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Poetic Beauty and Functional Elegance
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 July 2008
On Saturday, July 19, Broadway Federal Bank, headquartered on Wilshire Boulevard, hosted an afternoon of eloquence and elegance featuring Jacqueline Avant—wife of legendary music executive, Clarence ... read more >>

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Bradford offers “Up-Close” Glimpse into Gardena’s Future
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 31 July 2008
Many politicians say that they have an open door policy, but Gardena Councilman Steve Bradford has implemented the literal meaning of the phrase with his latest Up-Close Session, where residents are ... read more >>
Food Bank Use on the Rise in Los Angeles
Written by City News Service 31 July 2008
CNS - Los Angeles-area food pantry operators say demand for free groceries has reached its highest level in recent memory as the sagging economy has hit not only the poor, but also middle- and upper-class ... read more >>
Committee Approves Ban on Fast Food in South L.A.
Written by Alice Walton, City News Service 31 July 2008
Concerned that South Los Angeles residents do not have adequate access to healthy food choices, a Los Angeles City Council committee unanimously called for a ban on opening fast-food restaurants in ... read more >>
Willie L. Brown
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 July 2008
 Mayor  Willie BrownIn addition to serving two terms as the first Black mayor of San Francisco, Willie L. Brown is also well known as the longest serving Speaker of the California Assembly. ... read more >>
Energizing Abroad
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 July 2008
Senator Barack Obama’s has engaged America like no other presidential candidate before him to live up to its ideals that “all men are created equal.” That statement may seem out of ... read more >>
Tragic Accident Claims Life of Bob Johnson
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 July 2008
One of Los Angeles’ most Beloved Business Leaders Relatives and friends of one of Los Angeles’ most successful Black businessmen are still reeling in shock and dismay this week after ... read more >>
A Rodeo All Our Own
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2008
Annual BPIR brings history and horses to Los Angeles Over the weekend, African American Cowboys, Cowgirls, and spectators alike flocked to the Industry Hills Expo Center for the 2008 Annual Bill Pickett ... read more >>
Alice A. Huffman: A Champion for the Rights of Others
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 July 2008
A powerful ally in the fight for justice and equality throughout the country Named by one of the leading newpapers in the nation, as one of the most powerful persons in California, Alice Huffman ... read more >>
Congress Expected to Pass Till Bill
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 24 July 2008
The United States Congress is expected to pass The Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, legislation that would authorize funding for the Justice department to hire investigators to solve civil ... read more >>
Rift Grows Between Martin Luther King Jr.’s Children, Climaxing with Recent Lawsuit
Written by Associated Press 24 July 2008
For years, they were the picture of solidarity: the four children of Martin Luther King Jr. carrying on the legacy of the civil rights icon. But a lawsuit over how their father’s estate is ... read more >>
David Dinkins
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 July 2008
  David DinkinsWhen David N. Dinkins became the first Black mayor of New York City, he completed a coast-to-coast phenomenon that started with Los Angeles, Chicago and several large urban municipalities ... read more >>
McCain Received ‘Polite’ Reception After Twice Snubbing NAACP
Written by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspapers 24 July 2008
“I am a candidate that seeks your vote and hopes to earn it,” Republican presidential nominee, Senator John McCain told members of the NAACP’s 99th convention July 16. “But whether ... read more >>
New baggy pants law in Chicago suburb
Written by Associated Press 24 July 2008
Can’t show more than 3 inches of underwear in public AP - Be careful if you have saggy pants in the south Chicago suburb of Lynwood. Village leaders have passed an ordinance that would levy ... read more >>
Amid Withdrawal Talk, Obama Expected to Meet with Commanders of Iraq War He Long Has Opposed
Written by Brian Murphy, Associated Press 24 July 2008
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s visit to Iraq for talks with commanders of a war he long opposed follows the prime minister’s apparent endorsement of his troop withdrawal plan ... read more >>
Mississippi Remains Most Obese State, CDC Reports
Written by Mike Stobbe, Associated Press 24 July 2008
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press The South tips the scales again as the nation’s fattest region, according to a new government survey. More than 30 percent of adults in Mississippi, Alabama ... read more >>
Senator Visits Afghanistan and Iraq
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 July 2008
Obama’s recent trip seems to have shored up his foreign policy standing and as the convention draws near, the distinction becomes clearer between him and Senator John McCain  Senator Barack ... read more >>
Family Seeks Justice for Man Killed by Victorville Sheriff’s Deputy
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 24 July 2008
A grieving family is seeking justice against the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department who they say murdered their son, husband, brother and friend in cold blood. Trina Griffith, mother of the ... read more >>
King Harbor Hospital Employees Suspended
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - Sixteen employees at Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital’s outpatient clinic have been suspended after it was discovered they had serious crimes in their past, including at least one ... read more >>
Delgadillo Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Blue Shield Patients
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - Blue Shield of California unlawfully rescinded hundreds of insurance policies after patients were hospitalized or required major medical procedures, according to a lawsuit filed recently by Los ... read more >>
Autopsy Still Pending in Black Studies Professor’s Death
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - An autopsy was conducted July 16, but the cause of a UC Riverside professor’s death in his Long Beach home was “deferred” pending toxicological tests on the 46-year-old homicide ... read more >>
Foothill Transit Beefs Up Express Line
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - In light of an estimated 20 percent jump in ridership on Foothill Transit’s semi-express line through the San Gabriel Valley, service has been beefed up for morning commuters the agency announced ... read more >>
Local Businesswoman Opens 12th McDonald’s Franchise
Written by Myra Blackburn 24 July 2008
 Compton Community Celebrates Grand Opening on 1733 Alameda StreetAt a ribbon cutting ceremony in Compton, city members and local residents honored entrepreneur Patricia Williams in her opening of ... read more >>
Billboards Honor Slain Officer
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - The first of 20 billboards honoring slain Los Angeles police SWAT Officer Randy Simmons went up near Inglewood July 16. The officer’s family wanted to express its gratitude for the support ... read more >>
Down in the Hush Harbor
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2008
Renowned Artist returns home for first local show in 15 years  When your work is displayed internationally in Germany, London, and the Carribean, one might wonder about the need to return to where ... read more >>

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Sat Mar 7 8:00AM -
Love You Madly: A Portrait of Duke Ellington
Sat Mar 14 12:00AM
8th Annual TST Ten Minute Play Festival
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