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In Memoriam: Israel Hicks
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
 Israel HicksIn Memoriam: Israel Hicks, Founding Artistic Director of Ebony Repertory Theatre (1943-2010) Israel Hicks, Founding Artistic Director of Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT), died Saturday, July ... read more >>
Paul Robeson
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 08 July 2010
Paul Robeson, the ScholarPaul Robeson, the OratorPaul Robeson, the TravelerPaul Robeson, the Entertainer*** LEGENDS *** 'A scholar, athlete, lawyer, singer, actor, activist and freedom fighter'By Yussuf ... read more >>
Virginia Smith Alexander
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
 Virginia Smith Alexander Virginia Smith Alexander was born on May 4, 1919, in Grantville, Georgia to Augustus Smith and Walter Trammell. "Ole Virginia from Georgia" as she always referred to herself, ... read more >>
Founding Moonglows member and Motown Legend Harvey Fuqua dies
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 08 July 2010
 Harvey FuquaBy Joy Childs[At press time, it was reported that Harvey Fuqua, one of the key architects of the Motown Empire, had died in Detroit. We will have more information in next week's issue.]His ... read more >>
Family of Oscar Grant Speaks Out as Jury Deliberates
Written by Jasmyne Cannick & Sister Charlene Muhammad (Contributing Writers) 08 July 2010
 Nation of Islam Oakland Rep., Minister Keith Muhammad; Oscar Grant's Uncle, Cephus Johnson; Oscar Grant's mother, Wanda Johnson; and his Uncle, Kenneth Johnson at the Sentinel office. (Photo credit: ... read more >>
Obama's Speech on Immigration Reform, A High Moment of Vision--Now Congress Must Act!
Written by Jesse Jackson SR. (Rainbow PUSH Coalition) 08 July 2010
Obama's Speech on Immigration Reform, A High Moment of Vision--Now Congress Must Act!In the wake of divisive and ill-conceived actions by states, President Obama delivered a much needed policy statement ... read more >>
10 Months Into His Daughter's Disappearance, Michael Richardson Is Still Searching
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Contributing Writer) 08 July 2010
10 Months Into His Daughter's Disappearance, Michael Richardson Is Still Searching Richardson Family to Host Leimert Park Fundraiser Sunday July 11 to Raise Money for a Private Investigator A Los Angeles ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces Completion of $834,000 U.S. Department of Transportation Grant
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
Congresswoman Richardson Announces Completion of $834,000 U.S. Department of Transportation Grant to Complete Carson Bus Purchase ProgramToday, Congresswoman Laura Richardson announced the U.S. Department ... read more >>
NAEJA Calls Town Hall Meeting on Police Violence
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 July 2010
NAEJA Calls Town Hall Meeting on Police ViolenceThe organization holds meeting after Culver City incidentBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterOn Saturday, July 10 an emergency Town Hall meeting will ... read more >>
Revised Budget Endangers In-Home Care
Written by Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 08 July 2010
Revised Budget Endangers In-Home Care The large budget cuts threaten hundreds-of-thousands that depend on the program for survival.By Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternThis economy is going down ... read more >>
VIDEO: Oscar Grant's Family Speaks Out as Jury Deliberates
Written by Sister Charlene Muhammad and Jasmyne A. Cannick 07 July 2010
WARNING: this video contains scenes of a graphic nature. watch video >>
SINGER HARVEY FUQUA PASSES AT 80
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 July 2010
SINGER HARVEY FUQUA PASSES AT 80 FOUNDED THE MOONGLOWS, WAS AN EARLY MENTOR OF MARVIN GAYE (Detroit, MI) -- Soul singer, songwriter, record producer and record label executive Harvey Fuqua, who founded ... read more >>
Women in the Pulpit
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 July 2010
 LEGENDSThey brought a spiritual balance to religion  Yussuf J. SimmondsThese women brought a balance to the natural order of things in creation. Since it takes two to procreate, any ideal that is ... read more >>
Congresswoman Diane Watson Hosts Health Care Reform Bill Forum
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 July 2010
 Congresswoman Diane WatsonBy Jason LewisCongresswoman Diane Watson made efforts to inform the public about what health care reform means to them by hosting a forum at Good Samaritan Hospital this past ... read more >>
12th Annual March of Dimes Healthy Babies Healthy Futures Awards Dinner
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 July 2010
 Healthy Babies Healthy Futures Chairperson Faye McClure (middle) poses with honorees.  From left to right, Lisa Leslie, Mhayse G. Samalya, and Shirley and Bernard Kinsey. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By ... read more >>
Juliette Ball Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
 Juliette BallJuliette Ball was born March 4, 1923 in Birmingham Alabama. She resided there until 1929 when she, her brother Fred and parents Daisy and Leslie Ball moved to Los Angeles, CA.Juliette ... read more >>
Will the USA Ever See a Female Head-of-State?
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 July 2010
 The U.S. has yet to see a woman ascend to leading this country.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterThe United States of America has been one of the foremost countries to make bold and innovative ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha Host a Hot Pink Affair Scholarship Luncheon
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 July 2010
 By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorThe ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha's Mu Lambda Omega Chapter hosted A Hot Pink Affair, which is their annual scholarship fundraiser.Over 300 guests supported this scholarship ... read more >>
Union Celebrates 65 years of Probation Officers' Achievements
Written by Cookie Lommel 02 July 2010
Ralph Miller, President, LA County Deputy Probation Officers' Union Local 685, Carlos Leon, probation officer awardee for service to at-risk youth and Marc Brown, KABC News and awardee for Responsible ... read more >>
Starbucks Chairman and CEO Visits Leimert Park Starbucks
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
 On Friday, June 25, the Chairman and CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, paid a visit to the Starbucks on Crenshaw and Coliseum in Leimert Park. As part of his visit, Starbucks invited select community ... read more >>
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces $300,000 Jobs Training Grant
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
 Congresswoman Laura RichardsonCongresswoman Laura Richardson Announces $300,000 Jobs Training Grant for the U.S. VETS Initiative in Long BeachWASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Laura Richardson ... read more >>

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The Leimert Park Village Book Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
 Councilman Bernard Parks with Bernard Kinsey unveil 44-cent Oscar Micheaux stamp(L to R) Eric Jerome Dickey, Louis Gossett, Jr. and Tom Burrell (Photo by Malcolm Ali)Sentinel News ServiceIn the ... read more >>
The Murder of Oscar Grant
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 01 July 2010
Oscar Grant, the deceasedJohannes Mehserle, the accused killerWanda Johnson, the motherJevon, the observerFor the first time in California history, a White officer is on trial for murder for the killing ... read more >>
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA TO ADDRESS NAACP 101st CONVENTION
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA TO ADDRESS NAACP 101st CONVENTION IN KANSAS CITYNAACP HEALTH AND CHILDHOOD OBESITY CAMPAIGN TO BE BOOSTED BY FIRST LADY VISIT First Lady Michelle Obama will address the NAACP's ... read more >>
Think You Can't Afford Auto Insurance? Think Again
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
Think You Can't Afford Auto Insurance? Think AgainBefore you hit the road this spring, make sure you're coveredThe California Department of Insurance (CDI) has a timely reminder for drivers as the weather ... read more >>

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