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Brad Pye to Leave County After 24 Years
Written by Cora Jackson – Fossett (Religion Editor) 14 April 2011
Brad Pye Jr. and Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa By Cora Jackson-FossettSentinel Religion EditorLos Angeles sports writer and broadcaster Brad Pye Jr. will retire from the County of Los Angeles after 24 ... read more >>
Marcus Garvey School
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 April 2011
"An educational institution for Black children like no other"Education is a power and a force ... it is the surest way for a people to rise and overcome traditional and historic barriers ... without a ... read more >>
Ivory Coast President Says He Won’t Step Down
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 April 2011
Why aren't we here for 'humanitarian reasons'?BY MARCO CHOWN OVED & RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated PressIvory Coast's strongman Laurent Gbagbo tried to hang on to power for one more day Wednesday from ... read more >>
Massive Community Rally Scheduled
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 April 2011
Elected officials, Community Leaders, the Clergy and Organized Labor will join the community on Saturday at Jesse Owens Park to stop the massive cuts in the federal budget threatens its very existence ... read more >>
Haiti Pins its hopes on a popstar president
Written by Trenton Daniel (Associated Press) 07 April 2011
Haitians express joy about the election By TRENTON DANIEL, Associated Press Haiti's pop-star-turned-president-elect donned a conservative gray suit Tuesday for his first news conference since his upset ... read more >>
Almena Lomax Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 April 2011
Almena Lomax, longtime civil rights activist, journalist and former editor of the Los Angeles Tribune, died Friday, March 25, 2011, in Pasadena after a short illness. She was 95, and is survived by four ... read more >>
Romeo continues to inspire local students
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 April 2011
Romeo talks to Audubon students Photo by Brian W. Carter Father and son duo visit local middle/high school to uplift and promote education.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterMulti-talented artist, ... read more >>
Tribute to Dr. Manning Marable (1950 – 2011): The Importance of Black Historians
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 April 2011
 By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA ColumnistProfessor William Manning Marable's contributions to African American history remind all of us of how important it is to get the best possible education and ... read more >>
American Airlines Launches New Destination Flights
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 April 2011
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa presents certificate to American Airlines photo by Brian W. CarterRibbon Cutting photo by David Starkopf(From Left to Right): Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Los Angeles Urban League ... read more >>
Obama launches bid for a second term
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 07 April 2011
President Obama fired upThe president speaking to the CBC executive committee Energetic and upbeat, President Obama dashed the hopes of those naysayers who claimed that he is a one-term chief executive. ... read more >>
Kaiser Comes to South Los Angeles
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 April 2011
 Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Councilmembers Bernard Parks and Jan Perry Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasDr. Tumani Leatherwood, physician in charge Photos by Jason LewisThe opening of a new medical facility ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 April 2011
Brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc, compete in the Sprite Step Off.SPRITE STEP OFF RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES FOR A SECOND YEAR OF DYNAMIC DANCE, MUSIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICESprite Step Off, a tournament-style ... read more >>
Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, Jr. Gives State of the City Address
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2011
 Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, Jr. addressed a packed audience of Inglewood residents and members of the local business community during presentation of his first State of the City speech. Butts' practical ... read more >>
Women Poets
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 April 2011
By Yussuf J. Simmonds This is the final week of Women's month and students are about to return from their Easter break. Those who have accepted the responsibility as poets/educators--past and present--have ... read more >>
Dr. John Cashin, Legendary Black Civic and Political Leader Passes
Written by William Reed (Special to NNPA) 03 April 2011
By William ReedSpecial to the NNPAWashington, D.C. (NNPA) - Dr. John L. Cashin, Jr. a Black dentist and Alabama civil rights leader who once ran for governor against George C. Wallace, died in a Washington, ... read more >>
Bernice Beverly Arbor
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2011
Our beloved matriarch, affectionately known as "Bo", passed away peacefully on March 16, 2011 at the age of 94. What a life she led. She was born October 5, 1916 in Corpus Christi, Texas, the youngest ... read more >>
San Fernando Links to Honor Danny Bakewell
Written by Associated Press 01 April 2011
On Saturday, April 30th, The San Fernando Valley Chapter of The Links, Inc. will honor businessman and humanitarian, Danny Bakewell. This celebration will take place at the Sheraton Universal Hotel with ... read more >>
Grim Sleeper Suspect Indicted on 10 Murder Counts
Written by Associated Press 01 April 2011
By JONATHAN LLOYD,Associated PressThe suspect in the "Grim Sleeper" slayings was indicted Thursday on 10 counts of murder.The indictment of Lonnie David Franklin Jr. eliminates the need for the preliminary ... read more >>
L.A. Transit board approves cuts to bus service
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2011
The Associated PressThe Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority board has approved cuts to city bus service in an effort to balance its budget. City News Service says the board voted Thursday, ... read more >>
He is Still the Greatest!
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2011
A new sculpture of Muhammad Ali A new sculpture of boxing great Muhammad Ali goes on display Friday in downtown Los Angeles. It's a two-dimensional depiction of Ali's face. The nearly three-story high ... read more >>
Percy Pinkney’s Birthday Bash
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 01 April 2011
Left to Right: Bill Duke, Roy Willis, Mike Smith, Percy Pinkney, Robert RooksBy Allison Arnold & Beata DragaRecord numbers of supporters and friends turned out to celebrate the birthday of Percy Pinkney, ... read more >>
Dr. Jones predicated to win council seat
Written by Anton Bailey 01 April 2011
Assemblyman Isadore Hall and Councilman Dr. Willie Jones Compton's Business to Business RoundtableBy Anton BlakelyCompton, CA- 4th District Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones, and Assemblyman Isadore Hall, ... read more >>
Appointed CEO, DR. Curry Comes “Straight Outta Compton’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 01 April 2011
As CEO of Compton Community College, Dr. Keith Curry is in a unique position to make the college 'whole' again, academicallyBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorAnn Marie Garten, Director Community ... read more >>
What is the State of Black America?
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 March 2011
Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League The National Urban League has been focusing on that question since 1976 and in 2011, the issue is jobsNational Urban League ReportOn March 29th the ... read more >>
Parks, the Undisputed Councilman of 8th District
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 March 2011
Lookin' Like a $Million, Parks wins again; this time it's officialWith his third and final term as the Representative for the Eighth District now in hand, Los Angeles City Councilmember Bernard C. Parks ... read more >>

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Love You Madly: A Portrait of Duke Ellington
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