles at 1984 Olympic Games where he captured Gold as a member of arguably the greatest Olympic boxing team ever. His life came to a tragic end on Sunday July 15th in Virginia Beach about 18 miles from his birthplace of Norfolk, VA. He was 55. ... read more »
Nedra Ann Gardner
June 27, 2019
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Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff
June 13, 2019
Fellow chefs, musicians, family and friends were among hundreds who filed through a New Orleans church on Monday to pay last respects to Leah Chase. ... read more »
Leah Chase… A New Orleans Culinary Icon & Lovely Lady
June 6, 2019
‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’ Passes Away at Age 96 “Life is about listening, learning and never giving up. As long as you’re here on earth, you’re here for a purpose and it’s not about you, it’s about what you can do to better the world you live in. And that’s why I’m here, to help someone else up.” That’s what New Orleans chef and civil rights icon, Leah Chase told the Sentinel in an exclusive interview in 2017. She has served notables such as Quincy Jones, Jesse Jackson, Thurgood Marshall, James Baldwin, Ray Charles, former President Barack Obama and many more. ... read more »
Kam Williams, prolific film and literary critic, dies
June 6, 2019
A resident of Princeton, N.J., Williams published nearly 10,000 articles and reviews before he passed away. ... read more »
Life Lessons From Leah
June 6, 2019
In honor of the passing of culinary icon Leah Chase at the age of 96, the Sentinel presents the exclusive interview published on March 30, 2017. ... read more »
Melvin Edmonds of the Group ‘After 7’ Dies at 65
May 20, 2019
According to ... Melvin Edmonds, a founding member of Indianapolis R&B group After 7 and older brother of Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, died Saturday following a short illness. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Dr Lawrence H Moore
May 16, 2019
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