Thursday, March 26, 2015
US Warns That Ebola Could Infect 1.4 million
Written by MIKE STOBBE and MARIA CHENG Associated Press 24 September 2014
(A local Liberian artist paints a mural forming part of the country's fight against the deadly Ebola virus AP photo)   NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials Tuesday laid out worst-case and best-case ... read more >>
Details of the mission against militants in Syria
Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press 24 September 2014
(Map shows locations of US coalition air strikes in Syria targeting the Islamic state or ISIL)   WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State ... read more >>
Bomb attacks kill at least 31 people in Iraq
Written by SAMEER N. YACOUB Associated Press 23 September 2014
BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of vehicle bombings in Iraq killed at least 31 people Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in Baghdad blamed on Islamic militants who have seized large ... read more >>
Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria
Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press 23 September 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war ... read more >>
VIDEO: #UnitedWeSweat
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 19 September 2014
Local fitness event promotes health and wellness amongst women of color. Sunday, September 14 nearly fifty women gathered at the Reebok Crossfit Lounge in West Hollywood for ... watch video >>
Ceremony Marks New House of Winston Ownership
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 September 2014
Mary Louise Winston Mary Louise Winston said she will get some much needed rest now that she has handed over Winston Mortuary, a community staple in the Watts neighborhood since 1974, to Pastor and ... read more >>
Library of Congress Hosts Civil Rights Exhibit
Written by Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent 18 September 2014
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act, the Library of Congress has launched “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom,” an exhibition of rarely seen documents ... read more >>
Blacks, Hispanics have doubts about media accuracy
Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press 18 September 2014
A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don't fully trust the media to portray their communities accurately, a statistic that could be troubling for the news ... read more >>
Detroit cop faces 2nd trial in 7-year-old's death
Written by ED WHITE Associated Press 18 September 2014
In this May 18, 2010 file photo, Dominika Stanley, left, the mother of 7-year-old Aiyana Jones sits next to Aiyana's father Charles Jones in attorney Geoffrey Fieger's office in Southfield, Mich. A judge ... read more >>
US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue
Written by JOSH BOAK Associated Press 18 September 2014
President Barack Obama spoke at a Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus in Washington on recently. The president said income inequality has jeopardized the middle class and urged Congress to take ... read more >>
Texas executes woman for starvation of boy, 9
Written by MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press 18 September 2014
This undated handout photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Lisa Ann Coleman. On Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, Coleman is set for execution for the 9-year-old Davontae Williams' ... read more >>
This Week in Black History (Sept. 18 - Sept. 24)
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Contributing Writer 18 September 2014
(Jimi Hendrix) September 18 1850- As part of the Compromise of 1850, U.S. Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Law. It required that all escaped slaves were, upon capture, to be returned to their masters ... read more >>
Football Season Brings Hidden Dangers of Sickle Cell Trait into the Spotlight
Written by Jennifer Jing, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 18 September 2014
From 2000 to 2014, nine collegiate football players unexpectedly collapsed and died during training. The cause? Muscle breakdown leading to organ failure. While in top physical shape, these players were ... read more >>
Sickle Cell Disease: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care
Written by Jacquelyn Baskin, MD Dawn P. Canada, LCSW Anne Nord, RN, Clinical Research Nurse II 18 September 2014
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L.A. County Issues Heat Safety Tips
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 September 2014
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) recently announced it is forecasting extended periods of hot temperatures for Los Angeles County areas including the ... read more >>
What South Africa Taught Me
Written by Ashley Nash, Contributing Writer 18 September 2014
  Bo-Kaap, known as a historical hub of Cape Malay culture.  “I never knew what to expect before coming, but I know now that I couldn’t have ever fathomed what this trip gave me: a stronger love ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Festival Moves Ahead in Full Steam
Written by Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 18 September 2014
Four-Chair Members Return for the October 18th event   The 9th Annual Taste of Soul Festival is quickly approaching and the momentum behind the event is quickly growing speed. This week founder ... read more >>
Waters, Coalition Call for Justice for Police Brutality Victims
Written by Jennifer Bihm 18 September 2014
Marlene Pinnock is joined by her attorney Caree Harper at a September 12 press conference near Gardena. Nearly 100 women joined Congresswoman Maxine Waters who called the press conference to urge ... read more >>
It’s Time To Give Blood—Save a Life
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 18 September 2014
Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation’s annual blood drive is right around the corner with the power to give life to those in need.   Sign up now to give or become a volunteer >> (Walk-ins ... read more >>
Face Forward Foundation Hosts Gala
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Contributing Writer 18 September 2014
SUGAR SHANE MOSLEY AT FACE FORWARD FOUNDATION GALA (photo by Faye Sadou) Celebrities packed the Biltmore Hotel to raise money for domestic abuse victims    Face Forward Foundation hosted ... read more >>
C-Minus Effort is Enough for ‘Money to Cash In
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 14 September 2014
  LAS VEGAS— Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather graded his own effort against Marcos Maidana as a C-minus although he captured a unanimous decision to improve to 47-0 in front of a capacity crowd at the ... read more >>
Looking Like New Money; Mayweather Ripped and Ready
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 13 September 2014
  FLOYD 'MONEY' MAYWEATHER is ripped and ready to roar. Here he is on the scales Friday September 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena weighing in at 146 and a half pounds. TRAVON WALLER PHOTO LAS VEGAS ... read more >>
VIDEO: James Clyburn Book Signing
Written by Aaron Brumfield 12 September 2014
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Felon seen on Twitter holding guns gets 18 months
Written by DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press 11 September 2014
In this undated image released by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston, Kwmaine Davis holds a firearm in a photo he posted on Twitter. Davis was sentenced Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, to 18 months in prison ... read more >>
Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time
Written by JULIE PACE Associated Press 11 September 2014
In this undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, fighters from the Islamic State group march in Raqqa, ... read more >>

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